Eric B. & Rakim 2018 Tour Dates: 04/08 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues 04/10 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza 04/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts 04/12 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount 04/15 – Wallingford, CT @ The Dome 04/17 – Washington, DC @ The Fillmore Silver Spring … Continue reading Eric B. and Rakim announce first tour together in 25 years
Jay-Z has announced that Roc Nation will be investing an anti-incarceration program called Promise. The app-based program is a new technology and community supervision service that aims to reduce prison populations. The program is available today, by creators Phaedra Lamkins and Diana Frappier. Promise will provide financial assistance to those who cannot afford bail, and help them with their … Continue reading ROC NATION ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN ANTI-INCARCERATION PROGRAM
NAS PERFORMS “N.Y. STATE OF MIND,” “THE WORLD IS YOURS” AND MORE WITH AN ORCHESTRA AT THE KENNEDY NAST
Eminem’s Revival is finally here. After leaking earlier this week, Slim Shady’s ninth studio LP is now (legitimately) available across digital platforms. Beyoncé, PHresher, Ed Sheeran, Alicia Keys, Kehlani, Skylar Grey, P!nk and X Ambassadors make guest appearances on the 19-track album, which has already yielded mixed reactions.Production is handled by Def Jam Recordings legend Rick Rubin, Mr. Porter, Alex … Continue reading Eminem’s “Revival” Arrives
During the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year ceremony on Tuesday (December 5), former NFL quarterback/social activist Colin Kaepernick was presented with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. Beyoncé, who has also faced backlash for taking a stand against social and racial injustice, delivered the honor to an unsuspecting Kap. Her appearance was a complete surprise. https://hiphopdx.com/news/id.45399/title.beyonce-presents-colin-kaepernick-with-muhammad-ali-legacy-award
LL Cool J will become the first rapper to be commemorated at the Kennedy Center Honors event on Sunday night (December 3). Ahead of the ceremony, the Hip Hop legend was in a reflective mood, sharing his thoughts about this special honor over the weekend. “I believe that we are built to do anything we put our minds … Continue reading LL Cool J Celebrates His Kennedy Center Honors Achievement
Fresh off his 1st birthday at Miami’s Club LIV little Asahd Khaled has now graced us with his presence for Paper Magazine’s Winter 2017 issue. A license plate reads “BOSS” – would you expect anything else? Other pictures see him wearing a turquoise Jordan Brand sweatsuit, a blue suede tuxedo from Terrell Jones, and a Gucci tracksuit. https://hiphopdx.com/
The Libya slave trade is nothing new, however. It’s been going on for awhile, especially since former Libyan Muammar Gadaffi was captured and killed in 2011. His death has been seen as a destabilizing moment in the country, a point which T.I. brought up in a tweet.