Boyz II Men

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Sean Anonymous: Rapping for people is my favorite thing to do in life

    Minneapolis rapper Sean Anonymous is living proof that getting older is akin with getting better. Now in its seventh year, Sean's annual birthday show is getting a massive upgrade to the First Avenue mainroom. Also part of Saturday's festivities will be the release of a new 7-inch, "Cold Shoulder" w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Minneapolis group Home Free wins NBC's The Sing-Off

    The Minneapolis-based a capella group, Home Free, won NBC's The Sing-Off on Monday night, taking home the grand prize in the highly-rated singing competition show. Home Free, who formed in Mankato 13 years ago and have been performing tirelessly ever since, won a lucrative recording contract with So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    How NKOTB achieved ubiquity before Facebook and Pinterest

    Saturday at Target Center, everybody's favorite boy band template New Kids on the Block take the stage for their tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. While most of our New Kids memories could be attributed to them having "The Right Stuff" on stage and in the recording booth, it's seldom mentioned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    LL Cool J's Kings of the Mic tour at Target Center, 5/30/13

    Kings of the Mic TourWith LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La SoulTarget Center, MinneapolisThursday, May 30, 2013LL Cool J is 45 years old, and wearing it well. As he stalked the stage at Target Center as the final performer of the Kings of the Mic Tour, he seemed keenly aware that his powe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Proofreader.: This is the most laid-back project we've ever done

    Indie singer-songwriter Adam Svec is super brainy. For one thing, aside from the whole music part, Svec is in the final stages of completing a Ph.D. in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, and he regularly slips phrases like "well-vetted" and "why-esque" into normal conversation. Maybe that's what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Har Mar Superstar returns to the Turf Club, 5/4/13

    Har Mar Superstar Turf Club, St. Paul Saturday, May 4, 2013 Sean Tillman may not live in Minnesota anymore, but he still knows it's important to dress in layers. Tillman's sex-symbol-by-fiat alter ego Har Mar Superstar took the Turf Club stage after midnight draped in a black hood and some sort of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    New Kids on the Block displaying Package Tour dates -- Minneapolis in July

    What do you do to promote a tour of aging boy bands while still trying to titillate a fan base that has grown older right along with the past-their-prime groups? In the case of the upcoming New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men joint jaunt through the U.S., you call it "The Pack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Hip-Hop Valentines: The 14 most romantic rap songs

    ​Valentines Day is here and you need some help to win over the heart of that sexy B-girl or B-boy?We know hip-hop doesn't have the best history romancing the opposite sex, "bitches better having my money" and "skeeting on walls" doesn't really set the mood.But don't worry, we have you covered. So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    James 'Jimmy Jam' Harris turns 52 today

    Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis​Happy 52nd birthday to one of the true luminaries of the Minneapolis music scene, James "Jimmy Jam" Harris. He, along with his high-school friend Terry Lewis, helped shape the sound of the Twin Cities (and beyond) throughout the '80s and into today, producing numerous hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Minnesota Zoo unveils full summer 2011 concert schedule

    ​Now that we've all exhausted ourselves coming up with jokes about getting to see the Monkees at the Zoo this summer (July 1 and 2!), the Music in the Zoo series' organizers have revealed a full run of nearly 30 dates at the Minnesota Zoo's Weesner Amphitheater.

  • Music

    September 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Minnesota State Fair for cheap: Freeloader bonus

    Image courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair​So, you paid the $8 to $11 entrance fee, and you saved money busing in rather than parking in a lot, but you're still worried about spending too much because you are on a fixed budget this year. No worries. There's plenty to do at the fair for little o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Trip-hop icon Tricky coming to the Fine Line ( 10 great tracks)

    Trip-hop is slinking its way back to Minneapolis.

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    Over the Weekend: July 25-27, 2008

    crescentmoon-thumb.jpgA wrap-up of this weekend's shows, including Western Fifth, Crescent Moon and the XYZ Affair.

  • Movies

    August 10, 2005

    His Own Private Biopic

    Gus Van Sant shuffles past his subject's greatest hits

  • Movies

    August 10, 2005

    Nevermind The Narrative

    'Last Days' wanders the woods of grunge

  • Movies

    May 25, 2005

    Cannes's Killer Movies

    Competition was brutal at the world's most cutthroat film festival

  • Music

    June 9, 2004
  • Arts

    July 26, 2000

    Show of Force

    In the campaign to bolster troop morale, the military deploys a tactical weapon: The songs of Saturday Night Fever

  • Music

    May 31, 2000

    The Last Unicorn

    Sean Na Na blows his own horn with dark, potent pop and not-so-ridiculous R&B

  • Arts

    January 5, 2000

    Year of the White Male

    In 1999, cock rock and teenybop ruled the roost

  • Music

    June 24, 1998
  • Arts

    December 17, 1997
  • Arts

    October 29, 1997


    After a decade of Paramilitary Pep and Kink Lite, Janet Jackson tries on the costume of the Boudoir Belletrist on her new album, The Velvet Rope.