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Talib Kweli to Play with Live Band at the Blue Note, 9/18-19Talib Kweli to Play with Live Band at the Blue Note, 9/18-19
September 15, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club is proud to present world-renowned hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli, Thursday and Friday, September 18-19. Kweli appears in support of his most recent album, Prisoner of Con... (more...)


VIDEO: Watch Part One of JAY Z & BEYONCE's 'Bang Bang' Video SeriesVIDEO: Watch Part One of JAY Z & BEYONCE's 'Bang Bang' Video Series
September 15, 2014

Beyonce and Jay Z have shared a new short film titled 'Bang Bang Part One,' the first in a three-part series which is presented during the super couple's On The Run tour. (more...)


I-Wayne with Black Am I & Fully Belly Set for Fox Theatre, 11/2I-Wayne with Black Am I & Fully Belly Set for Fox Theatre, 11/2
September 12, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present I-Wayne with Black Am I & Fully Belly at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014. Tickets are on sale for $15.00 in advance or $18.00 day of show. (more...)


Hugh Jackman to Lead Host Committee for Third Annual Global Citizen FestivalHugh Jackman to Lead Host Committee for Third Annual Global Citizen Festival
September 10, 2014

Today, the Global Citizen Festival announced the official 2014 host committee will be led by Hugh Jackman, and will also include Adrian Grenier, Alek Wek 'H&M Conscious Foundation Ambassador,' Allison... (more...)


Rihanna, Don Cheadle Featured in 'Run This Town' THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL OpeningRihanna, Don Cheadle Featured in 'Run This Town' THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Opening
September 03, 2014

CBS Sports and NFL Network will open each game of Thursday Night Football in 2014 with Jay-Z's Grammy Award-winning song "Run This Town," featuring megastar Rihanna. (more...)


Listen: Kanye Thinks Kim is 'Awesome'Listen: Kanye Thinks Kim is 'Awesome'
September 02, 2014

First seen on MTV.com during Sunday night's episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” a snippet of Kanye West's 'Awesome' played in the background while Kim and company explained the first time th... (more...)


The Doyle Brothers Announces New Tour Dates for 2014 TourThe Doyle Brothers Announces New Tour Dates for 2014 Tour
August 29, 2014

The Doyle Brothers is proud to announce new dates to their 2014 Synapse Tour. The Doyle Brothers Synapse Tour kicked off Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York and has added n... (more...)


Stalley Set to Release Long Awaited Debut Album 10/28Stalley Set to Release Long Awaited Debut Album 10/28
August 27, 2014

Music Group/Atlantic recording artist Stalley has announced the release of his hugely anticipated debut album. 'OHIO' arrives everywhere on October 28th, pre-order launches on September 9th. (more...)


Bad Boy Records Continues 20th Anniversary Celebration With Major ReissuesBad Boy Records Continues 20th Anniversary Celebration With Major Reissues
August 26, 2014

The iconic Bad Boy Records is commemorating its twentieth anniversary with a yearlong celebration and announced today a series of digital reissues, highlighted by newly digitally remastered editions o... (more...)


Carolyn Malachi, Benjamin Walker, Ryan Raftery & More to Play Joe's Pub, 8/27-9/7Carolyn Malachi, Benjamin Walker, Ryan Raftery & More to Play Joe's Pub, 8/27-9/7
August 26, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its schedule for August 27-September 7, featuring MARY MILLBEN, MIKEY WAX / MY SILENT BRAVERY, DAVELL CRAWFORD, CAROLYN MALACHI, MIKE BARNETT, FIND THE FUNNY, DAN... (more...)


VIDEO: Beyonce Makes a Statement via VMA Mega-PerformanceVIDEO: Beyonce Makes a Statement via VMA Mega-Performance
August 25, 2014

At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Beyonce took home the prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. To mark the occassion, Queen B peformed a super-medley of some of her recent hits, but in th... (more...)


VIDEO: Jay Z, Blue Ivy Present Beyonce with VMA Vanguard AwardVIDEO: Jay Z, Blue Ivy Present Beyonce with VMA Vanguard Award
August 25, 2014

After an epic VMA performance, Beyonce kept it short and very sweet as her husband, Jay Z, and daughter, Blue Ivy, presented her with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. (more...)


All of MTV's Video Music Awards Winners; Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Katy Perry, SiaAll of MTV's Video Music Awards Winners; Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Sia
by BWW Special Coverage - August 25, 2014

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Los Angeles Forum tonight. The Red Carpet Preshow begins at 8:00pm ET on MTV, with the official ceremony kicking off at 9:00pm. (more...)


MTV Video Movie Awards Recap; Beyonce Dominates Disappointing VMAsMTV Video Movie Awards Recap; Beyonce Dominates Disappointing VMAs
by Matt Tamanini - August 25, 2014

The unofficial end of summer is here, as MTV brings its annual Video Music Awards back to Los Angeles after taking the show on the road to Brooklyn's Barclays Center a year ago. Though every VMA cerem... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Rihanna and Eminem Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Stage in DetroitSTAGE TUBE: Rihanna and Eminem Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Stage in Detroit
August 24, 2014

At The Monter Tour's Detroit stop, Eminem each took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge given by Dr. Dre, then quickly nominated Rihanna, who protested saying, 'Detroit, what you think? Should I do it? I'm f... (more...)


Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop AwardsWarner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of the Year at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
August 23, 2014

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named Publisher of the Year at last night's BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. In addition, WCM songwriters took home a collective... (more...)


Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert Tickets on Sale TodayDef Jam 30th Anniversary Concert Tickets on Sale Today
August 21, 2014

Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, DMX, Fabolous, Foxy Brown, Jhené Aiko, Onyx, Method Man, Redman, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Warren G, EPMD, and Jeremih have all been confirmed to perform during the historic, one-night-on... (more...)


Liam Bailey Debut LP Streaming w/ Jay-Z's Life+TimesLiam Bailey Debut LP Streaming w/ Jay-Z's Life+Times
August 19, 2014

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey sings with a raw expressiveness that has drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and Cody ChesnuTT. With accolades including Entertainmen... (more...)


VIDEO: HBO Releases Trailer for ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCE AND JAY ZVIDEO: HBO Releases Trailer for ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCE AND JAY Z
August 18, 2014

HBO has released the official trail for ON THE RUN TOUR: BEYONCE AND JAY Z, debuting Saturday, Sept. 20th at 9PM ET/PT. Check it out below! (more...)


Kanye West & Paul McCartney Secretly Recording New Tracks for Possible AlbumKanye West & Paul McCartney Secretly Recording New Tracks for Possible Album
August 18, 2014

Kanye West and former Beatle Paul McCartney have secretly teamed up in the recording studio for a number of new tracks. (more...)


Soul Rebels to Play Brooklyn Bowl, 8/15Soul Rebels to Play Brooklyn Bowl, 8/15
August 06, 2014

The Soul Rebels, described by VICE/Noisey as 'New Orleans' finest brass ensemble,' will return to Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY for a special one-night show on Friday, August 15 at 8:00PM (following t... (more...)


AUDIO: First Listen - denitia and sene's 'the nude (MSSL CMMND Remix)'AUDIO: First Listen - denitia and sene's 'the nude (MSSL CMMND Remix)'
August 05, 2014

Brooklyn-based denitia and sene have mastered the fine art of soulful sensuality with their luscious, smooth-as-silk sound. The duo invited MSSL CMMND (Chad Hugo of the Neptunes and Daniel Biltmore) t... (more...)


SummerStage Announces Lineup of Free Shows, 8/18-24SummerStage Announces Lineup of Free Shows, 8/18-24
August 05, 2014

SummerStage continues their summer programming of free concerts. They recently released their lineup of free shows for the week of August 18-24th. See the full details below! (more...)


VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reviews Beyonce and Jay Z Concert on LIVEVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reviews Beyonce and Jay Z Concert on LIVE
August 05, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC, Jimmy shared his thoughts on the Beyonce and Jay Z concert he attended. Check out the clip below! (more...)


Warner/Chappell Music Extends Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Artist Terius NashWarner/Chappell Music Extends Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Artist Terius Nash
August 05, 2014

Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp., today announced that it has extended its worldwide publishing agreement with songwriter, producer and recording arti... (more...)







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