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Photos: Made in America Festival

Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 12:11 PM
All summer long excitement was in the air as people waited anxiously for the arrival of the highly anticipated Made in America Festival that Jay-z announced in May. This past weekend, the festival finally arrived, and it was just as magical as we'd all hoped it would be, if not more. With acts... Read more

Watch: "Giving My Love" by Rone

Friday, June 8, 2012, 3:04 AM
Make way for an emcee who has proven himself as an ever-developing, well-rounded Philly talent and who is about to be blowing up your speakers on the regular. If you don’t know about Rone, let us school you a little. Rone is a Philly based emcee who initially garnered a buzz and fan-base from... Read more

Recap: The 5th annual Roots Picnic

Monday, June 4, 2012, 2:42 PM
The 5th annual Roots Picnic spanned two talent-packed days at Festival Pier last weekend. Phrequency photographer Yusuf Muhammad was there to capture all of the action. Day One: 1. Tayyib Ali (left) backstage, 2. Danny Brown, 3. Black Thought (right), 4. It's a family affair 5. Festival goers enjoying... Read more

Saturday: The City Music Project, Swift Technique, & Lady at World Cafe Live

Friday, July 15, 2011, 5:15 AM
From various corners of the city of Philadelphia; The City Music Project, Swift Technique, and Lady each embody a different and unique style that contribute the ever growing music scene here in the city. On Saturday, get a taste of them all when they perform at World Cafe Live downstairs. Working... Read more

Kick back & listen to Tyler the Creator's 'Summer Camp Mix'

Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 10:42 AM
While Tyler is on tour, he doesn’t want to leave his fans hanging. In honor of summer, and the nostalgic feelings we get around this time, he’s release a compilation of his favorite jams that the rapper listens to while on the road. The playlist includes Toro y Moi, Grizzly bear, Stevie... Read more

Listen now: AnmlHse presents Panda Radio Vol. 1 & 2

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 1:56 PM
The good people over at AnmlHse are offering up an awesome music playlist that is just in time for summer. PandaRadio is a monthly compilation of Panda’s favorite underground tunes that so far include tracks from Mac Miller to Hussle Club, Casey Veggies to Spoek Mathambo, and Mellowhype to... Read more

Video: Gilbere Forte' feat. Tame Impala & Gembala "Dawn"

Monday, December 27, 2010, 1:18 PM
Check out the gorgeous new video for Gilbere Forte' feat. Tame Impala & Gembala "Dawn" Related Stories: Phrequency TV: Gilbere Forte , "87 Dreams" by Gilbere Forte' , Music Video Premier: Gilbere Forte "1st Floor" Read more

Photos: Jedi Mind Tricks at The Trocadero

Tuesday, November 2, 2010, 11:23 AM
Reef the Lost Cauze, DJ Caliph, Jack Frost, Freeway, and Peedi Crakk opened up for Jedi Mind Tricks at The Trocadero Friday night. Yusuf Muhammad was on stage to capture the action. Read more

Space Age Dance Music Festival

Friday, June 11, 2010, 1:30 PM
Space Age Dance Music Festival is the first 100% alternatively fueled music and arts festival. It will feature awesome acts such as Drexel alum hip-hop duo, Chiddy Bang, and mash-up masters, Super Mash Bros. Oddly enough, this won't be taking place in the city but over in Morrisville, PA which is a... Read more

Win 2 tickets to the Roots Picnic!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010, 3:19 AM
Phrequency likes picnics. Wicker baskets, sandwiches, friends, sun. What we LOVE are Roots Picnics. This year’s edition of the now-annual Philly festival features some of the biggest and best names in music like John Legend, Vampire Weekend, Pattern is Movement, Mayer Hawthorne, Wu Massacre and... Read more
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