Music

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Welcome to Chiraq


Even though Chicago’s murder rate dropped in 2013, there’s been much said, written and filmed about the city’s staggering gang violence and the rap music spawning from these troubled neighborhoods. Watch Noisey’s entire eight-part documentary, Welcome to Chiraq.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Rita Ora by Terry Richardson


British musician Rita Ora is the appears in front of the camera of perennially controversial photographer Terry Richardson. Scantily clad throughout, Rita shows off her sultry side, giving us a personal look at her tattoo work.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Under the Electric Sky | trailer


Beginning in 1997 with a few thousand revelers in Los Angeles, the Electric Daisy Carnival has become the largest dance music event in North America. Known for its over the top displays of pyrotechnics, world-class artists, costumed theatrical performers, interactive art installations, full scale carnival rides and state-of-the-art lighting and sound production, this year’s festival attracted 345,000 attendees from June 21-23, 2013.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

The Game & T.I. Standoff With LAPD


Last night, rappers T.I. and The Game were involved in a nasty verbal confrontation with the LAPD outside of the Supperclub.  The standoff arose after two members of T.I. and The Game’s entourage were denied entry into the Supperclub.  The “denied” fellas were then assaulted by the club’s security.

Friday, April 25th, 2014

TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People


Time Magazine unveiled its 11th annual collection of the 100 most influential people in the world on Thursday, with a list comprised primarily of artists, politicians and business people. Not only did the collection of famous faces impress us, but the profiles on each celeb are not to go unnoticed.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Download bignoiz X GRiND365 | Music + Giveaway App


Find the best shows in your area and enter for a chance to Win FREE concerts tickets to those shows with bignoiz! Bignoiz is not only a music app but also a lifestyle brand that has already established itself as an influencer in the music community!

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Nas at Coachella


Nas took the stage at Coachella last night and it was quite a performance. After performing Illmatic in its entirety he was joined on-stage by Jay-Z who performed “Dead Presidents” and “Where I’m From”, and Diddy, who joined Nas in a performance of “Hate Me Now”. Watch the full set after the JUMP

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

GRiND365 Giveaway | Riff Raff + Neon Icon + Grandtheft Live at Irving Plaza in NYC


Houston rapper Riff Raff is signed to Diplo’s label, Mad Decent and is the inspiration for James Franco’s character in the movie Spring Breakers. Riff Raff has over time built a loyal following among young, internet surfing hip-hop fans that have developed into somewhat of a cult. Win tickets to see him live along with Neon Icon & Grandtheft at Irving Plaza, April 21, 2014.

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

The Life and Career of… Nas


Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known simply as Nas, is an American rapper, songwriter and actor. He is the son of jazz musician Olu Dara. Since 1994, Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and sold over 25 million records worldwide. Aside from rapping and acting, Nas is an entrepreneur through his own record label, retail sneaker store, and magazine publishing. He currently serves as Mass Appeal Magazine’s associate publisher as well as an owner of a Fila sneaker store.

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Beyonce & Jay-Z Perform ‘Drunk in Love’ at the Grammy’s


Beyoncé and Jay Z put the rumors to rest and opened the 56th Annual Grammy Awards at L.A.’s Staples Center on Sunday. Seated in a chair, a wet Bey performed “Drunk in Love” before being joined by her husband Jay Z, who helped her recreate a scene out of the sexy music video.