PHOTOS: Drake & Lil Wayne Bring Rap Battles To Boston

Lil Wayne performing in Mansfield, MA on August 25th, 2014 as part of his "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour (Benjamin Esakof/Roman's Rap-Up).

Drake and Lil Wayne brought their rap-battle themed "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA earlier this week. Check out the gallery below for photos from the big night:

Drake also made an acceptance speech for the VMA he won for "Best Hip Hop Video" at the 2014 VMAs. See the hilarious footage below:

5 Seconds Of Summer Announce 2015 North American Tour

Courtesy Capitol Records.

In what already seems like a huge year for Australian-boy band 5 Seconds Of Summer, today they announced they are embarking on their first headlining North American tour in 2015! Dubbed the "Rock Out With Your Socks Out" tour, the trek will take the band to over 30 cities across the U.S. and Canada. Check the below dates to see if they are coming to a city near you:

July 17, 2015 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay

July 18, 2015 - Chula Vista, CA - Sleep Train Amphitheater

July 20, 2015 - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

July 22, 2015 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheater

July 24, 2015 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena

July 25, 2015 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena

July 27, 2015 - Edmonton, AB† - Northlands Rexall Place and Edmonton EXPO Center 

July 29, 2015 - Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre

July 31, 2015 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center

August 4, 2015 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center

August 5, 2015 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood

August 7, 2015 - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion

August 19, 2015 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills

August 21, 2015 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena

August 22, 2015 - Noblesville, IN - Klipsch Music Center

August 25, 2015 - Toronto,ON - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

August 28, 2015 - Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center

August 29, 2015 - Hershey, PA - Hershey Park Pavilion/Stadium

August 30, 2015 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center

September 1, 2015 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

September 4, 2015 - Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center

September 5, 2015 - Hartford, CT - Xfinity Theatre

September 6, 2015 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live

September 7, 2015 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

September 9, 2015 - Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte

September 12, 2015 - Tampa, FL - Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds

September 13, 2015 - W. Palm Beach, FL - Cruzan Amphitheater

Tickets go onsale August 9th over at Ticketmaster.

UPDATED: WORLD PREMIERE: Rick Ross ft. Jay Z: "The Devil Is A Lie"

Credit: Rick Ross' Twitter

Credit: Rick Ross' Twitter

UPDATE 12/20: The single is now available on iTunes! Get it by clicking here.

Rick Ross just dropped a single off of his upcoming album, "Mastermind", featuring rap-heavyweight Jay Z. The single is not available purchase yet, but can be streamed from Soundcloud below:

2 Chainz Announces 2014 Tour with Pusha T

Island Def Jam Records

Island Def Jam Records

It must be "2 Good to be T.R.U."!

2 Chainz announced today that he is hitting the road in early 2014 with label-mate Pusha T in support of his sophomore album, "B.O.A.T.S. 2 Me Time".

The "I'm Different" rapper released a statement saying "The best way to describe my tour is to reference a quote from Niccolo Machiavelli, author of The Prince, who once said ‘Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.’ 2 G.O.O.D. 2 Be T.R.U".

Sounds like 2 Chainz has a lot planned! See if the "2 Good to be T.R.U." tour is coming to a city near you below:

Feb. 4 - Boston, MA. - House of Blues

Feb. 5 - New York, N.Y. - Roseland Ballroom

Feb. 7 - Chicago, IL. - Chicago Theatre

Feb. 8 - Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Ballroom

Feb. 10 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre

Feb. 12 - Boise, ID - Revolution Center

Feb. 13 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo

Feb. 18 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater

Feb. 20 - Santa Ana, CA. - The Observatory

Feb. 21 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium

Feb. 22 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint

Feb. 28 - St. Louis, MO - Chaifetz Arena

March 1 - Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Theatre

March 2 - Cincinnati, OH - Bank of Kentucky

March 13 - Dallas, TX - South Side Ballroom

March 14 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center

March 17 - Saint Petersburg, FL - Jannus Live

March 18 - Miami Beach, FL - The Fillmore Miami Beach

March 20 - Charlotte, N.C. - The Fillmore Charlotte

March 22 - Upper Darby, PA. - Tower Theatre

March 24 - Washington, D.C. - 9:30 Club

Tickets are onsale now at Ticketmaster.

Surprise! Lady Gaga Announces "artRave: The ARTPOP Ball"

Lady Gaga surprised her "little monsters" this morning with an announcement of a new tour! The "Applause" singer was forced to cancel much of her last tour due to a hip injury. Find the official Live Nation press release, including tour dates, below:

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the top global touring acts of our time, having sold nearly 4 million tickets during her first three tours, Lady Gaga is hitting the road in support of her new album ARTPOP.

Live Nation Global Touring announced today that Lady Gaga's artRave: The ARTPOP Ball will begin May 4 in Ft. Lauderdale. The tour will include several cities that have not hosted Lady Gaga before as well as cities that missed her tour earlier this year following a hip injury, which forced her to cancel. The announcement of artRave: The ARTPOP Ball tour follows the immediate sell-out of a historic residency at NYC's Roseland Ballroom from March 28 - April 7, 2014. Lady Gaga will perform the final seven shows at the venue before it closes down forever, and simultaneously set the record for the most consecutive shows by any artist at the Roseland. Tickets for artRave: The ARTPOP Ball will go on sale beginning Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

Littlemonsters.com members will have first access to tickets. Members who RSVP to the event listings for the shows they wish to attend within LittleMonsters.com will be provided a unique code and may order online while quantities last. For all shows going on sale on December 9(th) , members will be able to purchase tickets starting Tuesday, December 3(rd) at 2:00 p.m. through Thursday, December 5(th) . For the shows going on sale December 16(th) members will be able to purchase tickets starting Tuesday, December 10th through Thursday, December 10th. There will be a ticket limit of four (4) per member.

Citi is the official credit card of the Lady Gaga's artRave: The ARTPOP Ball tour. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 10:00 a.m. through Citi's Private Pass Program. For complete presale details, visit: www.citiprivatepass.com.

Tickets for artRave: The ARTPOP Ball will go on sale starting Monday, Dec. 9 at 10:00 a.m. General Admission floor tickets are $85.00. Reserved seating also available for $35.00, $49.50, $85.00 and $200.00 (plus applicable service fees). Tickets on sale at www.livenation.com.

artRave: The ARTPOP Ball is produced by Live Nation Global Touring.

                       Lady Gaga artRave: The ARTPOP Ball 

 

May 4      Ft. Lauderdale, FL       BB&T Center             On sale Dec. 16 

May 6      Atlanta, GA              Philips Arena           On sale Dec. 16 

May 8      Pittsburgh, PA           Consol Energy Center    On sale Dec. 16 

May 10     Uncasville, CT           Mohegan Sun             On sale Dec. 16 

May 12     Philadelphia, PA         Wells Fargo Center      On sale Dec. 9 

May 13     New York, NY             Madison Square Garden   On sale Dec. 16 

May 15     Washington, DC           Verizon Center          On sale Dec. 9 

May 18     Cleveland, OH            Quicken Loans Arena     On sale Dec. 16 

May 20     St. Paul, MN             Xcel Entergy Center     On sale Dec. 16 

May 22     Winnipeg, MB             MTS Centre              On sale Dec. 9 

May 25     Calgary, AB              Scotiabank Saddledome   On sale Dec. 9 

May 26     Edmonton, AB             Rexall Place            On sale Dec. 9 

May 28     Seattle, WA              Key Arena               On sale Dec. 16 

May 30     Vancouver, BC            Rogers Arena            On sale Dec. 9 

June 2     San Diego, CA            Viejas Arena            On sale Dec. 16 

June 3     San Jose, CA             SAP Center at San Jose  On sale Dec. 9 

June 30    Boston, MA               TD Garden               On sale Dec. 16 

July 2     Montreal, QC             Bell Centre             On sale Dec. 9 

July 9     Toronto, ON              Air Canada Centre       On sale Dec. 9 

July 11    Chicago, IL              United Center           On sale Dec. 9 

July 14    San Antonio, TX          AT&T Center             On sale Dec. 16 

July 16    Houston, TX              Toyota Center           On sale Dec. 16 

July 17    Dallas, TX               American Airlines       On sale Dec. 16 

                                                   Center 

July 19    Las Vegas, NV            MGM Grand Garden Arena  On sale Dec. 9 

July 21    Los Angeles, CA          Staples Center          On sale Dec. 9 

 

                         Itinerary subject to change. 

For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.ladygaga.com & 

www.livenation.com