This weekend, our intrepid music editor Daniel Hill and reporter Drew Ailes endure a full weekend of the Gathering of the Juggalos. In Daniel's stead, attend some concerts this weekend while he does dog-knows-what in the woods or wherever the heck he is. Head to the biennial Printbangerz Ball for a ... More >>
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 >>
Mainstream superstardom often begins with a spark, rather than an explosion. It's hard to say whether Lady Gaga would have been more than a behind-the-scenes cog in Akon's machine without "Just Dance." And if 50 Cent had not delivered "In Da Club," it's possible that the world may never have tasted ... More >>
Image viaThi'sl: The number one rapper on iTunes right now.It might be a misnomer to call Thi'sl a Christian Rapper. Like many other artists, he just raps about his life. And God happens to play a big part in his life. Well, Thi'sl is one of the hottest rappers coming out of St. Louis. In ... More >>
Over on our music blog, A to Z, Keegan Hamilton reports on why local rapper Huey (known for his hit "Pop, Lock & Drop It") didn't perform at the Nelly show on Sunday night at the Pageant: According to the concert's promoter and organizer, Huey was asked to not perform because he ... More >>
http://myplay.com/artists/hueyA concert at the Pageant this past Sunday night featured performances by virtually every nationally known hip-hop artist from St. Louis, including local legend Nelly and his crew the St. Lunatics. But as the near-sellout crowd filed into the Delmar Loop venue, they we ... More >>
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Week of May 31, 2007
The music awards ballot is online! Plus, meet your Best New Artist candidates.
It's the 2007 RFT Music Awards ballot.
And some St. Louis hip-hop artists take their future into their own hands.
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