Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley & Nas To Headline The Ends 2019 Festival (@Nas @damianmarley)


The Ends 2019 Festival will take place from Friday, May 31st to Sunday, June 2nd at Lloyd Park (Coombe Road, CR0 5 ) in London, United Kingdom. Their headliners are as follows: Nas will be on the main stage on Friday, Wizkid will be on the main stage on Saturday and Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley will be on the main stage on Sunday.

For additional information such as tickets, directions etc. visit the event’s official website: https://www.theendsfestival.co.uk

Nas Heads To Monte-Carlo Next Weekend (@Nas)


On Saturday, May 25th, hip-hop legend Nas will be up close and personal at Jimmy’z Monte-Carlo (26 Avenue Princesse Grace) in Monaco. He will be supported by DJ Cruz. This is a 100% hip-hop event that will see Nas performing all his greatest hits.

For additional information and tickets click here.

Women In Hip-hop: Yo-Yo, Rapsody, Trina, MC Lyte – July 4th In New Orleans (@mclyte @rapsody @TRINArockstarr)

MC Lyte

Essence will be hosting a series titled ‘Women in Hip-hop’ on Thursday, July 4th from 10 PM to 2 AM at the Republic Nola (828 S. Peters Street) in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Hosted by legendary female hip-hop artist, MC Lyte, Women in Hip-hop will feature appearances by Yo-Yo, Rapsody, Trina and Mumu Fresh. Both DJ K Rock and DJ Jermaine will be on the turn-tables.

For tickets and additional information, visit: www.essencefestival.com

Hip-hop Artist, Common, Releases Second Book, ‘Let Love Have the Last Word’ (@common)


Chicago native Common, who is the author of One Day It’ll All Make Sense (a New York Times bestseller), is at it again as he releases ‘Let Love Have The Last Word.’ The book is a memoir that looks at how love and mindfulness can build communities and allow us to take better control of our lives through actions and words.

‘Let Love Have The Last Word’ is now available via all major stores (online and off) where books are sold.

Ms. Lauryn Hill Performs In Porto Alegre, Brazil On May 1st (@MsLaurynHill)

Lauryn Hill

On Wednesday, May 1st, Ms. Lauryn Hill will perform at Pepsi On Stage (Avenida Severo Dullius, 90200-310) in Porto Alegre, Brazil. This event was added after tickets for her show in São Paulo sold out as soon as it was announced.

Tickets for the Pepsi On Stage concert can be purchased at Multisom stores in and around the city; as well as online via Sympla.

Talib Kweli & Artists From His Javotti Media Label To Perform At The Brooklyn Bowl On May 1st, 2nd & 3rd (@TalibKweli)

Talib Kweli

Javottie Media and Brooklyn Bowl are coming together to give hip-hop lovers in the NYC area a real treat. Both brands will be hosting Talib Kweli and other artists from the Javottie Media label, namely: NIKO IS, K’Valentine and Jessica Care Moore, for three nights of soulful hip-hop.

These are all live band shows that will take place at the Brooklyn Bowl – located at 61 Wythe Avenue – in Brooklyn, New York on May 1st, 2nd and 3rd from 8 PM EST until… Click here for tickets.

Yasiin Bey Performs In Chicago This Weekend! (@ConcordHall)


Silver Wrapper and Concord Music Hall will be hosting Yasiin Bey on Saturday, April 27th at Chicago’s Concord Music Hall. This is a seventeen and older event that will start at 8 PM sharp.

Click here to purchase tickets, which are now going for $30 USD.