Archive for the 'Live Performances' Category

A$AP Mob – Crazy Brazy (Live on Colbert)

Friday, January 13th, 2017

A$AP Mob (Rocky, Ferg & Twelvyy) and Key! swung through The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night for a performance of “Crazy Brazy” that featured a big asylum style stage set and complimentary straight jackets for the crowd. The performance was promotion for the annual YAMS Day event, which goes down this coming Wednesday at MSG in New York. Details below.

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Pharrell – Runnin (Live on Ellen)

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Pharrell Williams stopped by The Ellen Show to perform “Runnin”, one of several songs he wrote and performed for The Hidden Figures film soundtrack for which he has been nominated for a Golden Globe. You may have been aware of his appearance because of the controversy surrounding some shitty comments made about gays by gospel vocalist Kim Burrell, who also appears on the soundtrack. Obviously, Ellen doesn’t play that shit and Burrell’s appearance was swiftly canceled. Continue below to see what P had to say about all of it.

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Wale ft. Phil Ade – Smile

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

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With the general fucked up state of the union in 2017, and on the eve of the Trumpocalypse, Wale knows that we can all use a reason to “Smile” and he gives us one with his new track with Phil Ade. Tomi Lahren even catches a stray!

Continue below to listen and also check out footage of Wale and Lil Wayne performing a new track called “Running Back” on ESPN’s First Take, which made the switch from ESPN2 to the main channel today. The song is presumably off Wale’s upcoming SHINE LP.

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Dec 99th (Yasiin Bey & Ferrari Sheppard) – Seaside Panic Room/N.A.W. Medley (Live on Fallon)

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Between their back-to-back shows at the Apollo, Yasiin Bey and Ferrari Sheppard stopped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform a couple of cuts from the new Dec99th album. Watch above, stream the album here and check out footage from Wednesday night’s show below.

Previously: Yassin Bey Live at The Apollo Theater (Full Show)

Yassin Bey Live at The Apollo Theater (Full Show)

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Over the next few days, Yasiin Bey will be performing the final shows of his career at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Last night he kicked off his farewell mini-tour with the first show the Apollo and a fan recorded the whole damn thing and liberated it for those of us who couldn’t make it. Watch Bey and Ferrari Sheppard take the stage with special guests Slick Rick and Pharoahe Monch above and stream the new album Dec 99th below.

Previously: Yasiin Bey & Ferrari Sheppard Drop Dec 99th

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s “Vice City” Freestyle at Nickerson Gardens

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

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Image via Andres Tardio

Yesterday, the TDE crew held their annual Christmas Toy Drive/live concert event at the Nickerson Gardens houses and while big names such as Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky and the Dreamville crew joined them to party and give back, one of the highlights was when Kendrick Lamar treated the crowd to an alternate verse during his performance of Black Hippy’s “Vice City” with Jay Rock.

Check it out below. Also included is the full video of K.Dot’s recent performance for American Express in Brooklyn.

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Watch The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar Perform “Sidewalks”

Monday, December 19th, 2016

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This past weekend, The Weeknd held a VEVO presented show in Los Angeles and during his performance he brought out surprise guest Kendrick Lamar to perform their track “Sidewalks” off the Starboy album for the first time ever.

Watch below.

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Chance The Rapper on Saturday Night Live

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

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Chance The Rapper made his triumphant return to the stage of SNL last night. Here are his performances of “Finish Line/”Drown” and “Same Drugs”, plus the “Jingle Barack” sketch he took part in.

Watch below.

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Childish Gambino – Redbone (Live on Fallon)

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

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Donald Glover and his bare chest took to The Tonight Show stage last night for a fantastic performance of his hit single “Redbone” from the new album, Awaken, My Love!

Watch below.

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Video: Gucci Mane ft. Travis Scott – Last Time (Live on Kimmel)

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Gucci Mane hit the Jimmy Kimmel Live! stage last night with Travis Scott, Zaytoven and DJ Drama for a performance of “Last Time” off The Return of East Atlanta Santa, due out this Friday.

Previously: Gucci Mane ft. Travis Scott – Last Time (Video)