Over the weekend Compton bred rapper The Game was handed his first Cash Money chain by YMCMB artist Tyga in front of a sold out crowd at Irvine’s Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for the “How The West Was Won” concert. After previously revealing he was a free agent on Larry King, Game continued to voice his past frustrations with Interscope Records and hinted during an interview with XXL and on AXS TV’s SKEE LIVE that he was considering signing with Cash Money. The California native eventually took to his Twitter account the same day he was chained and confirmed to everyone that the news was legit.
A$AP Rocky takes a small break in the middle of his performance in Irvine, Calif. and asks the crowd to toss joints and blunts to the stage so he can smoke with them. Watch as the crowd eagerly obliges the request and begins to shower Rocky with California’s finest greenery. After a few words and a few tokes, Rocky picks up where he left off and gets into “Purple Swag: Chapter 2” off his Live.Love.A$AP mixtape.
Wiz Khalifa invites fellow Taylor Gang artist, Tuki Carter, to hit the stage and join him for a performance of their collaborative track “Rise Above” off Wiz’s O.N.I.F.C. album. Watch as Khalifa and Carter impressively kick their respective lyrics back and forth, put on a solid performance and remind the crowd that they stay rising above the haters to get the cash.
A$AP Rocky performed his hit single “Fuckin’ Problems” off his Long.Live.A$AP LP live in Irvine, Calif. on the Under The Influence of Music Tour. Watch as Rocky puts it down on the second stop of the tour and delivers a dope performance to an excited crowd full of A$AP supporters.
Trinidad James hits the stage in Irvine, Calif. and gets the crowed turnt up with his smash song “Female$ Welcomed” off his Don’t Be S.A.F.E. mixtape. Though his main hoe may have no been feelin’ him no mo the fans on the Under The Influence of Music Tour certainly embraced the “All Gold Everything” rapper and his unique style.
Wiz Khalifa took the original Taylors back down memory lane with a performance of his earlier hits like “The Kid Frankie” and “Up” off his now classic Kush and Orange Juice mixtape. Though Khalifa performed a number of past and present hits, the Kush and Orange Juice portion of the show is always a standout and reminds fans just how far the Taylor Gang head honcho has come.
Joey takes it back to the beginning with one of his earlier hits that shined the spotlight on his talent as a lyrical MC with “Waves” off his 1999 mixtape. Performing live for the crowd in Irvine, Calif. on the Under The Influence of Music Tour with Pro Era member Kirk Knight by his side, Joey kicks his raps over the tracks smooth production provided by Freddie Joachim.
HD VIDEO: Joey Bada$$ hits the stage for the second show in Irvine, Calif. on the Under The Influence of Music Tour. Opening his act with “Alowha” (Prod. By Kirk Knight) off his recent Summer Knights project, the Brooklyn native goes to work and demonstrates to the crowd just why he and his Pro Era crew are in the building in the first place. Take a look at the young spitter do his thing.
SIDEBAR: Video ends at about the 3:00 minute mark and takes you down a dark and deep depressing black hole for the last .54 seconds so you can decide to stay on for the ride or get off early. You decide, the choice is yours.
HD VIDEO: B.O.B. took the stage in Irvine, Calif. and performed his hit new single “Headband” with some pretty young things who complimented the performance with a nice choreographed set. Check out B.O.B. keep the show live at and fans entertained on the second stop of Under The Influence of Music Tour. Sidebar: not exactly sure what happened but video ends at about the 2:22 mark so pay no mind to the darkness that ensues.
As A$AP Rocky took the stage in Irvine, Calif. and was finishing up his performance of his hit single “Goldie” off his Long.Live.A$AP LP, an excited fan decided to rush the stage and celebrate the moment alongside Rocky. After only being able to take in a few moments before being rushed by security, A$AP Rocky made his way over to his fan and showed love for the support by giving him a dap. The A$AP Mob leader kept the show going and transitioned into his next performance for “Kissin’ Pink” off his Live.Love.A$AP mixtape.