Location: 1265 Snelling Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Sunday, May 28th @ 11AM-9:30PM
The good people from Rhymesayers announced the lineup for their annual Soundset Music Festival awhile back and it doesn’t disappoint. Last year was the first year at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and the event proved to be a huge success. This year’s festival features another STACKED lineup with performances from Ms Lauryn Hill, Gucci Mane, Travi$ Scott, T.I., Lil Uzi Vert, Pusha T, Talib Kweli, and Denzel Curry among MANY others. Locals on this years lineup include the stand4rd, Nazeem & Spencer Joles, Mod Sun, Zuluzuluu, Sophia Eris, and J. Plaza, all of whom deserve their respective slots. General admission tickets are currently available for $84, but VIP passes are already SOLD OUT. Although general admission will probably not sell out, ticket prices increase as we get closer to the event date; it would be wise to purchase your tickets sooner rather than later. Click the link below for tickets and more information regarding the festival.
Places + Faces returns with episode 8 featuring a healthy dose of SXSW action. Whoever this kid is, he managed to hit some of the most anticipated showcases while down in Austin. This episode features performances and cameos from Two-9, Mike Will Made It, Rae Sremmurd, Travi$ Scott, Young Thug, Metro Boomin and Danny Seth among others. Check out episode 8 above and stay tuned for the next installment.
As we near the final episode of Noisey’s Atlanta based documentary, Welcome To The Trap, Thomas Morton meets up with a bunch of the city’s most promising producers. After featuring many of Atlanta’s up and coming rappers, Morton links up with TM88, Sonny Digital, Metro Boomin’, Zaytoven, Mike Will Made It, Southside, and Houston’s own Travi$ Scott; for a round table like discussion. It’s apparent that if you’re a rapper in Atlanta, the producers should your best friends. Check out the episode 9 above and keep an eye out for the finale.
Miami has quietly become one of the nations hottest cities for music festivals. One that all hip hop fans should be aware of is the upcoming “Rolling Loud” Festival set to go down at Soho Studios. The one day fest has an insane lineup with performances from Schoolboy Q, Travi$ Scott, Action Bronson, Juicy J, Curren$y, and A$AP Ferg to name a few. A few hometown artists even made the cut including Allan Kingdom, Kembe X, Alex Wiley, and Lucki Eck$. The event is all ages and general admission tickets are available for $70, pit tickets are $100. A diverse lineup with a bunch of current and future stars, “Rolling Loud” might just go down as one of the year’s best festivals, click the link below for tickets. (Allan Kingdom is no longer on the lineup)
In celebration of tonight’s show at the Fine Line, Greenroom mag has released a fresh mix. This is perfect listening material to get you ready for this evening, it even has a few unreleased tracks. Check out the mix below and make sure to RSVP via Red Bull by clicking the link.
Location: 318 N 1st Avenue, Minneapolis When: Saturday, February 21st @ 8PM
Red Bull’s Sound Select division is bringing it’s first show to Minneapolis and it’s about DAMN TIME. For the 1st installment, they’ll be bringing Travi$ Scott to the Fine Line with performances from Bobby Raps and BLVCK SPVCE as well. If that wasn’t enough to sell you, tickets are ONLY $3 with an RSVP…Yea you heard that right…$3 BUCKS. DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip will be spinning throughout the night so you already know this one is going to be poppin from start to finish. The event is 18+ and you can RSVP by clicking the link below, if you snooze you can pay $10 at the door which isn’t bad at all. RSVP NOW below and get there EARLY, an RSVP does not guarantee entrance.
About a month ago, Places + Faces dropped the 2nd volume to their ongoing series. Just like the name reads, the video features places and faces, both of which may be familiar to you as you watch. Among those captured include model Sarah Snyder, IloveMakonnen, Black Dave and Travi$ Scott, everywhere from Paris, London and New York City. The visual is kind of thrown together, but it’s an interesting watch; check it out above and keep an eye out for more.