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MTV Is Bringing ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Back and is Kicking It off with an Epic All-Star Concert at Barclays Center

“Yo! MTV Raps” is coming back with a bang! The anniversary show will feature hip-hop legends Eric B & Rakim, KRS ONE, EPMD, Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh, Ed Lover, Fab Five Freddy and more! Thirty years after its premiere, “Yo! MTV Raps” legacy continues to have a lasting influence on hip-hop and pop […]

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Lorde Brings Her Goth-Pop Magic to the Barclays Center

A magical goth-pop world infused with raw hip-hop sounds awaits fans at Lorde’s Melodrama Tour with Run the Jewels and Mitski. GRAMMY Award-winning multiplatinum artist Lorde launched her long-awaited tour on March 1, and on Wednesday, April 4, she will make a stop at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with special guests Run the Jewels and Mitski. Goth-pop star Lorde […]

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Chris Rock Brings ‘Total Blackout Tour’ to Barclays Center

Nearly a decade since his last tour, the comedic maestro returns to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with his ‘Total Blackout Tour’ this Saturday If you missed Chris Rock’s secret taping of his upcoming Netflix special at BAM last month – don’t fret! Nearly a decade since his last tour, the comedic maestro returns to Brooklyn’s Barclays […]

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Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled Bring ‘DemixKhaled’ Tour to Barclays Center

Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled will be kicking off the “DemixKhaled” tour in San Diego on February 26, which will make 20 stops in cities all across the U.S. through March 31 GRAMMY®-nominated, multi-platinum singer and songwriter Demi Lovato, joined by multi-platinum hip hop icon DJ Khaled, will take over the Barclays Center stage on […]

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Janet Jackson Brings ‘State of the World Tour’ to Barclays Center

After the birth of her first child, the legendary Janet Jackson is ready to return to the stage and will make a stop at the Barclays Center in November Multiple Grammy Award-winner and platinum-selling recording artist Janet Jackson is bringing her State of the World Tour to the Barclays Center on November 15. The newly announced […]

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Search for Barclays Center Gunman Still Ongoing

A gunman shot a man in the ankle near the Barclays Center on Wednesday afternoon, sending bystanders running and sparking a search for the suspect, reported NBC. Gunshots were fired shortly after 2:15 pm Wednesday outside the Atlantic Terminal Mall across the street from the Brooklyn arena, police said. Initially, investigators were looking for two suspects, […]

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Power 105.1 Announces Star-Studded Lineup for Powerhouse 2016 at Barclays Center

Power 105.1, Home of The Breakfast Club and Angie Martinez, New York’s Hip Hop and R&B, announced the star-studded lineup for its annual live music event, Powerhouse 2016, which will take place onThursday, October 27 at 7 p.m. EST, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Power 105.1Home of The Breakfast Club and Angie Martinez, New York’s Hip Hop and R&B

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Public Discussion Hopes to Find Solutions for Accident-Prone Barclays Center Intersection

On Wednesday, the New York City Department of Transportation will host a public workshop in hopes of addressing the large number of collisions near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. According to a recent article, the accident prone area stretches Atlantic Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and 3rd Avenue and was responsible for nearly 150 traffic collisions in […]

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Barclays Center Plans to Host 2016 NBA Draft

For eager basketball fans around the country, June 23, 2016 is an extremely important date.  On that day, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn will host the 2016 National Basketball Association draft, where teams will take turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players and other eligible players.  This season marks the fourth consecutive year that the Brooklyn Nets home, […]

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Rihanna Ups the ‘Anti,’ Adds a Second Show at Barclays Center

Barclays Center announced that due to popular demand, Rihanna has added a second show to her “The Anti World Tour” performance in Brooklyn on March 27. Global superstar, Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist,Rihanna, is bringing THE ANTI WORLD TOUR to Barclays Center on March 27and March 30. Travis Scott will join her as a special guest in Brooklyn for […]

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Maxwell, Nas and Emeli Sandé to Perform Valentine’s Day Concert at Barclays Center

East New York native Maxwell will play a Valentine’s Day concert at Barclays Center on Sunday, February 14, 2016, his first show in New York City in five years. Nas, also from Brooklyn, will join Maxwell for the show, as well as U.K.-based Emeli Sandé will appear as a special guest. Tickets to the show will go […]

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Kendrick Lamar, Future, Big Sean and More to Headline Powerhouse 2015 at Barclays Center

Power 105.1 radio on Tuesday announced the performers for this year’s Powerhouse 2015, an annual live music event taking place on Thursday, October 22, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This year’s star-studded lineup will include Kendrick Lamar, Future, Big Sean, Fetty Wap, Meek Mill, Jeremih, Jidenna and Omarion. “We love giving our listeners direct access to their […]

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R. Kelly Scheduled to Perform at Barclays Center

Multiplatinum R&B artist, R. Kelly has been scheduled to perform at Barclays Center on Friday, September 25. Chi-town’s own R&B crooner will captivate the audience with all of his greatest mega-hits including “I Believe I Can Fly,” “Bump N’ Grind,” “Ignition,” “When a Woman’s Fed Up” and many more. This concert will be part of the third anniversary celebration […]

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Brooklyn Welcomes Janet Jackson to Barclays Center

Multi-award-winning songwriter, producer, singer, choreographer dancer and iconic music artist Janet Jackson is not only UNBREAKABLE, she is now unstoppable thanks to her fans across North America. The recent BET Awards’ Ultimate Icon honoree, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist announced a 2nd North American leg to her UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR that will include Barclays […]

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Grammy-Nominated Singer Ed Sheeran to Play Barclays Center

Six-time Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran will perform at Barclays Center on Sunday, May 31. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, February 27 at 10:00am and will be available online at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning […]

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Brooklyn a No-go: Barclays Center Loses Bid for 2016 Democratic Convention

Despite Mayor Bill de Blasio’s efforts to bring the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn, the Democratic National Committee chose to host it in Philadelphia, The New York Times reports. Sources say Philadelphia, was chosen over New York and other finalist, Columbus, Ohio, in part because it was a safe pick both financially and politically. It had the […]

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Iggy Azalea, Tinashe, Wizz Kid, Nick Jonas to Perform at Barclays Center, May 7

Iggy Azalea will perform at Barclays Center on Thursday, May 7, as a part of her “Great Escape Tour.” Special guests for the “Fancy” rapper include Nick Jonas, Tinashe and DJ Wizz Kidd. Yes, Iggy Azalea, the Aussie woman who has “changed the face of hip hop,” will be in the borough late spring, riding the wave of her meteoric […]