T.I. Epic, Minneapolis Friday, April 19, 2013 Some nights you walk into a club wondering if an MC is still relevant. Then you watch a 32-year-old pro blast through more than two dozen songs in a little more than an hour, flaunting a nimble flow and basking comfortably in the familiarity of his hits ... More >>
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In case the apocalypse doesn't happen this weekend, here's some stuff to check out!
On May 21, Usher will steer his "OMG Tour" toward the Twin Cities for a show at the Target Center with opener Akon, and Gimme Noise got our little paws on a pair of tickets to give to one of our devoted readers.If the press release we received about his recent tour is any indication, the show wil ... More >>
So is the jury actually still out on whether "Breaking News" was fake or partially fake? Gimme Noise never had any doubts about its veracity: fake, fake, fake, and a C-side quality tune besides. One could argue that it was actually a not-so-clever parody of the "fuck the media for picking on poor ... More >>
As a song title, "Kush" isn't exactly original; but neither was "Under Pressure," come to think of it now. The title of former speaks directly to producer/rapper/legend Dr. Dre's great theme: smoking copious quantities of great, dank weed. That may be why "Kush" is slated to be the first single f ... More >>
Steve Horner's fighting for the rights of balding white guys everywhere!Every family has a black sheep. Just ask Minnesota Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner. His brother Steve Horner is on a one-man quest to stop Ladies Nights around the country and make a profi ... More >>
Somebody should have just written a new song from scratch and called it anything else.
For those of you that thought you'd never hear another Shaggy song again, you're in for a sappy surprise.
One of the world's most popular DJs talks to Gimme Noise before his set tonight at Spin.
In anticipation of Girl Talk's show tonight at First Avenue, Gimme Noise cooks up its own amusing mash-up titles.
The Songs We Can't Escape
The Top 10 Songs This Week on B96
Top 10 spins this week at 101.3, KDWB
The Alpha Harajuku Girl won't stop apologizing for her success
The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year
How African hip hop "gives back" to two continents