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Name checking the biggest stars in hip hop

How some of our URBN favourites earned their names Our URBN nights have rightly gained a reputation that’s made MAD Abu Dhabi number one among the nightclubs in Abu Dhabi for fans of hip hop and rap. And our world-class…

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The Boys Of British Hip Hop

West London collective, WSTRN, talk music and influences ahead of their Mad Yas Island gig Hold tight all you fans of British hip hop and R&B, because purveyors of that distinctive sound, WSTRN will be gracing the MAD Yas Island…

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The Flo Rida guide to living large

We be creeping on Flo Rida’s Instagram to pick up some tips and tricks on living the life of a gazillionaire R&B star When you’ve sold over 80 million records worldwide, you’d be forgiven for having a teensy bit of…

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Sole Survivors

The urban music scene stars with their own line of sneakers The relationship between the urban music scene and sneakers dates back to the early 80s when the likes of LL Cool J and Run DMC were rocking Air Jordan…

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The biggest singing stars you’ve never heard of

Four of the biggest names in international music and why you should start getting into them The international music scene is as vibrant and popular as ever and here at MAD Yas Island we’ve long championed non-English speaking artists at…

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Eye of the Tyga

Get tuned into Tyga as the Rack City rapper gets ready to play the MAD on Yas Island stage on April 24 As the 28-year-old Compton born and bred rap star hits the stage at Abu Dhabi nightclub MAD on…

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Tupac’s break-up letter to Madonna Up For Auction

The star has been fighting the release of the letter, which will hit the auction block in July There wasn’t a jaw left undropped when Madonna revealed during an interview with Howard Stern back in 2015 that she and legendary…

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Meek Mill Speaks Out after Prison Release

The Young & Getting’ It rapper says he wants to use his experience to help others Last week, rapper Meek Mill was released from prison on bail after the Philadelphia Supreme Court issued an order overruling a previous decision by…

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Five Legendary Hip Hop Labels

The labels behind some of the most iconic hip hop albums of all time The original hip hop record labels were formed when mainstream labels couldn’t (or wouldn’t!) get their heads around the new emerging music and voice of black…

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Royce Da 5’9” Returns With His Seventh Album

Eminem reunites with his fellow Detroit rapper for new track, Caterpillar Detroit’s back making hip hop headlines again this week, as Royce Da 5’9” releases his new album, with the first track featuring that other celebrated son of the city,…

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Wu-Tang Clan’s Enter The Wu-Tang To Be Remade

Loud Records founder says Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) will be remade with new MCs As far as seminal albums go, they don’t come more ground breaking than the 1993 Wu-Tang album, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). The album not…

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YG, Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz and Big Sean Team Up For Big Bank

Nicki steals the show with lyrics that suggest she’s dating Eminem Four of the biggest names in hip hop have got together to produce a track that’s not only shaping up to be the sound of the summer, but will…

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MAD on Yas Island hours of operation are:

Thursday 23:00 – 03:30 AM
Friday 23:00 – 03:30 AM

MAD on Yas Island, Near Yas Tunnel, Leisure Drive, Abu Dhabi

For information and reservations please contact +97155 834 6262 / reservations@madyasisland.com