Betty Who With Sombear and Step Rockets 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis Saturday, January 18, 2014 Some shows simply click. Due to a perfect confluence of the right artist, audience, night, and venue, some performances take on a transcendent quality that surpasses the mere sum of their parts, elevati ... More >>
It was 1998, the Smokin Grooves Tour was in its second year, and a group of friends and I were geeked out about going to the show. Public Enemy, Gang Starr, Wyclef Jean, Cypress Hill and others were booked, but everyone was waiting and most excited for Busta Rhymes, known for his killer live show ... More >>
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 >>
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