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    October 2, 2014

    Chance the Rapper Conducts Social Experiments After Dropping Acid Rap

    In Chancelor Bennett's case, you could argue that weed -- yes, perhaps a gateway to more drugs, since we do know the rapper has a fondness for LSD -- was also a sort of gateway to another life. After getting caught with marijuana during his senior year of high school in 2011, he was suspended for te ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    The Best St. Louis Hip-Hop Shows: June 2014

    Summer is always a great time for live music, and this June is no different. We've got acts from near and far traversing many genres, including our very own day-long hip-hop music festival. So get on your dancing shoes and get ready to nod your noggin, because this month sure isn't lacking. Also, th ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    Sixteen Hip-Hop Acts to Watch in 2014

    I wanted to start 2014 off by giving credit to a few St. Louis artists I have been enjoying lately. I also wanted to mention people you probably haven't heard of, because this is the duty of a real fan. I could have easily written a blog about the household names and people you already know about, ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: January 24 to 26

    Never mind that resurgence of cold weather (seriously, enough is enough!), you still need to get out this weekend and catch some live music. Especially when the sonic possibilities are this good: S.L.U.M. Fest Awards 2014, FarFetched's Prologue III release show, Destruction Unit and more. Check out ... More >>

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    January 20, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From January 20 to 26

    The week ahead features visits from touring artists including Action Bronson, Califone and the Copyrights. In addition, Hearding Cats Collective puts on its next experimental show and Lunch Beat takes over the Pulitzer. Check out some previews of these shows and more after the jump.

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    January 8, 2014

    Action Bronson, Skeletonwitch, Chromeo and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From December 2 to 8

    The Bottle Rockets, Goblin and Chance the Rapper all headline gigs to kick off December in style. Besides that, catch shows including Pat Martino Trio at Jazz at the Bistro and Midlake at the Old Rock House. Read on for a selection of shows in St. Louis this week.

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    October 24, 2013

    Elitist Retro Purism is Turning Hip-Hop Playlists Stale

    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 >>

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    July 29, 2013

    Earl Sweatshirt's First Appearance in St. Louis: Review and Photos

    Last night, Odd Future's premiere wordsmith Earl Sweatshirt finally made an appearance in St. Louis. The rapper came through the Pageant alongside Mac Miller, Vince Staples, Chance the Rapper and the Internet, as part of Miller's Space Migration Tour. See Also: - The Top Six Lyrics by Earl Sweatshi ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    Here's a Tab of Acid for Your Ears: Chance The Rapper's Acid Rap

    The hype has been palpable leading up to twenty-year-old Chance the Rapper's new mixtape, Acid Rap. Chance gained some recognition from his first tape, 10 Day, and in anticipation of Acid Rap, he proceeded to hop on as many tracks as possible, put out videos and tour extensively, including numerous ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    The Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Announcement Is Here [Updated With Complete Lineup]

    [UPDATE: The complete lineup is now on page two of this post.] Right now, even as I type this, Weird Al Yankovic is in the midst of a three-hour long live streaming video announcement for this year's Bonnaroo Festival, a four-day event that takes place every year in Manchester, Tennessee. As one wh ... More >>