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Essence fest right around the corner

Full list of performers and single night tickets available now

In true New Orleans fashion the good times will be rolling all summer with the 25th anniversary of Essence Fest coming up June 5-7, and everyone is encouraged to get ready now.

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Fleetwood mac out days after replacing the rolling stones

Band postpones North American tour as Stevie Nicks fights the flu

Jazz Fest has had its fill of controversy following the cancellation of May 2 headliners, and largest draw in decades, rock legends The Rolling Stones due to frontman Mick Jagger needing heart surgery. Fleetwood Mac was available and willing to fill that void confirming a few days ago that would lend their prestige to the 50th Anniversary celebration in the Crescent City, with all the hype surrounding these miraculous turn of events it seemed the day was saved.

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Just In: Fleetwood mac to replace the rolling stones at jazz fest

After days of nail-biting anticipation, organizers with Jazz Fest have snagged the band Fleetwood Mac to replace The Rolling Stones on May 2nd. The abrupt cancellation of The Stones’ performance, along with the postponement of their world tour, was due to front-man Mick Jagger needing to have a heart valve replacement around that time.

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Suspect identified in shooting death of nipsey hussle

Authorities seek public help in locating shooter

The Los Angeles police department, just a few hours ago, have identified and released the name of a suspect involved in shooting death of West-coast rapper Nipsey Hussle Sunday afternoon in front of his L.A. clothing store.

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Update: Mick Jagger to have heart surgery, reason behind Jazz Fest cancellation

Days after announcing the postponement to their No Filter and cancellation of 50th anniversary Jazz Fest appearance in New Orleans, reports confirm Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will be undergoing a heart valve replacement.

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Breaking: rapper nipsey hussle dead following attack in front of l.a. store

Outpouring of condolences from those who knew him

West-coast rapper Nipsey Hussle, 33, has succumbed to his injuries following a violent attack in front of his Hyde Park shop resulting in him being shot six times and leaving two other men in serious condition as well as a suspect at large according to reports.

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Breaking: Rolling Stones cancel Jazz Fest appearance

Rock legends, The Rolling Stones, will not be performing at this year’s Jazz Festival.

Announced this morning by event organizers via social media, due to a postponement of their “No Filter” tour the group will he unable to make their May 2 New Orleans appearance.

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From couches to billboards

Why Pink Sweat$ is the artist you can not deny

The singer/songwriter from Philly, now based in New York, had no real aspirations of becoming a singer being that he started recording himself last year and admitting that the songs on his “Volume 1” record were meant for other artists, it’s a shocker that he has this much success and buzz in such a short time.

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Solange “When I get home”…we just are not worthy

Solange shows that she is a true “Soul Angel” breathing a little life into our lives.

We have been given new life with the release of Solange’s masterpiece, When I Get Home, which was made available digitally around midnight. The anticipation for this album has been building every since she teased its release by Continue reading Solange “When I get home”…we just are not worthy

Track by track

A review of Oxnard by Anderson .Paak

fD6HLXhAnderson .Paak may have opened a headway for one of the grooviest albums of 2018 in Oxnard, named for his home city. This being his third studio album captures tales from his ventures in Oxnard, political views, the life in the light of a known artist and his desires for future endeavors.

.Paak has been known for his creative linguistics and neo soul/funk type vibe. The project starts off with a quick interlude style, singing track in “The Chase.” This track takes the first leg giving a little taste of everything letting the listener know what to expect from the remainder of the album. Continue reading Track by track