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The Roots Announce Holiday Tour

The Roots recently announced their Holiday Tour. The 4-stop tour will begin on December 26th in Boston and ends on December 31th in Miami. Check out all the tour dates below, and cop your tickets here. Tour Dates 12/26 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues 12/27 – Washington D.C.  @ Fillmore 12/ 29 –...

Will Smith Denies A "Fresh Prince" Reboot (Video)

Now this is a story all about how my life got twist-turned upside down. And I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there. I'll tell you how I became the Prince of a town called Bel Air. Anybody who had a pulse in the 90s could recite the hip...

Run The Jewels Drop "Legend Has It," Announce Album Release Date, And Tracklist

After announcing their Run The World Tour last month Run The Jewels took to Twitter today to drop "Legend Has It," and much more. Run The Jewels fans were gifted with the release date of Run The Jewels 3 and its tracklist. RJ3 will be released digitially to all on January 13th, while physical copies...

J. Cole to Release New Album on December 9th

December 9, 2016 is the date. J. Cole is back after his long successful hiatus from his double platinum (without any features) album, "2014 Forest Hills Drive," with a new effort titled, "4 Your Eyez Only". No word yet on features or a single just yet, but i'm sure fans are excited...

Hardo & Jimmy Wopo Drop New Mixtape "TRAPNESE"

Hardo & Jimmy Wopo, the dynamic duo from Pittsburgh have dropped a new mixtape "TRAPNESE," featuring Wiz Khalifa, 21 Savage, and Chevy Woods.

Yasiin Bey Announces December 99th Album, Tracklist, And Release Date

Yasiin Bey formerly known as Mos Def recently announced he will be releasing an album titled December 99th. The album serves as a collabortive effort with Ferrari Sheppard, who produced the album. December 99th will be released exclusively on TIDAL on December 9th. Check out the tracklist for December 99th below.   01 N.A.W. 02 Blade In...

Vince Staples Announces The Life Aquatic Tour

Vince Staples will be embarking on a 26-city tour come 2017, and he will be doing so with support from Kilo Kish. The Life Aquatic Tour will start off in San Diego on February 24th, and end in Phoenix on April 9th. The announcement of The Life Aquatic Tour comes days after his...

Cam'ron And Reebok Classic Team Up For Cyber Monday

Hip-hop artist, actor, and entrepreneur Cam’ron launched the Reebok Ventilator Supreme Cam’ron today. Cam'ron teamed up earlier this year with Reebok Classic earlier this year for the Ventilator Supreme, which sold within 24 hours. The new release today coincides with the traditional Cyber Monday, hopefully transforming it into Cyber Pink Monday. Ventilator Supreme Cam'ron pays tribute to the hip hop artist's signature pink...

Chicago R&B Singer Johnny P Has Passed Away (Video)

  Noted Chicago R&B singer Johnny P has died, according to a report from Fake Shore Drive. After being in a coma for weeks, Johnny P's death was announced by members of the Chicago trio Do or Die via Instagram, writing: "Our brother was called home [...] Rest in Heaven #JohnnyP....

The Weeknd Talks STARBOY with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 (Video)

The Weeknd sat down with Zane Lowe for a Beats 1 interview in anticipation of the release of his forthcoming album, "STARBOY". While the full interview is released tomorrow, Beats 1 released a few clips tonight. In the first video The Weeknd talks to Zane about working with Kendrick Lamar on “Sidewalks.” He calls Kendrick...

Kanye West Cuts Concert Short After Rant On Beyoncé And Jay-Z (Video)

Ladies and gentlemen, Kanye has done it again. After years of his outrageous antics, including announcing to the world that "George Bush doesn't care about black people," or stealing Taylor Swift's moment of triumph, Kanye West decided to blow a major fuse Saturday night at a concert in Sacramento, California--just days...

Bruno Mars To Hit The Road On 24K Magic World Tour

Bruno Mars has announced a world tour just a few days ahead of his album's release. Check out the tour dates below to see when Mars will be in your area below. 24K Magic is set to drop on November 18th. ew

Noname Announces Telefone Tour With Ravyn Lenae

Noname took to Twitter today (November 14th) to announce her Telefone Tour with assistance from songtress Ravyn Lenae. While on the road Noname will be performing cuts off of her summer release Telefone. The 18-stop tour will start in Madison, Wisconsin on January 14th and end in Detroit, Michigan on March 6th.  View...

Childish Gambino Releases New Single "Me And Your Mama"

It's been quite the creative year for our favorite nerd rapper, Childish Gambino! Besides his hit show Atlanta on FX, Gambino has released a new single "Me and Your Mama" from his upcoming album, Awaken, My Love!  This single is a delicious mix that combines other-worldly instrumentals of a funk and rock persuasion with James Brown-like vocals,...

Childish Gambino Announces '...Awaken My Love!' Album

Rumors have been swirling about Childish Gambino releasing a new ablum as of late. Well rumors no more, Gambino took to Twitter tonight (November 9th) tweeting the rumored album name ...Awaken My Love! with accompanying album artwork. The official release date has yet to be confirmed. 

Nike Recruits KAWS For New York Made Campaign

Nike recently announced its partnersip with Brooklyn artist KAWS, and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to present the New York Made campaign. The campaign involves KAWS' artistic reimagination of the Stanton Street Courts in Manhattan. The courts are set to open to the public starting tomorrow, November 10th. Peep KAWS' dope...

Leikeli47 - Money (Video)

The mysterious, masked Brooklyn rapper, Leikeli47, uses larger than life visuals in her new music video, "Money."

Solange Performs "Cranes In The Sky" and "Don't Touch My Hair" on SNL (Video)

In her first live performance since the release, Solange performs "Cranes In The Sky" and "Don't Touch My Hair" off her sophomore album, "A Seat At The Table" on SNL.

Alicia Keys Unveils Short Film The Gospel (Video)

Today Alicia Key's short film The Gospel was released from Tidal exclusivity for all to enjoy. The 22-minute short film is divided in to four parts and is shot in black-and-white. The four parts are: All God's Children's, Sweet Girl, Young Love, and The Gift. Each part has its own theme but one...

Beyoncé Performs A Surprise Duet With The Dixie Chicks At CMA Awards (Video)

Once again, proving that she can handle any musical genre, Beyoncé made waves at the CMA Awards by performing “Daddy Lessons” in a duet with The Dixie Chicks. The surprising collaboration seemed to win over the inclusive Nashville crowd as the Dixie Chicks arranged an acoustic, country-style version of “Daddy Lessons,”...

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces The Hamilton Mixtape Featuring Nas, Common & More

Earlier today (November 3rd) Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to announce that his Broadway smash hit Hamilton will now have its own mixtape. The tracklist for The Hamilton Mixtape is as star-studded as the musical's audience has been with artists like Alicia Keys, Jill Scott, and Queen Latifah appearing on the 23-track project.   Lin-Manuel Miranda...

A Tribe Called Quest's Last Album To Feature Andre 3000, Kendrick Lamar, & More

The title of A Tribe Called Quest's final album and its featured artists were unveiled in a New York Times interview that went live today (November 2nd). We Got It From Here, Thank You for Your Service is not absent of Phife Dawg and will be released on November 11th via Epic Records. Their first...

Apple Music Prices May Be Reduced

Tired of waiting for Apple Music exclusives to no longer be exclusive? Well, Digital Music News recently reported that Apple Music prices for single and family plan subscribers may drop by 20 percent. That would mean a $2 decrease for both single and family plan users, with prices possibly dropping to $7.99 and $12.99 respectively. The price...

Trick Daddy Warns Black Women That "Spanish and White Hoes" Are Now Competition (Video)

The self-proclaimed “KingDingaLing,” better known as Trick Daddy, made headlines today and it wasn’t for his music. While riding through the streets of Miami, Trick took to Instagram to address women of color (the black ones, specifically) that they have some serious competition developing from their white and Latina counterparts. The incoherent...

Tha Fly Nation & SwurvRadio.com are giving away Life Is Beautiful Tickets!

Life Is Beautiful Las Vegas Nv, September 23-25 Get Ready for the Biggest event in Sin City! The Life Is Beautiful 2016 Art & Music Festival returns to Downtown Las Vegas with an insane musical lineup featuring: J. Cole, G-Eazy, Kehlani, ZHU, Bassnectar, Leon Bridges, Dirty Heads, Major Lazer, Flume, Chromeo and...

MTV Video Music Awards 2016 Performances (Video)

This year's MTV VMAs kicked off  August 28th. The 33rd annual Video Music Awards featured the biggest artists in the industry: Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Kanye West, Rihanna, Fifth Harmony just to name a few.  It was definitely a big night for Rihanna as she received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and was...

Kanye West's Full 2016 VMA Speech (Video)

Leading up to the VMA’s last night, one moment that was highly talked about and hyped was whatKanye West going to do during his 4-minute segment that MTV gave him to free roam. Most predicted he would stand up there and give a classic Yeezy rant. And in some ways he...

President Obama Releases His Summer Playlist

President Barrack Obama released a summer playlists to give America an insight to what he has been grooving to, this summer.   The playlists, divided into a daytime & nighttime, features a variety of artists, genres, and spans across many decades.  View POTUS' playlist down below.   Been waiting to drop this: summer...

Ural Garrett talks upcoming fatherhood and his first book, Black Macabre: Thanking Evil

Tha Fly Nation caught up with journalist, photographer and graduate of Southern University & A&M College, Ural Garrett, to talk about his influences and experiences writing his first book, "Black Macabre: Thanking Evil", the greatest Faustian revenge thriller ever told! Black Macabre: Thanking Evil is published by Over the Edge...