Location: 318 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Sunday, July 30th // 3PM-11PM
Ever since coming onto the local hip hop scene, Go95 has provided the Twin Cities with a stable platform and a healthy amount of shows to match. This year they’ll takeover the Fine Line’s out door area for the first “Big Fancy GO Show,” headlined by the properly stoned Wiz Khalifa. Openers will include Vince Staples, Finding Novyon, Bobby Raps, Mac Irv and another guest who is yet to be announced. This one is all ages and general admission tickets are still available for $50, if you want to go all out you can cop VIP passes for $95. Click the link below for more information regarding the VIP package and availability.
Places + Faces continues with episode 3. During this volume they traverse the night life in both London & Paris with appearances from those mentioned above and more. These are interesting to watch in an odd way, even though there isn’t much commentary. Check out episode 3 above and keep an eye out for 4.
A$AP Rocky’s 5 part documentary comes to it’s conclusion with the final installment. In part 5, Rock reflects on his rise to fame and on what’s next to come for him and the A$AP Mob. There’s a few cameos in the final episode including ScHool Boy Q, Chanel Iman, Wiz Khalifa, Riff Raff and Big Sean; peep episode 5 above and be on the look out for more from A$AP Rocky and the good guys at Noisey.
Wiz Khalifa has been dipping into the commercial side of Hip Hop throughout 2014 and continues with the above Converse collaboration. With his crew called the “Taylor Gang”, it’s no surprise that Wiz has once again teamed up with the creators of the original Chucks. The above All Star ILLs will come in black or white and can be expected to hit retailers today. These will retail for $70 and you can find them at your local Foot Locker, Foot Action or online via Eastbay. If you like what you see, head over to your local shoe spot and cop.
After winning 2013’s “Best Concert Photographer” award, Adam DeGross continues doing what he does best. As we all know, Soundset 2014 was fuckin awesome. Amidst the drinks, blunts and whatever else people were taking; it’s great to have photographers like Adam who completely capture the best moments. For most the day was a blur, but thanks to Adam DeGross’ amazing work, you can relive the festival forever. Above you’ll see the likes of 2 Chains, Wiz Khalifa, Earl Sweatshirt, Prof and Nas among others. Click the link below for the full album.
The lineup for Soundset 2014 is here and let me be the first to tell you….this is going to be HUGE. Of course hometown heroes Atmosphere are headlining, but that’s when the excitement begins. The festival will also feature Wiz Khalifa (2nd trip), EarlWolf (Tyler The Creator & Earl Sweatshirt), Chance The Rapper, Lizzo, Dem Atlas and even big names like Nas & 2 Chains among others. The event will be hosted by Sway again and will also feature skate contests, a car show and live graffiti painting. We’ll keep you guys posted with more info as it comes in.
As the countdown to Soundset 2014 continues, here’s the second Nardwuar interview featuring Wiz Khalifa who will be co-headlining Soundset this year. Nard is definitely a character and it’s cool to see the Taylor Gang there as well. Check out the interview above, if you didnt see the first one (Nas); check that out below.