Ali Shaheed Muhammed From A Tribe Called Quest, Who Is Now A Member Of The Midnight Hour, Will Be In Austin On Oct. 26th (@AliShaheed @AdrianYounge)

The Midnight Hour starring Adrian Younge + Ali Shaheed Muhammed (of A Tribe Called Quest) along with their 10 piece ensemble, return to Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 26th at Flamingo Cantina (515 East 6th Street). If you caught their performance last time in 2018, you know what to expect! This time, it’s part of their nationwide tour in support of a new album by dropping in the Fall of 2019.

This is an exclusive up-close and personal concert experience in an intimate venue setting. Everyone is invited to stick around after the performances for a Meet & Greet, Autographs & Photos with Ali, Adrian & The Midnight Hour!

Neneh Cherry, Ms. Lauryn Hill & Others, For The 2019 Downs Bristol Concert (@misscherrylala @MsLaurynHill)

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Swedish singer, songwriter and rapper Neneh Cherry will join Ms. Lauryn Hill, the American artist and founding member of the hip-hop group The Fugees at the 2019 Downs Bristol Concert, scheduled for August 31st.

This event will also feature performances from several other bands, namely: Grace Jones, Idles, Loyle Carner, The High Contrast Band, Nightmares on Wax, Crazy P, Fontaines D.C. and much more. Full price adult tickets are going for £55, while kids tickets are £15. Click here to purchase.

MJB Drops New Music “Know”! (@maryjblige)

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Mary J. Blige had her fans and supporters breathless yesterday when she unleashed her new single, “Know.”

Despite all the troubles she had to deal with in her personal life, the R&B singer is having an amazing year! She received the BET Lifetime Achievement Award, signed a first-look TV deal with Lionsgate to develop and produce television series via her newly launched Blue Butterfly Productions Company, and she is currently on the Royalty tour with Nas.

That being said, MJB still finds time to hit the studio to create new music. Click here, or on the image above to listen and download her new track, “Know,” from your preferred music platform.

Usher, Wu Tang Clan, DMX & Others Confirmed For The ONE Music Fest – Sept. 7/8 (@onemusicfest)

ONE Music Festival is a two-day event scheduled for September 7th and 8th at the Centennial Olympic Park (265 Park Avenue West NW) in Atlanta, Georgia. It will showcase some of the biggest urban entertainers in both the hip-hop and RnB genres.

Confirmed performers includes: Usher, Wu Tang Clan, DMX, Gucci Mane, Tory Lanez, Pharrell Williams, Musiq Soulchild, Koffee and many more top-tier artists. This is the event’s 10 year anniversary so they’re committed to making it an unforgettable experience.

Blackstreet, Ginuwine, SWV, Dru Hill & Others Confirmed For A Throw Back R&B Concert On Sept. 1st (@Q102SF)

2019 Essence Festival - Day 3The Bay Area’s throw back station, Q102.1 FM, will be hosting a concert dubbed ‘Hot Summer Night’ on Sunday, September 1st. The event, which will be held at the Concord Pavilion (2000 Kirker Pass Rd) in Concord, California, will feature performances by Blackstreet, Ginuwine, SWV, Dru Hill, Guy, 112 and other popular R&B stars from back in the day.

The show will run from 4 PM to 10:30 PM and tickets, which start at $26 USD, can be purchased via livenation’s website.

Elephant Man, Junior Reid, Estelle & Raging Fyah For VP’s Summerstage Concert On Aug. 10th (@EstelleDarlings @VPRecords)

vp summerstageIt’s been 40 years since Vincent and Patricia Chin set up VP Records in Jamaica, Queens; the success of that shop would prompt them to found VP Records, now one of the most important sources of reggae and dancehall music in the world.

To celebrate, VP hosts a showcase with some of its illustrious alumni: Elephant Man, whose 2003 hit “Pon di River, Pon di Bank” and collaborations with Wyclef Jean and Busta Rhymes helped further blur the lines between dancehall and hip hop; Junior Reid, the former Black Uhuru vocalist whose 1989 classic “One Blood” has spawned countless remakes and interpolations; Estelle, the genre-bending, Grammy-winning English singer best known for her Kanye West collaboration “American Boy” and now has her own album, Lover’s Rock, with VP; and Grammy-nominated Raging Fyah, a five-piece band from Kingston, Jamaica that makes music bound to the roots rock reggae tradition.

The event will take place at Summerstage Performance Venue (Central Park) in New York on Saturday, August 10th from 5 to 10 PM.

Janet Jackson Confirmed For Minnesota On Sept. 14th (@JanetJackson)

Janet Jackson will be performing live at the Treasure Island Resort & Casino’s Treasure Island Amphitheater on Saturday, September 14th.

She is giving all loyal members of her fan club first dibs on tickets; click here and enter the password: allforyou to gain access to your exclusive pre-sale ticket. Miss Jackson’s show at the Treasure Island Amphitheater will feature a special 30th Anniversary Celebration of Rhythm Nation 1814.