VIDEO: Drake Named Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador

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Drizzy Drake is making moves in his city.  Today, Drake took the spotlight as he addressed his new position as the Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador.  Decked out in a vibrant blue suit, the YMCMB rapper spoke on his love for the city of Toronto and explained how he’s always been a die hard fan of the basketball team.  NBA and Raptors affiliates listened as the Nothing Was The Same artist spoke out at a press conference and announced his excitement as the host for the upcoming 2016 NBA All-Star weekend which will take place in Toronto.

VIDEO: Jeezy Announces His New Upcoming Album

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Jeezy and company release a new promotional visual for the Atlanta native’s upcoming album.  The announcement for fans also comes with Jeezy’s first official single titled “In My Head” which will be featured on the unnamed project.  In the video clip, take a look as Jeezy links up in the studio with Usher, Future and Ludacris and breaks down what type of music they can expect to hear on his latest offering.

NEWS: Kanye West Announces Yeezus Tour w/ Kendrick Lamar

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Kanye West takes to Twitter to announce his new Yeezus tour which is officially set to kick off on October 19 in Seattle.  Hip Hop fans can also rejoice as Ye will be bringing along Kendrick Lamar for select dates.  Tickets for the Yeezus tour go on sale September 13.  Take a look below to see if the tour is coming through your city.

# = w/ Kendrick Lamar

* = Special guest to be announced

Oct. 19: Seattle, WA KeyArena * #
Oct. 20: Vancouver, B.C. Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena * #
Oct. 22: San Jose, CA SAP Center * #
Oct. 23: Oakland, CA Oracle Arena * #
Oct. 25: Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena * ^
Oct. 26: Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center * #

Nov. 1: Salt Lake City, UT EnergySolutions Arena * #
Nov. 3: Denver, CO Pepsi Center * #
Nov. 5: Minneapolis, MN Target Center * #
Nov. 7: Chicago, IL United Center * #
Nov. 10: Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills * #
Nov. 12: Toronto, Ont. Air Canada Centre * #
Nov. 14: Montreal, Que. Bell Centre #
Nov. 16: Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center ^
Nov. 17: Boston, MA TD Garden * #
Nov. 19: Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center * ^
Nov. 21: Washington, DC Verizon Center #
Nov. 23: New York, NY Madison Square Garden * ^
Nov. 29: Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena * #
Nov. 30: Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum ^

Dec. 1: Atlanta, GA Philips Arena #
Dec. 6: Dallas, TX American Airlines Center #
Dec. 7: Houston, TX Toyota Center #

NEWS: JAY Z Announces Magna Carter World Tour + Dates

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JAY Z announces his Magna Carter World Tour which is set to begin in Europe on October 3 in the UK and finally reach the United States on November 30 in Minnesota.  Look out for Hov’s new U.S. tour to touch down in 33 cities.  Check out the complete listing of upcoming tour dates below.  Tickets for Magna Carter World Tour go on sale September 12 via LiveNation and Ticketmaster.

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North America:

November 30th St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
December 1st Lincoln, NE Pinnacle Bank Arena
December 2nd Denver, CO Pepsi Center
December 6th Anaheim, CA Honda Center
December 7th San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
December 9th Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
December 10th Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
December 11th San Jose, CA SAP Center at San Jose
December 13th Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
December 18th Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
December 19th Houston, TX Toyota Center
December 20th San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
December 21st Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
December 27th Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
December 28th Birmingham, AL BJCC Arena
January 2nd Ft. Lauderdale, FL BB&T Center
January 4th Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
January 5th Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex
January 8th Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
January 9th Chicago, IL United Center
January 10th Detroit, MI The Palace Of Auburn Hills
January 12th Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
January 13th Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
January 16th Washington DC Verizon Center
January 17th Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
January 18th Boston, MA TD Garden
January 19th Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
January 21st Pittsburgh, PA CONSOL Energy Center
January 22nd Newark, NJ Prudential Center
January 24th Montreal, PQ Bell Centre
January 27th Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
January 29th Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
January 30th Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
January 31st State College, PA Bryce Jordan Center

NEWS: Eminem Announces Marshall Mathers LP 2 + More

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A new Beats By Dre commercial was premiered tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards for Eminem’s upcoming Marshall Mathers LP 2.  According to the announcement, the new album will be available November 5 and it also boasts credits from JAY Z and Rick Rubin as executive producers.  Fans also get a taste of things to come as the short clip showcases a teaser of Eminem’s new single “Bezerk” which will be released in its entirety this Tuesday.

NEWS: Jay-Z Announces Magna Carta Holy Grail Euro Tour + Dates

jayzJay-Z is on a roll and continues his takeover by announcing a new euro tour which will kick off in October.  Hov will begin his Magna Carta Holy Grail tour in the UK where his new album currently holds the number one spot.  Jay-Z’s previous collaborative release, Watch The Throne, peaked at number three in the UK but has since been surpassed by his latest effort.  Below are the tour dates for the euro portion of Jigga man’s live promo run for Magna Carta Holy Grail.

Oct. 3 UK, Manchester Arena
Oct. 6 Ireland, Dublin 02 Arena
Oct. 8 UK, Birmingham NIA Arena
Oct. 10 UK, London O2 Arena
Oct. 11 UK, London O2 Arena
Oct. 12 UK, London O2 Arena
Oct. 17 France, Paris,Bercy
Oct. 18 France, Paris,Bercy
Oct. 20 Switzerland, Zurich Hallenstadion
Oct. 21 Belgium, Antwerp, Sportpaleis
Oct. 23 Norway, Oslo Spektrum
Oct. 25 Sweden,Stockholm, Globe
Oct. 27 Germany, Hamburg 02 World
Oct. 28 Germany, Cologne Lanxess Arena
Oct. 29 Netherlands, Amsterdam Ziggo Dome

 

VIDEO: Big Sean – Hall Of Fame LP Release Date Announcement

Big Sean drops a new promotional video to announce the official release date for his upcoming album Hall Of Fame.  Having already been pushed back several times, the G.O.O.D. Music artist’s latest effort is set to drop on August 27.  In the short clip above, the camera work focuses in on Sean and proceeds to spiral around the rapper finally revealing a release date while a snippet of a new song serves as the soundtrack.