Former Earthworms member Mathias treads tricky ground on this release, his second with the Pirates. On "Jack Palance" he decries the modernity of Twitter, Justin Bieber and hipsters while celebrating the golden era of hip-hop. But there are few overt nods to the old-school in the album's production ... More >>
Image viaLocal hip-hop collective The 12 to 6 Movement recently unveiled the video for its new song "Can't Be Done," which features legendary Brand Nubian rapper Sadat X. This is just one of many high-profile collaborations off of the group's upcoming, as yet untitled album that is due for re ... More >>
Via Trey Wright's FacebookOn Monday, the latest in a string of St. Louis residents to make it (or at least MADE it) debuted on the MTV show. Local high school rapper Trey Wright took a turn on the moderate reality hit in the pursuit of becoming a rapper and was paired with Brand Nubian emcee ... More >>
Friday, February 19 *Pokey LaFarge/The Hot Seats, Off Broadway *Eyedea & Abilities/Dosh/Earthworms, Firebird *Sybris/Bear Hands/Eagle Scout, Old Rock House *Sadat X (Brand Nubian), The Gargoyle *Mount Righteous/Foundry Field Recordings, Antarctica *The Audition/Sparks the Rescue/Dangerous Summer/The ... More >>
The annual KWUR Week is happening again this year, the station announced today. What this means for us is a week of concerts at the Gargoyle featuring a mix of national and local acts. Of note is an appearance from hip-hop legend Sadat X from Brand Nubian, who will be performing on February 19. The ... More >>
Hip-hop legend Prince Paul is responsible for some of the music's most transcendent moments
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Hip-hop's here. Deal with it. Check the local MCs and DJs moving up from the underground.