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The Rap - 1931 - Broadway


Avon Theatre

(New York, NY)
251 W. 45th St.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 4, 2020
Atlanta spitter, Tracy T, is no stranger to the rap game, but after a short hiatus he's making his 2020 debut teaming up with super producer, Zaytoven, for their collaboration tape - Time Machine.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 8, 2020
Inspired by everyone from JAY-Z to Steve Stoute and Steve Jobs, Bay Area-born and Los-Angeles based rapper Symba dove headfirst into the rap game following a rough upbringing.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 29, 2020
Fresh from the release of 'Realist Cuz.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 27, 2020
Tottenham trailblazer Blay Vision today drops ‘Pain’, his most emotive and ambitious project to date.
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 26, 2020
Megan Thee Stallion has today achieved another huge career milestone in what is already her most important year yet, with her single “Savage Remix” featuring Beyoncé reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2021
The performance will blend rap, West African traditions and classical music, and features  Japanese composer Keiko Fujiie along with Maboudou Sanou, a Burkinabè griot (traditional story-teller and musician).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021
The 2021 Theatre Aspen summer season lineup has been announced. The 38th season, running from June 30 – August 31, will include two musicals, Chicago and Rock of Ages, the return of the organization’s developmental one-person show festival, Solo Flights, and multiple special events, as well as three Theatre Aspen Education productions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021
Camden People’s Theatre will host four new digital, live and hybrid works to explore what forms theatre can take while venues remain closed. Launched in the summer, the Outside the Box commission is designed to support artists and highlight the experiences of those in the local community during the pandemic.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 6, 2020
Regarded as the 'Madonna of Albania,' international Pop-sensation Bleona is releasing her latest single 'Haters' independently and in conjunction with a video directed by Chris Applebaum (Rihanna Ft. Jay-Z: 'Umbrella') on March 8th, 2020. The release date coincides with International Women's Day. 'Haters' subsequently follows on the heels of the success of her hit single 'I Don't Need Your Love,' which peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Dance Charts in 2019.
by Stage Tube - Mar 4, 2020
James Corden feels compelled to compliment Martin Freeman for his unwavering strong fashion sense, and the two explain the terms mod and ragamuffin to Pete Holmes. After, Martin admits that he went through a phase in his youth where his threads reflected the rap music he was obsessed with, and how Eminem may have nicked a trend or two.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021
Camden People’s Theatre will present the world premiere of No Future by Adam Welsh - a playful theatre project merging true crime, verbatim theatre and film to examine how we rebuild in the face of uncertainty.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 23, 2021
Led by MC Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, the Philadelphia rap crew are going back to where it began.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 11, 2020
Bay Area-born and Los Angeles-based rapper Symba has released his Atlantic Records debut single “Serve” alongside an eccentric companion visual to match – watch below!
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2021
On her signing, Young Devyn shares, “I am very excited about joining a legacy label with legendary acts like Eric B. & Rakim and I truly believe my career as a professional recording artist is going to flourish by partnering with LaTrice Burnette and the 4th & Broadway team.”
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 4, 2021
JBroadway has crafted various viral videos, many of which include remixes that he has produced in his at-home studio in Minneapolis.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 4, 2020
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards.
by Student Blogger: Sammi Tapper - Jun 30, 2020
More than ever before, the past few months have made me realize how much work I have to do on my own as a white female, and specifically, a white female in theater, to combat the racial injustices that line our country's past and present.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2020
Patrons and friends from the Playhouse on Park community tuned in for Playhouse's Season 12 Big Reveal via Zoom; the season was announced by Executive Director Tracy Flater and Co-Artistic Directors Sean Harris and Darlene Zoller.
by Richard Ridge - Jun 28, 2020
Today, Richard Ridge chats with one of the Schuyler trio! Jasmine Cephas Jones made her Broadway debut playing Maria Reynolds and Peggy when the show opened in 2015. Now, she looks back on how the show has changed her life, both personally and professionally.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 10, 2020
The Recording Academy® announced today that it has made major changes to several rules and guidelines that reflect its ongoing commitment to evolve with the musical landscape and to ensure that the GRAMMY Awards® nominating process and rules are more transparent and fair.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 10, 2020
Thanks to EDEN's knack for bringing the finest musicians around together, he now teems up with pioneering Irish hip-hop group Hare Squead for the latest release from the New World Tapes as they unveil their newest effort “Disloyal WTF”.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 10, 2020
Nyke Nitti just dropped his 7th self-produced album, IssNykeNittiOnDaSlappTellEm: No Games. Nyke Nitti, FKA Nyke Loc is a Denver legend after over 20 years in the rap game. As one of the first big rappers to come out of the Mile High City in the early 90's, he's still at it, and adds 'accomplished producer' to his resume.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 30, 2020
A$AP Ferg’s long awaited collaboration with Nicki Minaj is here with “Move Ya Hips” featuring Minaj & MadeinTYO dropping this morning.
by BWW Prompts - Jul 30, 2020
Today we asked our readers which star they would like to see host a future Tony Awards?
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 2, 2020
Rapper, beatboxer, theatre maker, and BAC Beatboxing Academy's artistic director Conrad Murray has released No Milk For The Foxes on YouTube, his 2015 co-production with Camden People's Theatre starring himself and Paul Cree. We caught up with him to hear everything about the perception of working class entertainment in mainstream media, where the gatekeepers are failing, and why the themes of No Milk For The Foxes are still a hot topic.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 14, 2020
Fresh off the heels of his OsshLord mixtape, which The Washington Post named as one of the most notable new releases from the DMV area, rising hip-hop phenom Black Fortune has unveiled a new video for his standout track 'Bankrupt,' featured the new project.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 29, 2021
“Know The Rules” is now available on all streaming platforms.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 29, 2020
Vevo announces Fat Joe as the next artist in their Ctrl series with a performance of 'Heaven & Hell' premiering today. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 15, 2021
With hundreds of millions of streams under his belt in 2020 alone, $NOT spent last year moving ever closer towards Hip-Hop's upper echelon.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 11, 2021
American rap artist Joshua Turner, better known as deM atlaS, will release his new single titled Bad Days Ain't Ova on January 12, 2021 on and other platforms.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 5, 2021
Today rapper OMB Peezy releases his new single 'Dope Boy' featuring Rylo Rodriguez. With a beat crafted by renown producer Hitmaka, the two rappers join forces bringing their unique styles to the melodious production.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 29, 2020
The UBC Musical Theatre Troupe focuses on creating opportunities to create opportunities for performers of all experience levels. Their newest challenge has been bringing the Broadway classic 'Chicago' to life.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 27, 2020
The QUEEN of Drag, RuPaul released a new rap single called “I'm That Bitch,” featuring tongue-in-cheek lyrics that reference his recent hilarious appearance on Jimmy Fallon that went viral.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse announced its 102nd year of live theatre at a party Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. The 2020-21 Season includes seven musicals plus drama, comedy, and shows for the entire family. Playhouse season tickets go on sale Mar. 17, 2020, online at and at The Playhouse ticket office.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 21, 2020
GRAMMY/BRITs-nominated and winner of Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, BURNA BOY, has returned to officially announce his TWICE AS TALL World Tour which is set to kick off Thursday, May 7th in Atlanta, GA at the Roxy and will continue to Los Angeles, New York, and Miami before the U.S. leg wraps in Dallas, TX on Sunday, June 7th at the Southside Ballroom (full tour routing below). Tickets are now available for purchase. He's also set to appear at a string of festivals including Broccoli City Festival on May 9th in Washington, D.C., Roots Picnic on May 30th in Philadelphia, PA, Lollapalooza on July 19th in Paris, France and Osheaga Festival on July 31st in Montreal, Canada. For more information please visit
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 16, 2021
NJPAC's In Your Living Room continues with 'NJPAC Backstage.'  “NJPAC Backstage” is a series of celebrity interviews with renowned and beloved artists who will share their intimate stories of performing and how they are coping during this pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2020
The Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College is ready to present the longest running American show on Broadway, Chicago, for the first time in its twenty-eight-year history. Chicago was originally written as a play in 1926 by Chicago tribune courthouse reporter, Maurine Dallas Watkins. Chicago was famously turned into a Broadway musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb and directed and choregraphed by Bob Fosse. Chicago was the winner of the 1997 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. The 2002 film adaptation went on to win six academy awards including “Best Supporting Actress” and “Best Picture.”
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2020
Queen Latifah paid tribute to Kobe Bryant during the 2020 NBA All-Star Saturday Night event
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 14, 2020
Multi-platinum recording artist A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has officially released his eagerly-awaited, third studio LP Artist 2.0.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 12, 2020
With his third studio LP, Artist 2.0, due in just two days, Bronx-born multi-platinum superstar A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has officially revealed the highly-anticipated album's star-studded track list, including guest features from Young Thug, Roddy Ricch, Gunna, London on da Track, DaBaby, Trap Manny, Summer Walker, Khalid and Lil Uzi Vert.
by Hannah Wing - Feb 10, 2020
Imagination Stage's Zomo The Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth, directed by Raymond O. Caldwell, brings back old school hip-hop for a fun, interactive show for kids and adults.
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 10, 2020
Multi-platinum recording artist A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has announced that his highly-anticipated third studio album, Artist 2.0, will arrive this Friday, February 14th. The album comes on the 4 year anniversary of his debut mixtape Artist, which was released on February 14th, 2016.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2020
Theater Latté Da announced today THE GHOSTLIGHT SERIES, five virtual cabarets launching January 2021. The virtual cabaret series will feature more than 40 Minnesota artists showcasing stories and songs delivered monthly beginning January and running through July 2021.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 7, 2021
Back by popular demand, Memphis rapper Tyke T releases his next hit 'Lottery'. Leaving the decision to his dedicated following, Tyke T's fans voted for 'Lottery' when asked what single he should drop next.
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 22, 2021
American rap artist Joshua Turner, better known as deM atlaS, will release Depends On U, the second single of his highly anticipated EP redeMption, on April 23, 2021 on and other platforms.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 21, 2020
Multi-platinum rap superstar YoungBoy Never Broke Again has announced the release of 38 Baby 2, the highly-anticipated follow up to his 2016 breakout project 38 Baby. The upcoming release is celebrated by a stunning trailer, available now via his official YouTube channel - watch below!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2021
Back by popular demand, No Future returns for a fully captioned performance which will premiere on 6 May and be available to stream on-demand for a two week run. Watch from the comfort of your own home, and gain access to the digital installation of bonus features, spin-off short films and artworks for the duration of the run.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 2, 2021
Promoting the importance of positivity and hard work, COLLs music is a welcomed breath of fresh air in the Rap and Hip Hop world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 10, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the third weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona.