Rapture Festival

  • Rapture 2014 – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 20/02/14
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    Rapture 2014 – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 20/02/14

    50,000 people packed into Suncorp Stadium on Thursday, 20th February for the Rapture Festival. Headlined by Eminem, the festival became not only a celebration of hip-hop music, but due to the rapper’s massive medley of a setlist, a celebration of the career of arguably the greatest rapper alive. Hip-hop fans will debate until they’re blue

  • M-Phazes Joins Rapture 2014 Lineup
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    M-Phazes Joins Rapture 2014 Lineup

    Eminem‘s highly-anticipated Rapture hip-hop tour will kick off next week at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium and organisers have now announced that award-winning Australian producer M-Phazes will join a lineup featuring Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, Action Bronson, and 360, as the opening DJ. “It was an awesome experience to support Eminem on his last Australian tour so

  • Kendrick Lamar Drops Out Of Rapture NZ, Odd Future To Replace
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    Kendrick Lamar Drops Out Of Rapture NZ, Odd Future To Replace

    It has been confirmed that Grammy Award nominated rapper Kendrick Lamar has cancelled his appearance on the New Zealand leg of Eminem‘s highly-anticipated Rapture Festival tour. Lamar will be replaced by incendiary California-based hip-hop collective Odd Future. According to The New Zealand Herald, an “unavoidable scheduling conflict” is to blame. “New Zealand! Sorry I’m missing

  • Chance The Rapper Pulls Out Of Rapture 2014
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    Chance The Rapper Pulls Out Of Rapture 2014

    Chicago rapper Chancelor Bennett a.k.a. Chance The Rapper has taken to Twitter to announce to fans that he will not be joining the mega lineup helmed by Eminem and Kendrick Lamar when the former brings Rapture Festival 2014 Down Under next year. It’s been an epic year for Chance, with 2013 seeing the rapper’s star

  • Action Bronson Added To Eminem’s Rapture 2014 Lineup
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    Action Bronson Added To Eminem’s Rapture 2014 Lineup

    The possibility of punters being body slammed at next year’s Rapture 2014 has just increased exponentially, with the Eminem-curated-and-headlined touring festival today confirming the involvement of US rapper Action Bronson. Given that his name appeared on some premature announcements this shouldn’t come as much of a shock, but here it is confirmed nonetheless. Bronson made

  • Soundwave Organisers Working On New Rapture Festival?
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    Soundwave Organisers Working On New Rapture Festival?

    On paper, it’s the perfect idea – Soundwave, the same festival team to have conquered the metal market and managed to bring the European feel Down Under with Harvest Festival, wading into the hip hop and dance festival arena. And although organisers for a mooted new festival, Rapture, have hit an early snag the idea

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