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Pitbull and Kesha in Atlanta

Rapper, songwriter, and record producer Armando Pérez, better known as Pitbull, along with singer-songwriter and rapper Ke$ha, took to the stage at Aaron’s Lakewood Amphitheater in Atlanta, GA, where they made a stop on their tour and performed for enthusiastic fans. Opening the show, Ke$ha raised the roof with her high-energy set. Fans of the superstar came to the show dressed to impress, with gold glitter and more covering arms, legs and faces. Backed up by a team of …
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A$AP Ferg Signs To Polo Grounds Music / RCA Records

Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records has signed another standout member from the A$AP Mob collective – A$AP Worldwide artist A$AP Ferg. With his energetic single “Work,” Ferg is currently taking mixshow radio airwaves by storm, including New York City’s Hot 97.1 …
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D-Pryde Signs Publishing And Masters Deal With BMS Chrysalis US

D-Pryde, a 19-year-old Canadian rapper/singer/songwriter with over 57 million YouTube views, has signed an exclusive publishing and masters agreement with BMG Chrysalis US. In addition to the worldwide publishing arrangement, BMG will release D-Pryde’s debut EP through their new masters …
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J Nics and DJ Burn One Release DarkSide

J NICS has established himself as one of the South’s most promising emcees, while DJ Burn One has emerged as one of the region’s most sought-after producers. So it was only right that the two joined forces for their new …
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Wiz Khalifa Readies Music, Marriage, Fatherhood

Rapper Wiz Khalifa says preparation for becoming a first-time father and husband has helped put him in a more mature musical state of mind. But that doesn’t mean Khalifa will refrain from his weed-smoking, rock star-like ways. “I’m at a …
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Rappers 2 Chainz and Cap 1 at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA

2 Chainz, an Atlanta-based rapper, packed the house at the Tabernacle where he performed all of his hits. The hometown crowd welcomed 2 Chainz, who rocked the house and kept everyone on their feet throughout his set. Opening the show was Cap 1, a Chicago rapper who warmed up the crowd with a short five-minute set. The venue was packed with enthusiastic fans and local hometown friends who came out to see the rising rap star. Music News Nashville’s John Davidson was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
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The HipHopGods Classic Tourfest Revue Takes A Trip Across the USA

HipHopGods.com, the premier destination for classic rap fans, will launch the inaugural HipHopGods Classic Tourfest Revue next month with a series of concerts featuring Public Enemy and a revolving lineup of allstars from the Golden Age of hip hop including …
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Concert Review: Die Antwoord at Center Stage in Atlanta, GA

I have to admit, I’d never heard of Die Antwoord (“The Answer” in Afrikaans) until about three weeks ago when doing the scheduling for upcoming concerts to cover. I didn’t know what to expect. My teenage nephew and his girlfriend were agog that I was going to the show in Atanta, wishing they could go with me. As I watched the eclectic crowd stream in to the venue, I began to wonder what I was in for as costume-laden fans began packing the venue. I thought perhaps Halloween had come early. The overall theme was one …
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K-Flay- Spreading The Music!

How does one define the music of style of K-Flay? The artist herself says those words are hard to come by. “Sometimes, I don’t really know how to describe it,” she tells MNN. “It definitely has a hip hop / rap foundation to it, with a little bit of indie rock and electronic music. It’s still evolving. On the last EP, we started to hone in on the sound I wanted, but it’s still a work in progress,” she says. K-Flay, who is currently on the southern swing of her tour, will be hitting Atlanta’s Drunken Unicorn on Monday. She says she’s excited to come back …
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The Red Hot Chili Peppers with Santigold In Duluth, GA

Hit rockers The Red Hot Chili Peppers, along with pop artist/songwriter Santigold, made a stop on their tour at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, GA, where they performed their hits and more for a packed house of enthusiastic fans. Santigold opened the show with her unique brand of pop music tinged with rap and hip-hop flavors. Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer rocked the house and put on a fantastic show with high-tech lighting and continuous movement on stage. Music News…
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UMPG Wins Publisher Of The Year, Song Of The Year At BMI Urban Awards

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