Concerts


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The Weeknd celebrated the release of his new album Beauty Behind The Madness with a concert in his hometown of Toronto last week. The XO singer returned to The Mod Club, the location of his first-ever show four years ago, performing in front of a sold-out intimate crowd of 700 people.

The concert was filmed for the latest installment of VEVO Presents, where the singer gave live renditions of past favorites “High For This” and “House of Balloons,” plus new records off BBTM like “Tell Your Friends,” “The Hills,” and the No. 1 smash-hit “Can’t Feel My Face.”

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Monday will mark the 10-year anniversary of Kanye West’s sophomore LP, Late Registration. Instead of celebrating that album which spawned the hit singles “Gold Digger,” “Diamonds,” and “Touch the Sky,” Kanye West is set to perform a special concert for one of his later classic albums, 808s & Heartbreak.

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All eyes from the Hip-hop world were on the city of New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday night, as the first annual Lil’ Weezyana Fest took place. On the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Lil’ Wayne put on for his city, performing an over two-hour a benefit concert at Champions Square’s Bold Sphere Music, just steps away from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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One of music’s biggest festivals, Lollapalooza 2015, kicked off at Grant Park in Chicago on Friday night. Paul McCartney, Flying Lotus, Young Thug, BADBADNOTGOOD, SZA, DJ Mustard and more performed on Day 1, which was closed by Toronto’s own The Weeknd. The XO singer delivered an hour set, performing songs off his critically acclaimed Trilogy effort, plus collaborations with Drake (“Crew Love”), Ty Dolla $ign (“Or Nah”) and Ariana Grande (“Love Me Harder”).

Along with his remix of Beyoncé “Drunk In Love,” The Weeknd didn’t leave without rocking out to his trio of new hits “Earned It,” “The Hills” and “Can’t Feel My Face.” Watch the full 57-minute set from Lollapalooza below.

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It’s always dope as hell when hip-hop helps your different interests collide. While looking for a photogrpaher to shoot the Migos show last night at the Highline in NYC, my boss as VIBE (Datwon Thomas) offered to hit up a good friend of his for the job. Little did I know it would one of my favorite skateboard photographers growing up, Ian Reid. Talk about things coming full cirlce.

Some of you may know Ian from his infamous Sex, Hood, and Videotape film.

Read the full concert review at VIBE now.

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A-Trak and Fool’s Gold Records returns with their annual Fool’s Gold Day Off concert series. This year, the festival makes stops in Los Angeles (Aug. 29), Atlanta (Sept. 5), New York City (Sept. 7), Miami (Sept. 13) and Austin, Texas (Sept. 19).

L.A. kicks off with Action Bronson, Travi$ Scott, and Post Malone, while Meek Mill, Skepta, and Flatbush Zombies invade Brooklyn Live at the Inlet in NYC. Rich Homie Quan, Bankroll Fresh and Father will hold down the Atlanta stop, with Flosstradamus, Vic Mensa heating up Miami’s Mana Wynwood. Earl Sweatshirt, Rome Fortune, D.R.A.M. and Towkio will head appear during the final in Austin, Texas. For details and to purchase tickets click here.

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The moment is here. After teasing music lovers in recent weeks, Billboard has announced the lineup for their inaugural Hot 100 Fest. The two-day event, taking place on August 22 and 23 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in New York, is headlined by The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, Skrillex and a special guest performance by Justin Bieber.

Lil’ Wayne, Jason Derulo, Fetty Wap, ILOVEMAKONNEN, Kiesza, and Santigold are other notable artists on the bill. One final artist has not been revealed yet, as the official flyer has the unknown performer’s name blurred out. Fans planning to attend the event can purchase tickets via pre-sale Citipass/Mastercard here, with general ticket sales beginning at 10 a.m. EST on July 16.

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Lil’ Wayne is coming home for a special event. The Young Money rapper has announced the first annual Lil’ Weezyana Festival, taking place August 28 at Champions Square’s Bold Sphere Music. Taking a page from Drake’s OVO Fest, Weezy’s event will take place in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Along with plenty of surprises, fans can expect a Hot Boys reunion which was also revealed. Pre-sale tickets go on-sale this Wednesday.

Previously: Lil’ Wayne – Free Weezy Album (Album Stream)

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One of the world’s biggest music festivals has invaded the United Kingdom. The 2015 Wireless Festival returns to London’s Finsbury Park this weekend, featuring many of today’s hottest artists. Kicking off on Friday, the three-day event is headlined by Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Avicii, Nicki Minaj and David Guetta. Aside from the big-time closers, artists such as A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Major Lazer, Jessie J, Pusha T, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Travi$ Scott, DJ Mustard, Stromae, G-Eazy, ILOVEMAKONNEN, Rae Sremmurd, Joey Bada$$, Vince Staples and more are set to perform.

For those that didn’t make the flight across the Atlantic, Yahoo! has music lovers covered, as the event will be streamed every day live from 8:15 a.m. EST – 5:30 p.m. EST. Day 1 kicks off with Vince Staples, ILOVEMAKONNEN, G-Eazy, Travi$ Scott, Joey Bada$$, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Major Lazer, A$AP Rocky, and finally, Drake.

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If you’re overseas and haven’t seen either A$AP Rocky or Wiz Khalifa in concert before, this is your chance. The two have announced a 16-date run that will travel through the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium. The tour will run from October 13 to the 28, with a pre-sale of tickets available tomorrow and general sale to the public going up on Friday.

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