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Anderson .Paak to perform at the Coca-Cola Roxy

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Rapper Anderson .Paak is hitting the road with The Free Nationals for his solo tour dubbed, Andy’s Beach Club. The announcement for the 26-city trek, including Atlanta, comes after the release of his latest album, Oxnard.

The soulful rapper dropped his third body of work in November 2018 with heavy production guidance by hip-hop veteran Dr. Dre.

Oxnard is loaded with fiery tracks from “Who R U?” to “Trippy,” both of which showcase his musical range. The album oozes with California vibes, explaining the major influence .Paak’s new surroundings have had on him since relocating to Los Angeles a few years ago.

The West Coast-inspired project is also composed of timeless collaborations with heavyweights like J.Cole, Q-Tip, Snoop Dogg, and Compton native Kendrick Lamar, who is featured on the single “Tints.,” The standout record on the project that still has fans buzzing is “Mansa Musa,” a feature from Dr. Dre himself –– pairing a vibrant tempo and gritty base. Critics have called Oxnard .Paaks best work to date and you can bet he has more coming in 2019.

To purchase tickets for .Paaks ATL tour stop at the Coca-Cola Roxy on Feb. 18., click here and check out the complete list of dates below.

Tour Dates:

2/11/19- The Masonic, San Francisco

2/13/19- Fillmore Auditorium, Denver

2/15/19- The Fillmore, Detroit

2/16/19- Riviera Theatre, Chicago

2/18/19- Coca-Cola Roxy, Atlanta

2/19/19- The Fillmore, Charlotte

2/20/19- MGM National Harbor, Washington, DC

2/22/19- Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City

2/23/19- Orpheum Theatre, Boston

2/24/19- The Fillmore, Philadelphia

2/26/19- Rebel, Toronto

3/04/19- Spektrum, Oslo

3/05/19- Annexet, Stockholm

3/07/19- Royal Arena, Copenhagen

3/09/19 Afas Live, Amsterdam

3/10/19- Lotto Arena, Antwerp

3/12/19- Zenith, Paris

3/15/19- Alexandra Palace, London

3/16/19- O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

3/18/19- O2 Academy, Glasgow

3/19/19-  Olympia Theatre, Dublin

3/22/19- Columbiahalle, Berlin

3/23/19- Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt

3/25/19- Fabrique, Milan

3/26/19- Tonhalle, Munich

3/27/19- Gasometer, Vienna

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Jay-Z to Re-Open New York’s Webster Hall

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Just when you thought Jay-Z couldn’t make any more business moves, he pulls out the big guns. The rap mogul is slated to perform the first concert at New York City’s newly renovated Webster Hall. The “B-Sides 2” show will take place on April 26.

The iconic venue owned by BSE Global and Bowery Presents underwent a lengthy 20-month renovation, reportedly adding an elevator among other modern advancements.

Tickets to Jay-Z’s “B-Sides 2” concert at Webster Hall “for Day 1 fans” go on sale on April 19 at 11 a.m. ET. A pre-sale for AMEX cardholders begins April 18 at 10 a.m. ET. Jay-Z held “B-Sides” concerts at New York City’s Terminal 5 in 2015.

Take a look at some of the upcoming show dates below.

Patti Smith on May 1
Sharon Van Etten on May 4
Broken Social Scene on May 16 and 17
MGMT May 22 – 24
Real Estate on June 14
Built to Spill on September 30
October 1
Chris Robinson Brotherhood on October 9

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REVOLT and AT&T partner for the REVOLT Hip Hop Summit

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Revolt and AT&T just announced the launch of the Revolt Hip Hop Summit, expanding the multi-city cultural event inspired by the former Revolt Music Conference to two new markets — Atlanta and Los Angeles — and re-imagining the event to include opportunities for young people to network and develop skills business owners desire.

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AT&T will serve as co-creator and exclusive presenting sponsor of the event, expanding its reach and providing greater access for those seeking to become future leaders.

“Now more than ever we need to own our culture,” Revolt chairman Sean “Diddy” Combs said in a press release. “At the Revolt Hip Hop Summit we will empower young people with sessions on the issues they care about. From entrepreneurship and economic empowerment to social justice, we’ll have the provocative conversations not happening anywhere else. With the support of AT&T, we will provide perspective on music and media that could only come from industry veterans committed to our future.”

The event will take place from July 25-27 in Atlanta and Oct. 24-26 in Los Angeles. In addition to showcasing performances from major and emerging artists, the Summit will be  an immersive experience in the world of Hip Hop and culture, offering young people real-life networking experience and helping them to develop and hone the crucial skills business owners need to grow their companies.

“One of the hardest parts of breaking into any field is building a network and making connections with people that can help inspire dreams into reality,” said AT&T SVP-advertising and creative services Valerie Vargas in a press release. “AT&T is a longstanding champion of mentorship across both business and entertainment and we hope the opportunities stemming from the Revolt Hip Hop Summit help young people find their place.”

Headliners and ticket sales for the Atlanta and LA events will be announced soon. 

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