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50 Cent

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    The Five Weirdest Rap Beefs

    Do you remember J-Kwon? In case you don't, we'll remind you. He had a song called "Tipsy" back in 2004 that hit No. 2 on the Billboard charts. After that he seemingly dropped off the face of the earth for a while. See Also: - NEWSFLASH: Man leaves Odd Future show with headache - St. Louis Rapper J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    The Top 10 Male Rappers of All Time

    Since the birth of hip-hop, male rappers have been bringing their unique viewpoint to the art of rhyme. Today, we're shining some long overdue light on their important contributions to rap. We're proud to present our list of the ten finest male rappers, from the smoking-hot hardbodies to the true ly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Attention Musicians: Stop Spamming and Start Showing Some Personality

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Rodney King and The Psychotic World We Live In

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Six Bieber-Free Moments When Boxing and Music Collided

    Whether Justin Bieber is being chased by a pack of fans while riding a Segway or pretending to get shot and killed on a popular television show, he can is increasingly dispatched in any setting. Your moment of certainty came this weekend, when Bieber and 50 Cent accompanied Floyd Mayweather, Jr., ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Friday 3/16/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead

    "What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    What Is That Smell? The Five Most Inexplicable Musician Fragrances

    Kholood EidIs this woman supposed to me his mom? Creepy.​Launching a fragrance has become part of the formula for marketing oneself today. It just seems to be a natural step managers are now pushing their clients to pursue. It's all a part of some weird pursuit of going from a person to an act ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    Saint Louis: State of Emergency Concert with Rick Ross

    7 p.m. Monday, January 17. The Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Vandalyzm's Megatron Majorz Redux Hits iTunes Hip-Hop Charts

    Vandalyzm is now gunning for Dr. Dre.​One of St. Louis' finest is currently sandwiched between 50 Cent and Notorious B.I.G. on the iTunes top 200 hip-hop albums chart. No, it's not Nelly (though his new single "Tippin' in da Club" is at a respectable 34 on the singles chart) -- it's Vandalyzm.The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    The Worst Lyrics of 2008: NCAA-Style Showdown

    And now it's time for the "I love you like a fat kid loves cake" memorial Worst Lyrics of 2008, March Madness-style tournament, this year a terrifying mélange of appalling oral-sex requests, bargain-bin philosophies, grammatical atrocities, and cringe-inducing pillow talk. To elevate the drama, I ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008
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    June 8, 2008
  • Music

    May 14, 2008

    Family Affair

    7 p.m. Friday, May 16. Vintage Vinyl, 6610 Delmar Boulevard, University City

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007
  • Music

    September 19, 2007

    Dio of Reckoning

    Sabbath's Ronnie James Dio isn't into preaching, but Kanye and Fiddy's are.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2007
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    September 10, 2007
  • Music

    August 29, 2007

    Filthy Lucre

    Malcolm McLaren is the godfather of todays mainstream hip-hop. But not for the reason you think.

  • Music

    August 1, 2007

    Young Buck

    Buck the World (G-Unit/Interscope)

  • Music

    April 25, 2007

    Timbaland

    Timbaland Presents Shock Value (Blackground/Interscope)

  • Music

    December 13, 2006

    The Game

    Doctor's Advocate (Geffen)

  • Music

    December 6, 2006

    B-Money in the Bank

    St. Louis native B-Money is hanging with rap's heavy hitters.

  • Music

    June 21, 2006

    Yo! RFT Raps

    Week of June 22, 2006

  • Music

    May 10, 2006

    Mobb Deep

    Blood Money (Interscope)

  • Music

    March 15, 2006
  • Music

    January 18, 2006

    Critical Fatwa

    Week of January 19, 2006

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Hip-Hop, Year 2 A.J.

    Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some loveable Limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    They Did What?

    2005's Top WTF? moments

  • Music

    November 30, 2005
  • Music

    November 16, 2005
  • Film

    November 9, 2005

    Bum Rap

    50 Cent wants to be an actor...but he's not

  • Home Entertainment

    November 9, 2005
  • Music

    November 2, 2005

    Critical Fatwa

    Mariah Carey

  • Music

    August 24, 2005

    Knights in White Satin

    We explore Dr. Who's link to the White Stripes, get medieval on Into the Moat and imagine 50 Cent's future business endeavors

  • Music

    July 13, 2005

    Fat Joe

    All or Nothing (Atlantic)

  • Music

    June 15, 2005

    Various Artists

    The Very Best of Death Row (The Row)

  • Music

    March 23, 2005

    Love-Hate

    Tucker Booth disses on the lot while the Wall Street Journal has a lot of love for Erin Bode

  • Music

    March 16, 2005

    50 Cent

    The Massacre (Shady/Aftermath)

  • Music

    February 16, 2005

    Mother!

    We chat with a lesser-known Danzig, fatwa Rolling Stone and wonder if membership has its privileges

  • Music

    February 9, 2005

    The Game

    The Documentary (Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope)

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    KRS-One

    Keep Right (Grit)

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    Wonk Jams

    A St. Louis rocker is laying down the Democratic soundtrack. Is that a good idea?

  • Music

    February 18, 2004

    G Unit

    Beg for Mercy (Interscope)

  • News

    November 5, 2003

    Dawg Eat Dawg

    Q-95.5 and the Beat duke it out -- and the St. Louis hip-hop scene flourishes

  • News

    August 20, 2003

    Black Velvet Rope

    You may be 21, but that doesn't mean you're old enough to imbibe

  • Music

    August 6, 2003

    Mix Masters

    These days anyone can make a mix CD, and everyone does. Two local standouts manage to challenge as well as entertain.

  • Culture

    April 9, 2003

    Made With Love

    Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't

  • Music

    April 2, 2003

    The Haunted

    One Kill Wonder (Earache)

  • Music

    March 5, 2003

    50 Cent

    Get Rich or Die Tryin' (Shady/Aftermath Records)

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