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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.

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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.

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Hoodie Allen unveils 'No Interruption' acoustic

Long Island rapper Hoodie Allen releases new mixtape

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Hoodie Allen has gone acoustic.

The Long Island rapper unveiled the acoustic version of “No Interruption” today, while also announcing that he will release a six-song EP “Americoustic” Aug. 13 and a national tour starting Oct. 19 in Buffalo and closing Nov. 29 at Roseland Ballroom. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, though Allen will offer a special pre-sale through his website tomorrow.


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