Photos from the Mad Decent Block Party in Detroit on Aug. 15.
From its starts in Philadelphia, the Mad Decent Block party has grown since 2008, now including 19 different cities and multiple acts, even artists that are not on Mad Decent’s record label.
The lineup was perfect for all tastes; my EDM-loving friend enjoyed herself. Even if one didn’t know the act onstage, the musicians were energetic and positive. I added more than a few songs to my playlist after attending one day of Mo-Pop.
J. Cole performed an 18-song set, which included his entire “Forest Hills Drive” album. He spoke to the audience about his thought and process that went behind writing this album to him.
J. Cole performed at DTE Energy Music Theatre July 25 for his Forest Hills Drive Tour. Detroit rapper Big Sean made a surprise appearance and also performed.
MAX is a New York City-born singer who has achieved great success this year. His hit single “Gibberish” featuring Hoodie Allen, received over six million views on YouTube in its first week and has over six million plays on Spotify.
Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa performed at DTE Energy Music Theatre July 10 for their Boys of Zummer tour. MTV’s 2015 Artist to Watch, MAX, opened for the duo.