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  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    The Unveiling of Spooky Black Can Wait

    Picked to Click is City Pages' annual poll of critics, fans, and the local music industry to determine the best new musical talent in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Spooky Black is one of this year's finalists. This piece is featured in this year's issue -- on newsstands and online Wednesday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Hear the Stand4rd's Debut Album [DOWNLOAD]

    "We're just some kids with computers," Allan Kingdom raps on the Stand4rd's debut album. Even if true, the St. Paul cloud rap supergroup featuring Kingdom, Spooky Black, Bobby Raps, and Psymun have proven how much can be done with just each other, some technology, and some buzz. After getting DJ Kha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    The Stand4rd at Amsterdam, 11/1/14

    The Stand4rdwith DJ TIIIIIIIIIIPAmsterdam Bar and Hall, St. PaulSaturday, November 1, 2014St. Paul supergroup the Stand4rd lived up to the hype during their debut performance at Amsterdam on Saturday evening. Spooky Black, Bobby Raps, Allan Kingdom, and Psymun performed collectively to a sold-out, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    The Stand4rd Are the New Twin Cities Rap Supergroup

    "Allan Kingdom, Bobby Raps... Psymun, Spooky Black -- I see you! Keep winnin'! Keep bein' the best!" That's the booming voice of DJ Khaled. At minimum, a Miami rap mogul took 20 seconds out of a career normally reserved for teaming with Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, and Kanye West to propose a YouTube toas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. Mark Mallman's brand new video emphatically launches this week. We've also got new clips from Spooky Black, Jay Simonson, Origami Bones, and a Minneapolis-laden video from M ... More >>

  • Music

    February 6, 2013

    Get Cryphy turns five

    The DJ crew that taught local hip-hop heads to love club bangers celebrates half a decade

  • Music

    April 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Guante, Daughters of the Sun, Ashleigh Still featured in this week's City Pages

    Photo by Tony NelsonGuante and Big Cats!​We've got another great week of music content loaded onto the site -- see below for a rundown of the music section that appears in the print edition of City Pages this week.Guante: A warrior with wordsBy Michael L. WalshSpending an afternoon with the talent ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2007

    Dark Star

    Wrong image, wrong religion, wrong city: Meet Brother Ali, hip hop's unlikely savior