We've all seen it. Whether in real life or observing a work of fiction, a character is positioned to inexplicably begin rapping. A beat will kick in and/or a mic will be thrust in their hand and, for some reason, eight of their first nine words are "My name is...and I'm here to say." See also:Fi ... More >>
A viral YouTube video inspired a 16-year-old St. Paul girl to go "gallon smashing" Saturday night at the Midway Target.SEE ALSO: Minnesota does the Harlem Shake: The ten best local Harlem Shake videos on YouTube She might've got a homemade video out of it, but it came at a price. The teen was cited ... More >>
News broke overnight that Mr. Dibbs, a one-time Atmosphere tourmate and friend of the Twin Cities' Rhymesayers label, has been undergoing a series of surgeries after being diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. Though he typically uses his Twitter account to promote fellow hip-hop artists' mixtap ... More >>
Authors, politicians, rappers, and activists hope to promote activism through hip hop and art at this free event.
She's photographed everyone from Common to Jam Master Jay and worked as a photo editor at the Source. And she's got Minneapolis ties.
The local music venue and restaurant has announced that it will close up shop at the end of the month
You can't call yourself a real city until people start breakdancing on public transit. So now we're the real thing.
Year after year, the DJ delivers
"Nobody's mad that this CD is coming out," says Minneapolis hip-hop producer and DJ Cheap Cologne about his latest album, Something Random (Broke-Ass Records). "There's no illegal mashups or anything." "For a change," he might have added. Rarely recognized at shows, Cologne's name is known around th ... More >>
Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?
Open playlists. Mixed audiences. Women's mud wrestling. Ample coke. What ever happened to the Minneapolis club scene?
Connie Francis meets Nurse with Wound on the unruly turntables of DJ Ts
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