Events

The 6th Annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival

This weekend marks the 6th annual Trinity International Hip Hop Festival. Showcasing talent from all over the world, this fest has become a staple of its own kind. With previous headliners including KRS One, K'naan, Les Nubians, Blitz the Ambassador, Eternia, and La Bruja, this year the one and only Jean Grae will be headlining Saturday night. The weekend will be rounded out with b-boy battles, panels, workshops, lectures, and films about international hip hop & its worldwide growth and popularity. For a full schedule of events check trinityhiphop.org. Events start today, April 1, 2011 at Trinity College in Hartford, CT.  The entire weekend is free and open to the public!


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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Tekno x Mafikizolo, Yaw Tog, Muzi, Seyi Shay x Yemi Alade, M.anifest x Juls and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Listen to Seyi Shay & Yemi Alade's New Track 'Pempe'

Seyi Shay & Yemi Alade's vibrant collaboration in 'Pempe' is the perfect way to usher in the weekend.