Groove Fest scammed its attendees out of thousands of dollars

As ravers from coast to coast begin piling in to dance music events for one of the country’s busiest festival weekends, not everybody is having the Labor Day they hoped they would. Groove Fest, a week-long destination festival hosted in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, with headliners including Claude VonStroke, DJ Pierre and Derrick Carter, has canceled on its… Read More »

Seeing Beyond Reality: The Psychedelic Shift In Hip-Hop – DJBooth Article

“We are discontinuing our current line braggadocio, in light the current trend in 'realness'…As an alternative, we will be confiscating weed supplies and replacing them with magic mushrooms, in hopes helping niggas see beyond their reality.”  Ten-plus years after emcee and poet Saul Williams wrote those lyrics, his words are being realized. While the masculine… Read More »

Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ Has Been Illegally Downloaded Over 750,000 Times

Boys Don’t Cry Frank Ocean is having the best week ever. He finally released his Blonde album, which received favorable reviews from both fans and critics alike. However, his LP may not reached platinum status despite brisk sales over the past seven days. According to Music Business Worldwide, Blonde has been illegally downloaded over 750,000… Read More »

Five Best Songs from N.E.R.D.’s Debut Album ‘In Search of…’

Virgin By 2001, the production team Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, otherwise known as The Neptunes, established themselves as go-to producers in the pop, R&B and hip-hop worlds. Having crafted chart-topping hits for Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Mystikal, Kelis, Britney Spears, the dynamic duo were eager to show fans another side their musical… Read More »