One of the icons of independent hip-hop for over a decade, Murs comes to St. Louis tonight at the Gramophone. The fearless leader of the Road to Paid Dues Tour, Murs is traveling coast-to-coast to spread the word about the upcoming 2013 installment of his annual festival, which takes place at the e ... More >>
Photo by Jon Scorfina Despite vinyl's outdated technology, it is an essential aspect of hip-hop culture. Considering this, up-and-comer DJ Kase One (a.k.a. Aaron Hinton) chooses to spin only vinyl at his regular gig Diggin In The Crates at Delmar Lounge, every second Saturday of the month at ... More >>
Photo by Jon Gitchoff Raekwon/Steddy P and DJ Mahf/Safety Words The Firebird May 16, 2011 Safety Words, heretofore most commonly known for mashing eight-bit video game samples with rap tracks, officially retired those songs last night. You will never again hear "Biggie, Rae, Ghost, Rash, Zi ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, June 7. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
The coolest guy you know named Glenn finds Lost Tracks.
9 p.m. Friday, March 23. Off Broadway, (3509 Lemp Avenue)
8 p.m., St. Louis University's Billiken Club (Busch Student Center, 20 North Grand Boulevard).
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon youve been jamming and dig this years buried black-music treasures.
Christian Scientist hip-hop artists Tucker Booth and Jonathan Toth have this underground rap thing down cold
Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition (Def Jux)
Old-school hip-hop is ready for revival
Jewish pottymouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity
From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots (Ipecac)
Fantastic Damage (Definitive Jux)
Hip-hop legend Prince Paul is responsible for some of the music's most transcendent moments