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Rhymesayers Entertainment

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Soundset 2013: A music and photo timeline

    Ah, Soundset. The sixth installment of the Rhymesayers Entertainment hip-hop festival had a breakout year in terms of attendance -- a reported 28,000 fans came out -- and talent, with a lineup including Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller, Tech N9ne, along with the host artists Atmosphere. Many folks pegged A$AP ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2013

    Micranots rise again

    After nearly a decade apart, I Self Devine and DJ Kool Akiem talk about their seminal album, Obelisk Movements

  • Music

    September 12, 2012

    Brother Ali in His Own Words

    Opening up about everything from new album Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color to politics and religion

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Soundset 2012 videos: Brother Ali, MaLLy, I Self Devine, & Aesop Rock

    Related:Soundset 2012 lineup announcedWith Soundset 2012 less than a month away now, the Rhymesayers Entertainment folks have launched a rapid-fire barrage of new videos.Conveniently enough, the guys featured in these fresh clips -- Brother Ali, MaLLy, I Self Devine, and Aesop Rock -- will all take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    First Avenue's 20 best concerts: The complete list

    Related:First Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsFirst Avenue's 40 years of rock 'n' rollTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listFirst Avenue is undoubtedly among the premier rock clubs in the country -- possibly the world. Since 1970, the building at the interse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    First Avenue's 20 best concerts: #10-1

    Related:Slideshow: First Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contracts First Avenue's 20 best concerts: #20-11First Avenue's 40 years of rock 'n' rollTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete list10. Basement Jaxx, First Avenue, 10/08/01Basement Jaxx's first appearance in Minne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Twin Cities rap mixtape roundup, Vol. 8

    ​Welcome to the first Gimme Noise mixtape of the new year! As usual, we're offering up 8 new songs from Twin Cities rappers for your listening pleasure.Stream below or download here.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Kevin Beacham: 5 Questions with the Rhymesayers enigma

    ​If you have been to any kind of Hip-Hop event over the last ten years, pretty great odds you have seen Kevin Beacham. Easily recognizable with his long dreads flirting over his shoulders he could be the Scott Seekins of the hip-hop community with his appearance. He usually rocks a comic book t-sh ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2011

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2011

    Howler, Astronautalis, Pink Mink, and more

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Picked to Click 2011: The ballots

    ​​As is the yearly tradition, we're publishing the ballots of all 115 of our Picked to Click voters for your perusal. Check out all of this year's contributors below, and thanks to all the writers, photographers, label owners, club bookers, DJs, and local music experts for weighing in on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Rhymesayer Psalm One remembers Eyedea

    B Fresh Photography for City PagesPsalm One dedicating her show to Eyedea at CMJ​City Pages caught up with Chicago-based Rhymesayer Psalm One after her CMJ showcase at Rose Live Music in Brooklyn this week to talk about her experience at CMJ, her friend Eyedea -- to whom she dedicated the show -- ... More >>

  • Music

    September 2, 2009
  • Arts

    March 15, 2006

    The Beat Keeper

    For many listeners, hip hop history is a clip of the Sugar Hill Gang on VH-1. For Kevin Beacham, it's an obsession and a profession.

  • News

    August 18, 2004

    One Nation, Invisible

    The untold story of local hip hop: 1981 to 1996

  • Arts

    May 5, 2004

    If You Lived Here, You'd Be in the Middle of Nowhere

    Surreal skateboard artist and dreamworld designer Aaron Horkey left the city for a place where cats go to die

  • Music

    December 18, 2002
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