Osheaga music festival seems to be getting more rap-oriented every year. The official flyer for the event was released today, and while Oukast's name at the top of the bill was of no surprise, the many rappers that followed were pretty unexpected.
Pitchfork's annual festival is usually more on the indie side than the rap side, but nonetheless they tend to incorporate a bit of hip-hop into the line-up. This year the festival has announced that Kendrick Lamar is headlining, as are Beck and Neutral Milk Hotel.
OutKast are gearing up for big things this spring and summer, as they take themselves on the road for over 40 different festivals tour dates, not to mention the possibility that they'll be starting a new album (!).
The 2014 BUKU Music + Art festival is upon us, and will feature a very special act. Nas is going to perform, and not only is he going to perform, but he'll be doing the entire, seminal Illmatic record in it entirety, back to front.
The OutKast news keeps getting better and better. Last week we received official news that the duo would headline the stage at Coachella 2014, followed up by the news that they'd also be performing at the annual Governors Ball in NYC.
This is pretty sad news. Rock The Bells, a hip-hop festival celebrating its tenth year, and which has been expanding over the years by visiting more locations across the U.S., has to cancel their remaining shows in New York and Washington, D.C. due to poor ticket sales.
Azealia Banks hasn't had a great experience at the Australian Listen Out festival so far. The rapper narrowly dodged a beer bottle thrown at her during her appearance in Sidney last weekend, and suffered a similar incident last night at the Melbourne date.
Downtown Events has announced their line-up for next month's music festival, Downtown Music Fest. The festival takes place in Lower Manhattan, New York, and covers many different genres of music over two days worth of shows.
The initial lineup for New York City's annual Downtown Music Festival has been announced, and it incudes Earl Sweatshirt and the Black Hippy collective that is Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock. Joining them is a fleet of more alternative artists including Black D
The line-up for the sixth annual Soundset Festival has been announced. The festival is presented by Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose Presents and features a slew of ranging hip-hop acts. Headlining the event are Atmosphere and Snoop Dogg, along with Tech N9ne and Mac Miller.