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Only In Queens Festival: Sheila E. / Musiq Soulchild / Kranium

Though she’s best known for her association with Prince—arguably his most talented and highest-profile protege-Sheila Escovedo had already recorded with George Duke and toured with Marvin Gaye by the time she met the Purple One. Often called “The Queen of Percussion,” the legendary percussionist featured on Purple Rain opener “Let’s Go Crazy” before breaking out […]

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SummerStage on the Rocks: Kes the Band / Shenseea / Sounds 4 Life / Max Glazer

Kes the Band has been flying the flag for its Trinidad and Tobago soca-influenced Caribbean pop since 2006’s Three Baldheads and A Dread, but truly broke out at Carnival in 2011 with their infectious hit “Wotless.” Led by the three Dieffenthaller brothers and their friend Riad Boochoon, Kes wields island rhythms with a reggae and […]

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Usher and Erykah Badu to Headline Smokin Grooves Fest 2019

mokin Grooves Fest proved itself to be one of the best curated hip-hop/R&B lineups around with its debut last year. For this year’s event, it’s keeping up the good reputation. Taking place June 15th at Queen Mary Park in Long Beach, CA, the festival will be headlined by Usher and Erykah Badu. As for the […]

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Mary J. Blige and Nas to perform at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum in July

Fiserv Forum just announced its second hip-hop show since the new arena opened. On July 30, Mary J. Blige and Nas will bring their ‘Royalty Tour’ to Milwaukee. Tickets for the show at Milwaukee’s new world-class arena will go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 3, at 10 a.m. and can be […]

Only In Queens Festival: Sheila E. / Musiq Soulchild / Krani ...

SummerStage on the Rocks: Kes the Band / Shenseea / Sounds 4 ...

Usher and Erykah Badu to Headline Smokin Grooves Fest 2019

Mary J. Blige and Nas to perform at Milwaukee’s Fiserv ...

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Dave Chappelle Doing Broadway Run in July

Dave Chappelle will be making his Broadway debut this summer, doing five consecutive nights at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on July 9-13. Tickets for those shows go on sale Friday, June 21 at 10 AM with a Verified Fan Presale starting June 18 at 10 AM. You’ll need to register with Verified Fan by 10 PM on June 16 to […]

Only In Queens Festival: Sheila E. / Musiq Soulchild / Kranium

Though she’s best known for her association with Prince—arguably his most talented and highest-profile protege-Sheila Escovedo had already recorded with George Duke and toured with Marvin Gaye by the time she met the Purple One. Often called “The Queen of Percussion,” the legendary percussionist featured on Purple Rain opener “Let’s Go Crazy” before breaking out […]

Rick Ross headlining Bushwick Collective Block Party 2019

Bushwick street art group Bushwick Collective are holding their eighth annual Block Party on Saturday, June 1 from 10 AM-6 PM at the intersection of Troutman St and Saint Nicholas Ave. The free event includes hand-selected local food trucks, a merchant market of vendors selling original art, prints, jewelry, clothing and more, face and body […]

Lil Wayne and Blink-182 Announce Joint Tour

Lil Wayne and Blink-182 have announced that they’ll be going on a joint tour this year. The rapper and band will be touring across North America in June, July, August and September on a giant run. Cities include Toronto, Charlotte, Atlanta, Houston, Austin, Dallas, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Detroit, Chicago and many others. Tickets go […]

Groovin’ in the Park returns to Roy Wilkins Park June 30th

Groovin’ In The Park is North America’s largest annual Reggae and R&B concert. It is a family friendly entertainment event which provides an eclectic array of popular music catering to a very diverse audience from the USA and the Caribbean. Recognizing that many quality out-door park concerts are mostly held in the boroughs of Manhattan […]

Prospect Park Soiree Is Back!

The beloved community event known as the Prospect Park Soiree is coming back for its third year on Saturday, June 22; tickets are on sale now. This magical evening of dancing and dining under the stars for a one-night-only celebration of Brooklyn’s Backyard is brought to you by Prospect Park Alliance. Expect thousands of friends […]

Afropunk Brooklyn 2019 Announces lineup

Afropunk Brooklyn returns to Commodore Barry Park on August 24-25, and the festival has announced the lineup by day. Saturday (8/24) includes sets from Jill Scott, Gary Clark Jr., Tierra Whack, Leon Bridges, Kelsey Lu, Goldlink, Ravyn Lenae, Rico Nasty, Junglepussy, Kari Faux, Leikeli47 and more, while Sunday (8/25) has FKA twigs, Toro Y Moi, […]

Lineup For Soundset 2019 Announced

Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose Presents have announced the lineup for their 12th annual Soundset Festival, set to return to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on the Midway on May 26th. This year, Lil Wayne will be headlining, following the release of Tha Carter V, which went platinum and debuted with the second highest streaming week ever […]