Posts tagged “performance

LIVE: A$AP Rocky – Electric Body @ Maida Vale Studios (London, UK)


BBC Radio 1 welcomed Harlem’s own A$AP Rocky to perform inside the Maida Vale Studios in London where he performed his track ‘Electric Body’ from his latest album, AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP. Check out the performance for Annie Mac (without Schoolboy Q, who is featured on the original song) below:


LIVE: Kanye West – “All Day” / “Black Skinhead” x 2015 Billboard Music Awards


Kanye West‘s closing performance at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was lit, it more ways than one. Mr. West decided to perform his latest single, ‘All Day’ with the help of Vic Mensa, along with one of his Yeezus singles, ‘Black Skinhead’. Sister in laws, Kendall  and Kylie Jenner, introduced Kanye’s performance and it appears that the crowd was not feeling Kylie that much as many heard boos as she began speaking. In addition to that, some are criticizing the performance due to the intense amount of fire and smoke used, which made it difficult to actually see Kanye. Let us know your thoughts, check out the entire performance below:


LIVE: Kanye West Brings Out The Weeknd @ Coachella 2015


As the second weekend of Coachella 2015 wraps up, Kanye West surprises attendees with a performance and brings out guest, The Weekndto help him perform his single ‘All Day’. Check out the video of the performance below:


INTERVIEW: A$AP Rocky x VIBE Magazine @ SXSW2015


SXSW 2015 just finished this past weekend in Austin, Texas. VIBE magazine was on the scene and was able to sit down with Harlem rapper, A$AP Rocky, as well as catch his Samsung performance. Rocky shares his feelings on the passing of fellow Mob member, A$AP Yams, laying low from the outside world and his new album, A.L.L.A.. Check out all the individual videos after the jump:

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LIVE: Kanye West – All Day @ 2015 BRIT Awards


Kanye West had the honor of performing at the 2015 BRIT Awards in London last night, where he decided to debut his first performance of ‘All Day’. This track was reportedly supposed to be the first single for his upcoming album too. Check out the flamed performance with the help of Alan Kingdom on the hook:


MAGAZINE: André 3000 x Billboard (October 4, 2014)


Billboard magazine highlights André Benjamin, better known as André 3000, to reveal that there is no retirement for the rapper turned actor. He is back in full effect and hip-hop heads are elated about the return of the 1/2 of ATL rap duo, Outkast. Currently, Outkast has created #ATLFest that consists of a line up of different artists for three nights and they headline. Although the group has made it clear they won’t be working together in the future on new material, André tells Billboard that he is working on a new solo album, which is good enough for us. He discussed the stress and pressure he felt to give the fans new music despite still having featured verses on artists’ songs since the last Outkast album in 2006. The cover story discusses André’s acting career and new role Jimi Hendricks in the biopic film Jimi: All Is by My Side, in theaters now. Read the entire cover story here and see more photos from the cover shoot… (more…)


LIVE: Common Brings Out Kanye West @ AAHH! Fest (Chicago, IL)


It was only right that Common bring out G.O.O.D. Music fam and fellow Chicago native, Kanye West, during the Chicago leg of his AAHH! Fest. Yeezy performed “Jesus Walks”, “Touch The Sky”, “All Falls Down”, “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”, “Power” and more. Watch his full featured set… (more…)


TECH: Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour App


The Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour begins tomorrow and there is a new app that has just been released. In collaboration with Capcom, the app as been made to allow users to impact the two artists on stage in real time. This is done by choosing a specific location and giving power-ups to each of them on stage. Check out the promo video below:

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LIVE: SZA x RedBullSoundSelect @ Rough Trade (Brooklyn, NY)


Curated by AFROPUNK, RedBullSoundSelect presented SZA at Rough Trades in Brooklyn, NY earlier this week. There were a number of opening acts to say the least, but after 3 hours of waiting SZA finally graced the stage. TDE’s first lady even brought out Willow Smith to perform their unreleased collab track “Domino”. Check out SZA performing her hit “Babylon” below:


LIVE: Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolBoy Q x iTunes Festival @ SXSW


In case you missed it the live stream last night, check out TDE’s Kendrick and Schoolboy performance live at the iTunes Festival at SXSW in Austin, TX.

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LIVE: Drake – Take Care (Feat. Rihanna) @ Paris Bercy (Paris, FR)


At Drake’s “Would You Like A Tour” stop in Paris, France…Champagne Papi brought out the beautiful Rihanna to help perform their hit “Take Care” off his Take Care album. Check the live performance below:


LIVE: Childish Gambino – 3005 @ Jimmy Kimmel Live!



LIVE: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony x Eazy-E (Hologram) @ Rock The Bells 2013


After the surprising appearance of Tupac Shakur’s hologram performance at Coachella last year, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony decided to do the same with Eazy-E. He performs a few hits including: “Straight Outta Compton” and “Boyz in the Hood”.


CONCERT: Kanye West x Kendrick Lamar | YEEZUS Tour


His first solo tour in FIVE years, Kanye is back with his “YEEZUS” tour featuring Kendrick Lamar. The second opener is still TBA and our fingers are crossed that it will be Travis $cott. 23 cities are going to witness greatness to close out the year right. Check the select cities where Kendrick will perform as well:

10/19 – Seattle, WA @ KeyArena *
10/20 – Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live At Rogers Arena *
10/22 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center *
10/23 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena *
10/25 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena *^
10/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center *
11/01 – Salt Lake City, UT @ EnergySolutions Arena *
11/03 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center *
11/05 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center *
11/07 – Chicago, IL @ United Center *
11/10 – Detroit, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills *
11/12 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre *
11/14 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
11/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center ^
11/17 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden *
11/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center *^
11/21 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
11/23 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden *^
11/29 – Miami, FL @ AmericanAirlines Arena *
11/30 – Tampa, FL @ Tampa Bay Times Forum ^
12/01 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
12/06 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
12/07 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center

* with Kendrick Lamar
* with opener TBA


LIVE: Big Sean – Beware (Feat. Jhene Aiko) x Jimmy Kimmel Live!


Big Sean performs “Beware” with Jhené Aiko from his upcoming album Hall of Fame on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.


VIDEO: Drake Brings Out Kanye West at OVO Fest


Drake Brings Out Kanye West At His 4th Annual OVO Fest In Toronto.


VIDEO: Jay Z “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film”


Jay Z “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film.” Directed by Mark Romanek.


LIVE: Travi$ Scott x Kanye West @ El Rey Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)


Travi$ Scott headlines a sold out show last night in LA alongside Casey Veggies. After performing “La Quintana”, he brought out Kanye West as he performed his critically acclaimed track “New Slaves”. Then Scott closed the show with “Upper Echelon” of course. Watch the greatness below:


LIVE: Travi$ Scott @ SOBs (New York, NY)


Travi$ Scott’s success has been constantly rising since his hook-up with Kanye on the G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer album. His solo project, Owl’s Pharaoh, has further gained him even more of a buzz and we heard he tore the stage down with his performance at SOBs in NY a few days ago. Our good friends over at @EMETakeover captured some footage of the performance, including songs like: “Quintana”, “Upper Echelon” and “Uptown”. Check it out below:


LIVE: #DBNR @ World Cafe Live (Philadelphia, PA)


Philadelphia rap duo, #DBNR’s @rT and PHITTED put on a show at World Cafe Live on 30th and Walnut. They performed a number of hits, including their popular “Shawty” and Phitted’s “Summer ’73” (which we recently posted). Check out the exclusive footage that sB! captured below and make sure you all download their latest project, High Thoughts Low World on datpiff.com.


LIVE: Kanye West – New Slaves @ Design Miami/Basil (Switzerland)


Yeezy performs his “New Slaves” hit from his upcoming Yeezus album at Design Miami/Basil in Switzerland. Ye does it acapella, really portraying his emotion in the performances. Pay attention folks, Yeezus got a message and yall just have to listen. The video also previews some work he did with Daft Punk from the album, check it out below:


LIVE: Kanye West – Black Skinhead/New Slaves


Kanye West performs two new songs, “Black Skinhead” and “New Slaves”, on Saturday Night Live season finale.


LIVE: Pusha T @ Union Transfer (Philadelphia, PA)


Pusha T was live at Union Transfer in Philadelphia hosted by DJ Damage. Check out footage from his performance in the video below, which was shot and edited by KingSpyFilms.