After months of announcing headlining slots at festivals around the globe, OutKast finally revealed in June that it will play a string of hometown shows in its native Atlanta in Sept. 2014. Dubbed OutKast: ATLast, the homecoming festival was originally planned for a single day, but quickly expanded to a full weekend at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park, where it will take place ove… more
After weeks of speculation, Beyoncé and Jay Z finally released a press release on April 28 with the full details of their first co-headlining trek, the 2014 On the Run Tour. Much like Jay Z’s 2013 tour with Justin Timberlake, the upcoming joint venture will take over numerous North American stadiums, with performances scheduled from June 25-Aug. 5.
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The news rap and hip hop fans have been waiting for finally arrived on the morning of Sept. 6 when Kanye West officially released 2013 tour dates. Since his sixth solo album, “Yeezus,” dropped on June 18, fans have anxiously been anticipating a supporting tour, especially after high-profile appearances on “Saturday Night Live” and at the 2013 VMAs.
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Kanye West is perhaps best known for defying the boundaries of the rap world, especially with past releases like “808s and Heartbreak” in 2008, and “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” in 2010, and this year, he has done it again. His latest release, “Yeezus,” was leaked on June 14, just four days before the album was set to hit shelves, and a mere mont… more
Since Jay-Z and Kanye West's highly anticipated collaboration album, Watch The Throne, hit stores on August 8th, album reviewers and fellow musicians have been heaping praise on the duo of hip-hop superstars. Watch The Throne has affirmed their place on top of the genre, being called "a paradigm shift for Hip-Hop." The album's lead single, "Otis," (a s… more