Concerts


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FADER and Vitamin Water kicked off a new season of their intimate #Uncapped concert series on Thursday night. Performing at SIR Stage37 in Manhattan was Jeremih, who was joined by some special guests. Estelle, Fabolous, and Vado all hit the stage with Jeremih to perform songs they’ve done with the R&B star including “My Bae,” “Thim Slick,” and “Cuffin’ Season.”

Captured by Real Talk NY, check out the footage below.

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We are one month away from Beyoncé and Jay Z’s first-ever HBO concert special, ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z. Music’s hottest couple are bringing this summer’s hottest tour to television on September 20 at 9 p.m. EST exclusively on HBO. Featuring footage from the power couple’s upcoming shows on Sept. 12 and 13 at the Stade de France in Paris, fans will see the superstars performing over 40 songs from their solo catalogues, including some of their chart-topping collaborations together.

In the 60s-inspired trailer, Beyoncé performs a cover of Nancy Sinatra’s 1966 song “Bang Bang” as her partner-in-crime enjoys a fine cigar before highlights from their recently wrapped North American-leg of the “On the Run” tour flashes.

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Def Jam are celebrating their 30th anniversary in style this Fall. The house that Rick and Russell built has announced a concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center that will feature current artists like Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and Jhene Aiko, as well as former Def Jam stars such as DMX, Ja Rule, Method Man, Redman and Foxy Brown. The show takes place on October 16, with tickets going on sale August 20.

What’s more, Def Jam is also planning to release the “Def Jam 30″ box set on September 16, an epic collection of some of the label’s most iconic releases spanning its three-decade history. The set includes 30 songs from everyone from LL Cool J and Slick Rick to Jay Z and Kanye West, as well as a special edition compilation called Selections From The Roots of Def Jam, featuring music that inspired Rick and Russell to launch the label.

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Drake and Lil’ Wayne “Vs.” battle tour pulled into the XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut on Wednesday night. For the first time on the U.S. trek, the YMCMB artists brought a surprise guest on stage as G-Unit’s own 50 Cent joined his fellow rap heavyweights to perform the song “In Da Club.”

With 26 more dates left, who knows what else Tunechi and Drizzy have up their sleeves. Watch the moment below.

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Wiz Khalifa’s “Under the Influence of Music” 2014 tour pulled into Detroit’s DTE Energy Music Theatre on Monday night. As was the case over the weekend in Cleveland with Machine Gun Kelly, another hometown favorite touched the stage twice in D-Town.

Big Sean did double-duty, first surprising fans by appearing during Jeezy’s set to perform their Juicy J-collaboration “Show Out.” Switching clothes repping the hometown Detroit Pistons, Sean Don returned during Wiz Khalifa’s stage time, as he rocked the crowd to his verse on Drake’s “All Me.”

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Two of Hip-Hop’s best kicked off their summer tour on Friday night in Buffalo. Drake and Lil’ Wayne went head-to-head at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, kicking off their “Drake vs. Lil’ Wayne” battle U.S. trek. After an opening set from Yo Gotti, the two heavyweight MC’s went song-for-song over a two-hour set, alternating stage times and at one point, going through a flurry of hits together on stage.

Just hours after debuting their new collaboration “Grindin’,” Weezy and Drizzy performed the song for the first-time live. In the end, fans who downloaded the Drake vs. Lil’ Wayne app presented by Capcom voted Lil’ Wayne the winner of the battle. The amphitheater
tour runs until September 27, click here for dates.

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Wiz Khalifa’s “Under the Influence of Music” 2014 tour pulled into Cleveland on Friday night. Hitting the Blossom Music Stage in Ohio, it was only right Young Khalifa brought out a fellow rager on stage as Machine Gun Kelly joined him for their collabo “Mind of a Stoner.”

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Odd Future is returning their their 3rd annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival later this year. Taking place on November 8 at The Park at L.A. Coliseum in Los Angeles, this year’s event is hosted by Alchemist and Taco. Headlining the show will be Tyler, the Creator and his idol, Pharrell Williams.

Rick Ross, Mac Miller, Freddie Gibbs, Earl Sweatshirt, The Internet, Murs, Step Brothers, Trash Talk, Vince Staples, and more will perform at the show, along with Odd Future members Hodgy Beats, Left Brain, Domo Genesis, and Mike G. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, August 8 at 12 p.m. PST. Click here for more details including ticket prices.

Last year’s event including performances from Kanye West, Frank Ocean, and TDE’s own ScHoolboy Q.

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Lollapalooza 2014 kicked off on Friday night in Chicago. The first night featured performances from Iggy Azalea, Lorde, and other artists including Eminem, who closed out the opening night with a 90-minute set of hit songs and classics from his long storied career.

Fans at Grant Park were treated to quite a surprise when Rihanna joined Slim Shady on stage to perform their chart-topping collaborations “Love the Way You Lie” and “The Monster.” The real jaw-dropping moment came when RiRi sang Dido’s part on Eminem’s 2000-single “Stan.” “Thank you @Eminem and Chicago for letting me share this moment with you at #Lollapalooza,” tweeted the pop star, as she’ll be co-headlining “The Monster” tour with Em this summer, which begins on Thursday, August 8 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

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The Source Magazine is bringing some New York hip-hop legends to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this Fall. Wu-Tang Clan, Dipset and Lil Kim have all been announced as performers at their first annual SOURCE360 Concert, taking place September 20. Dom Kennedy, Curren$y and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are also on the bill, with the rest of the lineup set to be announced soon. Tickets go on sale August 1 via Ticketmaster.

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