Picked to Click Voters spew forth their most vehement opinions about the local music scene
The untold story of local hip hop: 1981 to 1996
Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
A St. Paul hip-hop crew looks to the next stage
A local hip-hop underground looks for the spotlight.
The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
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That's a bigger question than usual in our 1996 new music poll.