Lauryn Hill Announces Exciting Additions to ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ Tour

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The tour begins on July 5th in Virgina Beach.

As if a Lauryn Hill commemorative The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill tour wasn’t enough excitement by itself, Ms. Hill has just supplemented this elation with the addition of some major names: Nas, Dave Chappelle, De La Soul, and more.

Celebrating her iconic album’s 20th anniversary, this tour will also now feature Dave East, Big Boi, Busta Rhymes, and A$AP Rocky as openers.

Check out the full updated tour list below:

 

July 5 Virginia Beach, VA with A$AP Rocky, Jo Mersa Marley

July 8 Bristow, VA – with A$AP Rocky, Jo Mersa Marley

July 11 Boston, MA – with M.I.A., Busta Rhymes, Jo Mersa Marley

July 13 Philadelphia, PA – with M.I.A., Busta Rhymes, Tierra Whack, Jo Mersa Marley

July 15 Wantagh, NY – with M.I.A., Busta Rhymes, Jo Mersa Marley

July 18 Toronto, Ontario – with Santigold, Busta Rhymes, Dave East,Tierra Whack

July 20 Sterling Heights, MI – with Santigold, Busta Rhymes, Dave East, Bambaata Marley

July 22 Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival

July 25 Charlotte, NC – with Big Boi, Bambaata Marley, Raury

July 26 Raleigh, NC – with Big Boi, Bambaata Marley, Raury

July 29 St. Petersburg, FL – with Big Boi, Dave East, Bambaata Marley

July 31 Miami, FL – with Big Boi, De La Soul, Dave East, Bambaata Marley

August 2 Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place with Big Boi, Dave East, Bambaata Marley

August 3 Atlanta, GA – with Big Boi, De La Soul, Victory

August 5 Nashville, TN – with Big Boi, Dave East, Victory

August 8 Holmdel, NJ – with Nas, Santigold, Victory

September 7 Las Vegas, NV – with Nas, Protoje, Iman Omari

September 9 San Diego, CA – with Kelela, Protoje, Iman Omari

September 12 Portland, OR – with Nas, Santigold, Iman Omari

September 14 Burnaby, British Columbia – with Santigold, De La Soul, Iman Omari

September 15 Kent, WA – with Santigold, De La Soul, Shabazz Palaces

September 18 Los Angeles, CA – with Dave Chappelle, De La Soul

September 20 Mountain View, CA – with SZA, De La Soul, Shabazz Palaces

September 22 Phoenix, AZ – with Santigold, Mr. Eazi, Tierra Whack

September 24 Albuquerque, NM – with Nas, Talib Kwell, Tierra Whack

September 26 Morrison, CO – with Santigold, Talib Kwell, Shabazz Palaces

September 29 Sugar Land, TX – with Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces

September 30 Irving, TX – with Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces

October 3 New Orleans, LA – with Nas, Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces

October 5 St. Louis, MO – with Nas, Patoranking, Shabazz Palaces

 

Jay Z to Head Puma Basketball

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Add it to the resume.

Multi-platinum rapper, former part owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Roc Nation founder, and now, Jay Z can proudly add president of Puma’s basketball operations to his decorated resume.

A relaunched venture, Puma basketball, under Hov’s direction, will see exciting talent join the team, as they’ve recently signed-up top draft choices, DeAndre Ayton of Arizona, Marvin Bagley III of Duke, and Zhaire Smith of Texas Tech. Jay Z will provide input for creative design, art concepts, and brand direction.

It’s an exciting time for Puma with one of music’s most treasured icons at the helm.

 

Jay Z & Beyoncé Release Joint Album, ‘Everything is Love’

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Thank you, Jay and Bey.

Few individuals are noteworthy enough to warrant a surprise album release. With zero marketing and promotion, or even the subtlest hint of a drop, it’s extremely difficult to garner the interest necessary to receive respectable first-week numbers. Jay Z and Beyoncé belong to this rare company, and a couple of days ago, they released a collaborate surprise album, Everything is Love.

Currently on tour together, the out-of-the-blue release nice complements their joint musical performance, and has elated fans all over the world. A nine-track effort, Everything is Love is unsurprisingly a Tidal exclusive, however, Jay and Bey released a lengthy music video for the album’s energetic track, “APESH*T”.

If you have a Tidal account, consider yourself lucky. For everyone else, satiate your Hov and Queen desires by watching the “APESH*T” video below:

Logic Releases “Contra” Video

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Off his recently-released album, Bobby Tarrantino II.

Since divorcing his wife of two years, Logic has been enjoying the fruits of his singlehood. Hitting the gym to play the part of a bachelor, Logic has beefed-up considerably and has been seen with an attractive young blonde. Physically manifesting this liberation, Logic has just released the highly-entertaining, ostentatious–in a great way–music video for his Bobby Tarrantino II hit, “Contra”.

Watch here:

Listen to ‘Nasir’ Now

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Yes, NAS ALBUM DONE.

Finally, the week’s coming to a close. Time to stop thinking about spreadsheets, client calls, and corporate monotony, and time to start thinking bout the weekend plans. To properly celebrate the impending temporary freedom, check out the long-awaited release of Nas’ 11th studio album. Yes, NAS ALBUM DONE.

While we still wait for Nasir to hit streaming platforms, you can watch the live stream that occured in High Bridge last night:

Jay Rock Releases Third ‘Redemption’ Single, “OSOM”

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Featuring J. Cole and SiR.

With Jay Rock’s third studio album, Redemption, dropping tomorrow, there is tons of excitement surrounding the flagship TDE member’s release. His first project since the 2015 90059, Rock’s Redemption has garnered a respectable amount of press and buzz, mainly due to his past hip-hop contributions and known potential. With two singles already released, “WIN” and “The Bloodiest”, Jay Rock wraps up his album promotion with the third and final single, “OSOM”, featuring fellow TDE member, SiR, and the transcendent J. Cole.

Listen to “OSOM” below, and get ready for Redemption dropping tomorrow: