This weekend, P.O.S. officially returns to the stage as a solo artist. As curator and performer at the Fucking Best Show Ever, he'll fit within a mix of experimental hip-hop, R&B, and electronic textures. It could well be one of the most savory and unexpected live experiences of the year.Speakin ... More >>
Lil Debbiewith Sweetz P, Chi City, and Chase ComptonFine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisSaturday, July 26, 2014Lil Debbie returned to the Fine Line Saturday for what turned out to be a headlining performance, as Chicago's Katie Got Bandz (filling in for Lil Durk, who had to cancel his appearance) ended ... More >>
As P.O.S. continues to get his strength back while recovering from his recent kidney transplant, the dynamic MC has been making occasional live appearances, both with the Marijuana Deathsquads and his Doomtree crew. But it's been nearly two years since his last live solo show in town, as Stef is wor ... More >>
Our annual Best of the Twin Cities issue is out and we want you to hit the red carpet with us and toast another year of the good life in our favorite sister cities. Join us on Thursday, April 24 at Muse Event Center as we drink, dance, and, of course, chow down on some tasty food. Click here to purc ... More >>
A new season of the Midwest Music Showcase will hit Target Field during Minnesota Twins games this year. Introduced last year, the format brought a range of local artists -- P.O.S., Trampled by Turtles, the 4onthefloor, and more -- out to the ball game to perform during pitching changes and between ... More >>
It's been a decade since a young P.O.S., a.k.a. Stefon Alexander, released his debut, Ipecac Neat. It was the first official Doomtree full-length that sparked their ascension from hip-hop outsiders to local legends and nationally recognized artists. The raw and uncompromising album draws equal inspi ... More >>
Last Thursday, Stefon Alexander, otherwise known as P.O.S., received a much-needed kidney transplant from his childhood friend, Mark Potter. Potter said the process started last July, just over eight months after P.O.S. canceled his We Don't Even Live Here tour and announced his need for a new kidne ... More >>
Good news from the Doomtree camp: P.O.S. has finally found a kidney donor, and received a transplant last Thursday. In the fall of 2012, the rapper announced he had to cancel his U.S. tour in support of We Don't Even Live Here because of complications related to kidney failure.The rapper and his ban ... More >>
The rapper experiments on #liferrrs Guide to Watching Porn Without Headphones
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we get things going with a new video from P.O.S., for a track from the Marijuana Deathsquads' remix of Stef's album, We Don't Even Live Here, which came out this w ... More >>
A year ago, the We Don't Even Live Here era officially began. P.O.S. snagged City Pages' Best Album of the Past 12 Months, and hit a new creative plateau with the fiery collection.On Tuesday, October 22, the collection gets new life as the POS/WDELH/MDS/RMX in the capable hands of Stef's frequent co ... More >>
P.O.S. and Astronautalis Four Fists record release with GRRRL PRTY and Allan Kingdom Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Tuesday, October 8, 2013"Happy fucking Tuesday," P.O.S. exclaimed halfway through his breathless Four Fists set with Astronautalis at the Triple Rock. And indeed, it didn't reall ... More >>
Over the years, P.O.S. and Astronautalis have grown close over a shared love of rap music, motorcycles, tattoos, baseball, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Since 2004, they've been working in secret as Four Fists, a project named after one of the St. Paul-bred writer's short stories. In it, a gentleman name ... More >>
RAGELIFE is a hybrid rap trio that crosses genre and state lines alike. Minneapolis rapper P/1 (aka Phonetic 1) joins rapper ¡OYE! and DJ *hitmayne of Milwaukee to create an eclectic sound that balances the energies of raging house parties and slowed down chill sessions. Gimme Noise spoke with  ... More >>
It's impossible to beat a gorgeous July evening in Minneapolis -- especially when P.O.S is the in-game entertainment at Target Field. The very first hip-hop show at the Minnesota Twins' stadium went off without a hitch on Wednesday as the rapper and a band of pals performed several songs from We Don ... More >>
Cock E.S.P. is a Minneapolis-based noise outfit that marks their 20th anniversary this year. And whether or not you are someone who can sit down and really enjoy the experience of listening to their music, it's pretty difficult to argue with the pure intent and ethos behind their work. They exist in ... More >>
Last month, I put together a list of the ten greatest rap battles of all time for our sister paper, LA Weekly. Included on that list was Twin Cities hip-hop icon Eyedea's unforgettable 1999 Scribble Jam finals with Freestyle Fellowship member P.E.A.C.E. My inclusion of it led to something of a debat ... More >>
It's truly a great time to be part of Marijuana Deathsquads. In addition to their engrossing "Music Rocks" May residency at Icehouse (which continues tonight with an MDS rap set, as well as a performance by Lizzo alongside Lazerbeak and Cliff Rhymes as they bring LIZZOBANGERS to life, and DJ Plain O ... More >>
April 3-April 5.
March 27-29, 2009.
Deep Blues Festival lineup announced, Peter Parker releases mixtape, P.O.S. covers Pearl Jam & MN artists @ SXSW
And he sounds great. But is that really a huge surprise?
A recap of Day Two at South by Southwest.
March 6- March 9.
The Doomtree rapper and Rhymesayers artist wrapped up his three-week tour with a sold-out show in the Main Room.
February 27-March 1.
Blitzen Trapper FAIL, Element closes, Atmosphere announce tour & news on next week's new releases
Brother Ali added to Atmosphere tour, P.O.S. profiled, Solid Gold head overseas
February 6th through 8th.
An update on Brother Ali's new single, Gospel Gossip and Meredith Fierke reviewed & Anya Marina performs at the Current
January 30-February 1.