Concerts


 

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.

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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.

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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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The annual Panorama Festival announced the lineup for this summer’s event on Wednesday (Jan. 31). The Weeknd, Janet Jackson and The Killers serve as headliners for the 2018 edition. Migos, SZA, Cardi B, Gucci Mane, Dua Lipa, Jhené Aiko, Daniel Caesar, Soulection, The XX and more also make up the bill. The 2018 Panorama Festival runs from July 27-July 29 at Randall’s Park Island in New York City. Live music lovers planning to attend can purchase tickets beginning this Friday, Feb 2. at 10 a.m. EST.

See the full three-day lineup below.

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The U.K. is the place to be this summer for fans of live music, as the 2018 Wireless Festival lineup has been revealed. The three-day event, running from July 6-8, takes place at North London’s Finsbury Park this year. J. Cole, Stormzy, and DJ Khaled will serve as headliners for the three days.

Rick Ross, Migos, Big Sean, Post Malone, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Rae Sremmurd, Lil’ Uzi Vert, French Montana are some of the big names making this year’s festival. Newcomers like Cardi B, 6LACK, Lil’ Pump, Playboi Carti, GoldLink, and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie are also on the bill. Music lovers planning to take part in the festivities can purchase tickets now on Wireless’ official website. Click below to check out the full lineup.

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Migos are set to headline the Broccoli City Festival 2018 this spring. Taking place at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., this year’s event is lead by the Atlanta group, whose CULTURE II album is set to drop on Jan. 26. Cardi B, Miguel, Daniel Caesar, Nipsey Hussle, H.E.R., Rich the Kid and more also make up this year’s lineup, announced on Thursday (Jan. 18). Tickets for Broccoli City 2018 go on-sale this Friday (Jan. 19) at 11 a.m. EST time on the festival’s official website.

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Dedicated to the late co-founder of A$AP Mob, Steven “A$AP Yams” Rodriguez, the annual Yams Day returns to NYC later this month. Taking place on January 18 at the New York Expo Center in the Bronx, this year’s lineup features A$AP Mob, Lil’ Yachty, Nav, G Perico, Aston Matthews, Retch and Da$h. A$AP’s Cozy Boys and TDE’s own MixedByAli will serve as the night’s DJs. Expect more guests to be announced leading up to the big night. At Yams Day 2017, the sold-out show at MSG’s Theater at the Garden saw performances by The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, Young Thug, ScHoolboy Q and A$AP Mob.

Tickets can be purchased here, as a portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Always Strive And Prosper Foundation.

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