With hip-hop hitting a dull period, experimentation is full speed ahead. Many rappers, DJs and producers are testing new sounds and styles to push through the boredom of rapping a few lines and singing an R&B hook. Kristine Flaherty or K. Flay is at the head of the pack. By mashing the high Bay ... More >>
Turn off the lights and grab a glowstick (no, wait - don't). It's time to get funky nostalgic.
For a genre that's been declared dead a dozen times over, hip hop had a pretty good (if splintered) decade.
A brief selection of just a few of the underground rap superstars who'll rock Canterbury Park this Sunday.
2007's Best Rap
Artist with local roots makes good Antony and the Johnsons, fronted by the mournful-voiced and cabaret-inspired Antony Hegarty, took home the coveted U.K. Mercury Music Prize for I Am a Bird Now on Tuesday night, beating out Bloc Party, MIA, and the Kaiser Chiefs, who were favored to win. In the p ... More >>
Dizzee Rascal tour dates 03-30 Vancouver, British Columbia - Commodore Ballroom03-31 Portland, OR - Douglas Fir Lounge04-01 Seattle, WA - Neumo's04-02 Eugene, OR - W.O.W. Hall04-04 San Francisco, CA - The Independent04-05 Los Angeles, CA - El Rey04-06 San Diego, CA - Canes04-08 Salt Lake City, UT - ... More >>
Confirmed Dizzee Rascal tour dates do not include the Twin Cities; click here for a tour itinerary.
The media may have dumped the DJ--but audiences remain infatuated with Deep Dish
Ballyhooed Englishman Dizzee Rascal conquers the world one record store clerk at a time
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
Having endured a slew of injuries and a school-record seven straight losses, Doug Woog's Gopher hockey team still seems primed for a patented stretch run toward the NCAA Tournament.