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Maxwell Hits The Road w/ Common, Ledisi & Leela James

Awesome Gallery, Blog News, Musician / Bands, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events 27 Mar 17 0

by DJ Commish

A few months ago, we announced at Maxwell was going on town with Mary J. Blige. He his the road this past fall after releasing the critically acclaimed blackSUMMERSnight album last summer which is part 2 of the trilogy. Last month, Maxwell won a Grammy award for Best R&B Song for the hit single “Lake By The Ocean”.

It seems like he just can’t get enough of the road and seeing his fans. Yesterday, it was announced that Maxwell will once again hit the road on tour later this spring for a few select U.S. tour dates alongside Common, Ledisi and Leela James. Tidal members get first dibs on tickets beginning March 28th while tickets go on sale to the general public on March 31st. $1 of each ticket will be donated to Artist for Peace and Justice.

Tour dates include

5/23 – Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN w/ Common & Ledisi

5/24 – Bon Secours Wellness Arena – Greenville, SC w/ Common & Ledisi

5/26 – Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh, NC w/ Ledisi & Leela James

5/27 – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater – Virginia Beach, VA w/ Ledisi & Leela James

5/28 – Borgata Resort Spa & Casino – Atlantic City, NJ w/ Ledisi & Leela James

5/30 – Fraze Pavilion – Kettering, OH w/ Ledisi & Leela James

6/1 – Verizon Arena – North Little Rock, AR  w/ Ledisi & Leela James

6/2 – Beau Rivage Resort & Casino – Biloxi, MS w/ Ledisi & Leela James

6/3 – River Center – Baton Rouge, LA  w/ Ledisi

6/4 – Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium – Chattanooga, TN w/ Ledisi & Leela James

6/6 – Colonial Life Arena – Columbia, SC w/ Ledisi

6/8 – The Prudential Center – Newark, NJ w/ Ledisi

6/9 – The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Casino – Mashantucket, CT w/ Ledisi

6/10 – Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, NY w/ Ledisi

6/13 – Landers Center – Southaven, MS w/ Ledisi

6/15 – Huntington Center – Toledo, OH w/ Ledisi & Leela James

6/16 – Van Andel Arena – Grand Rapids, MI w/ Ledisi & Leela James

6/23 – Valley View Casino Arena – San Diego, CA w/ Ledisi

 

 

Sevyn Streeter Starts Her Tour Tonight

Awesome Gallery, Blog News, Musician / Bands, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events 11 Jan 17 0

By DJ Commish

Tonight is the grand opening of Sevyn Streeter’s tour for her upcoming album, “Girl Disrupted”. The Atlantic recording artist is set to release the album on Jan. 27th while on her 17 city U.S. tour. The album, which features the singles “Prolly” feat. Gucci Mane and “D4L” Feat. The Dream is her 3rd release. The tour kicks off in St. Louis but check the calendar below to see where you can check her out. Get tickets now.

1/12 – Firebird – St. Louis, MO

1/13 – Promontory – Chicago, IL

1/14 – El Club – Detroit, MI

1/15 – The Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH

1/18 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD

1/19 – B.B. King – New York, NY

1/21 – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA

1/22 – Howard Theatre – Washington, DC

1/24 – The Loft – Atlanta, GA

1/26 – House of Blues Cambridge Room – Dallas, TX

1/28 – House of Blues – Houston, TX

1/29 – House of Blues – New Orleans, LA

2/7 – Constellation Room – Santa Ana, CA

2/8 – Soda Bar – San Diego, CA

2/9 – New Parish – Oakland, CA

2/10 – Atrium – Santa Cruz, CA

2/11 – Ace of Spaces (Half House) – Sacramento, CA

2/12 – The Roxy Theatre – West Hollywood, CA

K Camp drops new EP

Blog News, Hot Albums, Musician / Bands, Uncategorized 02 Sep 16 0

by DJ Commish

The releases keep coming as K Camp just dropped a new EP called “Lyric Ave”. I feel like he has a few bangers on this project but you can be the judge of that. Check it out now and keep listening. We’ll feature music from this project on Commish Radio!

K Michelle Hits The Road This Summer

Blog News, Hot Albums, Musician / Bands, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events 18 May 16 0

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This summer, you can catch Atlantic recording artist and VH1 reality TV star K Michelle in concert.

Pre-sale tickets go sale on Thursday, 5/19 with general tickets go on sale Friday 5/20.

Check out the “Hello Kimberly” tour dates below.

July 12: Boston, Mass. | House of Blues
July 14: Richmond, Va. | The National
July 15: Norfolk, Va. | The Norva
July 16: St. Louis, Mo. | Scottrade Center (Radio Show)
July 19: Philadelphia, Pa. | The Fillmore
July 20: Baltimore, Md. | Ram’s Head Live!
July 21: Washington, D.C. | The Fillmore
July 23: Detroit, Mich. | Chene Park
July 27: Nashville, Tenn. | Marathon Music Works
July 28: Greensboro, N.C. | Cone Denim Center
July 29: Raleigh, N.C. | The Ritz Theatre
July 30: Myrtle Beach, S.C. | House of Blues
July 31: Atlanta, Ga. | Fox Theatre
Aug. 2: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. | Revolution Live
Aug. 5: Dallas, Texas | House of Blues
Aug. 6: San Antonio, Texas | The Aztec Theater
Aug. 7: Houston, Texas | House of Blues
Aug. 12: Las Vegas, Nev. | House of Blues
Aug. 13: Phoenix, Ariz. | Celebrity Theatre
Aug. 14: Los Angeles, Calif. | The Novo

Read More: K. Michelle Embarking on ‘Hello Kimberly’ Tour | http://theboombox.com/k-michelle-hello-kimberly-tour/?trackback=tsmclip

Teyana Taylor working on a new album?

Blog News, Musician / Bands, Uncategorized 12 May 16 0

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by Cherise Johnson

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After giving birth to her baby girl Iman Tayla Shumpert, Jr. in December, G.O.O.D. Music’s first lady, Teyana Taylor announces that she could be releasing her forthcoming album as soon as this summer.

Over the summer of last year, the Harlem, New York native unleashed The Cassette Tape 1994 EP which followed her 2014 debut album, VII.

Between being a new mom and fianceé to Cleveland Cavaliers’ shooting guard Iman Shumpert, Tey says she finally has the time to gear up for her next musical release.

“We’re already recording on my days off, we’re just recording,” Teyana says in an exclusive interview with HotNewHipHop‘s Baker. “I already made them wait long enough, so it’s time to just keep the music going, going, going, hopefully we have an album out by the summertime.”

Teyana is currently on her VII Unplugged Tour which is set to wrap up May 17 in Los Angeles at the Belasco Theatre.

Watch Teyana Taylor‘s exclusive interview with HotNewHipHop below.

Boosie Badazz drops a new project

Blog News, Hot Albums, Musician / Bands, Uncategorized 11 May 16 0

As Boosie Badazz continues to crank out music, he released the Bleek Mode (Thug in Peace Lil Bleek) project today (May 11).

The offering holds 19 tracks and includes features from Lil Durk, Og-Dre and Tony Michael.

Bleek Mode is a tribute to Boosie’s late friend, Darryl “Bleek” Milton. The 25-year-old was murdered in 2010.

The man who was charged for Bleek’s murder was also tried for the deaths of five other men. Boosie Badazz, who used to rap as Lil Boosie, was the initial suspect in the death of one of them, Chris “Nussie” Jackson.

Boosie Badazz has also released In My Feelings (Goin’ Thru It)Out My Feelings (In My Past) and Thug Talk so far this year.

Boosie Badazz’s Bleek Mode cover art, tracklist and stream are below:

Boosie Badazz Bleek Mode
  1. Intro
  2. Kill the Beef
  3. Army
  4. Beautiful Smiles n Cold Hearts
  5. Hard But Sweet
  6. One Up
  7. What U Wanna Do f. Og-Dre
  8. Destined to Blow
  9. Don’t Wanna Die Broke
  10. Bag After Bag
  11. Bout What I’m Talking Bout
  12. Shout out to Your Page f. Tony Michael
  13. Long Road
  14. I Will Not Run f. Lil Durk
  15. Blue Money
  16. Freedom
  17. Dis Morning
  18. Not My N*gga
  19. Family Rules

 

T.I. Says “The Dime Trap” Will Be Available Outside Of Tidal

Blog News, Hot Albums, Musician / Bands, Uncategorized 06 May 16 0

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T.I. announced he is the newest shareholder in Jay Z’s streaming service TIDAL in February. He left Columbia Records, who put out his 2014 Paperwork album and joined Hov’s Roc Nation for distribution. The rapper who returned to the name TIP, spoke with The Ed Lover Show and explains his new partnership.

“Basically the same situation that I had with Columbia,” he says, “it’s just being facilitated by Roc Nation now. The same, actually a better percentage structure.”

Under the deal, T.I. is preparing the release of his next LP, The Dime Trap. It will be his tenth studio album and the Atlanta rapper has said that he is returning to his vintage trap sound after playing with pop hits such as “Whatever You Like” and being featured on Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.” He explains what the rollout process will be like with his hand in TIDAL.

“There will be some exclusive components, but just because all of my, this is an album that’s dedicated to my core fans,” he says. “The people who went out there the first week Trap Muzik came out, so I’m basically dedicating this album to them and making the music that I know they want to hear me make. So I know those people all of them can’t necessarily afford TIDAL. So we will have some exclusive content and exclusive components. I don’t know if the entire album will be exclusive.”

TIDAL, which costs $9.99 per month for a premium subscription and $19.99 per month for a lossless, high fidelity option, has exclusive streaming rights for Beyonce’s LEMONADE. Jay Z has removed his Blueprint albums from all rival streaming services. Rihanna’s ANTI and Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo were all TIDAL exclusives for a period of time before becoming available on other streaming platforms.

Elsewhere in the interview, T.I. analyzes the state of trap music since his rise in the 2000s. He is questioned if the authenticity of the music matters.

“In order for a genre to evolve and sustain a significant level of success over time, it has to commercialize itself,” he says. “It has to expand to the point of familiarity to all walks of life. If it just stay where it was when the term was created at the moment of conception, then it would have fizzled by now. That’s our way of knowing that it means so much to so many people. I try not to get lost in the details of it all because that could take your mind off of the value that you’ve created.”