Andre Mariette

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Five Twin Cities hip-hop producers you should hear now: Vol. 7

    Welcome to this month's Gimme Noise Beattape. The beats keep coming from our talented Twin Cities producers. Here's a Soundcloud mix featuring a range of styles and a consistency of quality. Enjoy!

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Eight Twin Cities hip-hop producers you should hear now: Vol. 5

    We return once again with another roundup of local producers worth listening to. The range and quality of beats coming out of Minnesota never fails to impress, and this month's mix ought to go perfect with the beginning of backyard barbeque season. Get ready for some great instrumental work from ano ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Mac Lethal: My Texts From Bennett blog helped me buy a house

    It's been an incredible 12 months for Mac Lethal. After the dual explosion of his pancake-rap video and his popular Texts From Bennett Tumblr -- a collection of hilarious texts from his 17-year-old wanna-be gangsta cousin -- he's become one of the most creatively in-demand stars to ever emerge from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Twin Cities rap mixtape roundup, Vol. 9

    ​Now that Megaupload has gone under and Kim Dotcom and Swizz Beats, perhaps two of the most ridiculous men in America, are fugitives holed up in the mountains in a 78 day standoff with the CIA, we're simply going to be streaming this month's mixtape. You can still download individual tracks below. ... More >>