19 days ago | Album Release
Next Friday, November 13th, the duo Bones and Beeker bring their self-titled debut album out on Wax Poetics. Consisting of Brendan Kelly, best known to Twin Cities hip-hop fans as Brother Ali’s DJ BK-One, and Anthony Newes, the two first met worki...
1 month ago | Album Release
Today, Minneapolis hip-hop’s premiere Gampo, Prof, releases his Rhymesayers debut Liability. Celebrating with a signing event tonight at Fifth Element, Prof’s new album features Tech N9ne, Petey Pablo and Waka Flocka Flame. With Prof most known fo...
2 months ago | Q&A
Tonight, Kansas City indie-ground hip-hop icon Tech N9ne returns to The Myth. It’s been a big year for Tech who, along with releasing a new album in Special Effects, has also been on some celebrated collaborations such as “Speedom” with Eminem and...
2 months ago | Essays
This Saturday at the Orpheum, country/folk favorite John Prine will play a rescheduled show originally planned for April. But while there’s a five-month delay in seeing the Illinois native take the stage, his music only continues to become more in...
2 months ago | Rap/Hip-Hop
Last month horror fans were saddened with news of fright-master Wes Craven’s death. An innovator of the genre, the visionary behind classic franchises such as A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream sadly expired at 76 after a long battle with b...
3 months ago | Pop Culture
Last night’s MTV Video Music Awards were a bizarre telecast. By now you’ve heard about Kanye West’s rant, Nicki Minaj “calling” host Miley Cyrus “out,” and everything from nipslips to Bieber tears. When digested as trending topics and soundbites, ...