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Tyler the Creator

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    March 25, 2014

    The Internet at Triple Rock, 3/24/14

    The Internetwith Allan Kingdom and DJ WIllie ShuTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisMonday, March 24, 2014Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martians brought their spacey, experimental material to a full Triple Rock last night. They incorporated a grab-bag of elements from neo-soul to Tyler, the Creator's more B ... More >>

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    March 24, 2014
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    March 19, 2014
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    March 5, 2014

    Soundset announces 2014 lineup

    Rhymesayers just gave area hip-hop fans a big reason to look forward to the warmer months, as they released the lineup for the seventh annual Soundset festival. In addition to Atmosphere's standard headlining set, they will be joined by Wiz Khalifa, Nas (who will be playing a set celebrating the 20t ... More >>

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    February 4, 2014

    Should rap lyrics be used in criminal trials?

    Legions of angry parents were already up in arms when gangster rap arrived on the scene. After the 1985 PMRC Senate hearings helped institute "Parental Advisory" stickers, albums by Ice-T and N.W.A. were among the first to be branded. Since then, rap as a musical form has continued to take its lumps ... More >>

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    December 6, 2013

    Macklemore: The term "conscious rapper" is very outdated and played out

    By Vanessa QuilantanYou might not have been familiar with him early last year, but in the time since Macklemore's album with Ryan Lewis, The Heist, dropped in October 2012, he's become a household name. With "Thrift Shop" and "Can't Hold Us," and his latest, gay-equality rap single (that feels str ... More >>

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    October 9, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 10/9-10/15

    Plenty to see in the Twin Cities this week! The Barenaked Ladies return to the stage at The State Theatre, while The Skyway theatre hosts Glasgow natives Franz Ferdinand. The Varsity Theater hosts a number of events this week; including Minus the Bear, Between the Buried and Les Claypool. Miran ... More >>

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    October 9, 2013
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    February 11, 2013

    The 2013 Grammy Awards played it safe and got it wrong

    If the Grammy Awards are indeed 'Music's Biggest Night,' then it's no wonder that the industry itself is in so much trouble. Despite the Academy's best efforts in recent years to draw the "alternative" music fan into the mainstream self-congratulatory love fest that is the Grammys -- even going so f ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Odd Future pop-up sweatshop hits Minneapolis Tuesday

    ​Mobilize! If it wasn't enough to get to see Tyler, the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, and the rest of the Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All at First Avenue Tuesday evening, there's ample swag opportunities for those of us without day jobs.

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    March 5, 2012

    Dessa's Nobel Peace Prize Forum presentation at Augsburg College, 03/02/12

    ​DessaNobel Peace Prize Forum, Kennedy Center at Augsburg College, MinneapolisMarch 2, 2012It seemed that both Dessa and the nearly 800 fans who packed Augsburg's Kennedy Center on Friday night were in somewhat uncharted territory as we gathered to hear her present as part of the three-day Nobe ... More >>

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    December 28, 2011
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    December 21, 2011
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    November 3, 2011

    Game coming to Epic Nov. 6: Win tickets now

    Game's new album is out now​Game is a Grammy-nominated rapper most known for being a member of G-Unit, and this fall he delivered one of the season's standouts with The Red Album. It's a rough-and-tumble onslaught featuring major guest stars like Lil Wayne, Tyler The Creator, Lloyd, E-40 and other ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    City Pages Halloween Soundtrack, Vol. 1

    B FRESH PhotographyPrepare your party guests for a roller ghoster of a night​It's that time again: finalizing plans for your Halloween party, and getting your scares in a row. City Pages has saved you the trouble of putting together a spooky mixtape, as we present our Halloween Soundtrack Vol. 1.& ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Odd Future at First Avenue, 10/12/11

    Photos by Erik Hess​Odd FutureOctober 12, 2011First Avenue, MinneapolisAs I figured, waiting in line I noticed a young crowd for Odd Future (the show was all ages, and was finished by the time most of-age shows even have doors); some from slightly out of the city limits, some with their mothers, a ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011
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    October 12, 2011
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    July 29, 2011

    Odd Future confirm Twin Cities date at First Avenue

    ​Well, that didn't take long. Just a day after posting a cryptic kitten-filled map of the United States that indicated that the group would be making its way to Minnesota on their next tour, Odd Future's Tyler the Creator tweeted out a tour poster that lists a date at First Avenue on October 12.

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    March 23, 2011

    SXSW 2011: Five nights in Austin

    Highlights from Gimme Noise's recent trek to the festival

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