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Tuesday | Independent Weekly

Live: J. Cole drops double 'Dollar and a Dream' shows on Raleigh

J. Cole Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh Saturday, July 19, 2014 In early July, the Fayetteville-bred Roc Nation emcee and producer J. Cole announced that he would be bringing his second-annual "Dollar & a Dream Tour" to a "secret location" in Raleigh on Saturday, celebrating the five-year anniversary of his breakthrough The Warm Up mixtape .


Related Topix: J. Cole, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Raleigh, NC

Tuesday | River Front Times

Blueprint Coffee Collaborates with Local Photographer for Short Film

Blueprint Coffee brews hand-made coffee every day in the Loop under the principle of "beauty in precision."


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, St. Louis, MO

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Watch: Yung Berg Talks Producing For Nicki Minaj, Rihanna & Puff Daddy

This may be news to some, but former rapper Yung Berg is making quite the name for himself as a producer these days.


Related Topix: Yung Berg, Puff Daddy, Rap, Hip-Hop


[News] The Top 10 Most Popular Hip Hop Singles The Week Of 7/13/14

This week's Top 10 list kicks off with a throwback record from Kanye West who references another Kim on "Dreams Of Fucking Lil Kim."


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Event bookings boom as millennials shift spending

Despite Vancouver's high cost of living and a young clientele not yet established in their careers, nightclub owner Bill Kerasiotis has found that today's customers would rather spend $30 or $40 on a nightclub concert than pay a $10 cover charge.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Hip-Hop, SoundCloud, Alberta, Canada Travel

Wed Jul 16, 2014


[News] Dr. Dre, Rick Rubin, Q-Tip Named Among Hip Hop's "Most...

Green Label takes "A Look At Hip Hop's 15 Most Influential Producers From The Past Decade.


Related Topix: J Dilla, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Rap, Jay-Z


New York League of Conservative Voters Unveils 'Blueprint for a Greener Westchester County'

The following is a press release from the New York League of Conservative Voters -- NEW YORK --- Westchester County experienced substantial devastation as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, New York, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene

Sun Jul 13, 2014

DefenceTalk News

DOD Plans to Deliver F-35a 2s 5th Gen Capability At 4th Gen Cost By 2019

Today, the Department of Defense announced an agreement aimed at reducing the price of an F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter to the equivalent of today's 4th generation fighters by the end of the decade.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Aerospace-Defense

Thu Jul 10, 2014


[News] Jay Z, DMX, Public Enemy Albums Among Def Jam's "Most Notable Albums"

"Responsible for everyone from Kanye West and Rick Ross to Ja Rule and The Roots, Def Jam continues to keep us partying while occasionally thinking," the Green Label story says.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Hip-Hop, Slick Rick

Business Journal

DOD announces cost-saving agreement with makers of the F-35

The Department of Defense and its F-35 partners have reached a cost-savings agreement on the fifth-generation plane.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology, Advertising

Mon Jul 07, 2014

303 Magazine

This Weekend: Celebrity DJ Lindsay Luv to play 303's pool party July 13

It's official - celebrity DJ Lindsay Luv has been confirmed to DJ the second 303 Magazine Pool Party on Sunday, July 13th .


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Events

Sun Jul 06, 2014


New Toronto online store sells gadgets of the future

Want a cocktail ring that lights up whenever you get a text message? How about a bike light that projects an image of a cyclist on the ground as you ride so motorists can see you coming? A brand-new Toronto-based site is devoting itself to all things startup-related - including an array of gadgets unavailable anywhere else.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Get ready for more dance parties in Edmonton

Two of Holland's top DJs/producers, teen hotshot Martin Garrix and Afrojack, will play Friday, Aug. 29 at the Shaw Conference Centre.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Houston Press

Five Sample-Using Songs That Deserve Grammys Now

Recently the Grammy Awards announced changes to the annual music awards' criteria and categories, the most notable being now permitting songs that utilize samples in the songwriting categories, specifically Song of the Year.


Related Topix: Grammy Awards, Music!, Music, Trip-Hop, Portishead, Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Mon Jun 30, 2014

CA Dept of Education

STEM Task Force Report

For California to maintain its leadership in high-tech innovation, the state must emphasize helping students become literate in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics , State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said today as his STEM Task Force issued a report titled INNOVATE: A Blueprint for Science, Technology, ... (more)


Related Topix: California, California Government, Hip-Hop, Cal State San Bernardino

Sun Jun 29, 2014


Chris Rock Was A Hilarious BET Awards Host; Should Host Everything

Chris Rock was the best awards show host EVER at the BET Awards on June 29, and I am actively going to start a campaign that he host every awards show ever.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WCKX-FM Columbus

J. Rawl - The Legacy [Album Review]

This month world famous Hip Hop/Jazz Producer, Teacher, DJ, Emcee, independent music Executive, Usual Suspect Crew member and Columbus' own, J. Rawls released his final solo album, The Legacy! The album has been creating a buzz on some of music's most well known and highly respected media forums.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Jay Z and Beyonce's 10 Biggest Moments: 'Bonnie and Clyde' to On the Run

THR looks back on the hit-making couple's notable moments-onstage, on the red carpet and in that infamous NYC elevator.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, The Curse, Tribeca (New York, NY)