Meek Mill and Future will hit the road together this summer.
Billboard reveals the pair are set to co-headline the Legendary Nights Tour featuring YG, DJ Mustard, and Megan Thee Stallion. See the dates below.
The tour is set to kick off on Aug. 28 at St. Louis’ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and 24 cities in total before ending in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center on Oct. 5.
Citi is the tour’s official pre-sale credit card. Citi members will be able to purchase their tickets on Tuesday, June 18 at 12 p.m. local time here. This deal extends to TIDAL subscribers as well.
Like Citi members, users can purchase tickets at TIDAL.com/LegendaryNights or through TIDAL’s mobile, web, and desktop apps.
The general public can buy tickets on Friday, June 21 at 10 a.m. local time on LiveNation.com.
The Legendary Nights Tour:
DATE / CITY / VENUE
Wed Aug 28, St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino, Amphitheatre
Fri Aug 30, Indianapolis, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center+
Sat Aug 3, Chicago, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sun Sep 01, Detroit, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre+
Tue Sep 03, Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
Wed Sep 04, Cleveland, OH, Blossom Music Center
Fri Sep 06, Pittsburgh, PA, KeyBank Pavilion+
Sun Sep 08, Boston, MA, Xfinity Center
Tue Sep 10, Hartford, CT, XFINITY Theatre
Wed Sep 11, Wantagh, NY, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Fri Sep 13, Philadelphia, PA, BB&T Pavilion
Sat Sep 14, Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Sun Sep 15, Buffalo, NY, Darien Lake Amphitheater
Tue Sep 17, Washington, DC, Jiffy Lube Live
Thu Sep 19, Raleigh, NC, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Fri Sep 20, Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater*
Sun Sep 22, Atlanta, GA, Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Mon Sep 23, Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Tue Sep 24, West Palm Beach, FL, Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Fri Sep 27, Austin, TX, Austin360 Amphitheater+
Sun Sep 29, Houston, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Tue Oct 01, Albuquerque, NM, Isleta Amphitheater
Thu Oct 03, Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sat Oct 05, Las Vegas, NV, Mandalay Bay Events Center+
*YG not performing
+Megan Thee Stallion not performing
Drake Withdraws From The Grammys
Well well, it looks like Drake has chosen to not have his music nominated for Grammys. According to PopCrave, there isn’t any word on why he has made this decision to have his 2 nominations removed.
From my perspective, being that the news broke today, the last day of voting, he may have got the feeling that he wasn’t going to win. Drake dragged this album out over the whole year, only for the album to produce mid level songs. Did it make Billboard history? Sure. But was the quality of music up to par with today’s hottest rap music? Not even close.
Nice beats, and catchy rhymes can only get you so far in the Rap industry. Even the GOATs had to change up their formula after a while, and I think it’s about time for Drake to do the same.
Jazmine Sullivan is back with “Heaux Tales”
It’s been a while since I’ve updated, moreso because there hasn’t really been much that has moved me…..but you can now consider me “moved”! So lets get into it.
Let me start by saying, I’ve been a long time Jazmine fan. Seriously, since like the beginning, I’ve loved everything she’s provided…. that was until I heard the lead singles from this project. “Lost One” and “Pick Up Your Feelings” really did not move me. The vocals were there but the content had lost my attention, which I understand is ok, not everything is for me. But in comes “Girl Like Me” with H.E.R. and I was back in the fold. The two of them together just sound so beautiful together, it was hard not to keep that song on repeat.
Today, Jazmine released the entire project, Heaux Tales, which she has emphasized that it is an EP/Project and the album will be coming soon. And all I can say is YES! This is a conceptual album, and it works well together. 20 years ago we had what I like to refer to as the women’s empowerment movement (No Scrubs, Independent Women etc, and it feels like we are getting another round of that…just a little more grown.
After the smash hit WAP last year, Jazmine took the baton and ran with it. This project talks about how women can do crazy things for some good dick, how it feels to know when you’ve fucked up, how a woman knows her worth and should be earned, and so many more topics from a woman’s perspective. It really feels like she picked up where she left off on Mascara.
For me… the stand out tracks are Girl Like Me, Put It Down, and The Other Side. Although not my favorite, the internet is buzzing over her collab with Ari Lennox on the song “On It“. Listen below!
Carl Crawford Speaks Out About The Megan Thee Stallion Situation
Things are heating up as Carl Crawford speaks out about his deal with Megan Thee Stallion, and how she may not be as much as a victim as she claims.
CATCH UP: Megan Thee Stallion has went public about the unfair deal that she signed when she was 20 and just getting started. She states that when entering the deal she didn’t comprehend everything in the contract, BUT she signed it anyways. After signing with Roc Nation back in September, they pointed out some things in her contract that she didn’t understand and she simply requested that the label renegotiates her contract. Megan also stated that she wasn’t allowed to drop music because of the label. First, she alleges that she’s only been paid $15,000 from the label after earning more than a billion streams and selling over 300,000 individual track downloads, which equates to an estimated $7 million.
Megan has sine went to court and had a temporary restraining order placed on the label. The judge ordered 1501 Entertainment “to do nothing to prevent the release, distribution, and sale of Pete’s new records,” along with forbidding any interference with her or her career over social media or through her collaborators or associates
The Facts: Both side have said that in Megan’s contract, she is in a 60/40 deal. They’ve both also said that she did receive 15k from the label.
Carl’s Claims: Carl claims that Megan is flat out lying, and he has the receipts to prove it. Carl states that Megan signed with ROC Nation behind his back, and he found out about it in the media like the rest of the world did.
When it comes to Megan’s Contract:
“Let’s talk about your contract. It’s a great contract for a first-timer,” he offers. “What contract gives parts of their masters and 40% royalties and all that kind of stuff? Ask Jay-Z to pull one of his artists’ first contracts, and let’s compare it to what Megan got… I guarantee they won’t ever show you that.” via Billboard
Carl states that he had nothing to do with Megan’s contract. He says Megan’s mother (who passed last year) and T. Farris actually negotiated her contract with his lawyers and they came up with the numbers. Megan is in a 360 deal where there was a 70/30 split, with the label getting the 70%. The only reason that makes sense is because they also gave her a 60/40 split on her masters.
Now to put that in perspective, that is quite a solid deal, being that most artists don’t own any of their masters, especially not on their first album/works. It took Rihanna like 7-8 albums before she owned all of her masters. Chris Brown as well.
Carl also addresses the fact that she states she’s only been paid 15k.
How she been paid $15,000? As soon as we signed to 300, I wrote her a check for $50,000, and it’s signed with her name on the check. We can show you the proof. That’s another thing — I got all my receipts. They know it. I got all the receipts. We gave her a $10,000 advance when we first signed her and gave it to her mother. I don’t know what happened [with that]. 300 gave us a $200,000 check when we first signed. I gave her $50,000 of it. I didn’t have to give her that. That was mine at the time.
Now let’s be honest, when you look at Megan Thee Stallion, in comparison to other female rappers on the come up, she did have some kind of money behind her. Everything from the features with Wale, the EP buzz around Tina Snow, and the “payola” deal that had Hot Girl Summer being played on iHeartRadio every hour on the hour the day of it’s release…. and securing the biggest debut and chart position of her career. Lets just say she didn’t get all that because of her talent. Not saying she isn’t talented, BUT talent only gets you so far.
Lets just sit back and see where this goes…
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