On Friday, August 7th, at 7:00 PM EST, Grubhub will host a live-stream to raise funds to support World Central Kitchen. The objective is to donate up to $100,000 to Black-owned restaurants and underfed communities.
The live-stream will feature performances, as well as a question and answer segment by singer/songwriter UMI and hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco.
Lollapalooza will commemorate this year’s festival weekend with Lolla2020, a free four-night broadcast event taking place on the original dates of the Chicago-based festival, Thursday, July 30th through Sunday, August 2nd.
The 4-night event will include more than 150 performances and appearances, featuring fan-favorite sets from previous festivals, including international editions, original performances from artists all over the world, classic archival sets from some of the festival’s most popular headliners and a series of special late-night performances.
Featured artists include LCD Soundsystem, Metallica, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ellie Goulding, Run The Jewels, Lorde, Alabama Shakes, Tove Lo, Paul McCartney, Chance The Rapper, OutKast, Arcade Fire, and many more.
On Thursday, July 30th, American hip-hop MC, Rapsody, will join award winning journalist, Sofiya Ballin, for an in-depth conversation about activism in music, black women and liberation.
The reasoning will stream live on IG (@thisismoonchild) at 6:30 PM EST. As Rapsody is known and respected for her deep lyrical prowess, her fans and supporters are anticipating a thought provoking discussion.
On August 20th through August 25th couples from all over the world will be heading to Montego Bay, Jamaica, for a safe, fun filled “Black Couples Getaway.” The organizers are promising that the experience will be secure, as they will be adhering to all the safety protocols: social distancing, face mask etc.
This event will be hosted by legendary hip-hop MCs: Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh. For additional information visit: blackcouplegetaways dot com/jamaica
Two weeks ago international French artist Gims released the official video for his hit single “Malheur Malheur.” The song is featured on his Décennie album, released last year.
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On July 20th, hip-hop artist J. Cole penned what can be described as a mini autobiography, dubbed “The Audacity” The writing, which gives a honest, detailed look at the life of the artist (with an emphasis on his career), was published on The Players’ Tribune website.
Next Wednesday, July 22nd, hip-hop artists DMX and Snoop Dogg will be featured on the Verzuz Song Competition. It goes without saying that this is a highly anticipated matchup because both men have countless hit songs under their belt.
Be sure to tune into verzuztv dot com at 8:00 PM EST on the aforementioned date to experience what is sure to be an epic event.