Nas Will Celebrate 25 Years of Illmatic In WA This August (@Nas)

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Iconic rapper, Nas, will perform at the Accesso Showare Center on Saturday August 17th, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his legendary album Illmatic. Recognized by Rolling Stone Magazine as the greatest hip-hop album of all time, Illmatic sets the tone for the greatest era in hip-hop history. Along with his songs on Illmatic, Nas will also be performing all of his hits from his 25 year long career.

Nas will be supported by Lupe Fiasco, AZ and Redhead. Show time is 8 PM, and the Accesso Showare Center is located at 625 W James Street in Kent, Washington.

Hip-hip Artist Fabolous To Perform At Bliss DC On July 20th (@myfabolouslife)

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American hip-hop artist, Fabolous, who achieved commercial success in the early 2000’s, will be performing at the popular Bliss Night Club (located at 2122 24th Place NE) in Washington, DC on Saturday, July 20th.

Tickets for this event, which are available here, starts at $25 USD. Doors will open at 10 PM.

Anderson .Paak Performs In San Francisco, Tomorrow, June 27th (@AndersonPaak)

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GRAMMY-winning artist Anderson .Paak‘s Best Teef In The Game Tour will be making a stop at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (99 Grove Street) in San Francisco, California on Thursday, June 27th. He will receive support from both Thundercat and Earl Sweatshirt.

Following the show, Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals will be heading over to August Hall (420 Mason Street) for the official after party, which will kick off at 10 PM.

Yasiin Bey To Close Off Germany Tour With Performance In Berlin On July 11th

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On Thursday, July 11th, hip-hop artist, Yasiin Bey, will be wrapping up his Ecstatic 10th Anniversary Tour with a huge show at the Verti Music Hall (Mercedes Platz, 10243) in Berlin, Germany. As this is the final performance on the tour, he will be joined by the legendary Roots Crew.

Click here for tickets and additional information.

Dark Man X Will Be Performing At Reveal Experience Micro Fest On July 19th (@DMX)

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The Reveal Experience is first and foremost a Micro Festival, with an outdoor music festival stage spanning over 15,000 sq feet in the heart of downtown San Francisco at the corner of Market and Van Ness. It will be held on July 19th and will feature a keynote speech by Gary Vaynerchuk along with major music, technology, beauty, activist, and sports icons.

The outdoor Music Festival Stage, which overlooks downtown SF, will be graced by DMX, N.O.R.E and others, with MC Angie Martinez. For tickets and additional info, click here.

Catch Talib Kweli On Tour This Summer! (@TalibKweli)

talib kweliLegendary musician, writer and activist Talib Kweli has announced The Summer Soulstice Tour, a 15 city cross country journey that will bring one of hiphop’s best live shows to a venue near you. Known for classic collaborations like Black Star with Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) and Reflection Eternal with Hi Tek, as well as countless collaborations with artists like Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, the Roots and Common, Talib Kweli has become synonymous with excellent hiphop.

Joining Talib Kweli will be his powerhouse DJ, the African DJ, DJ Spintelect, Brazilian rap phenom NIKO IS, gifted Bronx New York artist Chazmere. Hosted by Brooklyn based comedian Seth Byrd, the Summer Soulstice Tour will be a fantastic display of music, comedy and culture that any fan of the arts can thoroughly enjoy. In addition to performing newer songs and diving into the political, social and cultural issues of the day, Talib Kweli will also be performing hits from his extensive catalog such as The Blast, Hot Thing and Get By.
July 26 – Bellingham WA – Wild Buffalo House Of Music

July 27 – Seattle WA- Nectar Lounge

July 28 – Tacoma WA – McMenamins Spanish Ballroom @ Elks Temple

August 1 – San Diego CA – The Music Box

August 2 – Los Angeles CA – The Regent

August 3 – San Francisco CA – August Hall

August 5 – Salt Lake City UT – Metro Music Hall

August 8 – Tucson AZ – The Rialto

August 9 – Albuquerque NM – Sister Bar

August 10 – Tempe AZ – The Marquee

August 23 – Westerly RI – Paddy’s Beach Club

August 24 – Indianapolis IN – Chreece Festival Fountain Square

August 26 – Columbus Ohio – Skully’s

August 29 – Ardmore PA – Ardmore Music Hall

August 31 – Boston MA – The Middle East Downstairs

Visit Talibkweli.com for more Information

The Roots Will Be Live At Harrah’s Resort SoCal On Aug. 30 (@theroots)

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The legendary Roots Crew have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four GRAMMYS, including “Best R&B Album” for Wake Up! “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” for “Hang in There” (with John Legend) and “Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance” for “Shine.” This brings the band’s GRAMMY nomination count to twelve.

They will be live at the Harrah’s Resort SoCal (777 Harrah’s Rincon Way) in Funner, California on Friday, August 30th. The event will start at 8 PM. Get tickets here.