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ASAP Rocky To Embark On Injured Generation Tour

After debuting his Testing album in May, ASAP Rocky has finally announced his "Injured Generation Tour" to bring his tunes to life.

After debuting his Testing album in May 2018, ASAP Rocky has finally announced his "Injured Generation Tour" to bring his tunes to life. The Harlemite shared the 21-date North American trek that officially begins On Jan. 8 in Minneapolis, Minn., and ends in Miami, Florida on Feb. 17.

In May 2018, Rocky debuted his third studio album. The project features Moby, FKA Twigs, Juicy J, Kodak Black, Kid Cudi, and Skepta on the album's current single "Praise the Lord (Da Shine)."

 

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In an interview with Complex, Rocky said timing is everything when it comes to his creative output, namely his music. "Everything has to be aligned correctly," he said. "One little thing, one little mishap, one little imperfection could throw off a whole cycle. I would prefer to put out music to change people's mood or uplift or get a feeling or a reaction, opposed to just making music to stay relevant for the sake of popularity."

Check out the dates below.

January 8 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - The Armory
January 9 - Chicago, Illinois - UIC Pavilion
January 11 - Toronto, Ontario - Coca-Cola Coliseum
January 13 - Montreal, Ontario - Place Bell
January 15 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - The Liacouras Center
January 18 - Uncasville, Connecticut - Mohegan Sun Arena
January 20 - Washington, DC - The Anthem
January 22 - Greensboro, North Carolina - Greensboro Coliseum Complex
January 23 - Duluth, Georgia - Infinite Energy Center
January 25 - San Antonio, Texas - Freeman Coliseum
January 26 - Houston, Texas - NRG Arena
January 27 - Grand Prairie, Texas - The Theatre at Grand Prairie
January 30 - San Diego, California - Valley View Casino Center
January 31 - Inglewood, California - The Forum
Feb. 1 - Sacramento, California - Golden 1 Center
Feb. 2 - San Francisco, California - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Feb. 5 - Portland, Oregon - Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Feb. 6 - Kent, Washington - Accesso ShoWare Center
Feb. 17 - Miami, Florida - IIIPoints

READ MORE: A$AP Rocky Covers Otis Redding’s “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay” For ‘Like A Version’

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YG Hints At Follow-Up Song To "F**k Donald Trump"

Since Donald Trump's inauguration two years ago, YG has been a staunch opposer of No. 45. The Compton native has amplified his stance through public statements to recording his disdain on the 2016 single "FDT" which stands for "F**k Donald Trump."

Now, on Jan. 15, the Still Krazy rapper took to Twitter to alert the masses that the "FDT" follow-up is on the way. The message, which went viral with over 20,000 retweets, ignited a wave of excitement within fans. Although YG released another part of the song featuring G-Eazy and Macklemore, details are still a little murky as to the exact type of content or format his rumored melody will entail.

When the original "FDT" was released, YG claimed the Secret Service contacted his record label, Def Jam, to review more lyrical content on his album. In an interview with Rolling Stone, YG said, "The Secret Service started calling in about the song when it got released. The song didn’t release through Def Jam; we just leaked it. So then, weeks passed. I’m turning in my album and the song was. … It’s goin’ crazy. I saw that and I’m like, 'Damn. I need to put this on the album.' We had to censor damn near a big part of the song. But I did it because the record was important. I’m like, 'Man, this sh*t got to be on the album. F**k it.”

"FDT" was eventually turned into a national tour with the proceeds benefiting victims of police brutality. "Like, we was just trying to really make the tour mean something real besides the 'F**k Trump' thing, because I don't want nobody to think I'm just trying to do this to capitalize off what's going on and his name," he said. "It's like nah, like I'm really out here for the people. And I'm gonna show y'all in so many different ways."

FUCK DONALD TRUMP 2 BOMING SOON

— STAY DANGEROUS (@YG) January 15, 2019

Revisit the original song below featuring Nipsey Hussle.

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Lil Wayne And Childish Gambino To Headline 2019 Broccoli City Festival

The  Broccoli City Music Festival lineup has been announced, and the roster is pretty epic. Lil Wayne and Childish Gambino will reportedly headline the one-day music concert alongside a number of stellar hip-hop acts.

Teyana Taylor, Ella Mai, 6lack, Lil Baby, Gunna, Wizkid, City Girls, and YBN Cordae will also be performing at the event in Washington D.C. State of the Culture personality Scottie Beam and media personality Rodney Rikai will reportedly host the outdoor festival.

"Our top priority is making sure that as we continue to grow and evolve, we remain accessible to our community,” Broccoli City founder Brandon McEachern said in a statement to Billboard.

This is the perfect timing for the festival's headliners. Lil Wayne will likely perform his 2018 album Tha Carter V. Gambino is expected to be dropping his final studio album under his current stage name, and this concert will likely serve as one of his final performances before he moves on to another chapter.

As usual, the festival will also include a series of events, including the BroccoliCon, which will consist of a two-day conference featuring prominent leaders in the urban community, and a 5K run and fitness festival.

The 2019 Broccoli City Festival will go down on Apr. 27. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. EST through BCFestival.com.

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Soulja Boy Claims He Had Migos' "Versace" Beat Before Them

Soulja Boy stopped by The Breakfast Club on Wednesday (Jan. 16), where he set the record straight about his place in hip-hop history. According to Soulja, he doesn't get enough credit for being the Godfather of hip-hop and putting artists like Migos and Drake on.

During the interview, Soulja revealed that he actually had the beat to the Migos' breakout hit "Versace" before they did. "The Migos, that beat, ‘Versace,’ that was my beat. Zaytoven gave us the same beat," he stated. "That’s how me and Migos met.

He claimed that he used that beat for his song "Teach Me How to Swag Part II," which is reportedly on YouTube. "I called them n***as and I was like, 'yo n***a that’s my beat. What’s up with y’all n***as.'" he continued. "Oh my bad bruh, you know how Zaytoven do. He send every rapper in the game the same beat.' 'And I was like okay, you know what? We got to make some music together. We got cool off that. That was 2012, n***a. I knew the Migos before Drake did."

Charlamagne followed Soulja Boy's revelation by suggesting the rapper was the "Godfather of hip-hop," to which Soulja agreed. "On God I am. That's facts," he insisted.

Soulja Boy's latest comments come after the rapper shaded the industry for not giving him credit for influencing the game. During The Breakfast Club interview, the rapper also explained why he had the biggest comeback of 2018.

Check out a clip from his radio interview below.

 

Soulja Boy Just Wants His Credit pic.twitter.com/y3UmtvP6ym

— 2Cool2Blog (@2Cool2Blogggg) January 16, 2019

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