Press Play: If James Brown was a Rapper

Attendee Live with Ric WilsonIt was a beautiful summer Saturday in Chicago—the second day of the North Coast Music Festival was well underway. The team was excited for Saturday’s line-up, which included DJ Snake, Cashmere Cat, Madeintyo and RL Grime, just to name a few. A charismatic artist quickly…


All The Culture At ComplexCon 2018: Photo Gallery

From Rae Sremmurd's Swae Lee Getting A New Tattoo At ComplexCon to Pharrell x Adidas Dropping More SneakersThere was no shortage of creativity, culture, and entertainment as the worlds of music, fashion, art and sports came together at ComplexCon last weekend. The two-day convention featured an…


Release Radar: Week of October 29

New albums and singles worthy of a playlist update ‘Release Radar’ is a weekly roundup of artists who topped the charts, dropped new singles, or finally released that much anticipated album, just in case you missed it. BlocBoy JB: New Album, Don’t Think That Memphis native BlocBoy JB released his…


The Top Esports Venues

Where Gamers Play and Attendees Go To WatchTurkey, stuffing, football and Counter-Strike. That’s what’s on the menu for a new crop of sports fans—or at least those celebrating the grand opening of Esports Stadium Arlington over Thanksgiving weekend. At an impressive 100,000 square feet, with…


Post Malone Joins Gaming Hype With HyperX

Post Malone Is The First Musician To Be a Brand Ambassador For HyperXThe music and Esports collaborations keep coming. Last week, Drake became a co-owner of Esports company 100 Thieves; this week, HyperX announced that award-winning rapper Post Malone is the new brand ambassador for the gaming…


Trend Watch: Rapper Drake Takes on Esports

Drake Takes His Part-Time Hobby to Full-Time Esports Co-Ownership There’s no shortage of collaboration in the booming world of Esports. Companies inside the near billion dollar industry are receiving offers and talking deals with all the outsiders; from investment banks, traditional sports teams,…


Lucid Dreaming

Juice Wrld Takes Over North Coast FestivalA swarm of young concert goers gathered in droves, waiting patiently for Jarad Higgins, aka Juice WRLD, to take to the stage at the North Coast Festival in Chicago. Some of the crowd took snapchats stories, blew smoke into the air or mingled around a wooden…