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Rolling Loud Announces New York 2021 Festival, Returning to Queens in October

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Known for its wide-ranging lineups and show-stopping moments, Rolling Loud Festival is ready to return to the stage. Gearing up for its second-ever festival in the birthplace of hip-hop, Rolling Loud announces Rolling Loud New York 2021, occurring October 28th-30th at Citi Field in Queens. Headlined by Travis Scott, J. Cole, and 50 Cent, tickets for Rolling Loud New York 2021 go on sale on Friday, June 11th at 12pm ET.

The upcoming festival features a lineup that blends the biggest names in hip-hop with local heroes and respected veterans. Beyond the headliners, the festival promises performances from superstars like Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Baby, Playboi Carti, Polo G, and Lil Durk, rising talent like Pooh Shiesty, Ski Mask The Slump God, NLE Choppa, and Coi Leray, respected veterans including Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Wale, and Fetty Wap, and a laundry list of NYC stars past and present, including Bobby ShmurdaJoey Bada$$, Ferg, The Diplomats, Action Bronson, Young M.A., J.I., Sheck Wes, Sheff G, Sleepy Hallow, Bizzy Banks, and many more.

The worldwide festival brand Rolling Loud first came to New York in October 2019, with a lineup that featured modern superstars like Travis Scott and A$AP Rocky and New York legends like Wu-Tang Clan and the late DMX. The Citi Field event was one of the most successful Rolling Loud festivals to date, selling out both days and attracting A-List celebrity attendees like RihannaKevin Durant, and many more.

The announcement of Rolling Loud NY arrives after the announcement of the Rolling Loud Miami 2021 festival and this winter’s Rolling Loud California. With headliners Travis ScottPost Malone and A$AP Rocky, Rolling Loud Miami 2021 is a triumphant return for live rap music, and a coming out party for risers and new superstars eager to play in front of a festival crowd. Rolling Loud Miami 2021 will occur on July 23rd-25th at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. Occurring on December 10th-12th, 2021 at NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA, Rolling Loud California promises headlining performances by J. Cole, Kid Cudi, and Future, as well as a special duo performance by Young Thug and Chris Brown. Both Rolling Loud Miami 2021 and Rolling Loud California 2021 are sold out.

During the pandemic, with no live show possibilities in sight, Rolling Loud pivoted to become a heavy-hitter in the world of Livestreaming, drawing millions of unique viewers and landing multiple events in Pollstar’s Year-End Livestream Chart. Rolling Loud has hosted three multi-day “Loud Stream” festivals on Twitch, with headliners like Trippie Redd, Swae Lee, Gunna, Ski Mask The Slump God, Fetty Wap, and Lil Skies. Rolling Loud uses their official Twitch channel to drive and comment on rap culture, welcoming special guests to weekly programming like The Rotation, The Leak, Got Bars?, and more.

The well-being of Rolling Loud attendees, employees, and artists is of the utmost importance. Rolling Loud New York 2021 will proceed to the extent permitted by local authorities and will follow all local COVID safety protocols.

Options to move Rolling Loud to an alternate site will continue to be in effect while the New York Mets remain in postseason contention.

Buy tickets for Rolling Loud New York 2021 (on sale June 11th @ 12pm ET): rollingloud.com/nytix

Buy Rolling Loud Merch: shoprollingloud.com

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Jason Warrior Is Not Letting Up

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NBC’s The Voice, The Four, Sunday Best, and American Idol all have one thing in common. Care to guess? Jason Warrior! Jason is one of the star talents that can be seen on a variety of national television shows.

The American national performer started his journey in Season 11 of The Voice, a reality streaming program on NBC, in which he was a member of Team Blake.  Born and raised in Chicago, Jason is not afraid of putting it all out on the stage, and in return fans love most for it.  Along with The Voice, Jason also appeared on Season 1 of The Four, Season 9 of Sunday Best, and Season 9 of American Idol.

Despite receiving unfair treatment, Jason did not let opinions and negativity make him doubt his talent.  His latest single, “Love on You”, possess’s visuals with a fire heat signature of passion as he performs. 

Jason’s music is living proof that controversies and viral videos are short-lived and it is the effort and talent that has consequence.  His viral video of The Four, where he’s seen calling out Megan Trainor, a famous singer and judge of The Four, for her unjust behavior earned him a certain notoriety that caused an unfortunate backlash.  Jason Warrior has learned from his experiences on these television programs, using the critiques to continuously evolve.  Despite being involved in a few controversies on television, Jason’s hustle did not cease.  With an enormous total of 72.5k followers on Instagram and 68.2k subscribers on YouTube, Jason is a luminary in his city.

If music is an art, Jason is a Michaelangelo. If music is creativity, Jason is a Jimi Hendrix.  Jason doesn’t set limits on himself and believes it ridiculous to keep himself in one place when he can reach a variety of groups at anytime. 

Follow @iamjasonwarrior on Instagram! 

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Afrobeats record producer and artist Lancky Cresco releases “All This”

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Multifaceted Nigerian-American artist and record producer Lancky Cresco today shares a brand new single titled, “All This.”

The talented artist renowned for his cross-genre sound palette of Hip Hop, R&B & Afrobeats strikes again with this cathartic record that has him wear his heart on his sleeve. “All This,” is a creative blend of sounds and melodies that incorporates various elements into it – making for a dynamic work of art that sets the tone for who Cresco is.

Combining strummed guitars, haunting background cacophony, rhythmic shakers, among a raft of sounds, this Lancky cut, like the majority of his works, is sticky with emotion, grosses a fullness about it, and has an almost heartbroken texture. Subject matter wise, Lancky is in a lamentation state of an ex-lover as he combs through different feelings to share this powerful record. The track is a well-rounded effort of pain. 

“Looking at the world around us we have all this beauty, we need to take time to appreciate it,” Lanky Cresco says.

Lancky, who has made a name for himself for managing to bridge traditional influences of music with a modern approach, follows this song after his earlier releases “DONGOYARO” & “Super Glue.”

“Helping people is what is making me dedicate my life to music,” he says. “I believe music can change the world, and I want to contribute my music to uplift people, changing the world one step at a time.”

His bombastic vibes are clear for everyone to vibe to on “All This.” He has previously stated his music “is medicine for good mind and body” and this recipe is again reinstated on his latest single. 

He started making music from an early age while he was in elementary school in Nigeria before joining the choir to further his prowess on the drums. With a profound background in music, he has now developed his craft into a full-throttle music production craftsman and mix engineer that conjures savory sounds that exude feel-good vibrations. He is also a singer by design and can stir up different inflections and melodies to deliver meaningful messages through song. 

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DJ MADOUT Is Elite At His Craft, A Recap!

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During the 90s, hip hop and reggae music exploded onto the forefront of the world, reaching their highest level of recognition and artist development. Music was at its prime from artists such as Jay-Z, Biggie, Gregory Isaacs, Bounty Killa, and Black Eyed Peas. This era in rap and dancehall-inspired many current emcees, singers, and disc jockeys of today’s mainstream. Motivated by his predecessors to create a distinctive atmosphere with the spin of record, it was only a matter of time before the clubs began going insane about a rising spin master, DJ MADOUT.


Disc jockey extraordinaire DJ MADOUT was not only known as a music geek who was always “extra early and always in front” when it came to music classes. Professionally trained on the saxophone and trombone, MADOUT’s ear for music began to grow and mature with sounds, beats, and notes. MADOUT was often inspired by the blended sounds of planes, trains, horns, and beatboxing influenced by the Caribbean and New York City life. A crazy combination, to say the least, MADOUT found music through all aspects of life. Influential reggae greats like Sizzla to alternative bands like Green Day greatly impacted MADOUT’S style. Like most New Yorkers, MADOUT knew that success would only happen through hard work, hustle, and the daily grind. Surrounded by the nightlife culture, the go-getter T positioned himself as a promoter. He not only coordinated many social events but also secured entertainment and even used his craft as a DJ to amplify the crowd to the highest possible level.


Known within the Bronx for the “Livest” parties, MADOUT has become a music spin man all flock to hear. People across the tri-state area anticipate his annual affairs, such as Punk Rock and Pajama Pillow Fight, among other events. He has spun for countless musicians such as Lloyd Banks, Fred DA God Son, Shaggy, Sean Paul, Marley’s, Gucci Mane, Juelz Santana, and Ace Hood, to name a few. He has also mixed for HOT 97’s WHO’S NEXT, Beauty Franchise Sephora, The Legendary Suez Rendezvous, DJ Kay Slay STR8 STUNTING Magazine, VH1’s Love & Hip Hop ATL Stevie J, and VH1’s Black Ink Crew Members Puma & Sassy and many more.


This young DJ is not only in our tri-state but is also traveling and hitting the world by storm as he recently toured the Caribbean Islands, Australia, and the UK. Be on the lookout for MADOUT as the world is gearing up to go MAD about him. He’s is one of one and you need to book him asap. His Instagram is @Djmadout.

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