Performances


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Meek Mill is always ready to sharpen his skills, and get into a freestyle session. After blessing Hip Hop Since 1987 with some raps last year, the MMG rapper returns in 2014 with another one, this time posted on the streets of Philadelphia. Going over 2Pac’s “Ambitionz Az a Ridah,” Meek and his cousin, fellow Dreamchasers artist Omelly let off some rhymes for 10-minutes.

Watch below as Meek’s Dreams Worth More Than Money sophomore LP is due this summer.

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Lil’ Boosie’s “TD2CH” nationwide tour pulled into the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana on Saturday night. Marking Boosie’s first time touching a stage in his home state since being released from prison, Bad Azz reached out to another southern heavyweight to join him. Young Jeezy made a special appearance, as the two performed their 2009-collaboration “Better Believe It.”

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After a star-studded set during weekend one of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival last week, Pharrell showed on Saturday night the surprises were endless. Returning for Coachella’s second weekend, The Neptunes hitmaker had fans wondering how he would follow up the previous week’s show which included appearances from Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Nelly, Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, and Diplo.

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British electronic duo Disclosure rocked the final day of week one at Coachella last night. Along with appearances from Sam Smith and Aluna George, the English brothers were graced by the presence of a Queen on Sunday. In an all-black leather outfit, Mary J. Blige joined the stage to perform her collaboration with the DJ-production pair, “F For You.”

Huge love to @alunageorge @maryjblige @samsmithworld all KILLED IT!!!,” tweeted Disclosure. Mary also hit Twitter, saying “Lots of fun tonight with @disclosure 40k plus in audience. #Coachella #SundayNite.”

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Weekend one of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival has seen plenty of surprise star power including Beyonce, Jay Z, Justin Bieber, Diddy, Gwen Stefani, Nelly, and more. The trend continued towards the end of Day 3 on Sunday, thanks to R&B songstress Jhené Aiko. The pint-sized singer called on a few friends during her set over at Coachella’s Gobi tent.

For her Sail Out EP single “Bed Peace,” Childish Gambino appeared on stage to rap his featured verse. Later during her stage time, Aiko was joined by her “Would You Like a Tour?” mate in Drake, as they slowed things down in the sandy desert with their Nothing Was the Same collaboration “From Time.”

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Lil’ Boosie returned to the stage on Friday night in Nashville, TN, for his first concert since being released from prison. Taking over the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Boosie Bad Azz performed southern street anthems and fan favorites including “Set It Off.” Showing love to the city of Nashville, Boosie brought out local native Young Buck to perform his 2004 single “Shorty Wanna Ride.”

Check out the footage below.

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Eminem and Rihanna gave a preview of their upcoming stadium tour, at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night. Introduced by actor Orlando Bloom, the “Rap God” and pop superstar delivered a fiery performance of their chart-topping collaboration “The Monster.”

In August, the two will embark on “The Monster Tour” hitting three stadiums across the United States including the Rose Bowl, MetLife Stadium, and Comerica Park.

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Day 3 of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival started with a bang on Sunday afternoon in Indio, California. Hitting Coachella’s main stage, Chicago’s own Chance the Rapper called in a favor from the biggest pop star. Wearing a bucket hat, sunglasses, drop crotch pants, and a bandana tied around his neck, Justin Bieber surprised the packed crowd to perform the song “Confident.”

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With Nas holding down rap fans over at Coachella’s main stage, Skrillex took care of the EDM crowd over at the Sahara stage on Saturday night. The DJ-producer closed Day 2 off with an electro dance set covered in lasers, eye-catching visuals, and a special guest.

Dressed in all-black, A$AP Rocky hopped on stage with Skrillex to perform their LongLiveA$AP single “Wild For the Night.” Joined by the A$AP Mob raging on stage, watch the moment and Skrillex’s full set below.

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Fresh off releasing his collaborative Broken Ankles EP with Freeway, sample-crazed producer Girl Talk called on a few rap friends for his Coachella 2014 set on Friday night. Rocking Coachella’s main stage before OutKast got on, Girl Talk aka Gregg Gillis had the crowd jumping with a 47-minute set of groovy samples, break beats, and clever mashups.

With a packed stage of jumping fans, Girl Talk called on E-40 to bless the stage with a verse from “Tell Me When To Go.” Fellow Bay Area-legend Too $hort appeared shortly after, performing his popular “Blow The Whistle.” As the live show was closing, Juicy J popped up to do his opening verse on “Bandz a Make Her Dance,” just before Busta Rhymes let off his fiery “Look at Me Now” verse over Arcade Fire’s “Wake Up.”

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