Earlier in the week Mick Jenkins hit us with "Get Up Get Down," a taste off his upcoming album Wave[s]. The project serves as a follow up to The Water[s], however unlike The Water[s], this will be released commercially via Cinematic Music Group.
With the Straight Outta Compton film right around the corner, there's been a lot of talk about N.W.A. in recent months, and a few of the members even reunited on stage. Apparently, the studio behind the movie is looking to launch an official N.W.A.
Vic Mensa just announced a rock solid slate of summer tour dates. After hitting the Pitchfork Festival stage in his hometown of Chicago this weekend, he'll start the tour for real on August 8 at the Mad Decent Block Party in Brooklyn.
Azealia Banks is taking her debut album, Broke with Expensive Taste, on the road, where she'll be joined by r'n'b singer K. Michelle (who will be taking her own album, Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? on the tour).
AK The Savior and Issa Gold, aka The Underachievers, are teaming up once more for their sophomore album. The album's title was announced today, Evermore - The Art of Duality, along with accompanying tour dates of the U.S. and the U.K.
Wiz Khalifa is touring all summer long with Fall Out Boy for his "Boys of the Zummer" tour. Once that wraps up, he'll continue his life on the road with another tour overseas, accompanied by Harlemite A$AP Rocky.
To promote their recently-released Good Vibe Tribe mixtape, Audio Push is taking their talents on the road for the newly-announced “The Rest Comes Later” Tour alongside female emcee Snow Tha Product.
The other week appeared to be a bit of a rough patch for Australian-bred artist Iggy Azalea. After a petition demanded the retraction of her Best Rap Song award from the BMAs, news circulated that she had cancelled her impending tour entirely.