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 >>
Jon GitchoffBradd Young and Aloha Mischeaux host the show on SaturdayHip-hop fans who attended the State of Emergency concert earlier this month may have received mixed signals from the show. While some of the artists involved tried to invoke Dr. King's vision -- the show was scheduled to coi ... More >>
And some St. Louis hip-hop artists take their future into their own hands.
Week of June 30, 2004
Sham Daugherty and Alonzo Lee Jr., the Trak Starz, aim to make St. Louis the center of the hip-hop universe
Unreal eavesdrops on Pujols and the Heavenly Father; plus, we analyze the Lou's staggering crunk deficit, pay one last visit to Sanford-Brown and witness the demise of Wash. U.'s peer-to-peer network
The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)
Q-95.5 and the Beat duke it out -- and the St. Louis hip-hop scene flourishes
Meet Ahdedott, who just might be St. Louis' next hip-hop superstar
Da Hol' 9 get released from their major-label contract -- and have a new release to show for it
Local musician Willie Woods says the Trackboyz promised him credit on a smash hit -- then reneged
Every Saturday night, East St. Louis explodes with one of the wildest parties you've never seen
This week, a tribute to the king of twinkling ellipses
Is a feud brewing between two St. Louis rap camps?
The merger of St. Louis-based Streetside Records with CD World may come at a price.
Local favorites Da Hol' 9 finally get their shot at the big time