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Hoodie Allen set for Theater at Madison Square Garden

Long Island rapper Hoodie Allen, seen in 2013,

It may sound like a movie, but this is for real.

Hoodie Allen -- the Nassau County rapper building his career on his own, purposefully staying on his own label -- is set to play the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 28. Tickets are $35-$45 and go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Allen’s biggest New York area show yet is part of his tour supporting the upcoming “People...

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Intro 6.2.14: Videos from Hoodie Allen, OutKast, Future and more

Local rapper Hoodie Allen has a new mix

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It’s a homestand for Hoodie Allen as he wraps up his “Hanging with Hoodie” tour at Bowery Ballroom Saturday and Sunday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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Intro 11.25.13: Videos from Hoodie Allen, Foxes, Glassjaw and more

Plainview-born rapper Hoodie Allen comes to Roseland Ballroom

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Happy Thanksgiving! Be grateful Hoodie Allen’s “Party With Your Friends” Tour wraps up at home at Roseland Ballroom Friday and Saturday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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Hoodie Allen's 'Americoustic' tops iTunes hip-hop chart

Local rapper Hoodie Allen plans to release a

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It’s time to marvel at the power of Hoodie Allen.

The Long Island rapper’s new “Americoustic” (Hoodie Allen) EP was released today and is currently topping iTunes hip-hop charts and sitting at No. 4 on the retailer’s overall chart, behind the new album from Luke Bryan, the pre-order of Lady Gaga’s “ARTPOP” (Interscope) and the buzzed-about debut from singer K. Michelle.

What makes Allen’s...

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