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Dave Chappelle Will Host The 2018 Roots Picnic

Dave Chappelle will host the 2018 Roots Picnic taking place June 2nd in their Philadelphia hometown at the Festival Pier. Brandy, The Diplomats and 2Chainz are some of the headliners for the event.

Black Thought and J.Period will have a live mixtape session featuring Fabolous and Jadakiss.

This year will debut the Podcast Stage with live shows from Angela Rye, Questlove and Drink Champs.

Tickets for The Roots Picnic go on sale Friday but there are presales being offered now.

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Beyonce, Eminem & The Weeknd To Headline Coachella 2018

Coachella’s 2018 lineup has been announced and Beyonce will make up for her canceled appearance last year because of pregnancy. Eminem and The Weeknd will co-headline the event that will take place April 13th-22nd.

Sza, Cardi B, Moses Sumney and Tyler The Creator are some of the other artists on the schedule. Tickets will go on sale January 5th at 3:00 PM ET on the Coachella site.

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36 Chambers Presents A “Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues” Pop Up Shop and Live Performance At Rough Trade This Weekend in Brooklyn

 36 Chambers presents a Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues pop up shop this weekend, December 1-3, at Rough Trade (64 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249) in Brooklyn, NY. The hours are: Friday (11a-11p), Saturday (11a-11p), Sunday (11a-9p), with a special live performance by Mathematics, Wu-Tang’s long time DJ, who produced the critically acclaimed recent album, Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues, on Saturday.

The pop up will feature merch for Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues, CDs and vinyl albums, plus select items from 36 Chambers “Emperors’ Treasures” for purchase. Additionally, there will be limited edition, exclusive collaboration t-shirt created in conjunction with Rough Trade. More information can be found at here.

Moreover, there will also be a Wu-Tang inspired art installation on view, including work by Andrew Cruz.

Mathematics will perform with special guests at Rough Trade on Saturday, December 2 at 6:15 PM. Tickets for his performance can be bought here. Tickets are free with the purchase of a CD or vinyl album.

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Larenz Tate and Erica Ash to Host 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash will host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions. The gala black-tie ceremony will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on Sat. Jan. 20, 2018 and will world premiere nationwide on Bounce on Sun. Feb. 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Bounce, the fastest-growing African-American network on television, now exclusively owns, produces and telecasts the star-studded event, rebranded this year as the Bounce Trumpet Awards. Honorees, performers, and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. Visit www.trumpetawards.com for more information.

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The Eighth Annual American Beatbox Championships to Hit Brooklyn Bazaar on November 10th

On November 10, 11 and 12 the Eighth Annual American Beatbox Championships will take place at the Brooklyn Bazaar in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The elimination tournament features participants of all ages and attracts millions of views on YouTube and the event’s Livestream.

This year’s event will be co-hosted by World Champion Kaila Mullady and 2016 American Champion Mark Martin. There will be showcases from expert international beatboxers including The Beatbox House and the competition’s three judges; 3X Chinese Champion Zhang Ze2X French Champion Alexinhoand former 2X American Champ & current Vice World Champion NaPoM. There will be performances from the legendary Marley Marl and two-time Grammy winner Rahzel who will receive the first annual ABC Lifetime Achievement Award. The battles will begin with open eliminations on Saturday and conclude Sunday when competitors in the Solo, Loop Station, & 2V2 categories determine who will take home $2,500 in cash prizes (courtesy of Speechless Records) and the “Golden Mic” trophies. Attend the event or view via Livestream to witness the cutting edge of the human voice. A more detailed schedule of events can be found at the ABC’s Facebook event page.

Buy Tickets for Event or Livestream here.

Register To Battle here.

Watch the Vice documentary about American Beatbox Championship Event Co-Founders Kaila Mullady and Mark Martin here and here.

 

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