The local rap scene has already shown itself to be in control in 2014 -- and we're only halfway through. Creativity is coming from all corners of the Twin Cities. Gimme Noise compiled our picks for the best rap albums thus far.See also:Ten best Minnesota albums of 2014 (so far)
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Cherry Sky Studios is a local rap collective comprised of rappers AhbiNav, eL.I.Be, T La Shawn and Rico Polo, and producers Diatonic and Steppenwolf. Right now, they're gearing up to drop their debut album as a crew. As individuals, they've already got projects under their belt, but Red Eye Flight i ... More >>
There's a glut of hip-hop coming out of the Twin Cities, and it can be a lot to try to digest. We've selected six recently released albums by local hip-hop artists that deserve recognition; welcome to Gimme Leaks #5.
In the coming days, Gimme Noise will profile the 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Rebecca McDonald's photo work is under the umbrella of BFresh Productions. She has shot extensively for MTV, City Pages, and other publications. Her portfolio includes both live and p ... More >>
Those of us fortunate enough to enjoy the snowy holiday season from the warmth of our windowsills don't often think about how the same climate can turn deadly in a heartbeat for the homeless. Local rapper Tall Paul knows how brutal those conditions can be. Growing up in South Minneapolis and working ... More >>
Just because the Presidential Debates are done for 2012 doesn't mean that you should stop being politically active and aware leading up to Election Day. And tonight's Vote No Squared: Turn A Double Negative Into A Positive concert at Varsity Theater has been put together to raise awareness and suppo ... More >>