Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Eastside Elvis prepared to be sighted at Cellarman's in Hazel Park

Posted By on Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 4:51 PM

There’s an Elvis-themed band that for 12 years now has been appearing on the stage at the Cadieux Café and at festivals around metro Detroit. It’s called Eastside Elvis & the Motor City Mafia, and part of the band’s staying power is its sheer musical firepower: The band features...

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Interpol adds Royal Oak Music Theatre to their intinerary in support of new record

Posted By on Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 4:19 PM

Nothing calls to mind the sweet age of indie rock quite like the musical stylings of Interpol, who first shimmied into our hearts with 2004's "Slow Hands."  Though they've been slow to release new music, they're back and with new antics. The band extended their North American itinerary Tuesday in...

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Wild Belle will open for JR JR at Beacon Park this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 3:44 PM

The name of the game is double the fun when it comes to this weekend's Beacon Park concert series kick-off. It was announced Monday that Wild Belle, fronted by Chicago-based sibling duo Natalie and Elliot Bergman, will open for indie-pop favorites JR JR this Saturday, June 16. The concert marks...

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Eminem's manager fires back after rapper blasted for using gunshot sound effects

Posted By on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 1:57 PM

Though Eminem is no stranger to controversy, it is his most recent and alleged use of sound effects that have landed the rapper in hot water.  After closing out his headlining performance at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Saturday night with the 2002's "Kill You," fans reported that...

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Nicki Minaj and Future announce co-headlining tour and yes, they're coming to Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 1:14 PM

Nicki Minaj has teamed up with Atlanta rapper Future for their co-headlining NIXKIHNDRXX tour in support of Queen (Aug. 10), her highly anticipated follow-up to 2014's The Pinkprint. The 28-city jaunt which will kick-off in Baltimore and will hit Detroit's Little Caesars Arena on Sept. 26. Ahead of the announcement,...

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J. Cole's new album cover is designed by a Detroit-based artist

Posted By on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 12:50 PM

On April 20, the world got its first glimpse of the cover art for hip-hop recording artists J. Cole's newest album, KOD. We missed this the first time around, but it turns out KOD is designed by a Detroit-based artist. A piece in Vibe zooms in on the...

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Drake and Migos add a second Detroit date to satiate our Drizzy thirst

Posted By on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 8:56 AM

It's been a busy few weeks since Drake announced his North American tour with Migos. He dropped the latest track, "I'm Upset" from his forthcoming record Scorpion, and he put to rest the ongoing beef with rapper Pusha T which had spurred a swapping of diss tracks. But now,...

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Friday, June 8, 2018

DeJ Loaf has a new song with Leon Bridges and the video will make you feel some type of way

Posted By on Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 3:49 PM

The world has been waiting nearly three years for a proper full-length release from Detroit's most reluctant hip-hop star, DeJ Loaf. Back in 2014, she made one hell of an introduction with the in your face YouTube hit "Try Me". Last summer she teased with "No Fear" with limited...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Here's how you can celebrate Prince's 60th birthday in Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today, to honor this thing called Prince's birthday. In the two years since we lost Prince, the world has inarguably turned a few shades darker. Born in 1958 in Minneapolis, Minn., the legendary performer would have been 60 years old today. The Prince...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Matisyahu and Stephen Marley head to Sound Board

Posted By on Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:35 PM

One is a contemporary Hebrew reggae rapper and the other is reggae royalty — together, Matisyahu and Stephen Marley make for one hell of a synergistic rasta duo. Though the Hasidic rapper may have traded in his traditional beard and curls years ago, Matisyahu’s message of wokeness is as...

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