Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

Maroon 5 & Sza Spend All Day Having Fun In Video For What Lovers Do

Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and Sza spend all day and night frolicking as lovers in the “What Lovers Do” video. They have dinosaurs, talking sunflowers and deer around them as they jet ski, gamble and run through a field as kids.



Watch Shabazz Palaces Weigh In On Fortune Cookies, Tandem Bikes & More

Shabazz Palaces share their opinions on fortune cookies, parachute pants and more for Pitchfork’s Over/Under series. They are touring Europe right now and tickets can be purchased here.  Their double album release of Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines is more of their mind-bending futuristic hip-hop funk.


James Mtume Talks About Working With Miles Davis

James Mtume talks to Nelson George about working with Miles Davis during the On The Corner sessions. He shares the things that Davis taught him about changing bands, his changing technique and how the jazz world responded to the electronic sound of On The Corner.  Hip-Hop fans know Mtume because Biggie Smalls famously sampled “Juicy Fruit” for “Juicy.”


Oddisee’s You Grew Up Tells Its Story As A Fast-Moving Cartoon

Oddisee’s The Iceberg came out earlier this year and proved once again why is one of the most underrated emcees. The twisted story of “You Grew Up” is told in the cartoon format that makes the content that much more interesting under the direction of Eugene & Louise. Watch as Oddisee’s story of being friends with a white boy as youth turns into an ugly narrative about racism. Oddisee’s Beneath The Surface Tour is on the road now in Europe.


Nick Hakim Kicks Off North American Tour

Nick Hakim is launching his North American tour today at New York City’s Music Hall of Williamsburg. His song “Needy Bees” was featured in HBO’s season two of Insecure. Green Twins, his debut album was released earlier this year and was praised by fans and critics. In November, he will begin his European tour The D.C. and it will end in February of 2018. See tour dates below:

Oct 03 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg

Oct 04 Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery

Oct 05 Raleigh, NC – Kings

Oct 06 Nashville, TN – Basement East

Oct 07 Atlanta, GA – Vinyl

Oct 09 Birmingham, AL – The Nick

Oct 10 New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa

Oct 12 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall (Upstairs)

Oct 13 Austin TX – Antone’s

Oct 14 Austin TX – ACL Festival

Oct 15 Dallas, TX – House of Blues (Cambridge Room)

Oct 17 Tucson, AZ – Club Congress

Oct 18 Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room

Oct 19 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex

Oct 20 San Francisco, CA – The Independent

Oct 21 Oakland, CA – Starline Social Club

Oct 23 Portland, OR – Doug Fir

Oct 24 Seattle, WA – Barboza

Nov 01 Paris, FR – Pitchfork Avant-Garde

Nov 02 Belfort, FR – La Poudrière

Nov 03 Rotterdam, NL – BIRD

Nov 04 Eindhoven, NL – So What’s Next Festival

Nov 07 Bristol, UK – The Lantern

Nov 08 Vienna AT – Gasometer ^

Nov 09 Zagreb HR – Tvornica Kulture ^

Nov 10 Milan IT – Fabrique Milano ^

Nov 13 Berlin DE – Columbiahalle ^

Nov 15 Brussels, BE – Forest National *

Nov 16 Amsterdam, NL – AFAS Live *

Nov 17 Hamburg, GER – Uberjazz Festival

Nov 18 Paris, FR – Le Zenith *

Nov 23 Manchester UK – O2 Apollo ^

Nov 24 Wolverhampton UK – Civic Hall ^

Nov 26 London UK – O2 Academy Brixton ^

Nov 27 London UK – London UK – O2 Academy Brixton ^

Nov 29 Southampton UK – O2 Guildhall ^

Dec 1 Cologne DE – Palladium ^

Dec 3 Stockholm SE – Annexet ^

Dec 4 Stockholm SE – Annexet ^

Dec 5 Oslo NO – Sentrum Scene ^

Dec 6 Oslo NO – Sentrum Scene ^

Feb 12 Birmingham UK – Hare and Hounds

Feb 13 Bristol UK – The Lantern

Feb 14 London UK – KOKO

Feb 15 Leeds UK – Brudenell Social Club

Feb 16 Glasgow UK – King Tut’s

Feb 17 Manchester UK – The Deaf Institute