Looks like the odd sheep of both the Hip Hop and comedic world joined forces last night in NYC, at famed Radio City Music Hall where Dave Chappelle has kicked off his 10-show engagement where fans can pay to see the funny man back in his element. The show which kicked off on last Wednesday, featured a performance from Mr. West on Friday evening where he did a medley of some of your faves. Chappelle’s comedy tour will also include performances from Nas, The Roots, Janelle Monáe, and Erykah Badu. Checkout Yeezy inside!
Kendrick Lamar stopped backstage at Kube 93’s Summer Jam at The Gorge in Washington and told DJ Hyphen and J. Moore about recording on the road, staying focused, wanting to transition into scoring movies, and the blessings of his success. Watch the whole interview, plus get a glimpse of his performance after the jump!
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea performed their collaboration at the B96 Pepsi Summer Bash in Chicago on Saturday. At the end of Iggy’s set, J.Lo joined her on the stage to perform “Acting Like That” with Iggy’s assistance, off her new album A.K.A. Check out the instagram footage after the jump.
At the Bonnaroo festival Kanye West opened up the first day of this three day festival and of course he didn’t disappoint. Starting the performance with “Black Skinhead”, “Cold” and “Mercy” Yeezus did what he does best , entertain. He then said that a new record is coming “soon.” Very exciting news , we hope “soon” is right around the corner. Watch the video(s) below for Yeezus footage at Bonnaroo 2014.
This performanc eis one for the books! Hugh JAckman is used to the big screen, but when the actor joined forces with T.I and LL Cool J you would think he was made for the stage! Check out the smooth actor, joined by Hip Hop greats LL Cool J and T.I, as they blaze the Tony Awards stage!
Childish Gambino and Chance The Rapper gave the NYC Governor’s Ball crowd a special performance, when the two hit the stage for their collaborative hit ‘The Worst Guys’! Watch as Gambino brings out the Chi-town native, during his set, below.
Sir Mix-A-Lot returned to his hometown of Seattle to bring the noise! Backed by contemporary composer, Gabriel Prokofiev and his orchestra, Sir Mix-A-Lot performed his classic “Baby Got Back” at Benaroya Hall, with a stage full of middle age white women dancing around him shaking their rumps. Check out the video after the jump!