Greatest Day Ever is 2 days in the Bronx this year (with Diplo, Dillon Francis, The Internet, more)
The Roots Picnic Philly: 2017 lineup and tickets
This year's lineup is headlined by Pharrell & The Roots, with Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage, Kimbra, Michael Kiwanuka, Thundercat, Noname, and a "live mixtape" from Black Thought & J.Period with Fat Joe, Mobb Deep, and Scott Storch.
RBSS announces “30 Days in LA” schedule w/ Charli XCX, Haim, Pusha T, Car Seat Headrest, more
Also: YG, White Lung, Tunji Ige, Sunflower Bean, Nicole Dollanganger, Jhene Aiko, AlunaGeorge, Sampha, Dej Loaf, and more.
NYC hiphop round-up: Cousin Stizz, Joey Fatts, Lil Bibby, Lucki, Freeway & more
As always, NYC has a good amount of upcoming local hip hop shows and tours passing through. Here’s a rundown of some of the cool stuff coming up… Boston MC Cousin Stizz came into the spotlight after his promising 2015 mixtape Suffolk County...
Tunji Ige released ‘Missed Calls,’ touring with Michael Christmas & Tobi Lou
Rising Philly rapper Tunji Ige had been dropping singles for a while, and many of them ended up on his new mixtape Missed Calls (including the especially great "On My Grind"). The seven-song project was produced by Tunji himself with Noah Breakfast. Listen to the whole thing...
Baauer & Tunji Ige touring together, streaming new music
Electronic producer Baauer and Philly MC Tunji Ige have announced a tour together, with support from Graves. Both have new music too.
bill proposed requiring artists playing Philly to share personal info with the police; petition launched against it
As Billy Penn reports, Philadelphia City councilman Mark Squilla has proposed a bill that would "require owners of nightclubs, cabarets, bars and restaurants in the city to collect the names, addresses, and phone numbers of entertainers -- bands, rappers and DJs -- in a registry, and to share that personal information with police upon request...
Jimi Tents reschedules NYC show, shares remix ft. Dave East (who also plays NYC) +++ more Tunji Ige pics from Baby’s
Brooklyn rapper Jimi Tents was supposed to play his first headlining hometown show at Palisades this past Saturday (1/23). That show was cancelled, but it's been rescheduled for February 25 at The Studio at Webste...
Oddisee, OSHUN & Tunji Ige played BrooklynVegan-Red Bull Sound Select at Baby’s All Right (pics)
Oddisee headlined Tuesday night's BrooklynVegan-curated installment of Red Bull Sound Select at Baby's All Right. It was his first time back in NYC since the release show for last year's great The Good Fight in May, and I think it's safe to say everyone in attendance was happy to have him b...
BV Presents: Oddisee, Tunji Ige & Oshun at Baby’s All Right ($3 with RSVP)
We've been talking a lot about how 2015 was the best year for major label rap in a while, but that's not to say the indie-label stuff was slacking...