Patti LaBelle

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    André Cymone: Every time I turned around, I was being compared to Prince

    As part of a forthcoming City Pages story about Numero Group's excellent collection of Twin Cities funk and R&B, Purple Snow: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound, Gimme Noise spoke to André Cymone.The pioneering artist was one of the earliest breakout stars of the scene, and has become a successf ... More >>

  • Music

    September 5, 2012

    Carnage the Executioner comes into his own

    The best rapper from Minnesota you've never heard

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Prince honored with BET's 'Lifetime Achievement' award

    ​Prince took the stage at last night's BET Awards to accept his award for "Lifetime Achievement," and gave a sincere and humble speech to the shrieking crowd. "I was pretty wild in my younger days," Prince said, grinning sheepishly. "You don't have to do what I did, you don't have to make any of t ... More >>

  • Movies

    February 24, 2010

    Kevin Smith's Cop Out

    Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, and Jason Lee star

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2006
  • Arts

    October 21, 1998

    Merry XXXmas

    With her comic new play, Minneapolis writer Bridget Carpenter gives new meaning to the term "Blue Christmas"

  • Music

    June 26, 1996