Archive for the 'Live Performances' Category

Vic Mensa – We Could Be Free (Live on Colbert)

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Watch Vic Mensa’s moving performance of “We Could Be Free” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Previously: Vic Mensa – Rollin Like A Stoner (Video)

GoldLink ft. Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy – Crew (Live on Fallon)

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

With track co-stars Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy by his side, GoldLink touched down on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon stage last night for a performance of his breakout hit “Crew,” which I’m happy to report still goes after all these months.

Previously: Niia ft. GoldLink – Nobody

Ty Dolla $ign ft. YG – Ex (Live on Kimmel)

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Ty Dolla $ign hit the big Jimmy Kimmel Live stage last night for a performance of his Beach House 3 single “Ex” with some help from track guest YG. Watch above and continue below for Ty’s solo performance of “So Am I.”

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Watch The Roots & Bilal’s Tiny Desk Concert at NPR

Monday, October 30th, 2017

The Roots participate in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series with an epic 12-minute performance of “It Ain’t Fair,” the track they recorded for the soundtrack to the film Detroit. Track collaborator Bilal also appears to perform his contribution.

Watch below.

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French Montana & Diddy Perform “Mo Money Mo Problems” & “Unforgettable” on Ellen

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Diddy, French Montana and Swae Lee hit the stage of The Ellen Show to perform a medley of “Mo Money Mo Problems” and “Unforgettable” for your auntie and her brunch crew. Before the performance, they sat down with Ellen to talk about French’s charity work in Uganda, Puff’s hypochondria and more. Watch above and below.

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Jhené Aiko ft. Big Sean – Moments (Live on Fallon)

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Big Sean joined Jhené Aiko, who recently got a huge portrait of his mug tatted on her arm, on the Tonight Show stage last night for a performance of “Moments” from her new album Trip.

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Steve Aoki & Yellow Claw ft. Gucci Mane & T-Pain – Lit (Live on Kimmel)

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Gucci Mane and T-Pain joined Steve Aoki on the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage for a “Lit,” and uncensored, performance of their Kolony single.

Previously: Steve Aoki & Yellow Claw ft. Gucci Mane & T-Pain – Lit (Video)

Jay-Z Performs “Bam” & “4:44” on SNL

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Hov made his triumphant return to Saturday Night Live tonight with a performance of “Bam” with Damian Marley. Jay made a strong statement in support of the movement to end the systematic state-sanctioned murder of people of color and also sent a big fuck you to ya’ll president by taking the stage rocking a Colin Kaepernick jersey.

UPDATED with Jay’s second performance of “4:44” below.

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Chance The Rapper Performs New Song with Daniel Caesar on Colbert

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Here’s Chance The Rapper performing a great new untitled track with assistance from Daniel Caesar on last night’s episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Continue below for Chance’s chat with Stephen during which they speak on the grassroots campaign to get him to run for mayor of Chicago, his fundraising efforts in support of Chicago Public Schools and how he only just wrote this new track a couple of days ago.

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Jay-Z Performs “Family Feud” & “Numb/Encore” in the Live Lounge

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Jay-Z recently made a rare appearance in the Live Lounge at BBC in London and performed “Family Feud” from the 4:44 album, as well as his “Numb/Encore” mashup with Linkin Park in tribute to the late Chester Bennington. Prior to the performance, he sat down with host Clara Amfo for a 20-minute interview. Throughout their chat, Jay spoke on a number of topics including the new album and Blue Ivy’s lyrical contribution at the end of “We Family,” but perhaps most interestingly, he opened up about the political situation in America and sharply criticized Grand Wizard Trump. Check out the full interview below.

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