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Pittsburgh Hip Hop Festival to Feature Talib Kweli, Rapsody, 9th Wonder Film Screening & Art Exhibition [News]

July 24, 2014 by

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On July 31 and August 1, 2014 at Alloy Studios and the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty, the first annual “Cultured Steel Hip Hop Festival” presented by the Pittsburgh Hip Hop Collective will take place.  Cultured Steel will be headlined with performances by Talib Kweli and Rapsody, assisted by Pittsburgh artists Kellee Maize, Jasiri […]

Fresh Island Festival Goes Big [News]

July 11, 2014 by

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As a result of truly overwhelming ticket sales, boutique hip hop festival NEW YORKER FRESH ISLAND announces that this year it will be expanding from the adjoining beach clubs of Papaya and Aquarius (who have played host to the event for the last two years) and taking over the whole of Zrce beach. This is […]

Asher Roth – Live at Slims SF 6/29 [Show Preview]

June 23, 2014 by

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PURCHASE TICKETS You’ve all heard the name but unfortunately many have not really heard the music.  Word to DJ Khaled’s new album, very few have suffered from success the way Asher Roth did after his hit “I Love College” burst onto the scene.  The reason I say that is because he has released a ridiculous […]

Logic – While You Wait Tour Live 6/8 at The Fillmore, San Francisco [Show PREVIEW]

June 6, 2014 by

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PURCHASE TICKETS Visionary Music Group is in the house!  Logic has one of the most authentic movements out there.  Hailing from Maryland, the now Def Jam emcee has been on his steady grind for a little while now since his debut mixtape in 2010.  He has 4 of those now and they all bang! In 2013, […]

Free Ticket Giveaway: Dregs One – #TakeBackOurCity at Slims SF 6/7 [Contest]

June 2, 2014 by

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PURCHASE TICKETS Contest Over This Saturday, June 7th, Dregs One will be collecting a number of talented emcees, artists, activists, speakers and more to raise awareness about the issues that San Francisco is facing and spread good vibes through great music. At Da-What.com, we got a couple of pairs of tickets to give away to […]

Jesse Boykins III – Live 5/18 at The Independent, San Francisco [Show PREVIEW]

May 13, 2014 by

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PURCHASE RECORDS Chicago’s Jesse Boykins III is one of first names that comes to mind when considering the new wave of fantastic neo-Soul that has come out over the last few years.  Since he broke out in 2008 with his debut EP Dopamine, JB3 has been pulling at heart-strings, wrenching guts and evoking emotion all […]

Iggy Azalea – Live 5/18 at The Fillmore, San Francisco [Show PREVIEW]

May 13, 2014 by

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PURCHASE TICKETS  The general hip hop public’s introduction to Iggy Azalea was in 2012 when he fans’ voting catapulted her onto the cover of XXL with 9 other up and coming emcees.  This marked the first time that a woman was included in the Freshmen list’s short history.  She had a number of mixtapes before […]

People Under the Stairs – Live 5/16 at The New Parish, Oakland [Show PREVIEW]

May 13, 2014 by

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PURCHASE TICKETS Thes One and Double K have been making music as LA Hip Hop duo People Under the Stairs (PUTS) for almost 20 years now!  Their first, independently released, album The Next Step came out in 1998 which was followed not by local shows, not be a regional or even national tour as an […]

Lauryn Hill – Live 5/12 at The Warfield, San Francisco [Show PREVIEW]

May 9, 2014 by

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PURCHASE TICKETS  What can I say about Lauryn Hill?  One of the stronger voices of her generation, one of the best emcee’s of all time, 1/3 of the Fugees and creator of one of best albums ever.  Her body of work is somewhat limited between The Mis-education of Lauryn Hill and The Fugees’ Blunted on […]

OCD: Moosh and Twist & Jared Evan – Live 5/11 at Brick and Mortar, San Francisco [Show PREVIEW]

May 8, 2014 by

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PURCHASE TICKETS Philadelphia’s Moosh and Twist have been kicking it for years now, like 15 or so.  After becoming friends in the first grade, OCD, as they are referred to together, have been pretty inseparable.  Since their first official tape, 2011’s Up Before the World, they have 3 more: The Vestible, The Welcome Mat and […]

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