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Travis Scott Breaks Viewer Record During Virtual Fortnite Concert
Last year, Marshmello broke the record for the highest number of people watching a virtual concert inside a video game at the same time, paving the way for other musicians. Now, that record has been topped by Travis Scott’s Fortnite concert. On Thursday, Scott performed a live set inside... Read more
Rising Rapper Pop Smoke Dies At 20-Years-Old
Pop Smoke, the rising rapper known for the single “Welcome to the Party,” has been killed at 20-years-old. According to TMZ, the musician, whose real name is Bashar Barakah Jackson, was shot and killed this morning in a home invasion robbery at his Hollywood Hills home. Law enforcement say... Read more
Report: K-Pop, Hip-Hop Concerts Sell Most Single Tickets
Concerts tend to be a group experience, but a decent amount of people head to a show alone, depending on the genre. According to a report by Quartz, which received data from the secondary ticket marketplace Vivid Seats, hip-hop, K-pop, and alternative concertgoers have the highest average in terms... Read more
Rapper Tech N9NE Reveals 2020 Tour Dates
The rising rapper Tech N9ne will head out on a tour in 2020 to support his forthcoming record, following the release of November’s EP ENTERFEAR – Level 1. The 58-date ENTERFEAR Tour will kick-off on April 1, 2020 in Oklahoma City, followed by shows in Austin, Tucson, Los Angeles,... Read more
Rapper Juice WRLD Dies At 21 After ‘Medical Emergency’
Juice WRLD, the rising rapper known for tracks like “Lucid Dreams,” died over the weekend at a Chicago airport after a seizure at 21-years-old. According to TMZ, Juice WRLD’s flight from California landed early Sunday morning in Chicago. Witnesses said that while he was walking through the airport, he... Read more
T-Pain Cancels 1UP DLC Tour Amid Low Ticket Sales
Rapper T-Pain was slated to head out on his 1UP DLC Tour this fall, but the trek has been cut after shows didn’t sell. Rather than lie about why the shows were cancelled, T-Pain took to Instagram to explain what really went down. In a video, he said that... Read more
Snoop Dogg Plots 2020 Tour In Support of New Album
Snoop Dogg is planning to hit the road later this year following the release of his latest LP, I Wanna Thank Me. This November, the rap star will make a few stops throughout Texas before kicking-off an extensive trek throughout the U.S. in December. He’ll appear in Santa Ana,... Read more
NYPD Removes Local Rappers From Rolling Loud Over Potential Violence
Five local rappers from New York City were cut from the Rolling Loud lineup last weekend because of pressure from the New York Police Department. According to Complex, the Assistant Chief Martin Morales of Queens North said that rappers Casanova, Sheff G, Don Q, 22Gz, and Pop Smoke were... Read more
Lil Peep’s Mother Sues Management Team Over Late Son’s ‘Wrongful Death’
The mother of late rapper Lil Peep has filed a lawsuit of wrongful death this week against his former management team. According to the New York Times, Lil Peep’s mom, Liza Womack, is seeking damages against First Access Entertainment,as well as several staff members that played a role in... Read more
Lil Wayne Cancels St. Louis Show After Marijuana Dispute In Hotel
Lil Wayne’s tour with blink-182 hasn’t gone exactly as planned. Earlier this summer, Lil Wayne walked off the stage in Virginia and threatened to cancel his spot on the tour, claiming that the crowd was “too small” for him to play. Then, he called-off his performance in Tampa last-minute... Read more