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Common Rocks ‘Kingdom’ With Vince Staples On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Common Rocks ‘Kingdom’ With Vince Staples On Jimmy Kimmel Live

The push for Common’s tenth album Nobody’s Smiling has begun. A little late for our taste but better late than never. And to build up the energy around the project he hit the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” with Vince Staples for his album’s standout track “Kingdom.” Good move. “Kingdom” is the track that most long time [...]

July 24, 2014 G. Valentino Ball News, On Screen 0

Chronixx Makes US Television Debut On Jimmy Fallon

Chronixx Makes US Television Debut On Jimmy Fallon

Chronixx headed to Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center for his first appearance on American television. The reggae music star went by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” to perform his hit “Here Comes Trouble.” Backed by his band, Zincfence Redemption, Chronixx is the first reggae singer to hit the Tonight Show stage since Fallon took [...]

July 24, 2014 G. Valentino Ball News, On Screen 0

DON’T SLEEP: “Dear White People” (written & dir. by Justin Simien) [FILM TRAILER]

DON’T SLEEP: “Dear White People” (written & dir. by Justin Simien) [FILM TRAILER]

The controversial film by auteur Justin Simien that spread like wildfire via word of mouth during the Sundance Film Festival “Dear White People” doesn’t get released until October but it’s already highly anticipated by both film fans and it’s detractors. The longform trailer just hit YouTube (do me a favor and avoid the comments section [...]

July 22, 2014 Dart Adams Flicks, News, On Screen 0

Clinton Sparks releases Digital Detox

Clinton Sparks releases Digital Detox

Even with his major label debut EP “ICONoclast” on the way, Clinton Sparks has found time to return to the mixtape game for a quick second. For some its hard to believe the architect of the Clipse’ We Got It For Cheap 1 and 2 is out here crafting his own power pop. But given [...]

July 22, 2014 G. Valentino Ball News 0

T-Pain Announces ‘Drankin Patna’ Tour

T-Pain Announces ‘Drankin Patna’ Tour

T-Pain is hitting the road in support of upcoming Stoicville: The Phoenix. Named after his recent single “Drankin Patna”, the tour will be kicking off in Orlando on Aug 11 and wrapping up Aug 27. He’s drafted Snootie Wild, Bando Jones, Rich Kidz and Mykell Vaughn for opening duties. Check below for the dates. August [...]

July 17, 2014 G. Valentino Ball News, On The Road 0

DON’T SLEEP: Pharaohe Monch | Church @ 8 PM | Boston, MA 7.11.2014 [EVENT]

DON’T SLEEP: Pharaohe Monch | Church @ 8 PM | Boston, MA  7.11.2014 [EVENT]

Pharoahe Monch is fresh off releasing yet another sickeningly good LP. “PTSD” perfectly blended storytelling, lyricism and social commentary with emotional content that resonated with listeners. If you’ve never seen Pharoahe Monch perform live then you owe it to yourselves to see him tear shit down like Republican campaign posters on walls in Roxbury. I [...]

July 8, 2014 Dart Adams Events 0

DON’T SLEEP: CJ Fly @ Middle East Club | Cambridge, MA @ 8 PM on 7.9.2014 [EVENT]

DON’T SLEEP: CJ Fly @ Middle East Club | Cambridge, MA @ 8 PM on 7.9.2014 [EVENT]

In 2012  Flatbush-based crew Pro-Era emerged on the scene and the collective has answered the rhetorical phrase, “Where’s Brooklyn At?” The crew’s de facto leader Joey Bada$$ blazed the trail for their ascendance but these crazy ass Pro-Era Brooklyn kids have helped to re-establish the benchmark for lyrical content with athletic-style wordplay for gaining appeal [...]

July 8, 2014 Dart Adams Events 0

El-P & Killer Mike Announce ‘Run The Jewels’ Tour Dates

El-P & Killer Mike Announce ‘Run The Jewels’ Tour Dates

EL-P and Killer Mike will be hitting stages this summer. The duo have released dates for their Run The Jewels tour. Concentrated mostly on the West coast, the shows start July 31 in Salt Lake City. Killer Mike and EL-P, who are at work on the follow-up to their 2013 project, reportedly have Rage Against [...]

June 24, 2014 G. Valentino Ball News, On The Road 0

‘Dear White People’ Gets October Release Date

‘Dear White People’ Gets October Release Date

Justin Simien’s comedy Dear White People was the talk of the Sundance Film Festival. The Ivy League satire has made the rounds on the festival circuit and now has a release date. No word on the amount of screens it will be on when it hits on October 17 but the buzz on this film [...]

June 22, 2014 G. Valentino Ball News, On Screen 0

Angie Martinez Leaves Hot 97; Joins Crosstown Rival Power 105

Angie Martinez Leaves Hot 97; Joins Crosstown Rival Power 105

Now we know why Power is out here with smiling emojis. Angie Martinez shocked the Hip Hop world when she announced her Hot 97 resignation through her Instagram. The radio vet who started with Hot as a teenager is headed to Power 105 to take over afternoons for the Clear Channel station starting in July. [...]

June 19, 2014 G. Valentino Ball News 0