Jim Jones (Rapper)

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    April 15, 2013

    Prof takes over First Avenue, 4/13/13

    ProfWith Mod Sun, Culture Cry Wolf and MetaFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, April 13, 2013"YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO BIG" was the all-caps slogan Prof wore on a black T-shirt Saturday. Though it might've been referring to his rising career -- and the recent double cover stories promoting his two sold-o ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    The Night release a new EP at the Entry

    ​Everything from their name to the number of members in the band hint at something simple, but post-punk Minneapolis electro-duo, The Night, are anything but straightforward.Their songs sound like collaborations within themselves -- two halves not quite fitting together as you'd expect -- yet stil ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    5 worst rap songs of 2011

    ​Is it safe to say the hip-hop's current era of triumphantism is officially over? Does anyone really troll R&B/rap stations expecting to be challenged in any way? The answer to the first question is a resounding yes; the answer to the second is a booming no. There's no way around the fact that ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011
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    December 29, 2010

    YouTube Killed the Parody Star: 2010's Worst Parodies

    ​The year of someone's Lord two-thousand some-odd was monumental in many ways, a zeitgeist perfectly embodied by emerging artists like Ke$ha and Far East Movement. But where there's smoke there's fire or maybe burning incense and a ritual of popular exorcism. You may be thinking "that makes perfec ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010

    Kanye West & friends send out their best Christmas wishes

    ​And just like that, Kanye West's long, strange art-rap journey of a year winds down with a Christmas posse cut, of all things - a Christmas posse cut that leaks, then is hoisted for sale on iTunes, then is issued as the final, long-delayed piece of the canny/self-aggrandizing G.O.O.D. Fridays puz ... More >>

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    August 27, 2008
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    June 11, 2008


    The Songs We Can't Escape

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    August 4, 1999