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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 about 4 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 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 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.