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tinashe-acclaim
Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Tinashe Announces Debut LP ‘Aquarius’ Release Date

Tinashe is gearing up for her solo debut on RCA/Sony Records with the release of her LP entitled Aquarius. The LP is slated to feature collaborations with Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, DJ Mustard, Future and many more. The “2 On” singer’s new album is scheduled to be in stores on October 7th. Watch the trailer [...]


Violet
Monday 18 August, 2014

Introducing DMTR$G

Demetrius G is an emerging artist in Chicago’s indie scene receiving major support from Chicago online publication, ELEVATOR Mag and for good reason. Stylized as DMTR$G, newcomer is defined as musically sharp with potent lyricism and an infectious hook-game. His debut mixtape, #violet is by far to set him on the pace to become a [...]


Nicki 4
Monday 18 August, 2014

Behind The Scenes: Nicki Minaj | Anaconda

Nicki Minaj posts images via her Instagram page that features a candid Drake receiving a lap dance from Minaj. Nicki has announced that the music video for ‘Anaconda‘ will be released on VEVO on Wednesday. She will also be performing the song on the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, August 24. Take a closer [...]


Jay & BeyFI
Monday 18 August, 2014

HBO Presents On The Run Teaser Trailer

Beyoncé & Jay Z is almost finished with their collaborative ‘On The Run’ tour that has reportedly grossed over $100 million in ticket sales. HBO releases a teaser trailer for the concert special that will air exclusively on the cable network. The couple will perform in Paris on September 1 & 2. Beyoncé has previously [...]


PartyNextDoor
Thursday 14 August, 2014

PARTYNEXTDOOR Added to Drake vs. Lil’ Wayne Tour

Drake has officially announces that OVO Sound artist PARTYNEXTDOOR will now join both him and Lil’ Wayne on their collaborative Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour. PND will appear at the next eight dates ranging from Washington DC, Boston and Atlanta. PARTYNEXTDOOR has recently released his second LP, PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO. Buy the album on iTunes + [...]


unnamed-1
Thursday 14 August, 2014

Vita Morte Rebrands To ‘Vita’

Chicago based brand Vita Morte said their goodbyes to their brand name a few weeks ago but has reincarnated the brand to translate to a more positive rapport with consumers and Chicago citizens’. The brand Vita Morte will no longer carry the brand messaging of ‘Death’ in their brand. Instead, they will bring you more [...]


Bey
Friday 27 June, 2014

Behind The Scenes: On The Run Tour Rehearsals

With the ‘On The Run’ tour opening in Miami and coming to a city near you, the anticipation could not be any higher. Beyoncé and Jay Z release a behind the scenes look as they created the vibe, setlist, and choreography for the tour. Fans also get a glimpse of cute moments from Queen Bey [...]


vashtie-ice-cream
Thursday 26 June, 2014

Va$htie talks ICECREAM Girl, creative directing and style with Life+Times

Life+Times caught up with Va$htie Kola to discuss the latest endeavors of the New York native which includes creative direction of Pharrell Williams’s ICECREAM Girl. After working and producing products and content for companies like Jordan Brand, Def Jam Recordings and Colette, L+F catches up with Vashtie for an interview. Read the interview below.   [...]


OTR FI
Thursday 26 June, 2014

Beyoncé & Jay Z Kicks Off On The Run Tour in Miami

The Carters’ kicks off their 19-city stadium tour in Miami at the Sun Life Stadium. Beyoncé and Jay Z performed over 40 songs on the tour coming out to one of their first collaborations ever, ‘Bonnie & Clyde ’03‘. The sold-out event reportedly will bring in the Carters’ a whooping $5 million dollars a night. [...]


DRAKEVSWAYNE TOUR FI
Thursday 12 June, 2014

Drake vs Lil Wayne Tour Dates

Drake and Lil’ Wayne announces a joint tour featuring the Cash Money rap giants. The 31-city trek begins in Buffalo, NY on Aug. 8th. The duo has a hit single out that currently sits at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs titled ‘Believe Me‘  Tickets are available now on Ticketmaster + view the dates [...]


Photo by Clayton Hauck for Chicago Magazine
Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Hebru Brantley ‘Parade Day Rain’ Will Showcase Largest Solo Art Show

Chicago’s acclaimed Hip-Hop Art star Hebru Brantley will showcase his largest showcase this weekend in Chicago on Saturday, June 14th, at the Chicago Cultural Center from 10am – 5pm. Hebru Brantley is highly renowned for selling his artwork to influencers like Jay Z, Nicki Minaj and the entire Miami Heat team. Check out the further [...]


HOT 97
Sunday 01 June, 2014

Stream: Hot 97 2014 Summer Jam Live

Watch and enjoy Hot 97′s 2014 Summer Jam lineup straight from the comfort of your own home. Performances from Nicki Minaj, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, DJ Mustard, Trey Songz and more. Tune in now + watch below. [RAPRADAR]