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    March 19, 2014

    TWRK: The twerking in pop culture is watered down

    Since DJ and production team TWRK hit the electronic music scene hard with the release of their first mixtape, Volume I, twerkers around the globe have been truly blessed. The music that the recently unveiled Benzi and eSenTRIK create, however, goes far deeper than just the dance move itself. They d ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    Minnesota does the Harlem Shake

    Now that the fad of Psy's "Gangnam Style" appears to be waning in its cultural relevance, we have the "Harlem Shake" phenomenon upon us. With just a 30-second clip from the song by Mad Decent-signed dance outfit Baauer, the country has lost its damn mind, and any semblance of rigidity in its spinal ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    The best concerts in the Twin Cities this week: February 13-19

    Valentines Day week has arrived! Whether you plan on celebrating Valentines Day with a special someone, alone, or with your multiple cats, be sure to check out Lucy Michelle & The Velvet Lapelles' Greatest Valentines Mixtape show at the Cedar Cultural Center. On Friday synth-pop band Usonia rele ... More >>

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    February 12, 2013
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    January 14, 2013

    Midway Felix Slow Cold EP Release at Cause, 1/11/13

    Midway Felix With Ashley Gold, The Lioness, Kaleem & Mastermind and Try Bishop Cause Spirits and Soundbar, Minneapolis Friday, January 11, 2013What's the difference between St. Paul and Minneapolis? St. Paul doesn't crave validation like its twin across the river. Maybe that's why Midway Felix ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    5 worst rap songs of 2011

    ‚ÄčIs 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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    December 17, 2003

    The Last Days of J-Hova

    Fruit fights, gangsta strife, and a whole lotta women's undies: a final artistic statement from Jay-Z