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Waka Flocka Flame

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    April 28, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts of the week: 4/28-5/4

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar!

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    February 25, 2014

    Get Cryphy tap Big Freedia and Spank Rock for 6th anniversary

    Time to really get stoked about the Get Cryphy 6th Anniversary celebration on Friday, March 7. Get Cryphy's past Mainroom shows have been chock full of brief hype sets from a slew of local rappers interspersed with the crunk and hyphy madness, and it's always been a way to truly bring the house ener ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    Karmin at Varsity Theater, 2/11/14

    KarminVarsity Theater, MinneapolisTuesday, February 11, 2014They came from YouTube and gained recognition with a Chris Brown cover. At that phase, we looked on Karmin as something fun, cute and capable of harmlessly killing three minutes. It was contained to its new media celebrity, and we could all ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Steve Aoki at Epic, 11/9/13

    Steve Aokiwith Waka Flocka Flame, Borgore, Felix Cartal, and DeorroEpic, MinneapolisSaturday, November 9, 2013Steve Aoki brought an insanely intense crowd of young dancing maniacs to a number of peaks with his unique brand of gigantic sounds and chaotic showboating. Saturday at Epic, the variety sho ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Steve Aoki fans crushed during barricade collapse at Epic

    By Matt ScottI've been raging my face off at EDM shows for the past four years, and I can say without a doubt that Steve Aoki this past Saturday was the most reckless situation I've yet to experience. Don't get me wrong -- the show was on legendary levels of awesome. From cannons of confetti to ge ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013
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    September 23, 2013

    Danny Brown and Action Bronson at First Ave, 9/22/13

    Danny Brown and Action Bronsonwith Trash TalkFirst Avenue Mainroom, MinneapolisSunday, September 23, 2013The 2 High 2 Die tour touched down at First Avenue last night, bringing with it powerhouse rappers Action Bronson and Danny Brown and hardcore outfit Trash Talk. The thick crowd stayed at a nice ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Get Cryphy 5th Anniversary at First Avenue, 2/8/13

    Get Cryphy 5th AnniversaryWith Slug, Brother Ali, MaLLy, Lizzo, Haphduzn, Sophia Eris, St. Paul Slim, Rapper Hooks, Lazerbeak, Big Dylan, Ander Other and moreFirst Avenue, MinneapolisFriday, February 8, 2013The Get Cryphy crew capped off another solid anniversary show on Friday, ringing in five year ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    Permed Out Showcase 3, Cabooze, 12/22/12

    Permed Out Showcase 3 With Audio Perm, Greg Grease and Mike the MartyrThe Cabooze12/22/12The Audio Perm crew packed the house once again at their third Permed Out Showcase, a night devoted to producers Cory Grindberg, Taylor Madrigal, and Julian Fairbanks and the rappers for whom they make beats. Th ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012
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    October 17, 2012
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    October 2, 2012

    Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def) at Guthrie Theater, 10/1/12

    Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def)with Toki Wright and This Debris Guthrie Theater, MinneapolisMonday, October 10, 2012Yasiin Bey returned to the Guthrie for his second headlining gig since playing in 2010, this time with Toki Wright and his full band as the sole opener. It was an odd but strangely fitti ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Hip Hop Harambee at Nomad World Pub, 9/15/12

    Hip Hop Harambee With Talib Kweli, Sims, Big Zach, and moreNomad World Pub, MinneapolisSaturday, September 15, 2012Saturday's Hip Hop Harambee, an all day hip-hop block party held in the parking lot of the Nomad World Pub, was by all measures a success. You couldn't have asked for a better day to ha ... More >>

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    February 27, 2012

    Get Cryphy 4 Year Anniversary at First Avenue, 2/24/12

    ​Get Cryphy 4 Year AnniversaryWith Plain Ole Bill, Jimmy2Times, Last Word, Fundo, and more.First Avenue Mainroom,Friday, February 24, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here.The combination of crunk and hyphy hip-hop subgenres serves as a decent shorthand for what the four-man Get Cryphy crew s ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Andrew Bird, Doomtree Blowout, Foster the People, Jingle Ball

    ​ So much good music happening this weekend; here's an overview of the best bets.

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    November 30, 2011
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    August 11, 2011

    Lil Wayne at the Xcel Energy Center, 8/10/11

    Photos by Erik Hess​Lil WayneAugust 10, 2011Xcel Center, St. PaulLil Wayne is in a hurry to make up for lost time. Coming off a career-interrupting prison stint, the self-proclaimed best rapper alive picked up where he left off, resuming the rigorous road schedule that made him one of the top gros ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011

    Diddy Dirty Money with Lloyd and Tyga at Epic, 4/13/11

    Photos by Erik Hess​Diddy Dirty Money with Lloyd and TygaApril 13, 2011Epic NightclubFor this write-up, I could have skated by making jokes about how Diddy changed his name three times during the show or whatever -- but I'm a journalist dammit, not Jay Leno.  I came to check out the Dirty Mon ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame at Epic 4/3/11

    Photo by Tony Nelson​For most people Sunday evenings tend to be a quiet night to relax but by the looks of 5th Street and 2nd Avenue outside Epic late last night, you'd never know it. Hundreds of hyped rap fans lined both ends of the street around 11 p.m. to hear two of radio rap's current headlin ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Rogue Valley, the 4onthefloor, Birthday Suits round out a jam-packed weekend of music

    Photo by Steve CohenDeVotchKa at First Avenue​April has historically been a busy time for touring bands stopping by the Twin Cities -- and if this weekend's overflowing concert calendar was any indication, we're in for a downright hectic spring.

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    April 1, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Rogue Valley, Devotchka, The 4onthefloor, Krown Vega

    ​Everybody's workin' for the weekend...and it's here.Make the most of it!

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    March 19, 2011

    P. Diddy proclaims Odd Future the 'future of rap' at the SXSW Fader Fort

    ​When P. Diddy came out at the beginning of Lil B's headlining set at the Fader Fort, most people in the audience assumed he only stopped in to give a shout-out and leave (he was scheduled to perform at the Perez Hilton party later in the evening). Little did we know we were in for much more.

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    March 18, 2011

    Gucci Mane's craziest moments (rapper coming to Epic April 3)

    ​Atlanta rapper and regular prison guest Gucci Mane is damn near ubiquitous now, releasing a silly number of mixtapes per year and guesting on everything he can fit into his schedule while he's out of jail (at least until the Georgia Corrections Department gets some new studio equipment).  So ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Waka Flocka Flame gets naked for PETA

    ​Today, the heavily tattoed, gun-slinging gangsta rapper Waka Flocka Flame's bare bod is circulating around the internet, and guess what? It's all in the name of PUPPIES!(Some things are just so fun to type.)

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    November 17, 2010
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    October 18, 2010

    The Week That Was: Monday, October 11 through Friday, October 15

    ​ Last week? Last week was so several days ago. At this point - polishing off that third mug of crap, employer-subsidized coffee, valiantly procrastinating last week's leftover to-do items, beating yourself about the head and face to stay awake - you probably can barely remember what your name is, ... More >>

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