Next Week Questlove From The Roots Crew Will Host A Potluck on The Food Network (@QuestLovesFood)

On Thursday, May 28th, Two One Five Entertainment, The Roots‘ production company, will host an event dubbed Questlove’s Potluck on The Food Network starting at 10:00 PM EST.

This is a one hour special that will feature several celebrity guests: Patti LaBelle, Bun B, Black Thought, Eva Longoria, George Lopez, Questlove and many more. The objective is to raise money for America’s Food Fund.

Nas, Sean Paul & Koffee Among Artists Confirmed For BBC’s Big Weekend 2020

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From Friday, May 22nd, to Sunday, May 24th, BBC will be hosting the 2020 Big Weekend festival online. They are promising that this will be one of the biggest digital concerts, with confirmed appearances by the likes of Nas, Coldplay, Koffee, Sean Paul, Stormzy, Rihanna and many more top-tier artists.

The show is scheduled to start at approximately 7:00 PM UTC on the 22nd. Listen all weekend on BBC Sounds and watch selected performances on BBC iPlayer. For more information visit bbc dot co dot uk.

Nelly & Ludacris Are Confirmed For Verzuz This Saturday! (@verzuzonline)

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So far Verzuz, the live streaming song competition, which puts one artist’s catalogue up against another, has featured music from Teddy Riley, Babyface, Erykah Badu and Jill Scott.

This Saturday, May 16th, it’s the turn of hip-hop heavy-weights Nelly and Ludacris. Songs from the men will go head to head, starting at 7:00 PM EST. All the links to stream the showdown are available HERE.

Canadian Music Week 2020 Now Cancelled! (@CMW_Week)

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After initially rescheduling from May to September in the early weeks of the COVID-19 crisis, Canadian Music Week 2020 is now officially cancelled. CMW CEO Danya Dixon emailed conference and festival attendees last night, May 4th, to confirm the news.

All ticketed concerts have been refunded or are in the process of being refunded, according to CMW.

Hip-hop Artist Scarface Recovers From COVID-19

Towards the end of March, we learned that legendary hip-hop artist Scarface contracted the novel corona virus. He was apparently in really bad shape as he struggled to breathe.

Today, April 30th, we are happy to announce that the MC is doing much better. Although he is not completely clear, all indications are that he is winning the battle against the deadly disease.

DMX Gives His Opinion On The Current State Of The World (@DMX)

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A few days ago iconic hip-hop artist DMX, a man that’s never shy to voice his opinion, delivered an emotional speech about what time we’re in as it relates to COVID-19.

There is not much we can say about the content of the video, but if you are a fan / supporter of Dark Man X you should check it out. Though it was done live on his IG, it has since been uploaded to several YouTube channels. Click here to watch.

Missy Elliott Shows That She Has No Plans To “Cool Off” In New Video (@MissyElliott)

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On Tuesday, April 21st, the one and only Missy ‘Misdemeanor’ Elliott premiered the visuals for “Cool Off,” one of the songs featured on her 2019 EP Iconology. The minute the video was uploaded to her channel, her fan-base went crazy and began sharing it all across social media.

Within a matter of days it racked up over a million views, and the number is still going up. If you have not yet seen it, click here or on the image above to watch the video and remember to like, comment and share.