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Voodoo Festival 2015 Lineup feat. Chance The Rapper, Yelawolf, Ozzy Osbourne/Slash, Tom Morello Supergroup

posted by Oscar June 18, 2015

Voodoo 2015


The 2015 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience lineup has been announced. The lineup is super stacked with Florence + The Machine, Modest Mouse, Deadmau5, Chance The Rapper, and Ozzy Osbourne backed by a supergroup featuring Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler plus Tom Morello and Slash.

Other standouts are Jane’s Addiction, Gerard Way, Jack Ü, Third Eye Blind, Yelawolf, and Joey Bada$$. See the full lineup in the poster above.

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First Wave of Riot Fest 2015 Lineups Announced feat. No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Tenacious D, Run DMC

posted by Oscar May 27, 2015

Riot Fest 2015 Chicago

America’s Best Music Festival has announced its first wave of lineups for the 2015 editions of Riot Fest Denver, Toronto, and Chicago, featuring exciting artists like No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Wu-Tang Clan, and Run DMC.

Chicago’s lineup, seen in the poster above, boasts No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Faith No More, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Motörhead, Rancid, Tenacious D, Billy Idol, Ice Cube & Guests, Alkaline Trio, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Rodrigo y Gabriela and others.

Denver’s edition has Modest Mouse, Pixies, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, Run DMC, Ice Cube & Special Guests, Rancid, Motörhead, Flogging Molly, Coheed and Cambria, Kongos, Cypress Hill, Alkaline Trio, Thrice, Cold War Kids, Bootsy Collins’ Rubber Band, Yelawolf, Eagles of Death Metal among others!

Toronto’s lineup features Alexisonfire, Wu-Tang Clan, Rancid (performing …And Out Come the Wolves), Motörhead, All Time Low, Tyler, The Creator, Coheed & Cambria, Atmosphere, Drive Like Jehu, Echo & the Bunnymen, Thrice, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Eagles of Death Metal, Against Me! and many more!


Hit the jump to see the lineup posters for Denver and Toronto. Continue Reading

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Top 5 Acts We Saw at Soundset 2015

posted by Oscar May 25, 2015

Soundset 2015

We’ve said it once, we’ll it say it again: Soundset is one of the best music festivals around. The annual Minnesota festival is one of our favorite music productions around because they consistently put together awesome lineups with some of the biggest and best names in Hip Hop that gets people from all over the country to come see.

In the tradition of Hip Hop’s unwritten law about the genre doubling as a sort of endless competition for its throne, we had to give our say as to who were the best artists we got to see at this year’s edition of Soundset.

Find out below who sits atop mount Hip Hop with the top 5 acts we saw at Soundset 2015. Continue Reading

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POD Giveaway: Yelawolf Meet & Greet at The Exclusive Company in Milwaukee 5/20

posted by Alberto May 18, 2015

Yelawolf Meet and Greet in Milwaukee

Our winners for the Chicago meet and greet with Yelawolf have been randomly selected and contacted directly. But we have good news. We have a pair of wristbands/CD’s to give away to one lucky winner for Yelawolf’s meet and greet at The Exclusive Company in Milwaukee. You can enter the contest by emailing us at editor@pursuitofdopeness.com with “Yelawolf in Milwaukee” in the subject line. A winner will be selected tomorrow afternoon (5/19). Good luck!

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Top 10 Artists to See at Soundset 2015

posted by Oscar May 15, 2015

Soundset 2015

It’s almost time for one of our favorite festivals of the year to take place and now we must share the artist’s we’re most excited to see at Soundset 2015. One of the things that you have to understand about Minnesota’s premier Hip Hop fest is that their lineups are always top-notch and it’s the reason why we at Pursuit Of Dopeness make our yearly pilgrimage to the state that gave us Prince and Bob Dylan.

This year’s roster brings together yet another mammoth collection of artists that are fighting to sit atop the Hip Hop throne. For those of you planning to hit up Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota on May 24th, we’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Artists to See at Soundset 2015.

The list features rising rookies, established stars, and modern icons. See our list after the jump. Buy your tickets while they’re still available: http://soundset.shop.ticketstoday.com/ Continue Reading