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The 2019 Summer Music Festival Lineups, Ranked

Now that most of the summer music festival lineups have been announced, the clock is ticking for fans to make their decisions: Which music festival to attend? Because of ticket prices, travel and accommodation costs, it’s likely that you’ll only get one shot at the summer music festival experience. So we want to help with the difficult choice, of deciding the best lineup money has to...

The Best New Theatre Shows | Hot Broadway Shows

Every Thursday, we bring you the latest from Broadway—what’s hot, what’s new, what must be scheduled into your calendars and budgets. This week (3/21): The cast and production team of Ain’t Too Proud wants Broadway patrons to know they are here to bring the true story of The Temptations. For three performances only, you can catch Daddy, a new play from the acclaimed 29-year-old...

Ariana Grande “Sweetener” World Tour: Setlist, Photos, and More

The “Sweetener” World Tour has finally arrived. Ariana Grande has kicked off her first tour since the release of her albums Sweetener and thank u, next. Not to mention, this is her first journey across the world’s stages since the attack in Manchester. God, so much has happened since, in both the world and specifically the pop star’s life. Leading up to the...

J. Cole, SZA, Big Sean to Headline Inaugural Dreamville Music Festival

It’s finally here. The inaugural Dreamville Festival—rescheduled for April 6th at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina—has announced its incredible lineup. Headlining the festival will be J. Cole, followed by SZA, 21 Savage, Big Sean, and 6LACK. Also included in the lineup is Teyana Taylor, Nelly, Bas, Rapsody, Saba, Ari Lennox, and more. With all of this talent in one place, April...

8 Rappers Coming Up in 2019

With rap being one of the most important, culture-shifting, and chart-dominating genres we have today, fans and critics alike are often looking forward. Which musicians are going to launch themselves from their homegrown communities to the mainstream rap zeitgeist? Who will become the next vanguard in the game? Here, we speculate, are 8 Rappers Coming Up in 2019.   Tierra Whack Philly rapper...

The 11 Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums for 2019

From Childish Gambino’s final LP, to the Kanye/Chance the Rapper collab Good Ass Job, to the follow-up of SZA’s dazzling debut CTRL, there are many hip-hop albums fans should look forward to in 2019. Hopefully some, if not all of them, come through. Here are the 10 Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums for 2019.   Khalid It’s been a wild and quickly ascending ride for 21-year-old...

Will Ellie Goulding Tour in 2019?

Ellie Goulding’s fourth album, the first since 2015’s Delirium, is coming out sometime this year. On March 6th, Goulding shared the first single, a raw, profound piano ballad titled “Flux“. The song, being about “the one who got away”, revisits the rawness we originally saw in Goulding, the powerful yet vulnerable vocals behind her career-changing cover of...

Will Tame Impala Release a New Album in 2019?

Since 2010, there hasn’t been a bigger psychedelic pop band than the Kevin Parker led Tame Impala. Hailing in from Australia, Tame Impala has dominated a genre first paved by The Beatles, further cultivated by Pink Floyd and The Flaming Lips, and nuanced by contemporaries such as MGMT and Animal Collective. And with their last album, 2015’s Currents, Tame Impala became unstoppable...

BTS Will Promote New Album On “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” Tour

It’s no wonder that the world has been taken over by BTS fandom. The South Korean boy band is not only loyal to their fans, but they are incredibly prolific. BTS will be following their stream of 2018 releases with yet another new album: Map of the Soul: Persona. Find no fee BTS Tickets The new BTS album is out on April 12th via Big Hit Entertainment and will be available for pre-order...

Will the Black Keys Tour in 2019?

It’s been awhile since the Black Keys dropped their album Turn Blue. But Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney haven’t been any less busy since 2014. Auerbach has been leaning into his role as record producer by launching the Easy Eye Sound record label—named after his recording studio—in addition to releasing a solo album, Waiting on a Song, back in 2017. Carney has also produced and...

Latin and World Music Concerts | The Best Tours and Festivals of 2019

There’s more out there than just American music. Hailing in from countries such as Cuba, Columbia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and more. To form genres such as Salsa, Mariachi, Latin-pop, Bachata, Nuevo Flamenco, Tango, and Tejano. Here are the Best Latin and World Music Concerts, Tours and Festivals of 2019. Find No Fee Concert Tickets MANÁ: Rayando El Sol Tour On Tour:...

Anderson .Paak Announces New Album ‘Ventura’, Plots Tour

Last Fall, Anderson .Paak released the Dr. Dre-produced Oxnard. The funky, Africana and hip-hop record served to finally put .Paak on the map, especially with the Kendrick Lamar-assisted banger “Tints“. Now, less than a year later, .Paak has announced a whole new LP titled Ventura. The new album will also feature production from Dr. Dre and be released via Aftermath Entertainment on...

Happy Birthday Erykah Badu | 5 Incredible Moments from the Neo-Soul Queen

Neo-soul queen Erykah Badu (aka Badulla Oblongata, aka Sara Bellum, aka Analogue Girl in a Digital World, aka @FatBellyBella, aka SHE ILL, aka Manuela Maria Mexico) is celebrating her 48th birthday. Age is but a number to this celestial being who has blessed us with decades of incredible music and fascinating performances. Find no fee Erykah Badu Tickets Happy Birthday Erykah Badu. Here are just...

Is Solange Using BlackPlanet to Tease Her New Album?

In October 2018, Solange announced her new album, which was due sometime last year. Delaying an album release isn’t uncharacteristic for Solange, who needed a few extensions before dropping A Seat at the Table—a record now lauded as one of the most vital albums of its time. At the conclusion of 2018, with still no new Solange album to stream, fans were disappointed but remained faithful to...

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