KahBang Festival Announces Full 2012 Lineup. Headliners include Bassnectar, Deftones, and Wale

Kahbang Music Festival

“We party like it’s the end of the world” is the Epicurean, fist-pumping tagline for KahBang Festival, a four-day celebration of music, art, and film in Bangor, Maine. The festival takes place August 9th-12th and includes headliners Bassnectar, Deftones, and Wale, as well as a large number of smaller, up-and-coming artists ripe for discovery. Unlike [...]

XXL Freshmen Class 2012 Embarks On Monster Outbreak Tour


Monster Energy Drink has kicked off a 4 city tour in partnership with hip hop publication XXL Magazine. Dubbed the Monster Outbreak Tour, this annual tour series started in the winter of 2011 with a debut line up of mostly rock/metalcore bands, so this will be the energy drink company’s first foray into hip hop. [...]

The 5th Annual Roots Picnic Lineup Announced


This Summer will kick off with The 5th Annual Roots Picnic; one of the most eclectic music festivals hosted by it’s namesake band The Roots. Jimmy Fallon’s in-house band has headlined the festival for the past four years inviting their musical colleagues and favorite up and comers. This year’s lineup runs the gamut from hip [...]

Top 10 Mainstream Hip-Hop Albums of 2011


With 2011 coming to a close, I can now say that I am proud of all the quality Hip-Hop albums released this year. Although it was a huge year for the independent scene, that doesn’t mean that the mainstream didn’t create a splash. Whether you agree or disagree, let us know how you feel. 10. Wale: Ambition: [...]

New Video: Wale – Chain Music (Official Video)

Fresh off his Ambition tour, Wale is on a mission, a mission to completely flood the internet. Not only has he released his new  video for Chain Music, but he’s also released a freestyle with his right hand man Black Cobain. You  can listen/download that below. Also some interesting news about his next single “Slight Work” [...]

Concert Review: Wale Fills The Tabernacle With Ambition


Ambition is why Wale has been able to tour the United States and perform for the fans that made his sophomore album number 2 (selling 164,000 copies) on the billboard charts it’s first week release. Atlanta was the last stop on the tour, a place he considers a second home, and with the way Lotus [...]

Throwback Review: Wale – “Attention Deficit”


We take another look at Wale’s 2009 debut album “Attention Deficit.”

Listen and Download: Wale – Bait (Remix) (ft. 2 Chainz, Rick Ross & Trey Songz)


Check out Wale’s Bait remix featuring 2 Chainz, Rick Ross & Trey Songz.