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.@BigSean on His Controversial Mentor Kanye West, Beck & 'Serious' Relationship W/ .@ArianaGrande, Wedding Bells?

Big Sean On His Controversial Mentor Kanye West, Beck & ‘Serious’ Relationship With Ariana Grande- Are There Wedding Bells?
From New York City, rapper Big Sean sits down with Larry King on the Emmy nominated series“Larry King Now” for a well-rounded discussion about his new album ‘Dark Sky Paradise,’ learning from boss and mentor Kanye West and recording with girlfriend Ariana Grande.
The rapper weighed in on Kanye West’s recent controversial remarks surrounding rocker Beck, “he’s opinionated, you gotta respect it though,” and described what West is like as a boss and mentor, “The stuff I learned from him, the lessons, you know the hours, I’m talking about rewriting verses to just paying attention to the production, just doing every single thing you can to make it the best you can, you know I do that on my own and that’s something I learned from him.” (clip below)
Big Sean discussed girlfriend Ariana Grande with Larry King, calling the relationship “pretty serious.” He als…

.@NXNE 2015 Lineup Announced • Tickets On Sale / #Toronto

NXNE 2015: First Announce

Ready for NXNE 2015? We're getting there - and we're ready to share the first part of what's coming to Toronto, June 17-21.

A Place To Bury Strangers / Action Bronson / Aidan Knight / Alice Glass (DJ Set) / Amen Dunes / Anamai / Angel Olsen / Baths / Best Coast / Betty Who / Bishop Nehru / Blonde Redhead / Cathedrals / Coliseum / Deafheaven / Dilly Dally / Dinner / Glass Animals / The Gories / HEALTH / Heems / Ibeyi / Iceage / Jacco Gardner / K.Flay / Kate Tempest / Liturgy / Lower Dens / Lydia Ainsworth / Majical Cloudz / The New Pornographers / No Joy / Odonis Odonis / OM / Pentagram / Rae Sremmurd / Real Estate / Ryley Walker / San Fermin / Son Lux / Tink / Ty Dolla $ign / UNiiQU3 / Vince Staples / White Lung / Zola Jesus / & much more to be announced

So far it's a pretty diverse lineup. Whether you're a hip hop head or more in the "let's headbang to metal" camp, we're sure it's going to be a busy Ju…

Complex Premiere's .@EarthGang's "Monday" Feat. .@MacMiller


The Atlanta duo released their  Torba project The mixtape is named after the number seven in Oromo, one of the oldest ethnic groups inhabiting Ethiopia-which, Earthgang says, is also the "origin with some of the baddest chicks."  Listen To "Monday": 


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Listen: .@WHOiSHi And .@Pusha_T ‘Push It’ To The Limit

“Push It” is the debut single from iSHi’s not yet titled album. His production credits include Tinie Tempah’s “Written in the Stars” and Emile Sande and Professor Green’s “Read All About It.” The album is slated to drop sometime this year.

Vibe Video Premiere: .@ALewisMusic "It's Not My Fault" Feat .@Tip

VIBE PREMIERE'S   ANTHONY LEWIS  NEW VIDEO "IT'S NOT MY FAULT" FEAT. T.I. There is no shortage of eye candy in Anthony Lewis' new lyric video for "It's Not My Fault" featuring T.I. The 18-year-old singer is all about that bass, showcasing a bevy of beauties of all shapes and sizes. After remixing FM favorites like Rae Sremmurd's "No Type" on his #TBH mixtape and bagging a Top 10 R&B hit with "Candy Rain," the suave singer is hitting all the right notes for the ladies with this follow-up track. Sing along to the summertime fine visual below.

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.@Vice's Noisey Song Premiere: .@Raekwon "Wall To Wall" Feat .@FrenchMontana & .@BustaRhymes

"Wall to Wall" is the first track (It's not the official single) off of Raekwon's upcoming sixth solo album, Fly International Luxurious Art. 
Raekwon On Fly International Luxurious Art: "This is a masterpiece man. Period. It's a good project, and I worked hard on it. I have a lot of good friends that showed up for it, and I am looking forward to seeing what the fans think." - Raekwon 
"Raekwon is a legend. He is a great rapper. And he's hip enough to do a song with French Montana. What else in the world could you possibly want, people?"- Noisey
Listen to "Wall to Wall" below:

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.@AZEALIABANKS Announces North American Tour Dates. "Broke With Expensive Taste" Out March 3rd


photo credit: Nikko LaMere
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES04/10 – Coachella Festival – Indio, CA
04/16 – Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA
04/17- Coachella Festival – Indio, CA
05/11 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY - TICKETS
05/15 – Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL - TICKETS
05/19 – Paradise Club – Boston, MA - TICKETS
For tickets, go to
Azealia Banks will be bringing her debut album “Broke With Expensive Taste” to life and will be hitting the road this spring with select tour dates across North America and Europe. Dates include headlining shows at New York City’s Irving Plaza, Club Nokia in Los Angeles, Concord Music Hall in Chicago and Boston’s Paradise Club. Azealia Banks will also be performing live at this year’s Coachella Festival on Friday, April 10th and 17th.

Broke With Expensive Taste” was released digitally in November 2014 and immediately topped the charts worldwide and …

.@draislv Beach Club Returns to its Sunny Throne on the Rooftop of The Cromwell in Las Vegas March 6


Rooftop Pool Party Promises Pulsating Music, Swaying Palm Trees and Endless Sunshine Las Vegas’ only rooftop pool party, Drai’s Beach Club, returns to The Cromwell in Las Vegas on March 6.  In addition to the 360 degree panoramic views of Las Vegas and the stunning setting of VIP luxury cabanas, bungalows and pools, this season, the one-of-a-kind pool party will feature live concerts and DJ sets from a diverse range of talent, new menu items, a renovated pool deck and the return of the Strip’s top nighttime pool party Yacht Club.
Already named among America’s Coolest Rooftop Bars by Travel & Leisure, Drai’s inaugural season of Beach Club made quite a splash and elevated Las Vegas’ reputation as the global party leader.  As the club’s one-year anniversary approaches, Drai’s seeks to further lead the daylife/nightlife trend with a slew of upgrades and surprises this coming seas…

.@wayhomefestival Music and Arts Sold out of Tier 1 Tickets

WayHome Music and Arts Sold out of Tier 1 Tickets

- Cryptic Puzzles and Massive Artist Line Up Sees WayHome Selling Fast -
Republic Live confirmed earlier that Tier 1 tickets at the $209.99 price point for WayHome Music and Arts are now sold out and Tier 2 tickets at the $229.99 price been released February 19, 2015 at 12 pm EST exclusively at  Organizers are attributing the quick sell out of Tier 1 tickets, as well as pre-sale tickets, to fans that embraced the festival following a brand experience event at the Great Hall just last week and the strong artist line-up. Artists Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Alt-J, Modest Mouse and Hozier are confirmed to headline the inaugural music and arts festival, along with an additional 40 plus artists announced for the event which is taking place July 24-26, 2015 at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds and will see more than 80 acts perform over 3 days.
Following a cryptic postering campaign that had been appearing in key spots acros…

.@BURBERRY The Britain Icon Check for Men Limited Edition

BURBERRY The Britain Icon Check for Men Limited EditionPart of the brand-new The Britain Icon Check collection designed by Burberry’s Chief Creative Officer and CEO Christopher Bailey, this timepiece issued in a 20-piece limited edition is a compendium of the famous British brand’s design codes. Created in the 1920s, the “Check” motif featured on the lining of its famous trench coats finds new scope for expression in the form of a grid pattern serving as a watch dial. The latter, like the watch movement, was entirely crafted in Switzerland, sealing the encounter between the best of British design and Swiss watchmaking expertise. Crafted in anthracite DLC-treated titanium, the dial weaves an openworked motif providing tantalising glimpses of the mechanical calibre and its Côtes de Genève decoration.Movement Mechanical hand-wound, modified version of ETA 2824-2 base calibre, 17 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, bridges adorned with Côtes de Genève motif Functions Hours, minutes, seconds…

EMPORIO ARMANI Emporio Armani Automatic Ladies

EMPORIO ARMANI Emporio Armani Automatic Ladies Emporio Armani conveys an inimitable style that has forged its success. Its designer Giorgio Armani now expresses this unique signature through a feminine timepiece combining the brand’s pure, uncluttered aesthetic codes and Swiss watchmaking expertise, with an automatic movement beating at its heart. The elegant pink gold-plated case reveals lines inspired by the Art Deco movement, while 82 diamonds light up the sides of the case. The mother-of-pearl dial is graced with understated hour-markers and the crown is set with a smoky brown quartz cabochon. Subtle and refined right the way to its smallest details, the watch is fitted with a sapphire caseback revealing its mechanical movement beating out a time imbued with ageless elegance and Swiss Made quality.

Movement Mechanical automatic STP1 – 11 calibre Functions Hours, minutes, seconds, date Case Pink gold-plated stainless steel, polished finish, 34 mm 82 diamonds (0.5102 cts) s…

.@Drake - Thank You Letter / If Your Reading This Its To Late Playlist / #OVO

.@kanyewest x .@adidas Originals YEEZY SEASON 1 / .@adidasoriginals

For Autumn/Winter 2015, Kanye West and adidas Originals unveil a bold new proposition: YEEZY SEASON 1, a collection of apparel and footwear that cherishes universality and timelessness. Described by West as the world's first "solutions-based" clothing line, the individual pieces define a style that matches the relentless pace of contemporary lives. "I don't want the clothes to be the life," he says. "I want the clothes to help the life."

Presented during New York Fashion Week just before All-Star Weekend, the show was conceptualized by West in close collaboration with renowned contemporary artist Vanessa Beecroft. Upon entering the venue, guests were lead into a dimly lit room, where 9 rows of models stood stoic. As lights turned on with blinding intensity, each row of models progressed forward, lending the audience a full view of the clothes. Guests including Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna, Drake, Justin Bieber, P. Didd…

Messi and Rose Inspire Young Athletes in .@adidas Film Series Sport 15

Starting today, adidas brings its passion for sport to life with the global roll-out of a series of films called Sport 15. Throughout the year, Sport 15 will tell brand stories that motivate and inspire young athletes to be the best you can be at any level or at any sport around the world. The first films show adidas icons from various sports including Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez and Derrick Rose.

“Sport 15 is more than a campaign. Sport 15 is a long-term investment into our brand,”, says Eric Liedtke, adidas Board Member responsible for Global Brands. “adidas has a longer legacy in every sport than any of our competitors. Therefore, we know sport and athletes better than anyone else.”
The campaign will be primarily activitated via broadcast. In addition, adidas also brings the story to life through a strategic roll-out across social media via the unique adidas network of global news rooms located in Herzogenaurach, London, Portland, Shanghai, Moscow and Rio de Janeiro.

Luxury Watches raises over 275k in 4 weeks on KickStarter / Elliot Havok Timepieces

Introducing..... Havok Timepiece

A minimal watch built from the ground up with attention to detail -Created for, and by, those who just want something that makes sense

 Black Classic Watch

This project started when my friends and I were looking for a quality watch that wouldn’t break the bank. But most brands we found that actually created a decent watch had an exorbitant price tag. Even on Kickstarter. 
Midnight Watch 

After a 15 minute deliberation over burritos, we decided to design, create, and share a watch that solved all the problems we faced. We wanted to do so, direct to consumer, without any retail markups.

Brown Classic Watch 

We are also offering our classic saffiano leather minimalist wallet with our watches.

 Saffiano Leather Havok Wallet

 To create a watch that was practical, minimal, and affordable.

Several problems needed to be addressed as we scoured the watch market online and offline: AFFORDABILITY: Not $300. Not $200. Not even $100. Starting at just $69 on …