3 days ago | Q&A
Rhymesayers is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a big concert at Target Center that serves as a retrospective of the artists they've been involved with, but one name is notably missing from the roster: Psalm One, the "first lady of Rhymesay...
9 days ago | Rap/Hip-Hop
Seven recent standout Twin Cities hip-hop albums you might have missed Lexii Alijai — Joseph's Coat "This shit hard as fuck / I was in my feelings and shit," Lexii Alijai raps at the outset of "By Your Side," off her excellent new project Jo...
16 days ago | Picked to Click
Matt Latterell finished tied for No. 9 overall in our 2015 Picked to Click tally with 23 points. Click here to see profiles on this year's other 11 winning bands. "When you're writing, it seems like it has this characteristic where you're trying t...
1 month ago | Interviews
"I was not trying to put it on the album at all," says rising rapper Finding Novyon of his buzzing single "Lots". An immediately infectious club banger featuring a floating verse from Allan Kingdom, the song continues to gain traction and garner p...
2 months ago | Holidays
Last year, the City of Minneapolis officially recognized the second Monday of October as Indigenous People's Day, replacing its former designation as Columbus Day. In their April 25, 2014 resolution, the city council recognized Minneapolis' longst...
2 months ago | Doomtree
The iconic Doomtree Blowout enjoyed a decade-long run of successful First Avenue occupations from 2004 to 2014, evolving annually and redefining what a crew performance could look like. In hopes of not turning the trailblazing tradition into an ov...