Kendrick Lamar may never tour To Pimp A Butterfly again

Kendrick Lamar has suggested he may not continue to perform material from his latest album 'To Pimp A Butterfly' once his current US tour comes to an end. Lamar released his critically acclaimed album earlier in the year, but only chose to perform a handful of the new songs live in his sets over the summer, including his appearances at Wireless and Reading & Leeds Festival in the UK. Currently, Lamar is playing more from the record as part of his 'Kunta's Groove' tour in the US where he stopped in New York on November 2. During the performance he spoke to fans between songs, using the time to speak to them about how it has been received and how it will continue on in his future gigs. "This may be the first and last time that I perform 'To Pimp A Butterfly' - [in] eight to 10 citi

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Nave delivers sophisticated music while representing Philadelphia

There's a new kid on the block: Philadelphia hip-hop artist Nave makes some pretty sophisticated music for a young, 20-something male. First single, "Cosby Kids," comes from his upcoming full-length Espresso and sends an intoxicating message about growing up, and how often our innate innocence so often gets lost along the way. Incredibly, the song was written before the Bill Cosby drug scandal broke, making it an eerie premonition of Cosby's shocking downfall. As a veteran of the BKS1 Radio BBQ in New Jersey, Nave knows how to command a crowd and the mic. If "Cosby Kids" and the latest single, "Copy That," are any indications of his potential, he's definitely just getting started. While the Philly wordsmith delivers his rhymes with unbridled passion and spits them out in ty

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2 Chainz and Lil Wayne album may be coming soon

2 Chainz and Lil Wayne have both collaborated on a multitude of songs, but now there is potentially an entire collab project from the two of them coming to listeners very soon. "I've got ColliGrove, that I’m working on," 2 Chainz said on Rap Radar's podcast. "That's the me and Wayne project. That will be out, probably sooner than people think." In 2012, Wayne told MTV News just how close the two rappers are to one another. "That's my best friend, that's my homie from back in the day,"Wayne said. "It's almost like - I don't wanna say it, it seem crazy when I say it, but it's like watching your child up there. It feels too good; it's a weird feeling." Along with this potential collab, 2 Chainz has said he is planning on more solo releases. "

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Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone tour

It has been confirmed that Prince will begin a stripped-down tour around the UK. The legendary musician, whose Princestagram Instagram account recently took the internet by storm, will be playing Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall (November 27), London, Theatre Royal (November 29) and Birmingham, Symphony Hall (December 1). The 'Prince Spotlight: Piano & A Microphone' tour was announced during a press conference at the musician's Paisley Park studios in Minnesota. Prince allegedly told attendees: "Why do this now? For several reasons. For starters it is a challenge. I rarely get bad reviews because this is something that's been perfected for over 30 years. You have to try new things. With the piano it is more naked, more pure. You can see exactly what you get." 3RDEYEGIRL, a Prince affil

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Get to Know the DJ: 10 Quick Questions with DJ Nykon

Get to Know the DJ: 10 Quick Questions with DJ Nykon Often times, the DJ doesn't get the shine they deserve. If they aren't charismatic enough, they blend into the background and might as well not even be there. DJ Nykon, however, never has that problem. He commands crowds behind the decks, even with the colorful personality of Living Legend Luckyiam at the helm. Forever the dynamic duo, Nykon and Lucky have more of a big brother-little brother relationship and an undeniable chemistry when it comes to making music. When they aren't hunting down bottles of Jameson and killing it on stage, they can be found simply chilling, plotting their next move. Check out www.soundcloud.com/djnykon for music and learn a little bit about the man behind the moniker below. Let's start at the begi

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Tidal branching out towards original streaming content

"No Small Talk" is a standup comedy series hosted by DJ Cipha Sounds, as Tidal adds the first original comedy series to it's library. The first five episodes of the series will be available on November 3rd on Tidal with additional episodes being released every Tuesday. Tidal is releasing the first episode for free to draw in potential new subscribers. The No Small Talk pickup comes less than two weeks after T.I. announced that the streaming service had ordered a second season of Money & Violence, a drama that Filmmaker Moe Verneau originally distributed on YouTube. New episodes of Money & Violence will come out in January and will have one week of exclusivity on Tidal. The entire first season of the show is available on Tidal with exclusive commentary from the cast. Tidal initially p

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