Coachella 2014 festival lineup announced, Outkast to headline


The lineup for this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been announced - with the gleeful confirmation that esteemed Hip Hop duo Outkast will be reuniting to headline two days of the event in April. Read more

Tyler the Creator & Frank Ocean to headline Odd Future Carnival 2013


Last year's Odd Future Carnival saw a few surprises, including YMCMB head Lil Wayne making a guest appearance. The mega popular Los Angeles collective hopes to build upon that by having Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean headline the upcoming second annual event this year, to be held at the LA Coliseum on November 9th. Read more

SoulCulture @ Yahoo! Wireless Festival Day 1 Round Up #SCWireless

Yesterday (Friday, 12th July) marked the beginning of the Yahoo! Wireless Festival at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London and SoulCulture was in the house soaking in the sights and sounds of the day and we survived the crowds and heat to bring you a little taste of what went down.Read more

SoulCulture at the Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 #SCWireless

With the Yahoo! Wireless Festival less than 24 hours away, the excitement levels are reaching fever pitch.

The three day festival, which begins tomorrow (Friday, 12th of July) and ends on Sunday with a headline set by Justin Timberlake & JAY Z kicking off their Legends Of The Summer tour, features a plethora of acts including the likes of Miguel, Kendrick Lamar, Wretch 32, Emeli Sande, Daley, Nas, Frank Ocean and dozens more from around the globe.

SoulCulture will be on hand on all three dates to provide you with real-time updates via our Twitter and Facebook, pictures, videos and #InstaViews via our Instagram, as well as SClusive interviews and some surprises via SoulCulture TV.

Are you going to festival? If so let us know what acts you are looking forward to seeing and come say hi to us, we won't bite. :)

Follow SoulCulture: Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/SoulCulture TV

Joey Bada$$, Action Bronson, Danny Brown + more to perform at The Parklife Weekender 2013

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New York native and SoulCulture 13 For 13 certified dope rapper, Joey Bada$$ will be returning to the UK next month as part of the widely recognised Manchester festival, The Parklife Weekender, along with the likes of Action Bronson, Iggy Azalea, Danny Brown and more.Read more

Frank Ocean and James Blake to join Drake for his 4th Annual OVO Fest | News


Following last year's star studded extravaganza, which featured performances by A$AP Rocky, The Weeknd and 2 Chainz, Canadian Hip Hop superstar Drake will be bringing some heavy hitting and critically acclaimed acts to the 4th Annual OVO Fest. Read more

Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Wu Tang, Miguel to perform at Hot 97 Summer Jam 2013

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With summer approaching fast, festival season has already been kicked off with Coachella and SXSW, and now it's Hot 97s turn to impress with a line up for this year's annual Summer Jam outdoor concert. Acts this year include the always impressive Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Wu Tang and Miguel amongst others. Read more

Chris Tucker to host BET Awards 2013


Iconic actor and comedian Chris Tucker will be hosting this year's BET Awards, taking place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday June 30th. Read more

Made In America Festival 2013 Lineup Announced


Returning for a second year held at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, the lineup for Jay-Z's Made In America Festival has been released.

Taking place over Labor Day weekend (August 31st - September 1st), the official lineup was today released via a live stream. While last year saw Jay-Z himself headline, it is instead his better half Beyonce who takes the top spot this year, with Kendrick Lamar, Public Enemy, Miguel, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Emeli Sande, 2 Chainz, Solange, Rudimental and AlunaGeorge also among those set to perform. See the full lineup below. Read more

Oddisee, Dot Rotten play London Streetfest | Event Preview


UK live arts festival Streetfest returns this May for its sixth year, taking place in the soul of East London, Shoreditch; the home of creatives and free spirits.

For one day only, on Sunday, May 5th a variety of artists, musicians and more will unite to celebrate British Street culture; with attractions covering a spectrum of art including live music, workshops, art warehouses, street sports, street dance and a special spoken word show. Read more

Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock) perform at Paid Dues Festival


With the annual Paid Dues Festival all wrapped up now, more and more footage is emerging from the show's headline set from Black Hippy.
After already seeing Kendrick Lamar perform his remix of "B*tch Don't Kill My Vibe" live on stage for the first time, we now get to see performances from ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Ab-Soul.

With camera phones at the ready, Black Hippy began the set with the remix to "Black Lip Bastard," before Kendrick got into "m.A.A.d City" and "Money Trees" while joined by a slew of friends on stage as he got on the mic explaining how his clique has been strong for 10 years now. More footage sees ScHoolboy owning the stage alone as he performs "Yay Yay" taken from the emcee's forthcoming album Oxymoron.

Watch footage from the festival below.

A-Trak, Flying Lotus, SBTRKT, Gold Panda, Disclosure to play London Lovebox Festival 2013


The first wave of arena artists for this year's Lovebox Festival have been unveiled for fans to get their teeth stuck into - the likes of A-Trak, Flying Lotus, Gold Panda, Disclosure, Redlight, Jazzie B, Frankie Knuckles, SBTRKT, Gaslamp Killer, Toddla T, David Rodigan's Ram Jam and Mark Ronson's True Loves are among over 60 artists and DJs set to play the three-day UK festival, taking place at East London's Victoria Park on July 19th - 21st. Read more

New Wireless Festival date added: Jay Z x Justin Timberlake to preview 'Legends Of The Summer Tour' + more

New Wireless Festival date added: Jay Z x Justin Timberlake to preview Legends Of The Summer Tour + more
Due to phenomenal demand for the previously announced and now sold out Wireless Festival dates, today it has been announced that there will be a third day of Yahoo! Wireless Festival on Sunday July 14.
This new date will be a preview of JAY Z and Justin Timberlake’s much talked about forthcoming Legends Of The Summer Tour which kicks off in the states (click HERE for more info). In addition to that, Hip Hop legends A Tribe Called Quest and Nas, and new rap superstar A$AP Rocky will also join the bill.

Tickets for the final Yahoo! Wireless Festival date Legends Of The Summer featuring Justin Timberlake and JAY Z –will go on sale Friday 15th March, available HERE.

Additional acts confirmed to join Justin Timberlake for his solo headline show on Friday 12 July are Ke$ha, Wretch 32, Conor Maynard, Bingo Players, and Iggy Azalea, the bill also features Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and very special guest Frank Ocean and additional acts confirmed to join JAY Z for his headline show on Saturday July 13 are Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Flux Pavilion and Zedd, they join already announced Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Fresh/Live, and very special guest Calvin Harris.

Check out the full line up below.

Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel, Ke$ha, Wretch 32, Conor Maynard, special guest Frank Ocean, Iggy Azalea, Bingo Players.

JAY Z, Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, DJ Fresh/Live Special guest Calvin Harris, Flux Pavilion, Zedd.

Justin Timberlake and JAY Z LEGENDS OF THE SUMMER STADIUM TOUR, A Tribe Called Quest, NAS, A$AP Rocky and Rizzle Kicks

Ticketing Information:
Tickets Sunday 14 July - go on sale Friday 15 March at 9am and are priced at £75 plus booking fee.

Disclosure hit the road: US & European Tourdates


Howard and Guy Lawrence, more commonly known as talented production duo Disclosure, already have a mega few months lined up for themselves as they're set to play huge American festivals South by Southwest and Coachella – but that's not all. They'll also be taking their sound on tour while they're in the country as they announce their North American tour dates which includes stops into Florida, New York and Detroit. Read more

Beyonce x Kings Of Leon to headline 2013 V Festival; Kendrick Lamar, Emeli Sande + more on the bill

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V Festival promoters unleash their initial lineup for their two-day event and international superstar Beyoncé will headline (and continue to dominate the year) along Platinum-selling rockers Kings Of Leon.

The event takes place on 17 and 18 August at Weston Park, Staffordshire and Hylands Park, Essex. V Festival organisers report this will be Beyoncé's only European festival performance this year.

Emeli Sande, Ellie Goulding, Rita ora, Kendrick Lamar, Laura Mvula, Jessie Ware, Jessie J and many others are also announced performers.

Tickets will go on sale Friday 1 March at 9am through the V Festival Website.

Stay tuned for announcements of more confirmed acts in the future, also let us know what you think of this year's lineup. Will you be purchasing a ticket for this year's festival.

Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Miguel, Kendrick Lamar to perform @ Wireless Festival 2013

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This year's Wireless Festival is looking like a major feast for lovers of Hip Hop, R&B and Soul music with the announcement that Justin Timberlake and JAY Z will be the headlining the event.

Moving from it's normal location in Hyde Park, the Wireless Festival will now take place at new site at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London with Justin Timberlake confirmed to headline on Friday 12th July along with fellow performers Snoop Dogg, Trey Songz, John Legend, Miguel and Frank Ocean. While Jay Z will hold down the headline spot on Saturday July 13th (which will be his only European performance of 2013) alongside Emeli Sande, Rita Ora, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, DJ Fresh and Calvin Harris.

Tickets go on sale Friday 22 February at 9am and are priced at £57.50 plus booking fee.

Two day tickets are priced at £110 plus booking fee

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