Watch Pharrell Williams’ Star Studded Coachella Set [@pharrell]

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Every time Pharrell seems to perform live, we get this little reminders of how great he truly is. Last night was no exception as the Virginia super-producer took the stage at Coachella deliver yet another great “Pharrell & Friends” show with help from the usual suspects in Busta Rhymes, Diddy & Nelly. The neat wrinkles […]

Watch Nas Perform ‘Illmatic’ With Jay Z & Puff Daddy At Coachella [@nas @s_c_ @iamdiddy]

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There was zero way Nas’ Coachella set could get pulled the same way OutKast’s was the night before. Here, the kid with the chipped tooth now fixed from Queensbridge only had one mission – bang out all nine tracks from his seminal debut album Illmatic that lasts not even 45 minutes long and leave. No […]

Watch OutKast’s Coachella Reunion Set [@outkast]

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Day one of Coachella is in the books and the main story was the reunion of Outkast. Both Andre Benjamin and Big Boi took the stage after 11 PM PDT and kicked off the most anticipated headline slot of the young year. Performing for the first time together in well over a decade, Big & […]

Live Stream: Watch OutKast, Pharrell, Aloe Blacc & More At Coachella 2014 [@coachella]

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Here we are. While we’re not out in the oasis of music, drugs and massive mayhem that is Indio, California this weekend, we get to sit back and enjoy the festival right here from our living rooms and mobile devices. This year’s lineup is a massive one, highlighted by the reunion of OutKast after a […]

Nas & Q-Tip Perform “One Love” & “The World Is Yours” On ‘Fallon’ [@nas @qtiptheabstract]

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Nas is gearing up to release the twentieth anniversary edition of Illmatic (you knew this). You also knew that there was going to be a remix disc with plenty of solid if not great redubs of classic Illmatic tracks. You know about the Coachella performance slot, the headlining spot at Summer Jam and more. But […]

Watch Pharrell Perform “Happy” & “Marilyn Monroe” On ‘SNL’ [@pharrell @nbcsnl]

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To celebrate his 41st birthday, Pharrell Williams took the ‘SNL’ stage for the first time in eight years to not only bust out more of his Adidas gear since his new partnership with the brand but to perform “Happy” and “Marilyn Monroe” from his recently released G I R L album. With a live band […]

Sam Smith Performs “Stay With Me” & “Lay Me Down (Exquisitely)” On SNL [@samsmithworld]

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Sam Smith, our favorite English bartender turned “Latch” singer starred as the musical guest for Saturday Night Live this week and even if most people will be talking about the “Black Jeopardy” skit from Louis C.K. and company, Smith’s golden pipes and angelic vocals will no doubt be the second. The Brit opened his two-song […]

SXSW: Julian Casablancas Covers Daft Punk’s “Instant Crush” At FADER Fort [@casablancas_j]

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During the rather eclectic FADER Fort Saturday lineup, Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas and his backing band the Voidz played a number of new tracks from themselves. None however may have kept the crowd as engage or entertained as Casablancas performing his addition to Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories in “Instant Crush”.

SXSW: Nas Lets The World Know “It’s Yours” At Mass Appeal #SXSWTakeover [@nas]

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Two years ago, Nas stood in the Austin Music Hall and ran back a rather lengthy performance with DJ Premier on his right and Pete Rock on his left. This year, clad in a red bucket hat and sweater, the Queensbridge rapper felt the need to return back to Illmatic. VIBE was able to capture […]

Watch U2, Pharrell Williams, Karen O & More Shine In Oscar Performances

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Sunday night belonged to Hollywood once more as the 86th Academy Awards played host to not only some of the best in film from 2013 but some of the best music from such films. From a superproducer with an album on the way to “the biggest rock band in the world”, there was plenty of […]

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