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G-Unit

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 4/24-4/30

    It's the last week of April, and the snow is finally melting away. Wednesday, local favorites Poliça play a show in the First Avenue Mainroom, while songwriter Josh Ritter plays a set the next night. Mill City Nights also welcomes Mindless Self Indulgence as new local band Ginkgo plays a set at the ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    From Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion: the rapper's most bizarre career highlights

    See Also:Snoop Dogg at the Cabooze, 01/25/11Snoop Dogg: Master of time and history You must have heard by now that international rap star Snoop Dogg has opted to undergo a transformation of sorts. After announcing that he was tired of rap, the superstar--best known for hits like "Drop It Like It's H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Chuuwee on Watching the Throne, his Soundset approach

    By Mike MaddenRelated:Bambu on the L.A. riots' 20th anniversary, his Soundset debutTraveling from his native Sacramento to take over Shakopee, Chuuwee might be the best bet among this year's Soundset freshmen to blow up by the time May 2013 rolls around. Not long removed from his excellent Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Truthbetold on Tribe & Big Cats! next record, Soundset strategy

    By Mike MaddenRelated:How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset FestivalOne of the groups set to make their Soundset debut this year, the duo of the Tribe and Big Cats! was born out of a somewhat unlikely relationship. MC Chris "Truthbetold" Hooks spent parts of his youth in Chicago's south side and began ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Big K.R.I.T. on country rap, dream cars, and playing Soundset

    Related:How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset FestivalSoundset 2012 lineup announcedDanny Brown on XXX, almost signing to G-UnitFrom the jump, Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T is full of interesting paradoxes. He represents dirty-south rap with endless country swag that juxtaposes hip-hop's decidedly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Bambu on the L.A. riots' 20th anniversary, his Soundset debut

    Related:*How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset Festival*Danny Brown on XXX, almost signing to G-Unit*Big K.R.I.T. on country rap, dream cars, and playing SoundsetBy Mike MaddenRealizing Bambu deliberately released his debut album, self untitled..., 10 years after the 1992 Los Angeles riots, it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Danny Brown on XXX, almost signing to G-Unit

    ​Related:How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset FestivalSoundset 2012 lineup announcedDetroit's foul-mouthed rap innovator Danny Brown is several years older than many of his XXL Freshman Class counterparts at age 31, but in many ways his style is fresher than any of them. Last year's free album XXX ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Game coming to Epic Nov. 6: Win tickets now

    Game's new album is out now​Game is a Grammy-nominated rapper most known for being a member of G-Unit, and this fall he delivered one of the season's standouts with The Red Album. It's a rough-and-tumble onslaught featuring major guest stars like Lil Wayne, Tyler The Creator, Lloyd, E-40 and other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Gigamesh talks remixing, relocating, and his new EP

    ​Gigamesh is on deck to be your next favorite producer, having already remixed the likes of Foster The People, Radiohead, Lykke Li, Estate and so many others. He's also the guy who's responsible for the ever-so-danceable Mike Posner hit "Cooler Than Me," and recently spent some time in Miami worki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    50 Cent Lil Wayne Beef: Fiddy rips Weezy for skateboarding, hot pants

    ​50 Cent attacks Lil Wayne on a new track, "Love, Hate, Love," which also takes a swipe at former G-Unit member Game.Fiddy has long been known for his takedown tracks -- he became famous with "How to Rob," which took on just about every rapper in the game, and famously feuded with Ja Rule.Sure, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Independent labels suffer loss of stock as Sony warehouse burns in London riots

    ​As London recovers from its third straight night of rioting, news is spreading back to the U.S. that over 150 record labels that use PIAS UK to distribute their physical stock abroad have likely lost huge amounts of inventory in a fire. A massive three-story Sony complex that housed the entirety ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Jake One Pulls His White Van Into Town

    jake1.jpgRhymesayers' newest CD hits stores today -- and it reps more cities than the All-Star game. Learn more about Jake One and White Van Music before hitting the CD-release party at Fifth Element later tod ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2008

    5ingles

    The Songs We Can't Escape

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    January 16, 2008
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    January 16, 2008
  • Books

    June 13, 2007

    Sibling rivalries battle for attention on the bookshelves this summer

    As the memoir boom winds down, authors are training their sights on sis and bro

  • Music

    September 7, 2005

    Edutainment

    Kanye West gets an honorary degree in Afro-American studies

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2005

    G-Unit spent $6,000 at Wal-Mart

    According to C.J. and the Owatonna People's Press, rap group G-Unit went on a $6,000 shopping spree at Wal-Mart in June, apparently resulting in two employees being fired for giving 10 percent discounts on two items totaling less than $50. Questions: Couldn't they have gone someplace that doesn't tr ... More >>

  • Music

    July 27, 2005

    Rare

    Common's 'Be' dreams a new vision for hip hop, begs us to become

  • Music

    March 16, 2005

    Penny Wise, Pound Foolish, Barely Awake

    Corporate rap cipher 50 Cent sleeps his way to the top

  • Music

    February 9, 2005
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