Concerts


Curated by Tyler, the Creator, the 2018 Camp Flog Gnaw Festival is taking place this weekend at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. This year’s two-day event is stacked, headlined by Kanye West and Kid Cudi performing for the first-time as Kids See Ghosts. SZA, A$AP Rocky, Post Malone, Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Internet, Raphael Saadiq, BROCKHAMPTON, Virgil Abloh, Pusha T, Majid Jordan, Playboi Carti, Little Dragon, Jaden Smith and more are set to hit the various stages down in sunny California over the next two days. Music lovers who couldn’t make the trip to L.A. for this year’s festival can live stream select performances.

Sets by Tyler, the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, Pusha T, Majid Jordan and Raphael Saadiq make Saturday night’s webcast (Nov. 10). On Sunday night (Nov. 11), Kids See Ghosts, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Post Malone, Earl Sweatshirt, BROCKHAMPTON and Flatbush Zombies will be a part of the live webcast. Stream all the action below.

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Its been nearly two months since the sudden death of Mac Miller. The beloved Pittsburgh rapper, who passed away in early September, is being honored with a tribute concert on Halloween night. Organized by Miller’s family, “A Celebration of Life” is a benefit show celebrating the life of Malcolm James McCormick with a star-studded list of performers that had ties to the 26-year-old. Chance the Rapper, John Mayer, ScHoolboy Q, SZA, Travi$ Scott, Thundercat, Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples, Miguel, Anderson. Paak, Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, J.I.D, Domo Genesis, Njomza and more are set to hit the stage at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (Oct. 31).

Fans of Mac Miller who could not make the trip to L.A. can enjoy the tribute concert via live stream on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and TIDAL. Benefitting the Mac Miller Circles Fund, which supports youth arts & community-building programs in Mac Miller’s memory, donations can be made by clicking here. Set to start at 9:30 p.m. EST, watch the emotional show below.

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The fourth annual TIDAL X: Brooklyn is returning to Barclays Center on October 23. This year, the benefit concert is in support of criminal justice reform with all net proceeds being donated to organizations related to that cause. Before the event takes place later this month, the full lineup has been revealed. Lil’ Wayne, Lauryn Hill and Meek Mill serve as the 2018 headliners. Anderson .Paak, Kaskade, Normani, Teyana Taylor, Kodak Black, The LOX, Vic Mensa, Black Thought, BlocBoy JB and more make up this year’s lineup. Music lovers planning to attend the one-night only event can purchase tickets now at Ticketmaster.

See the full lineup below.

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Kung Fu Kenny is coming to Philadelphia next month. The Pulitzer Prize winner has been announced as a performer for this year’s Made In America Festival. Billed as a “very special set by Kendrick Lamar,” the Grammy Award winning artist joins recently added acts Pusha T, Daniel Caesar, Lil Skies and Tekashi 6ix9ine. Nicki Minaj and Post Malone headline the two-day event, with Meek Mill, Diplo, Zedd, Miguel, Janelle Monáe, Cashmere Cat, Ty Dolla $ign, Alessia Cara, 6LACK and more also making the lineup.

The 2018 Made In America Festival takes place on Sept. 1 & 2 at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Tickets can be purchased here.

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To fill the need for more live concert experiences rooted in hip-hop origins, the creators of Team Backpack have come together once again to launch their inaugural ‘WRLD UNDGND’ festival in August. The 3-Day event will take place in Long Island at Melrose Ballroom and set to include but not limited to Ghostface and Azealia Banks as well Raekwon and Dave East.

Purchase your tickets here and see the full line up after the jump. What a time to be alive!

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The 7th annual Made In America Festival returns to the City of Brotherly Love this summer. Ahead of the two-day event, the full lineup was announced on Monday (Jun. 4). Headlining the 2018 will be Nicki Minaj and Post Malone. Meek Mill is also one of the main acts set to perform at MIA Fest, serving as his first official show in his hometown since being released from prison earlier this year. Diplo, Zedd, Miguel, Janelle Monáe, Cashmere Cat, Ty Dolla $ign, Fat Joe, 6LACK, Snakehips, Alessia Cara and more make up this year’s lineup.

The 2018 Made In America Festival takes place on Sept. 1 & 2 at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased starting today (Jun. 4) at 2 p.m. EST over at Ticketmaster with the general public sale starting this Friday (Jun. 8). See the full lineup below.

UPDATE (8/7): Pusha T, Daniel Caesar, Lil Skies and Tekashi 6ix9ine have been added to the Made In America 2018 lineup.

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J. Cole is putting on for his home state. The Roc Nation rapper took to Twitter on Friday (Apr. 27), announcing the inaugural Dreamville Fest. The one-day event takes place on September 15 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Fans of Cole World who want to attend can sign-up for pre-sale tickets over at the festival’s official website. Expect more details on the event and full lineup to arrive in the coming weeks.

The news comes as J. Cole’s latest album K.O.D. is projected to debut No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, expecting to move between 350,000 – 400,000 units opening week. UPDATE (8/31): Four months later, the festival lineup is revealed. J. Cole, SZA, Big Sean, Young Thug, Nelly and Teyana Taylor lead the list. Tickets can be purchased now on the festival’s official website.

See the full lineup below.

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Kendrick Lamar will headline HOT 97 Summer Jam 2018 this summer. King Kendrick, who just won the Pulitzer Prize for music, will take to the main stage at the 25th annual event. Lil’ Wayne also joins the lineup, set to perform classic records from his Carter series. A$AP Ferg, Tory Lanez, Swizz Beatz and Friends, Remy Ma, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Rich the Kid and more round out the full lineup. This year’s Festival Stage will focus on rising stars coming from the New York area, including Don Q, Jay Critch, Famous Dex, and Snoopy Dinero.

HOT 97 Summer Jam 2018 goes down on Sunday, June 10 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Tickets go on-sale this Friday (Apr. 20) at Ticketmaster, with an AMEX pre-sale pre-sale running April 17-19. See the full lineup below.

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Last year, Nas celebrated his iconic Illmatic debut album with a special performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. The Queens MC was backed by the National Symphony Orchestra, making the concert a once in a lifetime moment. Nas and Mass Appeal partnered with PBS to bring that moment to television, as Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop premiered on primetime on Saturday night (Feb. 2). Directed by Jason Goldwatch, the concert film features Nasir Jones performing his Hip-Hop classic in its entirety. Watch the PBS presentation in full below and on their website by clicking here.

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The biggest Hip-Hop festival this year is taking place in Miami, as Rolling Loud 2018 reveals its lineup. The 4th annual festival will be headlined by J. Cole, Travis Scott and Future this spring. Lil’ Wayne, Migos, N.E.R.D., Cardi B, Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, The Diplomats, Gucci Mane, Rick Ross, Post Malone and Juicy J are some of the big names taking part in the three-day event. Other acts like Action Bronson, Russ, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil’ Yachty, Jaden Smith, A$AP Ferg, Chief Keef, Tory Lanez, Trick Daddy and Trina, and more make up the loaded bill.

The 2018 Rolling Loud Festival takes place May 11-13 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. Music lovers planning to make the trip can purchase tickets here starting this Friday (Feb. 2) at 10 a.m. EST. See the full three-day lineup below.

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