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PD PRESENTS: TUNDE OLANIRAN LIVE AT UNION POOL IN BROOKLYN WITH QUINCY VIDAL AND OLIVER DUNCAN

PD PRESENTS: TUNDE OLANIRAN LIVE AT UNION POOL IN BROOKLYN WITH QUINCY VIDAL AND OLIVER DUNCAN

PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS: Tunde Olaniran, Oliver Duncan, Quincy Vidal at Union Pool this Thursday night, April 3rd, at 9pm. We are pleased to showcase Tunde Olaniran, repping Detroit and his hometown of Flint, Michigan in Brooklyn this week. We are not the only one’s excited about this up-and-coming musician, The New York Times recently profiled Olaniran: Tunde Olaniran,...
WATCH NOW: DETROIT'S NAIN ROUGE INSPIRES PASSALACQUA MUSIC VIDEO FOR POWER

WATCH NOW: DETROIT’S NAIN ROUGE INSPIRES PASSALACQUA MUSIC VIDEO FOR POWER

Passalacqua, Detroit’s most notorious and celebrated hip-hop duo, has just released a new music video for the single “Power,” directed by Benjamin Friedman with additional camera work by Andrew Miller [The Right Brothers]. The video was shot at Nain Rouge, in Detroit- a “do-it-yourself Mardi Gras style march, full of inside jokes and absurdity unlike anything...
LISTEN UP: COUNT MACK DROPS NEW ALBUM AND WANTS YOU TO PLEASE BELIEVE

LISTEN UP: COUNT MACK DROPS NEW ALBUM AND WANTS YOU TO PLEASE BELIEVE

Detroit Emcee Count Mack [Vaughn Taormina], recently released his album entitled Please Believe at in Detroit at the TV Lounge on a rowdy winter night.  The album has what you could call “Detroit Swag;” it’s full of feel good party tracks that can play straight through. In addition to his hip-hop career, he is a fine artist,...
LISTEN UP: HUMONS DEBUT ALBUM ENTITLED BEING PAYS TRIBUTE TO DETROITS MANY SOUNDS

LISTEN UP: HUMONS DEBUT ALBUM ENTITLED BEING PAYS TRIBUTE TO DETROITS MANY SOUNDS

Humons is the solo project of Detroit musician Alan Sedghi, who just released his first EP entitled Being. The album artwork was done by Michigan artist and illustrator Ellen Rutt. The collaboration between the two young creatives result is complete synesthesia. Throughout the 10-track album his soothing vocals fade in and out, while sounds transform between tracks from...
PARTY ON: MOTOR CITY DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER AT CAMEO GALLERY IN WILLIAMSBURG

PARTY ON: MOTOR CITY DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER AT CAMEO GALLERY IN WILLIAMSBURG

What can your average, fun-loving New Yorker do to help Detroit? What if it involved dancing and door prizes? What if it was an excuse to have some fun on an otherwise boring after-work Monday evening? Our friends are throwing the Motor City Dance Party fundraiser at Cameo Gallery in Williamsburg on Monday Dec. 9th at 7 p.m. RSVP on Facebook...
LISTEN UP: OG TRIBE MEMBER MIKE MELINOE BREAKS ONTO THE SCENE AS UP-AND-COMER

LISTEN UP: OG TRIBE MEMBER MIKE MELINOE BREAKS ONTO THE SCENE AS UP-AND-COMER

21-year old Detroit emcee Mike Melinoe has been writing music since he was about nine years old. Member of OG Tribe, which stands for “Organic Geniuses” crew, a diverse hip-hop collective which includes producers, artists, graphic designers & entrepreneurs, he also produces under the alias Og $lick. Melinoe is based in Detroit, while other members are spread...
GO SEE: TUNDE OLANIRAN, JAMAICAN QUEENS & MORE PERFORM AT CMJ MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013

GO SEE: TUNDE OLANIRAN, JAMAICAN QUEENS & MORE PERFORM AT CMJ MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013

CMJ 2013 happens in New York City October 15th-19th, a music showcase that features hundreds of rising artists from around the world. Among them, is Michigan [& Detroit natives], Tunde Olaniran, Jamaican Queens, Chrome Sparks, and SHIGETO. Tunde Olaniran  [performs 10/16 @ Webster Hall & Cake Shop] “As a child of an American social-activist mother and Nigerian Christian...
WATCH NOW: JADE LATHAN DEBUTS MUSIC VIDEO, 'IN THE MIX'

WATCH NOW: JADE LATHAN DEBUTS MUSIC VIDEO, ‘IN THE MIX’

Jade Lathan just dropped her music video for her single, “In the Mix” produced by Detroit-based RoweShotMe and production company FreshFlix.tv.  The video features local rapper and artist, Sheefy McFly as well as the local ‘venue’, The Imagination Station. When did you first start making music?  I have been singing my entire life; I was, without a doubt,...
DETROIT HIP HOP INVADES NYC AT MERCURY LOUNGE IN LOWER EAST SIDE

DETROIT HIP HOP INVADES NYC AT MERCURY LOUNGE IN LOWER EAST SIDE

Detroit will be invading NYC on Sunday September 15th with a full line-up featuring the finest in Detroit’s hip-hop community.  Doors are at 8:30pm. BUY TICKETS NOW LINE UP Audible Doctor Nick Speed Dopehead Sheefy McFly Count Mack Zelooperz TRPLBLK CrackKillz Da God A La $ole (Of Pro Era) Dusty McFly & more. Check out the latest...
GO SEE: DETROIT DJ MGUN PERFORMS AT OUTPUT CLUB IN WILLIAMSBURG

GO SEE: DETROIT DJ MGUN PERFORMS AT OUTPUT CLUB IN WILLIAMSBURG

Up-and-coming Detroit DJ MGUN performs tonight at Output in Williamsburg, along with fellow Detroiter Robert Hood. The show is at 10pm and tickets are available online. Scroll and click on the poster for tickets purchase info! Earnestly positive, Gonzales radiates the infectious energy that categorizes his home of Southwest Detroit. Emerging as one of the first collaborators...
WATCH NOW: JAMAICAN QUEENS DEBUTS MUSIC VIDEO, CAN'T SAY NO TO ANNIE

WATCH NOW: JAMAICAN QUEENS DEBUTS MUSIC VIDEO, CAN’T SAY NO TO ANNIE

SPIN Magazine debuts the new music video, “Can’t Say No to Annie,” from Detroit darlings, Jamaican Queens. Detroit pop usurpers Jamaican Queens are very much on their own trip. Openly influenced by the southern production prowess of Three Six Mafia and Gucci Mane and evidently inspired by David Bowie and Islands alike, main man Ryan...
KYLE HALL DJ SET FOR THE BOAT PARTY ALBUM RELEASE SATURDAY AT PANTHER ROOM IN WILLIAMSBURG

KYLE HALL DJ SET FOR THE BOAT PARTY ALBUM RELEASE SATURDAY AT PANTHER ROOM IN WILLIAMSBURG

Kyle Hall, part of the new generation of Detroit techno, has just released The Boat Party, which is his debut full-length on his own Wild Oats record label. The record release party is this Saturday in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at The Panther Room. Tickets are only $15, buy them here! Hall has been touring internationally since he was 18 [now...