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Migos Shine Bright at Their Album Release Show in New York City
"This is our album release party!" Quavo chirped when taking the stage last night at New York City's Highline Ballroom to celebrate the long-awaited release of Migos' Yung Rich Nation. And while he and Takeoff crisscrossed the stage—Quavo looking thin as hell and Takeoff looking more and m…
Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era Celebrate the First Annual Steez Day
It started with a downpour that soaked the masses and ended with an outpouring of emotion the size of Central Park. Last night's first annual #STEEZDay, put together by Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era to honor their fallen comrade Capital STEEZ on what would have been his 22nd birthday, contained every…
Tink Tears Up SOB’s in Brief NYC Performance
Hot 97's Who's Next concert series at SOB's in Manhattan has been on a consistently great run since its beginning at showcasing up-and-coming talent. Last night was ladies' night, with Asia Sparks and Detroit Che opening up for Chicago's buzzing new rapstress Tink...
Makonnen Makes Brooklyn Shake at NYC Headlining Show
It wasn't long after Makonnen took the stage around 10:30 pm last night at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn that the building began to shake. It started under the floorboards, reverberating through the basement bar that props the place up before moving upward and infiltrating the walls...
Vic Mensa Rocks Secret Show in Chicago
The ripples of Kanye West were abundant at the Chop Shop in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood Friday night for 21-year-old Vic Mensa’s homecoming. That the show sold out in under 20 minutes was no surprise given the hometown hero’s recent ascendance v…
Young Thug and Travi$ Scott Turn Up at NYC Show
Young Thug and Travi$ Scott brought their Rodeo Tour with Metro Boomin to New York City last night for two straight sold-out shows at Webster Hall in Manhattan. The first, which kicked off around 8:15, was all too brief (clocking in at just over an hour and 20 minutes) but provided enough energy to …
Alex Wiley Announces New Mixtape at NYC Show
New York City's SOB's played host to the new school last night (March 4), as Philly rapper Tunji Ige and Chi-town MCs Kembe X and Alex Wiley brought out a mixed crowd of hip-hop lovers, impending snow storm be damned.
Tunji warmed up the impressionable audience with songs from his late…

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