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Hip-Hop Weighs in on Drake v. Meek Mill “Beef”

The summer of beef between Drake and Meek Mill continues to move right along, and over the weekend we heard from a number of respected hip-hop artists... Read More
Posted 2 months ago by Brendan V

Q-Tip, Mark Ronson & DJ Spinna Pay Homage to Michael Jackson at Nokia Theater [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY-- This past Saturday evening, three talented DJs celebrated the late Michael Jackson's birthday with a party at New York’s Nokia... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by Erica L.

Q-Tip Performs “Renaissance” Release Show In Philadelphia [Video]

Philadelphia, PA -- Last night, abstract poet Q-Tip treated Philadelphian MySpace users to an intimate show celebrating the release of his new solo... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by richard

DJBooth Speaks with The Cool Kids, Brook Lopez, Before Bounce Tour Kickoff [Exclusive]

Chicago, IL -- This week, co-headliners Q-Tip and The Cool Kids will kick off the 4th Annual 2K Sports Bounce Tour. The event, which the popular... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by DJ Z

J.Period & Q-Tip Release “Q-Tip For President” Freestyle; Announce Joint Project

New York, NY -- By now, we're all aware of who our new President Elect is. On a newly-released freestyle, "Q-Tip for President," Q-Tip, who just... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by richard

Busta Rhymes & Pac Div Rock the Mic at NYC’s Knitting Factory [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY -- On the night of his baby’s birthday, Busta Rhymes took the stage at New York City’s Knitting Factory to throw some excitement into... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by Mikey Fresh

Q-Tip Presents “Move” Video, Preps Album Release for November 4

New York, NY-- A Tribe Called Quest alumnus Q-Tip, has released a brand new video for "Move," off his latest solo effort, The Renaissance. Since the... Read More
Posted about 7 years ago by richard

VH1 Hip Hop Honors Afterparty Brings Hip Hop Legends Together in NYC [Exclusive Coverage]

The annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors show added another page to its rap sheet last night. Legends Cypress Hill, De La Soul, Naughty By Nature, Slick Rick,... Read More
Posted about 7 years ago by Mikey Fresh

Q-Tip Performs for Maximum Capacity at NYC’s Knitting Factory [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY -- The outside of Tribeca’s Knitting Factory appeared to be just that, as the seemingly mile-long ball of yarn that was Q-Tip’s... Read More
Posted 7 years ago by Erica L.

Knitting Factory Holds G.O.O.D. Music All-Star Showcase [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY -- The star-studded affair that was The Knitting Factory’s G.O.O.D Music takeover on Tuesday held a plethora of surprises, as Kanye... Read More
Posted 7 years ago by Erica L.