Roxanne Shanté & Rah Digga Confirmed For ‘Origin Stories’ On March 29th

On Wednesday, March 29th, Lyricist Lounge will present Origin Stories, an intimate conversation and archival footage screening, at Fotografiska – 281 Park Avenue South (at 22nd Street) – in New York City.

The live conversation will be hosted by both co-founders Anthony Marshall and Danny Castro, who will engage the panelists, as well as special guest performers Roxanne Shanté, Rah Digga, and ShaaBiggaa & Hiii Siddity of Girll Codee.

Nobigdyl Drops Visuals For “President” (@nobigdyl)

After releasing the single President at the beginning of the month, Christian rapper Nobigdyl is now sharing the official video. The visuals were uploaded to his YouTube channel earlier today (March 16th).

If you have not yet seen the clip, click here or on the image above to check it out, and remember to like, comment and share.

Rhyme Fest Lineup Includes Dead Prez, Dilated People & Others

For lovers of authentic, underground hip-hop, the ultimate event is Rhyme Fest. This festival is all about highlighting real rap lyricists like Dilated Peoples, Souls of Mischief, The Pharcyde, Dead Prez, Blu & Exile, Immortal Technique and many more.

The show is set for Saturday, April 15th at the Adelanto Stadium – 12000 Stadium Way – in Adelanto, California, starting at 12noon. Additional information and link to tickets are available on the event’s website.

The Tobago Jazz Experience Returns In April

After a three-year hiatus, the Tobago Jazz Experience returns in April, and will run from the 20th to the 23rd at three different locations.

Gospel Night, which will be on the 20th, will be at the Shaw Park Complex; Jazz Night is on the 22nd at the Speyside Recreational Grounds; and International Night (the 23rd) will be at the Parade Grounds next to Dwight York Stadium.

The line-up features Grammy Award winners Boyz II Men and Koffee, as well as established performers Everton Blender, Richie Spice, Theron Shaw, Tony Paul, Vaughnette Bigford, and many more. Get tickets here.

Usher, J. Cole, Drake & Burna Boy Named Headliners For Dreamville Fest 2023 (@Dreamvillefest)

The dates, location and lineup are set for the 2023 staging of J. Cole‘s Dreamville Festival. It will be held at the Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.

The two-day event will see a wide range of performers from various genres. On Saturday they will feature Lil Durk, Ari Lennox, City Girls, Sean Paul, Earthgang, Jessie Reyez, Key Glock, SiR, Lute, Omen and Marqus Clae; with Usher as the headlining act.

While on day two, J.Cole and Drake – the headliners – will be supported by Summer Walker, J.I.D, Glorilla, BAS, Waka Flocka Flame, Mario, Ayra Starr, Baby Tate, Cozz, Jordan Ward and Reuben Vincent.

Additionally, African star Burna Boy is the festival’s special guest artist. He will perform on Sunday. Get additional information here.

The ‘R&B Music Experience’ Will Be Back In Chicago On April 14th

On Friday, April 14th, Global Events Production will present the second edition of the R&B Music Experience at the Wintrust Arena – 200 East Cermak Road – in Chicago, Illinois.

Patrons will be treated to performances by rhythm-and-blues legends Xscape, Brian McKnight, El Debarge, 112, Silk and H-Town; with confirmed host DJ Aone at the controls. Tickets are available on ticketmaster.

Watch Nas’ New Video For “30”

Nas has just shared the official video for 30, track number five on his King’s Disease III album. If you have not seen it as yet, click here or on the image above to check it out, and remember to like, comment and share.