ANDERSON .PAAK & DAVE EAST NAMED TO 2016 XXL FRESHMAN CLASS

For the 9th edition of the XXL Freshman class, the publication selected both Anderson .Paak and Dave East.

East has been on fire as of late with his #Eastmix and various guest spots while Anderson .Paak blew up over the past year while being featured alongside Dr. Dre on the Compton album and then followed it up with his own project Malibu. Here are all 10 freshmen.

• 21 Savage
• Anderson .Paak
• Dave East
• Denzel Curry
• Desiigner
• G Herbo
• Lil Dicky
• Lil Uzi Vert
• Kodak Black
• Lil Yachty

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ANDERSON .PAAK TO EMBARK ON MALIBU TOUR

In support of his excellent Malibu album, Anderson .Paak is set to hit the road and perform with The Free Nationals. Check out the dates and head to Ticketmaster and get your tix for the show.

05/06 Durham, NC – Art of Cool Fest
05/13 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
05/14 Orlando, FL – Amway Center
05/29 Saint Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fairgrounds
06/03 Toronto, Ontario – TD Echo Beach
06/04 Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
06/12 Detroit, MI – Saint Andrews Hall
06/17 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
06/18 Forest Hills, NY – Wild Life Festival
06/21 Dallas, TX – House of Blues Dallas
06/22 Houston, TX – House of Blues Houston
06/27 Scranton, PA – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
07/09 Rotterdam, Netherlands – North Sea Jazz
07/-12 Grimstad, Norway – Skral Festival
07/16 Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival
07/21 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
07/22 Toronto, Ontario – The Phoenix Concert Theatre
07/29 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues Las Vegas
08/01 Ventura, CA – The Majestic Ventura Theater
08/02 Phoenix, AZ – Livewire
08/03 San Diego, CA – House of Blues

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ANDERSON .PAAK TO EMBARK ON MALIBU TOUR

In support of his excellent Malibu album, Anderson .Paak is set to hit the road and perform with The Free Nationals. Check out the dates and head to Ticketmaster and get your tix for the show.

05/06 Durham, NC – Art of Cool Fest
05/13 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
05/14 Orlando, FL – Amway Center
05/29 Saint Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fairgrounds
06/03 Toronto, Ontario – TD Echo Beach
06/04 Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
06/12 Detroit, MI – Saint Andrews Hall
06/17 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
06/18 Forest Hills, NY – Wild Life Festival
06/21 Dallas, TX – House of Blues Dallas
06/22 Houston, TX – House of Blues Houston
06/27 Scranton, PA – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
07/09 Rotterdam, Netherlands – North Sea Jazz
07/-12 Grimstad, Norway – Skral Festival
07/16 Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival
07/21 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
07/22 Toronto, Ontario – The Phoenix Concert Theatre
07/29 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues Las Vegas
08/01 Ventura, CA – The Majestic Ventura Theater
08/02 Phoenix, AZ – Livewire
08/03 San Diego, CA – House of Blues

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DJ PREMIER, CHANCE THE RAPPER, KRS-ONE AND OTHERS FEATURED ON MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS NEW ALBUM

On February 26, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will release This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, their follow up to their 2012 album The Heist. As the release date draws near, the duo has released the tracklisting that shows off an impressive guest list that includes the likes of Chance The Rapper, Anderson .Paak, Kool Moe Dee, Leon Bridges, Ed Sheeran, KRS-One and DJ Premier.

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This Unruly Mess I’ve Made:

01 Light Tunnels [ft. Mike Slap]
02 Downtown [ft. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, and Grandmaster Caz]
03 Brad Pitt’s Cousin [ft. XP]
04 Buckshot [ft. KRS-One and DJ Premier]
05 Growing Up [ft. Ed Sheeran]
06 Kevin [ft. Leon Bridges]
07 St. Ides
08 Need to Know [ft. Chance the Rapper]
09 Dance Off [ft. Idris Elba and Anderson .Paak]
10 Let’s Eat [ft. XP]
11 Bolo Tie [ft. YG]
12 The Train [ft. Carla Morrison]
13 White Privilege II [ft. Jamila Woods]