Brooklyn Based: Move Forward Music, Championing Brooklyn’s Music Scene

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In a recent feature, Brooklyn Based profiled Move Forward Music and gained some insight from Sene, of Brooklyn electrosoul duo denitia and sene; “Move Forward Music is dedicated to putting on strong events that help keep their community at the forefront of live entertainment.” Read more on Move Forward Music’s Brooklyn roots and how the agency is providing a platform for new voices emerging on the Brooklyn scene.

Afropunk Festival 2014 Returns to Brooklyn This Weekend!

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SATURDAY AUGUST 23RD, 2014

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Afropunk Festival returns to BK this weekend! We’re proud to announce our dear friends denitia and sene. will be playing the Afropunk Festival on August 23rd, alongside Meshell Ndegeocello, SZA, The Internet, Cakes Da Killa, Shabazz Palaces, Trash Talk, Body Count, and more. Get tickets!

Red Bull Sound Select is hooking it up with a pretty sweet deal – RSVP now for 50% off your weekend fast pass.

Life + Times Premieres MSSL CMMND Remix of denitia and sene’s “the nude”

Take a tall drink of this new music from our friends denitia and sene. and MSSL CMMND (Chad Hugo + Daniel Biltmore), premiered today on Jay-Z’s Life+Times. Catch denitia and sene live on August 24th at Afropunk Festival!

Tonight Juicy J Returns to NYC, Still Never Sober, at Terminal 5

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Tonight, Tuesday July 22nd, Juicy J makes a triumphant return to NYC to close out an extended leg of his highly successful Never Sober Tour. The former Three 6 Mafia general will headline the venerable Terminal 5 with Graft and Vinny Chase. Tickets still available!

Juicy J is currently working on a follow up, The Hustle Continues, to last year’s Stay Trippy LP. Juicy has made it a habit to rework summer smashes, including “No Flex Zone” and “Hot”. It’s safe to say Juicy J definitely knows what’s hot in the streets. In a recent interview with Time Out New York, Juicy J stated “Whatever I do, I’m gonna make it classic.” The Memphis hip hop icon solidified his mainstream status earlier this year with his massive hit with pop queen Katy Perry, “Dark Horse”.

Watch Juicy J’s new video for “Scholarship” featuring A$AP Rocky below:



If you’ve seen Juicy live before, you know his shows are packed wall to wall with crazy turnt up energy. If you haven’t yet, we recommend you cop those tickets asap.

Bobby Shmurda Signs to Epic Records, Performs at House Party NYC

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It’s safe to say that the Shmoney Dance has gone from internet meme sensation to an explosive real life movement for Brooklyn rapper, Bobby Shmurda. The rising New York star appeared at Webster Hall’s House Party, the city’s biggest hip-hop party, last night to celebrate his signing to Epic Records. The energy was through the roof as Shmurda performed his viral hits “Hot”, and “Shmoney Dance”, alongside fellow GS9 brother Rowdy Rebel in the Grand Ballroom with Just Blaze and DJ Soul.

Just in the last week, Bobby Shmurda has been shouted out by none other than King of BK Jay Z, brought onstage by Raekwon during the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, and even made an appearance on Power 105’s The Breakfast Club. This has all culminated in Shmurda signing to Epic Records last night, just hours before his House Party appearance. Watch the show below, houts to Real Talk NY for photo and video.