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Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers Announce New Tour

Joey Badass is taking his rap talents on the road for the Beast Coast Tour. The Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers will also join the Pro Era star. The 30 stop tour will begin in March 22, 2013 in Portland, Oregon and end May 2, 2013 in Australia. Make sure you get your tickets before they sell out and check the official dates below:

03/22/13 Portland, OR Peter’s Room
03/23/13 Whistler, BC Gafinkel’s - Canada
03/24/13 Vancouver Vogue Theatre - Canada
03/25/13 Seattle, WA Neumos
03/27/13 Reno, NV The Alley
03/28/13 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
03/29/13 San Diego, CA Porter’s Pub
03/30/13 Santa Barbara, CA Velvet Jones
03/31/13 San Bernardino, CA Nos Center
04/03/13 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place
04/04/13 Boston, MA Middle East
04/05/13 Providence, RI PVD Social Club
04/06/13 Montreal Underworld – Canada
04/07/13 Ottawa Ritual Nightclub - Canada
04/08/13 Hamilton Spasso Event Center - Canada
04/10/13 Pontiac, MI Crofoot
04/11/13 Oxford, OH Brick Street
04/12/13 Chicago, IL Reggie’s
04/13/13 Madison, WI University of Madison
04/14/13 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theater
04/15/13 Columbia, MO The Blue Note
04/17/13 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
04/18/13 Baltimore, MD Soundstage
04/21/13 New York, NY Gramercy
04/25/13 Auckland Vector Arena – New Zealand
04/27/13 Sydney Hordern Pavilion – Australia
04/28/13 Brisbane Riverstage – Australia
04/29/13 Melbourne Myer Bowl - Australia
05/02/13 Perth Red Hill - Australia

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Vic Mensa Covers' 'Zombie' In Honor Of The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan

Vic Mensa and his group 93PUNX covered "Zombie" by Irish rock group The Cranberries, in honor of the one-year anniversary of the passing of the group’s lead singer, Dolores O’Riordan.

93PUNX serves as an opportunity for Mensa to perform music outside of his typical hip-hop lane and explore genres more freely. He posted snippets of the track on his Instagram page with the caption, “RIP DOLORES.” Mensa also revealed in a statement the reason why he covered the hit.

“We connected to ‘Zombie’ because we were born from violence,” he said. Dolores O’Riordan died on Jan. 15, 2018. Toxicology reports state that the 46-year-old died from accidental drowning due to alcohol intoxication.

The artwork for the “Zombie” cover features a woman with dripping, bloody fangs, and was created by artist Lucas David. The cover version itself is slowed down, which provides a more mysterious take on the 1994 protest classic.

Mensa released his recent project HOOLIGANS in December 2018, which traverses various thematic landscapes, from mental health awareness to love lost. The EP features Ty Dolla $ign, G-Herbo, G-Eazy, Charlie Wilson and more.

What do you think about the cover? Listen below and let us know in the comments.

 

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@93PUNX - ZOMBIES 🧟‍♀️ 🧟‍♀️ RIP DOLORES. art by @lucasbavid

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City Girls And Cardi B Bask In Their Bootyliciousness For 'Twerk' Video

As it is written, so it must be done, and there's a whole lot of shakin' going on in The City Girls' video, "Twerk."

The video for the Cardi-B-assisted track features some of the finest twerkers the world has to offer, who were encouraged to show off their skills for a contest last year. The winner would receive $50,000. Not only did the winner get "flewed out," the woman with the best skills was highlighted at the end of the visual.

Elsewhere in the video, Yung Miami and Cardi are painted in head-to-toe jungle body paint (Miami as a zebra, and Cardi as a tiger), and are seen on the beach and on a yacht shakin' it with the best of them. They lead the group of dancers through various scenes- all of which do not feature the presence of a man- so they can live their best bootylicious lives in peace and reclaim their sexuality. During JT's verse, the group dances in front of a mural of the incarcerated MC.

The song itself has been streamed over 215 million times, and is featured on the duo's album, Girl Code. The Floridians gained national exposure after being featured on Drake's "In My Feelings," however, hey've proven to be standalone entities in their own right.

READ MORE: City Girls Drop Debut Album 'Girl Code'

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Bad Bunny's "Mia" Causes Mass Parade In Streets Of Puerto Rico On 'Fallon'

Bad Bunny brought the party to The Tonight Show and to the streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico on Tuesday (Jan. 15) with Jimmy Fallon.Performing his new single "Mia" with Fallon and The Roots, the four of them walked the streets of Puerto Rico drawing in a large crowd of fans and followers behind them.

Opening on Fallon and The Roots walking through the streets of Puerto Rico, the video shows group as they stumble across the 24-year-old sitting alone. Bad Bunny joins them, taking them on an adventure through the streets. The late night host and his band march alongside the “Solo de Mi" artist with tambourines, timbale sticks and maracas while women and men dressed in streetwear and the best of carnival clothing dance behind Bunny and Fallon as they wave Puerto Rico's national flag. As the crowd of participants grew, the crowd eventually reached parade sized proportions.

This prerecorded segment features the studio version of "Mia" without the Spanish verse delivered by hip-hop's golden boy Drake.  The track aslo comes from the reggaeton singer's debut Long Play record, X100PRE.

Check out the full video of Bad Bunny with the boy from The Tonight Show above.

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