Nas & Lauryn Hill Tour Dates, New Ludacris, Lil Wayne Deposed + More [HIP-HOP HEADLINES]
It’s been a news filled week for hip-hop, so let’s jump right in.
ON THE ROAD: Nas & Lauryn Hill announce Life is Good/Black Rage Tour. Rap fans are in for a taste of nostalgia this fall. Queens legend Nas and New Jersey native Lauryn Hill collaborated to host the Life is Good/Black Rage Tour, which kicks off October 6. The closest venues to Buffalo are in Philadelphia and Rochester, so those of you interested better jump at those tickets now! All the official tour dates are listed below.
October 6th Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion (NAS ONLY)
October 20th Phoenix, AZ Arizona State Fairgrounds (NAS ONLY)
October 26th Asheville, NC MOOG Festival (NAS ONLY)
October 27th Nashville, TN Riverfront Park (NAS ONLY)
October 28th New Orleans, LA Voodoo Festival (NAS ONLY)
October 29th Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom
October 31st Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
November 2nd Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
November 3rd Norfolk, VA NorVa Theatre (NAS ONLY)
November 4th Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall
November 7th Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
November 9th Rochester, NY Main Street Armory (NAS ONLY)
November 11th Boston, MA House of Blues
November 14th Chicago, IL Congress Theatre
November 16th Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium
November 17th Magna, UT Salt Air
November 19th Oakland, CA Fox Oakland Theater
December 31st New York, NY Radio City Music Hall (NAS ONLY)
NEW MUSIC: Ludacris featuring Kelly Rowland – “Representin’”. The CDQ for Ludacris’ new single off his upcoming album Ludaversal has finally hit radio and features former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland. Listen below!
NEW MUSIC: Wiz Khalifa featuring The Weeknd – "Remember You". The release date for Wiz Khalifa’s new album is now December 4, and it includes tracks with Juicy J, Pharrell, 2 Chainz and Cam’ron, as well as others. Khalifa’s second single, which you can hear below, was released this week and features Toronto singer, The Weeknd.
NEW MUSIC: Tyga featuring Dom Kennedy – “Crenshaw @ Midnight”. Two of the West Coast’s biggest names, Tyga and Dom Kennedy, have come together for “Crenshaw @ Midnight,” an ode to their old stomping grounds in California.
LEGAL LOL’S: Lil Wayne deposed in lawsuit against Quincy Jones III. It seems Lil Wayne’s found a sense of humor when it comes to his legal woes. This time, however, the Young Money mascot is the source of the drama. He has recently filed a lawsuit against Quincy Jones III for what Weezy claims was unauthorized use of his music in a documentary Jones III made, titled The Carter. Watch as Weezy F. Baby proves why they say “baby.”
NEW MUSIC: DJ Drama featuring Rick Ross, Pusha T, Miguel and Curren$y – “Clouds”. DJ Drama has no issues bringing together some of the biggest names in music. This time he’s got lyrical heavyweights Pusha T, Curren$y and Rick Ross, as well as singer Miguel. Rochester native DJ Green Lantern actually premiered this on his show, too, which is all the more reason to give it a listen!
ON THE ROAD: Maybach Music Group announces The MMG Tour. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale and Machine Gun Kelly will all be touring this fall on The MMG Tour. The announcement video can be seen below, and for those of you with low patience, the tour dates begin at the 33-second mark.