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Dirty South

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    KC Hip-Hop Artist James Christos Working with Nite Owl, DJ SNO

    Over at the Pitch, the Wayward Son reports that KC hip-hopper James Christos will be collaborating with some Lou homies. Sez an installment of his Anarchy Tour Diary:What up KC?!!! Well we arrived in the STL and had a couple days to do a little meeting and greeting. Soon as we got to town, I was app ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Ashanti, Chingy, Ginuwine, Nelly and Other Celebs with Two Names Set for All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball

    On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Three Dead in Downtown St. Louis, Post-Yo Gotti Birthday Bash

    As Chad Garrison reports on the main blog, three men were shot early this morning in downtown St. Louis, shortly after leaving a birthday party for Southern rapper Yo Gotti at Club Society. In recent years, Gotti has collaborated with Bun B, Gucci Mane and Lil Wayne and Birdman. So far, no susp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Vintage Vinyl's Top 50 Best-Selling CDs and Top 25 Best-Selling LPs of 2008

    Vintage Vinyl just released its list of best-selling LPs and CDs of 2008. (Physical product? Remember that?) Interesting to see how many local releases -- and how much hip-hop/R&B/rap -- is on the CD list, while how much old (and new) indie rock is on the LP list. Looks like you kids are downloa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2008

    Busted Rhymes: The Top 10 Most Preposterous Rap Songs of 2008

    By Ben Westhoff Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously ... More >>

  • Music

    December 17, 2008

    Bun B/Orgone

    10 p.m. Thursday, December 18. Old Rock House, 1200 South 7th Street.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    The Year in Music: 2008's Top Ten Pop Songs

    In the RFT that's coming out later this week, our music writers will weigh in on what they liked -- and didn't like -- about music in the year 2008. Various writers from around the Village Voice Media chain also weighed in on their jams, lists we'll be rolling out over the next week or so. Here's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Lil Wayne Comes Back to Chaifetz Arena on January 8, with T-Pain, Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Gym Class Heroes

    Just got word that Lil Wayne is returning to the Chaifetz Arena on Thursday, January 8, with his "I Am Music" tour. The jaunt features an impressive set of opening acts: T-Pain, Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Gym Class Heroes. Ticket prices and more info as soon as I know it.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008
  • Music

    August 27, 2008

    Ratatat

    9 p.m. Saturday, August 30. The Gargoyle, on the campus of Washington University at Forsyth and Skinker boulevards

  • Music

    April 9, 2008

    Slice of Life

    John Vanderslice celebrates warmer weather with an exclusive mix of tunes.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008
  • Music

    December 26, 2007

    Face the Nation

    We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.

  • Music

    September 5, 2007

    T.I.

    T.I. vs. T.I.P. (Atlantic)

  • News

    September 5, 2007

    Battle of the Beats

    A culture war is rocking within St. Louis’ underground hip-hop scene.

  • Music

    August 8, 2007

    Screamfest '07

    7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 11. Scottrade Center, South 14th Street and Clark Avenue

  • Music

    January 3, 2007

    Yo! RFT Raps

    Week of January 4, 2006

  • Music

    August 23, 2006

    OutKast

    Idlewild (LaFace)

  • Music

    April 26, 2006

    T.I.

    Wednesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)

  • Music

    March 1, 2006

    Dem Franchize Boyz

    On Top of Our Game (Virgin)

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Healthy Distrust

    Hip-hop's trends in 2005

  • Music

    December 14, 2005

    Bun B/Ebony Eyez/The Allstars

    Sunday, December 18; The Arena (formerly the Limelight, 9973 Lewis & Clark Boulevard, north St. Louis County)

  • Music

    December 7, 2005

    Juelz Santana

    What the Game's Been Missing! (Def Jam)

  • Music

    October 19, 2005

    Paul Wall

    The People's Champ (Swishahouse)

  • Music

    October 12, 2005

    Blackalicious

    The Craft (Anti-)

  • Music

    August 3, 2005

    Slim Thug

    Already Platinum (Star Trak/Geffen)

  • Music

    July 13, 2005

    Ying Yang Twins

    USA (United State of Atlanta) (TVT)

  • Music

    June 1, 2005

    Mike Jones

    Who Is Mike Jones? (Swisahouse/Asylum)

  • Music

    February 23, 2005

    Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz

    Pitbull

    Crunk Juice (TVT)

    M.I.A.M.I.(TVT)

  • Music

    February 9, 2005

    T.I.

    Urban Legend (Atlantic)

  • Music

    November 24, 2004

    Chingy

    Powerballin' (Capitol)

  • Music

    November 3, 2004

    Mos Def

    The New Danger (Geffen)

  • Music

    September 29, 2004
  • Music

    September 29, 2004

    Best Hip-Hop Club

    The Spotlight

  • Music

    September 22, 2004

    Watt, Me Worry?

    Legendary bassist Mike Watt doesn't care what you think is punk rock

  • Music

    August 18, 2004

    Owl on a Wing

    A local rapper breaks down the difference between St. Louis and Atlanta

  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Goodie Mob

    One Monkey Don't Stop the Show (Koch)

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2004

    Rally Cry

    Show off your sweet ride at the county parks' road rally

  • News

    April 7, 2004

    Making Traks

    Sham Daugherty and Alonzo Lee Jr., the Trak Starz, aim to make St. Louis the center of the hip-hop universe

  • News

    March 3, 2004

    Cardinal Saint

    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

  • Music

    February 25, 2004

    Trillville and Lil Scrappy

    Thursday, January 26; Vintage Vinyl

  • Music

    September 24, 2003
  • Music

    July 23, 2003

    Chingy Speaks!

    Hurtling toward superstardom, the crunk wunderkind finally grants Radar Station some face time

  • Music

    July 16, 2003

    Right Hurr

    Chingy hits the Jackpot and successfully eludes Radar Station

  • News

    January 22, 2003

    Crunk and Disorderly

    Every Saturday night, East St. Louis explodes with one of the wildest parties you've never seen

  • Music

    May 8, 2002

    Cee-Lo, with the Aaries and Musiq

    Saturday, May 11; Pageant

  • Music

    December 12, 2001

    Crunk and Disorderly

    Timbaland and Organized Noize are making the music go bang, and rap radio's never sounded so good

  • Music

    March 14, 2001

    Outkast with Ludacris

    Monday, March 19; Pageant.

  • Music

    November 15, 2000

    Certified Organic

    The Roots roll into town with their earth-toned "Okay Player" show

  • Music

    February 17, 1999
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