Jay Electronica looks like he will be hitting the road and headlining tours in both Europe and Asia. The tour kicks off March 6th in Zurich and ends March 20th in Hong Kong. Check out the Europe dates above and the Asia dates can be found after the jump. Read More
KXNG Crooked and Rittz have announced they will be co-headlining The South West Kings Tour and will be hitting the road beginning March 29th in Charlotte, NC and will be on the road until May 30th. There are tons of dates so hit the jump to see if they will be in your city. Read More
Kanye West just announced that his new album titled So Help Me God. Ye recently premiered “Wolves” and “All Day” but has yet to release the two songs via iTunes. Check out the artwork for the album above and stay tune for more info.
J. Cole just announced that he’ll be embarking on a new tour starting on March 2nd. Cole will be touring alongside fellow label-mates Bas, Cozz, and Omen. Check out all of the dates for part one of the “Forest Hills Drive Tour” below.
On February 28th, 2015, The Black Genius Project will begin its tour in Washington, D.C. at the Filmore of Silver Springs. As the tour is taken to various HBCUs around the country there will be opportunities at every stop for students to win multiple scholarships. At each stop there will be 3 scholarships given out in amounts of $1500, $1000, & $500. Integrating social media, BGP will have students showcase their favorite Black Geniuses on different platforms as their entry into the giveaway.
Kicking off in Washington, D.C., The Black Genius Project will be hosting a concert with K Camp as the headliner & performances from D.C. talents Chaz French & Goldlink. The goal of this is to provide HBCU students with opportunities to fund their education & bring together the young adult community in a safe & fun environment.
“I’ve got a phone full of bars for somebody one day” – Drake
This weekend, Drake & OVO are teaming up with KingOfTheDot battle league for a 2-day mega-event. He was is attendance last night at the official press conference and spoke on a number of things including a potential battle with Murda Mook. Watch the full presser above and cop the PPV for the event via KOTDTV.com.
Looking to get more mileage out of its relationship with Furious 7 star Tyrese Gibson, Universal Pictures has optioned Desert Eagle, an action spec scripted by Gibson and Mike Le. The plan is for it to serve as a star vehicle for the actor-musician. They’ve hired Matthew Stuecken and Josh Campbell to rewrite the script.Ted 2‘s Scott Stuber will produce via his Bluegrass Films banner. Gibson will be exec producer through his Voltron Filmz.
In Desert Eagle, a pair of border patrol agents investigate a drug cartel being operated out of a Native American reservation casino. Gibson last starred in 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, which grossed $788 million worldwide, as well as Fox Searchlight’s Black Nativity. Aside from reprising his Roman Pierce role in Furious 7, he co-stars with Jake Gyllenhaal in the Antoine Fuqua-directed Southpaw and opposite Kevin Hart and Ice Cube in the Tim Story-directed Ride Along 2. His final album, Black Rose, will be released May 5. He’s gearing up to release his new video “Dumb Shit” soon!
Big Sean is in full album mode and last night he dropped off the official tracklist for Dark Sky Paradise which is set for a February 24th release date. It has 2 features from Kanye West, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla $ign, John Legend, Drake, PARTYNEXTDOOR and girlfriend Ariana Grande. Hit the jump for the full list. Read More
HOT 97 just announced that A$AP Ferg & French Montana will be joining the likes of Diddy and Snoop next Thursday at The Theater @ Madison Square Garden for The Tip Off Concert presented by HOT 97 & Beats By Dre. The show will be hosted by The Ebro In AM Morning Show team with music by DJ Enuff, DJ Camilio and Funkmaster Flex. All-Star Weekend is going to be EXTREMELY insane. Not only is THIS concert going down, but a couple blocks up the street Meek Mill will make his official return at The Best Buy Theater for his All-Star concert powered by Power 105. Which one are you going to? Tickets for The Tip Off can be purchased, here!