Illenium Announces MASSIVE NYC Show At Madison Square Garden Next Year
Illenium took over New York City’s Terminal 5 for the start of a Three-night run on the venue, main right into a pair of reveals in Chicago subsequent weekend. While the Awake 2.zero set was as blisteringly lovely as at all times, it wasn’t till Illenium’s speech on the finish that maybe the largest cheer of the evening was had.
After introducing every of his cohorts on stage and taking a household photograph, Illenium addressed the group, “Yo I obtained some information as we speak that I’m not likely supposed to inform anyone, however I actually need to inform you. I’m coming again subsequent yr and taking part in Madison Square Garden.”
This shall be Illenium’s greatest solo present of his profession at a venue that's wanted by just about each musical act in existence. No doubt 2019 shall be Illenium’s greatest yr but!
Jay Critch Links Up With French Montana & Fabolous For "Try It" Music Video
Jay Critch comes by with new visuals for “Try It” ft. Fabolous and Fab.
Jay Critch has been one of the vital, if not probably the most, promising rising acts to come back out of New York City in current instances. With the discharge of his debut challenge, Hood Favorite this previous Friday, he proved that he is one of many hottest rappers to come back out of NYC prior to now few years. While the rapper held down the vast majority of the challenge on his personal, he did faucet New York City giants French Montana and Fabolous for the monitor, “Try It.” Today, he hyperlinks up with the 2 rappers to ship the track’s official visuals.
Jay Critch is again with a brand new set of visuals off his debut mixtape, Hood Favorite. Critch, alongside Fabolous and French Montana, shut down the membership and boss up for the video. Casanova additionally makes an look within the music video and from the seems of it, he is having the time of his life. Harry Fraud, who produced the monitor, additionally makes a cameo within the music video.
Peep the brand new visuals for Critch’s single above.
Fetty Luciano Arrives With A "Story To Tell"
“I instructed FETTY to choose up the [mic] in 2014,” writes Def Jam EVP Steven Victor, “He got here residence and went straight to the sales space.”
Less than a yr after his launch from jail, Fetty Luciano has delivered on his venture Story To Tell, preserving the phrases of Victor and others like him in thoughts to craft his main label debut. Racking up 10 tracks whole, the GS9 soldier and brother of Rowdy Rebel comes by way of with appears from the likes of Gunna, Landstrip Chip, and Bobby Shmurda. While a parlay into the business, Story To Tell additionally alerts vital development for the Flatbush-bred emcee as he ushers in a brand new chapter of prosperity.
“I’m remodeling. I’m turning into a greater man day-to-day, a greater particular person,” he tells Brick journal. “The extra money I get, the extra I’m gonna work. I wanna be rich. I wanna dwell a lavish way of life—so there’s no let ups! I can’t let Bobby and Rowdy down. I can’t let my father down. I can’t let my mates down. People wanna see me win and I’ve to win.”
N.O.R.E. Returns In New Video For "In The Beginning"
20 years within the recreation.
N.O.R.E., the artist previously generally known as Noreaga, has been making his return to the music scene dropping numerous initiatives just lately. First gaining notoriety in Queens-based hip-hop group Capone-N-Noreaga, N.O.R.E has develop into a staple within the rap world. He current album was launched on his peer Nas’s label, Mass Appeal.
The video accompanies the opening monitor of his 5E album, “In the Beginning.” It options N.O.R.E, actual title Victor Santiago Jr, spitting rhymes towards a brick wall. The gentle is actually shone on the rapper, his rhymes and his ice which compliments an in any other case subdued mixture of a branded shirt and sweats.
You can watch the long-lasting rapper’s video above.
Young M.A & KorLeone Link Up For The "Wahlinn" Music Video
Young M.A. & KorLeone team up for the “Wahlinn” music video.
It’s been two years since Young M.A’s hit single, “Ouuu” came out but fans are eagerly waiting for the Brooklyn rapper to release her debut album. Last year, she dropped off her EP, Herstory but throughout this year, she’s been dishing out a lot of dope one-off singles. To kick off the fall, Young M.A. released her single, “Wahlinn” with KorLeone this past weekend. Now, she serves up an official music video for the track.
Young M.A showed off a different side of her artistry on her melodic new single, “Wahlinn” and now, she drops off a new music video for the song. Her and KorLeone are seen riding on jetskis through the NYC waters with the Statue Of Liberty in clear sight. Afterwards, she and KorLeone are posted up with some baddies and their homies in front of the New York City skyline while they pop bottles and flex their wads of cash.
Throughout the course of the summer, Young M.A dropped off a few massive singles. At the top of July, she came through with her single, “Petty Wap” and dropped off the pool party themed music video the following week. In August, she released “Car Confessions. Hopefully, we’ll be getting her debut album soon.
Governors Ball 2018: What You Need To Know
New York City’s Governors Ball kicks off in just over a week, where tens of thousands of music lovers and festival goers will flock to Randall’s Island, wedged between the Harlem and East river. In its eighth consecutive year, the festival continues its tradition of booking some of the best names in music, but not forgetting some lesser known and up and coming acts to grace the stages.
And while the lineup is as eclectic as New York City itself, EDM fans can rest assured there are many electronic acts performing, including The Glitch Mob who will undoubtedly play tracks off of their latest album release See Without Eyes; other acts include Galantis, Flight Facilities, Two Feet, Cut Copy, and the highly anticipated Silk City, consisting of longtime friends Diplo and Mark Ronson, in their first-ever (official) festival appearance.
In addition to a well curated EDM lineup, the festival boasts a heavy hitting rap and hip-hop ensemble with Eminem headlining Sunday night, Travis Scott closing out one of the main stages Saturday night, and other performers among them: Post Malone, DRAM, 2Chainz, Khalid, Aminé, Goldlink and many more throughout the three-day event.
The gates open at 11:45am each day of the festival with music starting 12:15pm, Friday-Sunday. The music is unfortunately capped each night at 11pm, but if you want to keep the party going, Governors Ball has teamed up with local venues to book acts on the lineup for late night shows, starting after the festival grounds close. Some notable late night shows in the electronic realm include The Glitch Mob (Friday, June 1 at Schimanski), Flight Facilities (Friday, June 1 at Output), and Galantis (Saturday, June 2nd at Schimanski). Tickets are sold separately, and some have already sold out, so get your tickets to these shows quick! (Link)
And what would a music festival be without food options? Just as you can get some of the best food in New York City, the same can be said for Gov Ball. This is a category Gov Ball does not skimp out on by any means. Heck, they’ve even gone as far as to have their own food lineup poster, which you can peep below.
And if you just cant wait to get to Randall’s Island, check out Gov Ball’s own curated Spotify playlist with almost 200 tracks from this year’s artists.
After the festival, stay tuned for a full recap from Your EDM with photo albums to follow.
Banksy Piece Surfaces In New York City
One the world's most illusive and intriguing artists has made an appearance yet again. This time, in New York City. World-renowned, Banksy visited the city to show f his latest stencil work. Using his signature rat figure, he placed it within the confines a broken clock. It's already being visited by fans.
The artist visited Greenwich Village for his latest piece art. The rat appears to be running within the face the clock, leading people to believe it's a depiction the "rat race." The clock is also atop a bank, signifing this struggle we have as a nation. The piece was confirmed to be real by Banksy's ficial Instagram account.
Art enthusiasts are excited about this event. The last time Banksy has been known to be in NYC is for his "Better Out Than In" exhibition. For 31 days, his art was popping up around the city. If you're a fan the artist, you better check it out now. The building is set for demolition; a fitting ending for his work.
New York Appoints Its First-Ever Nightlife Mayor
Every city has a mayor. But, cities with thriving nightlife scenes now have nightlife mayors. London appointed its first Night Czar in 2016, and now New York has its first-ever nightlife mayor.
The New York Office Nightlife appointed Ariel Palitz as its senior executive director, aka the nightlife mayor. Palitz owned and operated the now defunct Sutra Lounge in the East Village neighborhood for 10 years. She was also a sitting member the city’s Community Board 3, participating in the State Liquor Authority subcommittee. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Palitz’s appointment yesterday. The nightlife mayor position and the New York Office Nightlife were created to aid venues and clubs in New York, which have begun closing en masse due to rising property rates and strict licensing laws.
In a , Palitz said, “You can’t crush culture—or subculture—in New York. It just goes deeper and longer. New York culture and nightlife still thrive in a very real way. It’s just going to find its new place.”
Tory Lanez Announces "Memories Don't Die" Free Shows
The time is near. Tory Lanez' highly anticipated sophomore album Memories Don't Die finally drops this Friday. The rapper's been working on the new album for a minute but he didn't reveal the title until October. Since then, he's kicked things into a high gear with the loose singles and the guest verses he's dropped f. Tory's album drops in four days but today, he reveals plans to celebrate Memories Don't Die with his fans at a set free shows.
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Tory Lanez hit Twitter to reveal his Memories Don't Die: The Takeover shows he has planned this week. The rapper will be doing four free shows and meet and greets upon the release his album. Lanez will kick things f on March 2nd (Friday) in New York City for a free show at SOB's followed by a meet & greet at Rough Trades on March 3rd. On March 4th, he'll head back to his home turf Toronto for a meet & greet at the Adidas Originals Store at 3pm before performing at MOD Club a few hours later.
Tory will bring the celebration to Los Angeles on March 5th for a meet and greet before performing at 1720 on March 6th. He'll then cap f the mini-tour in Atlanta with both the meet and greet and show on March 7th.
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The shows will all be on a first come, first served basis and you could RSVP right here. Peep the full details for the shows below.
Ja Rule Joins Protest Against NYC's Poor Public Housing Conditions
It seems that Ja Rule typically only pops up in headlines for bad reasons. Whether it's his ongoing feud with 50 Cent or his disastrous Fyre Festival last year. However, today is different. The rapper may not be in the limelight as he once was but he wants to make sure his voice is heard and helps others along the way. The rapper has joined the protest, along with hundreds others, against New York City's poor living conditions for public housing.
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Ja Rule joined hundreds protesters in NYC to protest against the New York City Housing Authorities for leaving people with horrendous living conditions. The NYCHA has been accused doing a poor job at handling tenants' complaints, not providing heat or hot water during the winter season and more. Ja took to the podium to address the issues with his fellow New Yorkers in attempt to fight back.
"I'm here to bring light to the situation. It's been going on for a long time and it's time for we, the people, to stand up and let our voices be heard." He said, "City Hall, New York City, the Mayor, the Governor they should all be ashamed themselves. These are Americans, New Yorkers, living in third world conditions and it should not be this way."
The rapper continued to say that they need to also focus on NYC's education system but before that, there must be change for those living in these type conditions.
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"Let’s come out and let’s fight this cause first. Let’s shut this city down. We ain’t paying no more rent until this situation is dealt with. No heat, no hot water? No money, no rent," he said during the press conference.
Watch the full press conference below with Ja speaking at the 23:30 mark.