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Rock The Bells Returning In 2014
After the cancellation of the second half of the Rock The Bells concert earlier this year due to low ticket sales, many hip-hop heads were wondering what would be the fate of the beloved concert. According to promoters of the event, Guerilla Union, the show must go on, and will in 2014...
U-God Slams Soul Temple Records
"Raw I'mma give it to ya, with no trivia," promised U-God on "Da Mystery of Chessboxin" almost 20 years ago on the instantly iconic Enter The Wu-Tang. Though much has changed in Wu-Tang nation since then—soldiers have fallen, albums have dropped, holograms have been built—the deep-voiced lyricist has stayed true to his word, delivering harsh truths and painful revelations from
Top Hip-Hop Headlines – 9/23 – 9/27
Despite reports that Drake was on pace to sell over 600,000 copies of his new album, Nothing Was The Same, hip-hop was dominated by another fashionable rapper, Kanye West, this week. Kanye's interview with Zane Lowe of the BBC was the talk of the hip-hop world this week as the instantly quotable interview spawned endless lists, memes and parodies of the four-part installment ...
Rock The Bells Founder At A Loss For Words Over Festival Cancellation
Chang Weisberg, the Rock The Bells founder and owner of the festival's production company Guerilla Union, spoke yesterday to about the festival's cancellation in both Washington, D.C. and New York. The company released an official statement yesterday saying that the cancellations had to do with poor ticket sales, with a source telling XXL that the company stood to take a $3 million hit..
Rock The Bells Issues Statement Regarding Cancellation Of D.C., NYC Shows
Rock The Bells just released a statement regarding the cancellation of the final two weekends of its tour in Washington, D.C. and New York City. XXL reported earlier today that the dates would not be fulfilled, with a source indicating that the reasoning was due to poor ticket sales, and that parent company Guerilla Union would take a $3 million hit with the cancelled dates...
Rock The Bells Cancels Washington, D.C. And New York Shows Due To Poor Ticket Sales
Rock The Bells, the traveling hip-hop festival celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has already pulled off two successful shows in Los Angeles and San Francisco this summer. But according to local Washington, D.C. publications, as well as Ticketmaster's web site and XXL's own sources, the iterations in both the nation's capital and the New York City area have been cancelled...
Method Man Walked Off The Stage During Wu-Tang’s Set At Rock The Bells Last Weekend
Rock the Bells kicked off in California last weekend, with the headlining set by Wu-Tang Clan acting as both a celebration of the group's twentieth year and the festival's tenth, but things didn't go exactly as planned. After making waves earlier this year by announcing that holograms of both Eazy-E and Ol' Dirty Bastard would grace the stage alongside their respective groups Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Ol’ Dirty Bastard Hologram Gets Wild During Wu-Tang Clan’s Rock The Bells Set
Ol' Dirty Bastard rode again last night for the first time since his death in 2004, with a hologram of him projected during Wu-Tang Clan's set at Rock The Bells in Los Angeles. Crazy as it is to watch him perform tracks like "Shame On A Nigga" and "Shimmy Shimmy Ya," the end is typical ODB style, disappearing with a spin into thin air...
The 10 Best Documentaries About Rappers
Last week, Detroit rapper Danny Brown released 12.12.08, a documentary from 2009 that chronicled his steady hustle in the D's hip-hop scene. While the film felt slightly dated, it certainly captured a moment for Danny, back when he still had braids and a generally different rap style, a far cry from his latest hipster-friendly days as an artist signed to Fool's Gold...
Iamsu! On The Invasion, Working With 2 Chainz And Wiz Khalifa And Performing At Rock The Bells
Iamsu! is coming fresh out of the Bay Area, with a series of mixtapes under his belt with his most recent, Kilt 2, having just been re-released as a deluxe edition on LiveMixtapes. Kilt 2—as with much of Iamsu!'s material—was largely produced by the various members of The Invasion, the rapper's Bay Area production crew that boasts, in addition to himself, producers P-Lo, Jay Ant, Kuya Beats and Sa

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