Usher headlining Power 105.1's Powerhouse (with Bryson Tiller, Tory Lanez, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Desiigner) five days after Rick Ross headlines 'Masters of Ceremony' (with Rakim, Mobb Deep, The Pharcyde, Pete Rock, etc).
Sonos' flagship NYC store opened on Tuesday (7/19), and Thurston Moore, El-P, Walter Schreifels, Rakim, Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), and Nancy Whang (LCD Soundsystem) were on hand to hang out, curate some playlists and check out the space...
Legendary rapper Rakim recently announced that he'd play his iconic 1987 album Paid In Full in NYC at BB King's on July 13. That show has since sold out, but he added a second Paid In Full show happening at the same venue (7/12) a day earlier. He also plays other cities, including Long Island with Slick Rick and Big Daddy Kane, and Montclair, NJ.
Rap legend Rakim has a few shows coming up as usual, but his newly-added NYC gig is an extra special one. It happens July 13 at BB King's and he'll be playing his classic, highly influential 1987 debut, Paid I...
There's always a good amount of hip hop shows happening in and around NYC, but we don't get a chance to post about all of it. Here's a roundup of some cool stuff coming up that we haven't talked about yet, new music, and more:
Hot 97 is throwing a holiday show at Newark's Prudential Center on December 5 that's pretty stacked with both the old and the new: Busta Rhymes, Mar...
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