Video: Erykah Badu Performs A Social Experiment In Time Square Singing For Money.

In Badu’s most out of the ordinary,weird act she takes to NYC and performs a social experiment. The self-directed mobile production features The Orange Moon singer belting out poetic words and taking on request from on lookers while collecting donation, one interesting experiment but no surprise coming from Erykah. Watch the video above.

New Trailer for A$AP Rocky’s Documentary ‘SVDDENLY’ featuring Drake, Rihanna, RiFF RaFF + More.

After your press play the shxt will compell you to see the whole 1:42 all the way through. A new A$AP Rocky documentary is on the way, and it features the likes of DrakeRihannaMacklemore, RiFF RaFF and more. Set to release via Noisey, the trailer clocks in at a little under two minutes, and features an insider’s look at the Mob’s life backstage and behind the scenes, while detailing their rise from Harlem to global success. Watch above.

Mixtape: Dj Jazzy Jeff & Mick “Summertime” Vol. 5.
Is it safe to say Summer has officially started?.. Now that we are here, MICK and DJ Jazzy Jaff have been keeping a tradition alive by releasing a Summertime mix every year. Today marks the fifth year, and the guys drop off the new soundtrack for your barbecues, pool parties, rooftop hangouts, and late night debauchery. This year’s project features Jay Z, Missy Elliott, De La Soul, Common, Stevie Wonder, The Roots, Funkadelic, Cam’ron, Erykah Badu, and so much more. Listen and download below, and check out their official site (summertime.fm) for more. Summer fun is here! listen below.

Mixtape: Dj Jazzy Jeff & Mick “Summertime” Vol. 5.

Is it safe to say Summer has officially started?.. Now that we are here, MICK and DJ Jazzy Jaff have been keeping a tradition alive by releasing a Summertime mix every year. Today marks the fifth year, and the guys drop off the new soundtrack for your barbecues, pool parties, rooftop hangouts, and late night debauchery. This year’s project features Jay Z, Missy Elliott, De La Soul, Common, Stevie Wonder, The Roots, Funkadelic, Cam’ron, Erykah Badu, and so much more. Listen and download below, and check out their official site (summertime.fm) for more. Summer fun is here! listen below.

Artist News: Banksy “Better Out Than In”: The Movie.

It doesn’t get any more illegal and cooler than this, The elusive Banksy has released a new clip titled Better Out Than In: The Movie. This provides a visual recap of his ‘Better Out Than In’ artist residency in New York City. Literally, trolling around NYC pissing off a few people and inspiring others. Nothing greater to me. Watch video above.

New Music: Santigold - Kicking Down Doors.
Pepsi is, of course, going all-in on marketing for the World Cup, and its efforts include Janelle Monáe’s cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” But that’s just one track on Pepsi Beats Of The Beautiful Game, an new compilation that also includes music from people like Timbaland, Don Omar, and Pearls Negras. For that comp, Santi has contributed the new track “Kicking Down Doors,” a squiggly electro jam produced by the Skrillex. Listen below.

New Music: Santigold - Kicking Down Doors.

Pepsi is, of course, going all-in on marketing for the World Cup, and its efforts include Janelle Monáe’s cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” But that’s just one track on Pepsi Beats Of The Beautiful Game, an new compilation that also includes music from people like Timbaland, Don Omar, and Pearls Negras. For that comp, Santi has contributed the new track “Kicking Down Doors,” a squiggly electro jam produced by the Skrillex. Listen below.

New Audio: Dame Dash Responds to Funkmaster Flex on The Combat Jack Show.
The plot thickens we get into round 2 of the Dame Dash vs. Funk Flex fiasco. As Dame takes his reasoning and opinions up to Combat jack after Funk Flex refuse to put him on his show. Dash spoke about his recent Instagram posts that attacked industry executives such as Lyor Cohen and Joie Manda, and responded to Funkmaster Flex's comments about these pictures. No telling how deep the rabbit holes goes on this one but it gets deeper with every round. Stay close.

New Audio: Dame Dash Responds to Funkmaster Flex on The Combat Jack Show.

The plot thickens we get into round 2 of the Dame Dash vs. Funk Flex fiasco. As Dame takes his reasoning and opinions up to Combat jack after Funk Flex refuse to put him on his show. Dash spoke about his recent Instagram posts that attacked industry executives such as Lyor Cohen and Joie Manda, and responded to Funkmaster Flex's comments about these pictures. No telling how deep the rabbit holes goes on this one but it gets deeper with every round. Stay close.

New Music: A$AP Mob – ‘Hella Hoes’ feat. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast & A$AP Twelvyy.
The mob just gettin started this summer gettin’ ready to cook up and bust out a new upcoming album w/ L.O.R.D.S. It’s clear to see the young kids on the block don’t know or care that they are and looking to take it all. Gonna be one hell of a summer. Listen below.

New Music: A$AP Mob – ‘Hella Hoes’ feat. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast & A$AP Twelvyy.

The mob just gettin started this summer gettin’ ready to cook up and bust out a new upcoming album w/ L.O.R.D.S. It’s clear to see the young kids on the block don’t know or care that they are and looking to take it all. Gonna be one hell of a summer. Listen below.

@Bntheloop Scoop: Dave Chappelle Announces Radio City Music Hall Shows with Erykah Badu, DJ Premier, The Roots + More.
Earlier this year, Chappelle announced his first-ever headlining show at Radio City Music Hall. Now, Chappelle looks into a set of additional shows and the lineup looks more than just promising. From June 24-26, Chappelle will co-headline shows at the legendary venue alongside his musical pals The Roots, Janelle Monáe, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes, and DJ Premier and a full orchestra. More guests will be announced later. Tickets for the concert dates go on sale on this upcoming Monday (June 2) at Ticketmaster. American Express Card Members have access to pre-sale tickets from May 29, 10 a.m. – June 1, 10 a.m.  which is set to accompany the acts:

June 24: Dave Chappelle and The Roots.June 25: Dave Chappelle, Busta Rhymes, DJ Premier and Janelle MonaeJune 26: Dave Chappelle and Erykah Badu

@Bntheloop Scoop: Dave Chappelle Announces Radio City Music Hall Shows with Erykah Badu, DJ Premier, The Roots + More.

Earlier this year, Chappelle announced his first-ever headlining show at Radio City Music Hall. Now, Chappelle looks into a set of additional shows and the lineup looks more than just promising. From June 24-26, Chappelle will co-headline shows at the legendary venue alongside his musical pals The Roots, Janelle Monáe, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes, and DJ Premier and a full orchestra. More guests will be announced later. Tickets for the concert dates go on sale on this upcoming Monday (June 2) at Ticketmaster. American Express Card Members have access to pre-sale tickets from May 29, 10 a.m. – June 1, 10 a.m.  which is set to accompany the acts:

June 24: Dave Chappelle and The Roots.
June 25: Dave Chappelle, Busta Rhymes, DJ Premier and Janelle Monae
June 26: Dave Chappelle and Erykah Badu

@Bntheloop News: Dee and Ricky 2014 Spring/Summer Backpack Line.

Dee and Ricky Jackson the duo behind the LEGO brooches loved by everyone from Marc Jacobs to Kanye West — return this season with the latest releases from their Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Playful and colorful, this season’s accessories feature new iterations of the Jacksons’ LEGO brooches including multicolor hearts, cigarette and blunt options. Along with a backpack designed in collaboration with STATE bags. Perfect for adding some whimsy to a variety of outfits, Dee & Ricky’s Spring/Summer 2014 accessories are available now. 

New Video: Troy Ave Talks With Elliot Wilson On Life + Times “The Truth”.

If you don’t have a bet on this guy yet you might wanna place it now, Young NYC Brawler coming off his XXL Freshman Cover, Brooklyn emcee Troy Ave speaks with Elliott Wilson about fighting for success and whether or not he will sign to a major label. Looks to be an eventful summer for dude, starting with Summer Jam. (main stage)

New Video: THE RZA INTERVIEW WITH THE BREAKFAST CLUB.

Wu-Tang general RZA woke up early in the morning and made his way over to the Power 105 studio for a sit down with DJ Envy, Charlamagne, and Angela Yee. He opened up about only selling one album copy of ‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin’, 20th anniversary Wu-tang album ‘A Better Tomorrow’, Raekwon calling him a liar, unreleased ODB verses, and more. Watch footage above.

New Video: 50 CENT DISHES OUT PURE BUSINESS GOLD + TALKS MUSIC WITH THE BREAKFAST CLUB.

There was plenty to talk about when 50 Cent stopped by Power 105.1′s “The Breakfast Club” on Monday. During the 70-minute conversation, the hip-hop mogul talked business, baby mama drama, Eminem’s impact on his career, and his famous feuds with Rick Ross, The Game, and Young Buck.This guy has a lot of gems locked in his mind with plenty of listening worthy things to say. Great interview! watch above.

@Bntheloop Scoop: Lindsay Lohan Shoots In Terry Richardson Studio.

With a couple added shots Terry Richardson shoots with our beloved Lindsay Lohan, looks like the two had quite the time. Terry giving us more than his usual 7-10 shots adding a little more detail to this shoot. (aka being obsessive) 25 photos of her in the studio, in the studio next to him, and outside leaving the studio. If there are 25 shots that were important enough to post, we can only imagine how many were taken that day. Indulge in all the photography done that day above. (click side bars on images too scroll)

@Bntheloop Scoop: Dave Chappelle Doing Show In NYC This Summer.
The 50 million dollar man is back!, Dave Chapelle is coming back to New York City. Last night (March 27th), LiveNation sent out a press release stating that Dave Chappelle will perform at Radio City Music Hall in June.
The show will be Chappelle’s first ever headlining show at Radio City Music Hall. Tickets go on sale to the general public next Friday (April 4th) at 10 A.M. on ticketmaster.com. Prices for the tickets will range between $59-79.American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 1 at 10 a.m.through Thursday, April 3 at 10 p.m. Don’t miss this!

@Bntheloop Scoop: Dave Chappelle Doing Show In NYC This Summer.

The 50 million dollar man is back!, Dave Chapelle is coming back to New York City. Last night (March 27th), LiveNation sent out a press release stating that Dave Chappelle will perform at Radio City Music Hall in June.

The show will be Chappelle’s first ever headlining show at Radio City Music Hall. Tickets go on sale to the general public next Friday (April 4th) at 10 A.M. on ticketmaster.com. Prices for the tickets will range between $59-79.American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 1 at 10 a.m.through Thursday, April 3 at 10 p.m. Don’t miss this!