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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...

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...

Who’s Performing at Red Rocks, The Best Outdoor Venue in America

Those who’ve entered the sacred space of Red Rocks Amphitheatre already knew this to be true, but Pollstar made it official: The Best Outdoor Concert Venue in America is in Morrison, CO, just 10 miles west of Denver. It’s nestled in a rock structure that aires divinity. It ascends the natural beauty of Hollywood Bowl, Forest Hills Stadium, Greek Theatre, Ascend Amphitheater, Gorge...

Will Miley Cyrus Tour in 2019?

Last week, Vanity Fair dropped its cover story featuring Miley Cyrus. They talked the pop star’s quick marriage to Liam Hemsworth, the ravenous Malibu fire that consumed their home and all of their belongings, and finally, the new Miley Cyrus album, which we should start to hear music from this Summer. What a strange ride it’s been for Miley Cyrus. In 2015—during perhaps the most...

Top Stand-Up Near You | The Best Comedy Tours in 2019

We need to laugh. Life requires it. And don’t you hate when you miss out on watching your favorite comedians live? We’re here to help you never forgo an opportunity to laugh with today’s best. This is the Top Stand-Up Near You, what we consider to be The Best Comedy Tours in 2019.   1. Wanda Sykes On Tour: February 26, 2019 – April 6, 2019 The “Oh Well”...

2 Chainz Enlisted Lebron James to A&R New Album

Rap and basketball have a long history between them. Of admiration, coalition, of complimenting each other on 2K. Arenas enlist rap songs to amp up the crowd before games and basketball is often referred to in the hits of today’s biggest rappers. At this point in American life, it’s hard to imagine one without the other. Recently, the relationship between rap and basketball has been...

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