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Music January 29, 2018

60th Grammy Awards Best Moments

photo c/o heavy.com This year, the Grammy awards were definitely one to watch as some of the biggest names in Hip Hop and R&B took the stage to perform. Kendrick Lamar opened the show with a politically charged performance of “XXX.” Lamar was backed by a sea of masked dancers dressed in army fatigue as a U.S. flag ironically waved (due to the recent government shutdown) on the screen behind them. U2’s Bono and The Edge joined K. Dot before…

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Fashion Music January 10, 2018

First Images Of Kendrick Lamar’s Nike Cortez “Kenny 1” Sneaker

photos courtesy of Hypebeast Nike released the images for Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated sneaker which is dropping on Jan. 26. The West Coast rapper first previewed the kicks himself during his halftime performance at this year’s college football championship game. In honor of K. Dot’s fourth and latest studio release, the silhouette of the sneaker has the word DAMN boldly placed along the side. The premium white leather upper is boldly stands out next to the red etching that engraves the…

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Lifestyle Music December 27, 2017

Charlamagne Tha God & Joe Budden: This Year Was Dope/Trash 2017

The year of 2017 has been an eventful one, with just about all of rap’s heavy hitters dropping music for their fans. And for This Year Was Dope / Trash, REVOLT TV got two of the culture’s most prominent voices, Charlamagne Tha God and Joe Budden, to give their takes on what the year had to offer. In This Year Was Dope / Trash, Joe Budden and Charlamagne Tha God wrap up 2017. Charlamagne felt that 2017 was a great year for…

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Music December 12, 2017

Tyler, the Creator’s NPR Tiny Desk Performance

Get ready to vibe out AND turn up, simultaneously! Invite Tyler, the Creator to do a concert in your office, and he’ll put on a hell of a great show, and probably make fun of the tea you serve him. Don’t take it personal though. Most office tea is bad—and Tyler’s music is good. The rapper was featured Monday on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts series (NPR… thank you), bringing a full band with him and keeping things low-key with a…

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Music December 4, 2017

Jay-Z Speaks Out About Meek Mill at 4:44 Tour Concert

  Jay-Z, per usual, put on one hell of a show in Philadelphia (Dec. 1) at his 4:44 Tour concert. Home to many popular dishes and historical landmarks, but only second to the hometown of Meek Mill. The Brooklyn-native took his spotlight performance to support Meek on the recent injustice of his jail sentence. “The man is in jail for doing really, for breaking up a fight,” Hov told the crowd. This is in reference to the incident back in…

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Events Lifestyle Music September 7, 2017

Philly Weathers The Storm For Another Successful Made In America Festival

By Jay Holz, Guest Blogger Who said you can’t have fun at a music festival if there’s torrential downpour? This past Labor Day weekend, the city of Philadelphia once again hosted the annual Budweiser Made In America Festival. Shutting down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the weekend was dedicated to great music, tasty food and drinks, and a diverse crowd of festival goers plotting on getting as close to the 5 stages as possible. Day 1: Made In America had attendees…

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Events Lifestyle Music September 6, 2017

VILLA Views | MIA Invites Celebs to Pose With the New Timberland ‘Ghost’ Boot

Last weekend we were excited to host a VILLA Suite Experience during the Made in America festival: celebrating the launch of the Timberland “Ghost” Boot. The two-day event was catered by delicious food and celebrity pop-up appearances to pose with new all-white 6″ premium classic. It was great to see everyone’s responses to the new boots + mingling and enjoying the suite experience  — lots of highly ‘grammable moments were had. Scroll through to see more photos!…

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Events Lifestyle Music July 25, 2017

Meek Mill In-Store Appearance + Album Signing

Last night, VILLA hosted an in-store album signing for Philly’s own number 1 rapper, Meek Mill. This is Meek’s third studio album, entitled Wins & Losses. During the release, he dropped the singles, “Glow Up,” “Issues,” “Young Black America,” and “Whatever You Need.” This new album consists of heavy hitters in the game like, Lil Uzi Vert, Yo Gotti, Quavo, and many more. Meek also dropped a visual movie to go along with the album release. Each part has previewed a…

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Lifestyle Music June 16, 2017

Demetrius Shipp, Jr. Rises To The Top As 2Pac in New Biopic

As we get ready for the premiere of the 2Pac biopic, “All Eyez On Me,” we remember the legacy, the man, the religion of Tupac Shakur himself. Before there was “Black Lives Matter” there was Tupac. Twenty years after his passing, the hip-hop legend is still remembered for his controversial lyrics and his loud, outspoken attitude. His lifestyle and his lyrics has shaped many artists today and touched on many social issues that we can relate to 20 years later. Safe…

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Events Music May 25, 2017

VILLA Hosts Puma Clyde X COOGI “Biggie Hour” Event

“Honeys wanna chat, but all we wanna know is where the party at?” This is probably what you were thinking on your way to VILLA’s Puma Clyde X COOGI “Biggie Hour” Event. If you weren’t in attendance last night, it’s all good baby, BABY! We’re here to catch you up on what you missed. To perfect the old-school vibe, we hosted the event at the famous Philly spot, Silk City Diner. The Diner’s nightclub area features red and neon lighting,…

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