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Leikeli47 to perform at The Loft in Atlanta

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Leikeli47 descends into Atlanta tonight with openers Yung Baby Tate and Deante Hitchcock (April 4) at The Loft @ Center Stage in support of her latest critically-acclaimed sophomore album Acrylic.

Acrylic finds the masked rapper expressing her high-beamed energy, inspiration, and humbleness with unflinching sincerity.

“For me, Acrylic is another creative invitation into my world,” Leikeli47 told The Fader. “It’s about walking our campuses and down our streets, coming into our neighborhoods and really understanding…why we move the way we move, why we tick the way we tick, why we party the way we party, why we love the way we love, why we’re resilient…. Of course, you got to be invited by us.”

Making her ATL headlining debut, Leikeli is ready to deliver an electric performance laced with spitfire rhymes from hits like “Girl Blunt,” “Top Down” and “Attitude.”. From dancehall, to gospel, to radio-friendly pop, and gangsta rap, her effortless infusion of genres is bound to create one –– epic ––set.

You can expect the mysterious emcee to have her face hidden but hopefully fans will get a glimpse in to her enchanting soul.

See below for remaining tour dates. To purchase tickets for Atlanta, click here.

4/06/19 – Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock
4/09/19 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
4/10/19 – Dallas, TX – Dada
4/11/19 – Austin, TX – Empire Control Room
4/14/19 – Santa Cruz, CA – Atrium @ The Catalyst
4/15/19 – Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s
4/16/19 – Oakland, CA – The New Parish
4/18/19 – Portland, OR – Holocene
4/19/19 – Vancouver, B.C. – Fortune Soundclub
4/21/19 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
4/24/19 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
4/25/19 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room @ The Observatory
4/26/19 – San Diego, CA – Irenic

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Drake’s rolling out new music in celebration of Raptors NBA Championship win

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Drake is so hype about the Raptors win you would think he was playing in the NBA Finals himself.

Being the megafan that he is, the hip-hop star is celebrating the team’s sweet victory with some new music –– it’s about time!

Drizzy announced via Instagram live last night that he will be releasing two new tracks scheduled to drop sometime today (June 14). Entitled “Omertá” and the Rick Ross-featured “Money in the Grave,” surprising his followers with an over-the-top caption, “THE CHIP TO THE 6!!!!!!!!!!!!”

The Toronto Raptors ambassador also revealed he’ll be the one designing the rings for the Raptors amid poking fun at Klay Thompson, referring to the time the Warriors SG called him a “bum a**” and saying that he’ll let that incident go.

“Yo Klay, when you’re wakeboarding this summer in your Quiksilver shorts, you know what time it is. When you see me, you better wave — friendly, too,” he teased.

Drake believes, “That dynasty’s over.” “We did what we had to do. Praying for KD, praying for Big Papi, but tonight belongs to Toronto.”

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Nora Rothman and Cape Francis release “Fifteen / Feet” just in time for Summer

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Earlier this month, singer-songwriter and activist Nora Rothman debuted the first single off her forthcoming EP titled “Nothing New.” The lead single, “strange,” set the tone for the ethereal project that takes influence from folk and soul for a sound Popdust describes as “dream-pop gauziness and 70’s folk motifs.” 

Today, ahead of the EP’s July 12th release, Rothman is debuting another cut from the project, this time a collaboration with Cape Francis on “fifteen / feet.”

Produced by Kate Ellwanger (aka DOT) and co-written with Cape Francis, “fifteen / feet” is a song described as “as foreboding as it is wondrous” by Atwood Magazine. The three-minute composition is a lush soundscape of organic instrumentation, driven by guitar and drums, that acts as an ideal foundation to showcase Rothman’s soft vocals and poetic songwriting.

“This EP includes songs from the past five years, like random pages ripped out of a diary,” describes Rothman. “The EP explores newness, nostalgia, and the negative space between them. In the end, it’s really nothing new — we’ve all been here before.”

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Lion Babe takes on Center Stage in Atlanta next month

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American soul duo consisting of Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman is ramping up for a pint-sized North American tour with a must-attend stop in Atlanta.

Hervey and Goodman are set to play at Center Stage on June 11 ––anticipated to be a sold-out show. The tour announcement comes behind the pair’s newly released second LP, Cosmic Wind, which features appearances from Bilal, Leikeli47, and Raekwon.

You can definitely expect a futuristic set with performances from danceable singles like “The Wave” and “Western World.”

The summer trek kicks of next month, June 5th in Brooklyn, New York and closes out June 25th in Chicago, Illinois.

To purchase tickets for the ATL, click here.

Lion Babe Tour Dates

June 5 – Brooklyn, NY
June 6 – Philadelphia, PA
June 7 – Boston, MA
June 9 – Washington, D.C.
June 11 – Atlanta, GA
June 13 – Houston, TX
June 14 – Austin, TX
June 16 – Dallas, TX
June 18 – Phoenix, AZ
June 19 – Los Angeles, CA
June 21 – San Francisco, CA
June 23 – Seattle, WA
June 25 – Chicago, IL

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