Travis Scott & Logic Tapped As Headliners For Boston Calling 2019

There are too many music festivals and never sufficient days, it will appear. But over within the New England space, they have been doing the Boston Calling tourney for what is going on on 9 years now. So how does Boston Calling distinguish itself from the competitors over yonder? The co-founder and CEO Boston Calling Events, Brian Appel shared his sentiments in a press launch, conjointly difficulty to announce the competition’s headliners for 2019.

To mark the ninth version Boston Calling, Appel and people in his coterie have enlisted Travis Scott, Logic, Anderson .Paak, Janelle Monáe, Sheck Wes, ODESZA, Denzel Curry, Princess Nokia, Tame Impala, Twenty One Pilots, Chromeo, and Cautious Clay – and curiosity to hip-hop followers, specifically, Boston Calling 2019 will embrace a reunion kinds for Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey, collectively often known as BLACK STAR. A Three-day will run you $249; different packages embrace VIP remedy, and one-day passes whereas provides final. You can purchase proper right here.

Yasiin Bey Says Tekashi 6ix9ine Comments Were “Taken Out Of Context”

A couple days ago, AWGE released the third installment their web docuseries AWGE DVD, chronicling behind the scenes moments with A$AP Rocky, the A$AP Mob and AWGE-affiliated artists and friends. At one particular point the video, around the 15 minute mark, there was some footage Yasiin Bey talking pretty wildly about NYC newcomer Tekashi 6ix9ine, saying Tekashi’s “Gummo” video was some the most depressing shit he’s ever seen.

“Why is everyone acting like this new? This is a version the same old shit. This is the most depressing shit I’ve ever seen in my life,” Yasiin Bey said in the clip. However it turns out that clip was taken out context and not necessarily what Yasiin meant.

On late Thursday night, AWGE and Yasiin released a statement explaining that the footage was “leaked” and “taken out context.” Their statement read:


Yasiin Bey Says 6ix9ine's "GUMMO" Is The "Most Depressing" Thing He's Seen

Tekashi 6ix9ine is as polarizing as an artist can get in 2018. Since making waves with his single, “GUMMO,” the rapper has received both praise and hate from many people. Swizz Beatz has praised the young artist in the past and 6ix9ine’s also formed a friendly relationship with 50 Cent. However, not every OG feels the same way. Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def, recently watched the “GUMMO” video for the first time and he didn’t seem to ecstatic about it,

Earlier this week, the A$AP Mob unleashed the third installment to their AWGE DVD series. There were a lot gems found in there including the announcement that Tyler, The Creator and A$AP Rocky would be joining forces for a joint project under the name “Wang$ap.” However, there was another interesting point in that came around the 15:03 mark. In the clip, Yasiin Bey’s seen reacting to Tekashi 6ix9ine’s breakthrough single, “GUMMO.” Suffice to say, he wasn’t impressed by it in the least.

“Why is everyone acting like this new? This is a version the same old shit,” he said before speaking on M.O.P and how they brought that aggressive energy to the game as well.

“This is the most depressing shit I’ve ever seen in my life.” He added after watching the video.

Clearly, 6ix9ine isn’t Yasiin Bey’s cup tea, but maybe he’d feel differently if he heard “FEFE.”

Peep the clip below. 

Yasiin Bey Says He’s Laid Down First Verse for Black Star Album

We previously got wind a potential new album from hip-hop duo Black Star, composed Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, and producer Madlib. Now, Yasiin has confirmed that this new collaboration is definitely on the way.

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It was during Madlib’s set at San Francisco’s Noise Pop Festival that the beatmaker brought out Yasiin as a special guest. “It’s a big moment for me,” he said to the crowd. “I hope it’s a big moment for you. But let’s get it fresh.” The Brooklyn-born rapper would soon be joined onstage by another special guest in the form Dave Chappelle as the crowd was treated to a set legends.

Before Yasiin left the stage, he dropped f an important nugget information and revealed to the crowd that he recorded the first verse many that are set to appear on the Black Star album the day before, and he proceeded to rap it live fore lucky audience members.

Previously, Yasiin popped up during one Madlib’s shows in Denver, Colorado where he delivered on the first wave revelations about a new Black Star and Madlib collaboration. Since then, all parties kept a tight lip on further developments up until Yasiin’s appearance on Thursday in San Fran.

“I’m so excited, I don’t even know how to feel,” he said. “I fuck with the Bay Area.”

The first and only Black Star album, Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star, was released back in 1998. Considering that the classic project will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in September this year, the return the duo is all too fitting.