RAP MUSIC COVERAGE

Social Star Competition Returns for the 2018 BMI R&B Hip Hop Awards Social Star Competition Returns for the 2018 BMI R&B Hip Hop Awards
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is pleased to announce the return of its annual Social Star competition as part of the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. Beginning Friday, August 17th, Atlanta-based rappers Gunna and Derez De'Shon will compete to see who has the most engaged social media audience, culminating... (more...)
The Knocks Announce New Album NEW YORK NARCOTIC The Knocks Announce New Album NEW YORK NARCOTIC
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

New York City's acclaimed downtown electronic duo The Knocks have been on a roll all summer and now the boys are upping the ante by delivering the pre-order today for their much-anticipated sophomore full-length New York Narcotic arriving on September 28th via Neon Gold/Big Beat Records.... (more...)
Atlantic Records Officially Welcomes RecoHavoc Atlantic Records Officially Welcomes RecoHavoc
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2018

Atlantic Records Officially Welcomes RecoHavoc... (more...)
Young Thug's Young Stoner Life Records Release SLIME LANGUAGE Young Thug's Young Stoner Life Records Release SLIME LANGUAGE
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

Following the viral mailing of pet snake promo packages, Young Thug is ready to share his catalog of Young Stoner Life artists. The Atlanta, GA based-record label introduces their dynamic signees: Gunna, Duke, HiDoraah, Dolly, Lil Keed, Tracy T, Strick, Nechie, and Karlae. An imprint of 300 Entertai... (more...)
Sage The Gemini Releases Newest Single HOOP DREAMS Featuring  Yhung T.O. Sage The Gemini Releases Newest Single HOOP DREAMS Featuring Yhung T.O.
by TV News Desk - August 16, 2018

Multi-platinum rapper Sage The Gemini has collaborated with buzz-worthy Yhung T.O. for his newest track out today, “Hoop Dreams”. Listen here! The single features a tinging back beat, rolling lyrics, and Yhung T.O. adding his flair to the track. Sage raps, “My mama wanted me to be a baller but I bal... (more...)
Singer EMI Unveils Video For Female Empowerment Track BAD FRIENDS Singer EMI Unveils Video For Female Empowerment Track BAD FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

Singer EMI Unveils Video For Female Empowerment Track BAD FRIENDS... (more...)
Multi-Platinum Rapper Kevin Gates Comes to Ovens Auditorium This October Multi-Platinum Rapper Kevin Gates Comes to Ovens Auditorium This October
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

Ovens Auditorium will multi-platinum rapper Kevin Gates for the Luca Brasi 3 Tour with special guest Yung Bleu on Tuesday, October 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 17 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or... (more...)
Aerosmith Announces Las Vegas Residency AEROSMITH: DEUCES ARE WILD Aerosmith Announces Las Vegas Residency AEROSMITH: DEUCES ARE WILD
by TV News Desk - August 15, 2018

America's all-time top-selling rock 'n' roll band, Aerosmith, is bringing the heat to the Las Vegas Strip with their headlining residency, AEROSMITH: DEUCES ARE WILD. Shows begin Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Park Theater at the new Park MGM resort.... (more...)
KUTX Premieres Brand New Single From Gina Chavez, LIGHTBEAM, As Song Of The Day Today KUTX Premieres Brand New Single From Gina Chavez, LIGHTBEAM, As Song Of The Day Today
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

Austin-based, Latin pop songstress Gina Chavez premieres her brand new single and title track from her upcoming EP, 'Lightbeam,' as KUTX Song of the Day today. ... (more...)
Childish Gambino Taps Gospel Star Brent Jones for New Album Childish Gambino Taps Gospel Star Brent Jones for New Album
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

Riding high on the success of his new hit single 'Open Your Mouth and Say Something!' rap superstar Childish Gambino has tapped gospel star Brent Jones to record vocals on his new album. One of the biggest stars in the world, Childish Gambino is the musical alter ego of multi-talented actor, rapp... (more...)
Kevin Gates Announces LUCA BRASI 3 TOUR Kevin Gates Announces LUCA BRASI 3 TOUR
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2018

Today, multi-platinum rapper Kevin Gates announces his return to live music with the highly-anticipated “LUCA BRASI 3 TOUR.” Dates get underway October 2nd in Austin, TX and continue through November 3rd, concluding in Wichita, KS (see full itinerary below). Tickets will officially go onsale to the ... (more...)
Lil Pump Announces HARVERD DROPOUT TOUR Lil Pump Announces HARVERD DROPOUT TOUR
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2018

After a colossal show-stopping performance at Lollapalooza, which Rolling Stone listed as one of  “the 13 best things (they) saw,” multiplatinum-selling hip-hop superstar, modern icon, and 21st century force of nature Lil Pump has announced plans for a North American headline tour.  The HARVERD DROP... (more...)
POP Montreal Announces Final Wave of Artists Including SOPHIE, CupcakKe, Zola Jesus, and More POP Montreal Announces Final Wave of Artists Including SOPHIE, CupcakKe, Zola Jesus, and More
by TV News Desk - August 13, 2018

Recognized for its top quality programming and multidisciplinary focus, POP Montreal announces its complete program, spanning 5 days of music, art, talks, cinema, and creativity of all kinds from September 26th to 30th, 2018... (more...)
August Greene Headlines Afropunk Takeover Brixton August Greene Headlines Afropunk Takeover Brixton
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2018

Saturday 8th September sees jazz, hip-hop and r&b marry rap, poetry and grime, promising food for thought at O2 Academy Brixton.... (more...)
EVERLAST Releases Music Video For 'The Culling' Directed By Jason Goldwatch EVERLAST Releases Music Video For 'The Culling' Directed By Jason Goldwatch
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2018

EVERLAST Releases Music Video For 'The Culling' Directed By Jason Goldwatch... (more...)
Travis Scott and Post Malone to Perform at the 2018 VMAs Travis Scott and Post Malone to Perform at the 2018 VMAs
by TV News Desk - August 08, 2018

MTV today announced that Travis Scott and Post Malone will take the stage at the 2018 “VMAs.” Scott will debut his first solo performance with a medley of hits from his highly anticipated, chart-topping, recently released album, “Astroworld,” and Malone will perform a song from his record-breaking a... (more...)
Bebe Rexha to Perform at TEEN CHOICE 2018, Plus Additional Star Appearances Announced Bebe Rexha to Perform at TEEN CHOICE 2018, Plus Additional Star Appearances Announced
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2018

Bebe Rexha is announced to perform 'I'm a Mess' at 'Teen Choice 2018' this Sunday on FOX.  Plus, Evvie McKinney, season one winner of 'The Four: Battle for Stardom,' to perform her debut single, 'How Do You Feel.' As previously announced, Meghan Trainor, Khalid and Lauv also will perform. ... (more...)
Multi-Platinum Hip-Hop Group Cypress Hill Announce New Album, 'Elephants On Acid' – Available For Pre-Order Today Multi-Platinum Hip-Hop Group Cypress Hill Announce New Album, 'Elephants On Acid' – Available For Pre-Order Today
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2018

Multi-platinum hip-hop group, Cypress Hill, is pleased to announce the release of their highly-anticipated ninth studio album, Elephants on Acid, on September 28th. Elephants on Acid is the band's first full-length record in eight years and marks their newly inked partnership with BMG. The album is ... (more...)
Bruno Mars Teases Replacement For Cardi B On 24K Magic Tour Bruno Mars Teases Replacement For Cardi B On 24K Magic Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

According to Billboard, Bruno Mars is teasing who will be replacing new mom Cardi B on his 24K Magic Tour. Cardi recently she would not be joining, since she 'underestimated this whole mommy thing' and is 'not ready physically,' and 'not ready to leave my baby behind since the doctors explained it's... (more...)
Jay Rock Adds Nashville Date To The Big Redemption Tour Jay Rock Adds Nashville Date To The Big Redemption Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2018

L.A. rapper Jay Rock has added a Nashville date to his upcoming Big Redemption Tour, which kicks off in September. In addition, Jay Rock has announced that Trouble will join most of the tour dates as a special guest. As previously announced, up-and-coming rapper Reason will also serve as a special g... (more...)
“Chillin' on the Lucie” Music Festival Adds Uncle Kracker, Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, Josh Gracin, & More “Chillin' on the Lucie” Music Festival Adds Uncle Kracker, Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, Josh Gracin, & More
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2018

More artists have been announced to perform at the Chillin' on the Lucie music festival in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Oct. 3 - 7. Uncle Kracker has joined the roster, as well as Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, Josh Gracin, Clare Dunn, Kalie Shorr, Hudson Moore and Lewis Brice. Twang and Round, Radio Romance, Ju... (more...)
Southern Hip-Hop Group I4NI Release New Album 'Loyalty' & Video For 'The Other Side' Southern Hip-Hop Group I4NI Release New Album 'Loyalty' & Video For 'The Other Side'
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2018

Southern Hip-Hop band I4NI have released their new album 'Loyalty' accompanied by the video for the track 'The Other Side.' I4NI are Southern Hip-Hop/Rock legends their new album 'Loyalty' is available wherever music can be purchased and was released on Thirteen Skulls Entertainment.... (more...)
Iggy Azalea's 2014 Billboard Music Awards Cheerleader Outfit to be Auctioned Iggy Azalea's 2014 Billboard Music Awards Cheerleader Outfit to be Auctioned
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2018

The cheerleading uniform worn by Iggy Azalea during her stand-out performance at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on July 26, 2018.... (more...)
311 and The Offspring Cover Each Other's Hits DOWN and SELF ESTEEM 311 and The Offspring Cover Each Other's Hits DOWN and SELF ESTEEM
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2018

With the kickoff of their co-headline Never-Ending Summer Tour just days away, 311 and The Offspring decided to surprise fans and take each other's signature hits for a spin. 311 recorded a rocking reggae-infused cover of The Offspring classic 'Self Esteem,' while The Offspring injected their signat... (more...)
21 Savage: First-Ever AT&T Audience Network Concert Debuts Friday, July 20 21 Savage: First-Ever AT&T Audience Network Concert Debuts Friday, July 20
by TV News Desk - July 19, 2018

Multi-platinum-certified rapper, artist, and visionary 21 SAVAGE remains downright unstoppable. Recently, he teamed up with Post Malone for the platinum-certified mega-smash “rockstar,” achieving his first Billboard Hot 100 #1 in the process. Meanwhile, his full-length debut, Issa Album, stands out ... (more...)