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The Quartersnacks X Nike SB Dunk Low Premiums are dope.

Here's a first look at the new Dunk Low Premium - the result of a fruitful partnership between Nike SB and NY skate website/collective Quartersnacks .


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Essence Magazine

RECAP: ESSENCE Fest Superdome Concerts, Day 3

Day three of the ESSENCE Fest concerts proved to be an R&B and hip-hop lover's paradise.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The Roots, Black Entertainment

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Rio Times

Saturday, July 5, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday's Rio Nightlife Pick - Celebrating the climate of the winter season in Rio and the many tourists in the city, OOMPA is hosting the Wonka Party, Willy Don't Care! edition tonight at Centro's EspaA o AcAostica.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Icona Pop, Hip-Hop

Fri Jun 20, 2014


Virgin Mobile South Africa becomes headline sponsor of SRL

Virgin Mobile South Africa is the new headline sponsor of SkyRoomLive , which showcases live music performances that are filmed in HD and 3D and then broadcasts them live onto social networks and via the SRL website.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Thu Jun 19, 2014


Austin's homegrown Weird City Hip-Hop Fest is ready to take center stage

We may joke about Austin's abundance of festivals, but the announcement of the first-ever Weird City Hip-Hop Festival came as, pardon the pun, music to many people's ears.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Austin, TX, Weird, Entertainment


Upcoming DC nightlife essentials to experience for your Instagram timeline

Art Showcases Sight and Sound happens this weekend on July 21st at Blind Whino .


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Hip-Hop

The Village Voice

'Several Crates' of Afrika Bambaataa's Record Collection Are Going on Sale Next Week

Last summer, the good folks at Boo-Hooray and Gavin Brown's Enterprise held an open archiving of Afrika Bambaataa's 40,000 deep record collection prior to its delivery to Cornell University's vast Hip Hop Collection , the largest archive of hip-hop materials in the world, spanning over four decades and over 200,000 objects.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jun 17, 2014

EQ Magazine

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Present Renegades Of Rhythm Tour

"Hip-Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa's records are the most important in the history of the genre; the patient zero whose breadth of genres influenced, knowingly or not, every subsequent DJ and hip-hop producer."


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Grandmaster Flash, Rap, DJ Shadow, Cornell University

Mon Jun 16, 2014


Galactic Headlines 7th Annual Petaluma Music Festival

Marking its seventh year, the Petaluma Music Festival takes place on Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center in Petaluma.


Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, Jazz-Funk, Galactic, New Orleans, Jazz, Bakersfield, CA, Hip-Hop