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Fresco Kane

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Goldie Taylor to Produce Crowd-Sourced Documentary About East St. Louis

    During the 2012 presidential race, Saturday Night Live had a skit in which clueless millionaire candidate Mitt Romney (played by Jason Sudeikis) said he had never felt more at home than in East St. Louis, to which Mayor Alvin Parks (played by Keenan Thompson) responded: "Are you kidding me? This pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    The 2013 RFT Music Award Winners

    Came, saw, conquered! Another RFT Music Showcase / Awards Party in the bag. We'd like to thank all of the nominees, the good people of Washington Avenue and Atomic Cowboy for hosting the festivities, and everyone who voted in our 26 categories. Congratulations to all of the winners (you'll see their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    The Melvins, Portugal. The Man, Murphy Lee, Big Muddy Blues Festival 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    The 2013 RFT Music Awards Nominees

    Well, it's that time again, folks! Each year, we at RFT Music HQ present the RFT Music Awards, an annual celebration of the best and brightest musical acts St. Louis has to offer. The nominees are chosen by a crack team of industry insiders, dedicated die-hards and various other musical minds from o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Fresco Kane Releases Video For Latest Single "Fresco Kane"

    East St. Louis' Fresco Kane continues his recent rise to hip-hop prominence with the release of a brand new music video for his latest, appropriately named "Fresco Kane." The song itself serves as an introductory banger and may be one of Fresco's strongest singles yet, while the video plays in black ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Fresco Kane on 106 & Park: "I Get My Confidence From Doing it for So Long in St. Louis"

    East St. Louis rapper Fresco Kane has been working in this city for a long time (you may know him as Gena). In September, we wrote about his recently finalized deal with Jermaine Dupri's So So Def records. They both made an appearance recently on BET's 106 & Park to make the introduction to the rest ... More >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Meet the (Likely) Next St. Louis Hip-Hop Superstar

    This week's music feature, written by Daniel Hill, is about Fresco Kane, the East St. Louis rapper formerly known as Gena who recently signed with Jermaine Dupri's So So Def label. Kane (nee Greg Lawary) grew up playing any instrument he could get his hands on. He's been around the scene for some ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Every St. Louis Release: August 2012

    Update, 8/10: Several new additions, mostly courtesy of STL Mixtapes, are below. Find yourself some new music. This is pretty self-explanatory, really -- here you will find every musical project released in the St. Louis area (we're interpreting pretty broadly) in July 2012, listed in alphabetical ... More >>

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