LIVE STREAM: Budweiser Made In America Festival 2013


Check out the live stream going down right now from Philadelphia for the 2013 Budwesier Music Festival.  If you missed out and couldn’t attend the anticipated festival Youtube, Myspace and Spotify came together to bring viewers everywhere a live broadcast of the entire show.  Tune in now as the festival is already under way!  Below is the order of artists who will be performing over the weekend.

– August 31st –
Empire of the Sun
Imagine Dragons
2 Chainz
Public Enemy
Emeli Sande
A$AP Rocky
Walk The Moon
Wolfgang Gartner
Porter Robinson
Mord Fustang

– September 1st –
Nine Inch Nails
Calvin Harris
Queens of the Stone Age
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Wiz Khalifa
Kendrick Lamar
The Gaslight Anthem
Fitz & The Tantrums
Schoolboy Q
Jay Rock
Feed Me
Robert Delong
Jesse Rose

VIDEO: Subscribe to DJ Skee’s Quarterly For Special & Personalized Gifts


DJ Skee teams up with Quarterly Co. to curate a series of special packages that will be delivered every three months strictly to subscribers.  Watch as Skee breaks down the specifics for viewers and explains the types of gift items subscribers can look forward to receiving.  CLICK HERE to sign up and get more details.

VIDEO: Crooks & Castles x IM BRND iPhone Skinz Collaboration


Crooks & Castles teams up with IM. BRND to deliver a new series of unique iPhone skins currently available for the 4/4s and 5 models. With seven different custom designs available to choose from, the decorative skins offer iPhone users more versatility with their mobile device beyond simply just being aesthetically pleasing. Once installed, the product makes it effortless to attach and detach an iPhone to any glass like surface.

The product allows owners to free up their hands and makes it safer to answer a phone call while driving, easier to face time and is the ideal option when attempting to take photo or video of yourself. Crooks & Castles x IM. BRND’s new collaborative iPhone skins also include a raised home button and are available at and select authorized retailers.

VIDEO: Juicy J Talks $50,000 Twerking Scholarship, Miley Cryus, Da Mafia 6 + More


Juicy J links up with The Breakfast Club on Power 105 and kicks things off with sharing his thoughts behind his $50,000 twerking scholarship.  Juicy insists that fans will have to wait for more information surrounding the matter as World Star Hip Hop will be premiering presumably a visual with full details on submissions.  The Taylor Gang artist also reveals that he believes Miley Cyrus is the best twerker and addresses DJ Paul’s new group Da Mafia 6.  Before heading out, Juicy speaks on his relationship with producer Mike Will Made It and explains to listeners why he makes it a point to stay on top of his finances and business.

VIDEO: Wiz Khalifa Talks VMA’s, Taylor Gang Roster, Performs “Look What I Got On” + More w/ Sway


Wiz Khalifa stops by Shade 45 to visit Sway Calloway and Heather B for the Sway In The Morning show.  Khalifa shares his thoughts on the VMA’s and points out to Sway that everyone at the award show appeared to high.  The Taylor Gang front man also reveals for listeners that he’s recently signed a young artist out of Chicago named JR.  With the roster fresh on his mind, Wiz breaks down each artist that’s signed under his imprint and transitions into an impromptu performance of his new track “Look What I Got On.”

In part two below, Wiz Khalifa talks becoming a parent and answers a series of random questions about his new family.

Part three of Wiz Khalifa’s sit down on Sway In The Morning finds the rapper giving insight behind what he thinks of his skills and his creative process in the studio.  Khalifa also gives up details surrounding his latest business venture with shoe brand Converse and shares details on his new model.

VIDEO: Stalley – Honest Cowboy Promo Tour | Pt. 2


Stalley continues his promo run for his latest mixtape Honest Cowboy.  The MMG rapper stays busy and makes his rounds doing events and radio interviews from Huntsville and Memphis.  Check out the white and black visual below and let us know what you think about Stalley’s latest offering in the comment section below.

VIDEO: JAY Z & Ron Howard – Made In America | Documentary Trailer


Director Ron Howard and Showtime release a trailer to the upcoming Made In America documentary which goes behind-the-scenes and chronicles JAY Z’s groundbreaking festival.  The film is set to debut at the Toronto International Film Festival going down next weekend and finally will hit the small-screen for viewers on October 11.  Watch the sneak peek below to hear commentary from some of music’s biggest names on the importance of the festival and its significance.

ARTWORK: Pusha T- My Name Is My Name | DONDA


Kanye West just took to his twitter to reveal the DONDA inspired cover artwork for Pusha T’s upcoming My Name Is My Name LP.  Designed by Joe Perez, the album features two simple variations both featured in black and white.  Sporting nothing but a functional bar code and a parental advisory label, the first option gives fans an interactive option by being able to scan the bar code with a mobile phone and place a pre-order.  For the second cover, an interesting photo of Pusha T blacked out and resembling the image of a silhouette graces the front as the G.O.O.D. Music MC stares at the sky.  Look out for My Name Is My Name to drop on October 8.


MIXTAPE: The Incomparable Shakespeare – #InvincibleDream


Brooklyn, NY native The Incomparable Shakespeare delivers a new 14-track mixtape titled #InvincibleDream.  Compiling his generous freestyles released over the summer, the MC decides to re-release one cohesive project to keep fans up-to-date while finalizing his upcoming By Any Dreams Necessary project.  Hosted by MTV’s Sway Calloway, Shakespeare shows off his lyrical wordplay over meshed classics and keeps it gritty.

The mixtape also includes Shakespeare’s recent impromptu freestyle session on Sway In The Morning alongside rapper Maffew Ragazino over original Scott Storch production. The Incomparable Shakespeare also includes a digital booklet that showcases information behind each track featured on #InvincibleDream.  CLICK HERE to download the latest offering from The Incomparable Shakespeare with #InvincibleDream.

Also, take a look at footage below to see how it all went down live on Shade 45 when Shakespeare and Ragazino went in over unreleased Scott Storch beats.

VIDEO: SKEE Live – Episode 5 | Recap


Episode five of SKEE Live was jam packed full of exclusive content and performances from legendary Bay Area rapper Too $hort and Riff Raff.  The evening was kicked off with a live performance from Too $hort at L.A. Live’s Congra Room with “Money On The Floor” and his classic hit “Blow The Whistle.”

Next, viewers at home were introduced to Sam Spiegel for this week’s “In The Lab.”  The Music producer who’s collaborated in the past with the likes of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kanye west, M.I.A. and more, explains how he got his big break after collaborating with rapper Fat Lip.  Speigel also opens up on what he hopes to accomplish and music and shares his what inspires him.

DJ Skee finally got the opportunity to have a one-on-one with Too $hort where the rapper touched on his love for Hip Hop, his motivation for creating, his roots in production and much more.  $hort also speaks on Lady Gaga’s comment at the VMA’s where she recently revealed to the world that the two have a collaborative song releasing soon.  Speaking candidly, Too $hort addresses his caught on tape run-in with the law, the evolution of West Coast Hip Hop and takes the time to answer random questions from viewers at home via Twitter.

For “Up Close,” the segment featured a heartfelt and serious one-on-one with Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamal Charles.  The NFL star reflects on his humble beginnings, his work ethic and shares some of his achievements which made his dream of being drafted eventually a reality.  Charles speaks on the transition of his skills throughout his career and talks coming back from a potential career ending knee injury.

Asher Roth gave the world a taste of his new single “Apples & Bananas” off his recently released The Greenhouse Effect Vol. 2 mixtape.  In the spirit of keeping things simple, Asher delivers a short visual for the song’s first verse equipped with fruit costume wearing backup dancers.  Next up, Riff Raff joined DJ Skee in the studio for an interview where he reassures fans his new album is coming, promises collaborative material with Drake will eventually surface and reveals his goal is to land a spot on a tour with Justin Bieber.  Riff Raff also partakes in a round of random Twitter questions .

This week’s “Spotlight” segment featured the Punk Rock percussion band Street Drums Corps.  The band give insight behind their unique approach to their music and shares how they formed early on.  DJ Skee also hooked up one lucky viewer with a signed NFL jersey from Jamal Charles and took the time to question MTV’s music credibility before wrapping up the show.  Skee elaborated on the cable channel’s departure from music and points out they no longer contribute to the music industry.  Ironically, their biggest event of the year (VMA’s) revolves around issuing awards for video’s they don’t even showcase from artists who never get any support.

Riff Raff closes out another groundbreaking episode with an energy packed performance of “Raiders vs. Hawks” and his new DJ Mustard produced smash “How To Be A Man.”  Be sure to tune into SKEE Live every Tuesday at 10 p.m. (EST) and 7 p.m. (PST) only on AXS TV.