Concerts


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Jay Z headlined the 3rd annual Global Citizen Festival in NYC’s Central Park on Saturday night. Aired live on MSNBC, the rapper-mogul was on a bill that included No Doubt, The Roots, and Alicia Keys, who all performed in front of 60,000 music lovers. While their worldwide “On the Run” tour recently wrapped up, Jay was joined by wife Beyoncé for a surprise performance. The couple opened their joined moment on stage to “Holy Grail,” before closing the moment with “Young Forever.”

A free concert for those who volunteered their time to take action against world poverty, the goal of the Global Citizen Poverty Project is to end extreme poverty by 2030. Watch the moment below.

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OutKast continued their 20-year anniversary celebration this year, kicking off a special three-day homecoming weekend concert series on Friday. Over 20,000 people packed Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park, to celebrate rap pioneers Big Boi and André 3000. Big names such as Usher, Jermaine Dupri, and L.A. Reid watched the duo perform a nearly 2-hour show of underground classics and chart-topping hits from their long illustrious career as a group and solo artists.

Future, 2 Chainz, and Janelle Monáe served as opening acts for day one, as the weekend celebration continues on Saturday and Sunday at the same venue. Kid Cudi, Childish Gambino, and Atlanta newcomer Raury will opening for the legendary group on Saturday afternoon, with Killer Mike, B.o.B, 8Ball and MJG, Bun B, K Camp, Devin the Dude, Kilo Ali, Big Gipp, and DJ Unk joining the Sunday lineup.

Check out photos and video from night one of #ATLast below.

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Next Tuesday, Sept. 30th, Nas, the filmmakers behind Nas: Time Is Illmatic, and the Tribeca Film Fest, are holding a very special one-night-only movie screening….40 different theaters spread across 29 different cities. And the MissInfo.Tv crew is honored to be able to give a pair of screening passes to one lucky reader in NYC, Chicago, Toronto, Portland, Atlanta, and Houston!

UPDATE: We’ve seen some hilarious throwback photos but to make it easier for folks who don’t have access to their baby photos, lol…until we choose the winner on Monday….here’s how you can enter to win the tickets:
1) Follow us on Instagram: @MissInfo
2) Email us with: your name, city, and the artist that you’d like to see us feature more on MissInfo.TV

Check out more details, and the #TBTIllmatic throwbacks that we collected from the crew — Eskay, Meka, Laura Stylez, Nation, and more…
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We already knew Kid Cudi, Childish Gambino and newcomer Raury will be opening for OutKast at their homecoming show at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park on Saturday, September 27, but today the duo has announced the full lineup of guests for their #ATLast weekend concert series — and it’s stacked.

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The first-ever AAHH! Fest took place on Sunday night at Chicago’s Union Park. Organized and curated by Common, the event’s bill included Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson, De La Soul, MC Lyte, and Lil’ Herb. Along with bringing out Kanye West during his closing set, Common debuted the official remix to his Nobody’s Smiling single “Kingdom.” Joining him on the No I.D.-produced cut on stage was Jay Electronica and Vince Staples.

Props to FakeShoreDrive

Previously:
Common Brings Out Kanye West at AAHH! Fest 2014 In Chicago (Video)
Common Feat. Vince Staples – “Kingdom” (Video)

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(DJ L, Kanye West, Lil’ Herb/Photo Credit: FakeShoreDrive)

Common’s inaugural AAHH! Fest took place at Chicago’s Union Park on Sunday. Hosted by Dave Chappelle, and curated by Rhymefest in partnership with Donda’s House, the event featured performances from Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica, MC Lyte, Vince Staples, Jennifer Hudson, De La Soul, and Lil’ Herb.

As creator of the event, giving back to his city of Chicago, Common closed the event with guests Twista, and the duo of Jay Electronia and Vince Staples for his soon-to-be-released “Kingdom” remix. The loudest ovation came as Kanye West appeared on stage during “Jesus Walks.” Yeezy’s 16-minute surprise set included a medley of songs such as “Get ‘Em High,” “Touch the Sky,” “All of the Lights,” “Good Life,” “New Slaves,” and more.

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Following an action packed day one with Usher, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj, the Las Vegas Music Festival returned on Saturday night for day two. More big names hit the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage, including Lorde, Paramore, One Direction, Weezer, and Calvin Harris. Holding down hip-hop fans, 50 Cent and G-Unit came with a 24-minute set of past classics and more recent singles such as “Watch Me” and “Hold On.”

Iggy Azalea followed with a 19-minute set, including her 2014 chart-toppers “Fancy,” “Problem,” and “Black Widow,” while Macklemore joined Ed Sheeran for a surprise duet of “Same Love.” Watch the full sets below.

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Sin City was taken over by the sounds of Pop, Rock, Country, and Hip-Hop for this year’s Las Vegas Music Festival on Friday night. The two-day event kicked off at MGM Grand Garden Arena, featuring stars such as Usher, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Steve Aoki, and more.

Nicki Minaj was one of the early acts to hit the stage, opening her 30-minute set with “Super Bass.” The Queen Barbz would run through various hits, including “Bang Bang,” where Nicki was joined by Ariana Grande who rapped Jessie J’s verse. Grande would later return to the stage for her own set, performing cuts off her My Everything sophomore album, such as “Problem,” “Break Free,” and “Break Your Heart Right Back” with special guest Childish Gambino.

Usher had the honors of closing the electric concert, running through past classics and his latest singles “Good Kisser” and “She Came to Give It to You.” The R&B veteran had a special surprise up his sleeve, bringing out Chris Brown to perform their X-collaboration “New Flame,” and breaking out into a dance battle shortly after.

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Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the A3C Festival will be bringing some of rap’s biggest names to Atlanta next month. Featuring a nice mix of mainstream stars, respected O.G.s and promising up-and-comers, the lineup includes 2 Chainz, The LOX, Black Thought, ILoveMakonnen, Slaughterhouse, B.o.B, Mannie Fresh, Juvenile, Lil Bibby, Scarface and many more. It all goes down October 8-12. Tickets are available here.

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It’s contest time again at Missinfo.tv, folks. Today, we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the One MusicFest in Atlanta, Georgia

The daylong event will take place on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at Aaron’s Amphitheater with Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Jhene Aiko, Method Man, Redman, Amel Larrieux, Daley, Bilal, Alice Smith, Isaiah Rashad, Cody ChestnuTT, and more.

To enter the contest: Follow One MusicFest on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook, share a social media post with the hashtag #MissInfo4onemusicfest about the show, and name 4 new artists that you would like to see Miss Info interview next in our comments section on this blog. We’ll pick one winner at random tomorrow. Good Luck!

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