Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Childish Gambino all passed on Grammy performance offers

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Childish Gambino all reportedly turned down offers to perform at the Grammys this year, according to the The New York Times. The show’s veteran producer Ken Ehrlich purportedly reached out to the triad of industry crème de la crème, two of which are nominated for Album of the Year, to offer performance slots. All three declined….

MADE IN AMERICA Festival Releases 2018 Schedule

“MADE IN AMERICA” SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, AND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2   SINGLE DAY TICKETS ON SALE NOW   2018 LINE-UP INCLUDES A VERY SPECIAL SET BY KENDRICK LAMAR, HEADLINERS NICKI MINAJ AND POST MALONE, AND LINE-UP OF MORE THAN 60 ACTS INCLUDING MEEK MILL, DIPLO, ZEDD, MIGUEL, JANELLE MONÁE, ALESSIA CARA,…

KENDRICK LAMAR PRODUCED THE THEME SONG FOR THE ‘BLACK PANTHER’ SOUNDTRACK

Kendrick Lamar‘s newest release with SZA is not only a stellar song in itself, but it sets the scene for Marvel‘s forthcoming film Black Panther! “Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther’ is amazing, from its cast to its director. The magnitude of this film showcases a great marriage of art and culture. I’m truly honored to contribute my knowledge of producing…

Skrillex Finally Drops His Monster Remix of Kendick Lamar’s ‘Humble’

The best way to really appreciate Kendrick Lamar’s god-flow is to isolate the vocals. Skrillex knows you’ve been waiting for his remix of “Humble,” but first, he wants you to appreciate this greatness. Get your head split open first with each delicious syllable, and drag your brain into the mosh pit when Skrill’s funky, bone-rattling bass comes…

Hip hop is now the most popular genre of music in the U.S.

Given the status of artists like Drake, Chance the Rapper, and Kendrick Lamar, to name but a few, it’s no surprise that hip hop is among the biggest influencers of the zeitgeist. That hip hop is now the undisputed most popular genre in the United States is perhaps more of a surprise, however, but nevertheless one backed by statistics now released by…

KENDRICK LAMAR ANNOUNCES SECRET SHOW LIVESTREAM IN BROOKLYN

KENDRICK LAMAR ANNOUNCES SECRET SHOW LIVESTREAM IN BROOKLYN The show will be livestreamed from his Facebook page. Kendrick Lamar is hosting an exclusive secret show in Brooklyn for American Express holders. Tickets for the event have quickly sold out, but the event will also be streamed on Lamar’s Facebook page at 9pm EST on December…

Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, and Beyoncé rumored to headline Coachella 2017

Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, and Beyoncé rumored to headline Coachella 2017 Little more than a month remains before Goldenvoice’s official reveal for the 2017 edition of Coachella, an announcement which usually takes place each January. As is annually the case, rumors have abounded regarding who will earn coveted slots at the nation’s most popular festival, including…

Kendrick Lamar was two hours of pure fire in Melbourne last night

Kendrick Lamar was two hours of pure fire in Melbourne last night It took about 90 seconds for Kendrick Lamar to utter his first words on the opening leg of his Australian tour last night. Instead, he stalked the stage for what seemed like an eternity, only threatening to step up to the mic, while…

KENDRICK LAMAR’S ‘UNTITLED UNMASTERED.’ VINYL IS COMING

KENDRICK LAMAR’S ‘UNTITLED UNMASTERED.’ VINYL IS COMING His fourth album will receive a physical release this spring Kendrick Lamar recently ambushed the world with an eight-track album titled ‘untitled unmastered.’ as the follow-up to his ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ LP that was released almost one year ago. Lamar originally released his fourth album solely digitally,…

KENDRICK LAMAR JUST DROPPED A SURPRISE ALBUM, STREAM IT HERE

KENDRICK LAMAR JUST DROPPED A SURPRISE ALBUM, STREAM IT HERE On the heels of his incredibly powerful Grammy’s performance, Kendrick Lamar has just dropped a brand new album. There was almost no warning preceding the release of this album, aside from a vague hint from the boss of Lamar’s label, Top Dawg Entertainment earlier this…

Panorama Drops Lineup For Debut Festival

Panorama Drops Lineup For Debut Festival There have been rumors swirling over the last year or so that Goldenvoice will be bringing its baby ofCoachella to the East Coast. In January, it finally came to fruition in the form of Panorama. Today, the lineup for the inaugural edition of Panorama was revealed and it is pretty stacked to say the least. Kendrick…

KENDRICK LAMAR’S LEGENDARY GRAMMY PERFORMANCE

KENDRICK LAMAR’S LEGENDARY GRAMMY PERFORMANCE With a selection of fan favorites and new material, Kendrick Lamar stole the show Cornrow Kenny, aka Kendrick Lamar delivered one of the greatest Grammy performances of all time. After being nominated for an astonishing 11 Grammys and winning 5, Kendrick showed why he deserved it all. His performance of…

Grammys 2016: Who Will Win and Who Should Win

Grammys 2016: Who Will Win and Who Should Win Two Billboard critics survey the field, from Lamar vs. Swift to Dylan vs. Manilow, with a wary eye on the “Beck factor.” Jody Rosen Is this Kendrick Lamar’s year? The stars seem to be aligned for Lamar, who has a near-record 11 ­nominations. To Pimp a…

The Grammys Best Dance Recording category

The Grammys Best Dance Recording category The 58th annual Grammy Awards is around the corner, set to kick off Monday, February 15 from Los Angeles, and per usual, there’s no shortage of worthy candidates in the dance/electronic space. With a gramophone up for grabs in the album department and another for remixers, we take a look…

Kendrick Lamar to be given hometown honour

Kendrick Lamar to be given hometown honour Rapper Kendrick Lamar will be honoured with the Key to the City in his hometown of Compton, California. Mayor Aja Brown will fete the Swimming Pools (Drank) artist during a special ceremony on 13 February (15), when he will be given the key to represent his significant contributions…

Grammy Nominations 2016: See the Full List of Nominees

Grammy Nominations 2016: See the Full List of Nominees Kendrick Lamar photographed on Dec. 3, 2014 at Smashbox Studios in Culver City, Ca. RAMONA ROSALES Kendrick Lamar leads all nominees with 11, The Weeknd and Taylor Swift each have 7 nominations. Kendrick Lamar earned 11 nominations for the 2016 Grammys, both Taylor Swift and The…

Grammy Nominations 2016: Diplo and Skrillex Lead Dance Music

Grammy Nominations 2016: Diplo and Skrillex Lead Dance Music The 2016 Grammy Awards nominees were announced this morning (December 7th) and delivered some surprises to fans, but unfortunately dance music was kicked to the curb once again. Kendrick Lamar earned 11 nominations, where both Taylor Swift and The Weeknd received 7 nominations. For the Grammy’s…