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J-Kwon

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    The 100 Greatest St. Louis Songs

    By Roy Kasten, Christian Schaeffer and RFT Music St. Louis isn't just a city. It's a song. Or rather songs, hundreds, thousands and more. Don't bother counting. We tried. In back rooms and basements, on stages and streets, musicians have paid tribute to St. Louis again and again. Place matters. St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    The Five Weirdest Rap Beefs

    Do you remember J-Kwon? In case you don't, we'll remind you. He had a song called "Tipsy" back in 2004 that hit No. 2 on the Billboard charts. After that he seemingly dropped off the face of the earth for a while. See Also: - NEWSFLASH: Man leaves Odd Future show with headache - St. Louis Rapper J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    St. Louis Named One of the Best Cities in the U.S. For Rap Fans by Complex Magazine

    Last week Complex Magazine published a list of the best fifteen cities in the United States for rap fans right now, and St. Louis made the list! See Also: - The Best St. Louis Hip-Hop Shows in July - 50-Plus St. Louis Hip-Hop Artists You Should Know

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    December 28, 2012

    The Best Hip-Hop Release to Come Out of Saint Louis This Year

    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 >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    September 15, 2012

    Odd Future at the Pageant, 9/14/12: Review and Setlist

    Odd Future The Pageant September 14, 2012 NEWSFLASH: Man leaves Odd Future show with headache. I never get headaches, but holy shit. I think my brain is rebelling against my body. I just left the Pageant, where I've had a pack of loud, rambunctious teenagers screaming at me for the last hour and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Life or Death by Music

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Nelly Taught America "Country Grammar" on This Day in 2000

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Interview: b-gyrl, Hip-Hop 911/Stop the Violence Concert Coordinator, on the Dire Importance Of This Anti-Violence Movement

    ​On Saturday night, artists from all corners of the hip-hop community will gather at the Pageant for a very important occasion. Dubbed the Hip-Hop 911 / Stop the Violence Concert, it's an awareness-raising event drawing attention to the movement of the same name, whose aim is to address and am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Tech Supreme: (One of) The Hardest-Working Men in Town

    Tech Supreme, in a rare still moment​Think you're busy? Try being Tech Supreme. The RFT's "Best Hip-Hop Producer" of 2007 is forging a steady, stellar career helping out members of The Force, a newly formed hip-hop collective featuring local heavyweights such as Rockwell Knuckles, Tef Poe, Bla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2007

    Fighting Derrty

    www.hueymusic.comHuey: Down on Nelly, or down with the Laws?I'm the real definition of hip-hop Lost your whole pocket when that Vokal shit flopped. Local rapper Huey, of "Lock Pop And Drop It" fame, has the Godfather of St. Louis hip hop in his sights with his recent Nelly dis, "Down, Down Baby." ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2007

    Local rappers ink major-label contracts, only to be left wondering: Deal or no deal?

    And some St. Louis hip-hop artists take their future into their own hands.

  • Music

    November 1, 2006

    Chain Reaction

    For St. Louis' own Jibbs, it's nuthin' but a PG-thang.

  • News

    April 5, 2006

    Hip-Hop Hippies

    They might be moguls: Meet Mike Landau and Brad Goldenberg, the minds behind Phat Buddha Productions

  • News

    March 22, 2006

    Ace of Spaides

    This St. Louis rapper thinks he's got a winning hand to play

  • Music

    November 23, 2005

    Cum On, Feel the Noize

    Jo Capo's new Noize City Entertainment -- and flagship artist Ajule -- take St. Louis music by storm

  • Music

    November 9, 2005

    Tech N9ne

    Tuesday, November 15; Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)

  • News

    November 2, 2005

    The Mad Blogger

    Byron Crawford takes no prisoners. Don't screw with him.

  • Music

    October 5, 2005

    Talkin' Baseball

    Matching the playoff-rockin' Cardinals with some appropriate tunes

  • Music

    September 14, 2005

    Eyez on the Prize

    Rapper Ebony Eyez sets a positive example for fierce females everywhere

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    News to Muse

    The Year in Review: A Quiz

  • Music

    December 1, 2004

    Hot in Here

    Hotstyle's MCs are old-school from the Lou

  • Music

    September 29, 2004

    Best Hip-Hop Artist

    Honors English

  • Music

    September 29, 2004

    Best Producers

    The TrackBoyz

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    September 29, 2004
  • Calendar

    August 25, 2004

    Un-belly-vable!

    Hadia returns!

  • News

    June 30, 2004

    Letters

    Week of June 30, 2004

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    June 16, 2004
  • Music

    June 2, 2004
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    May 26, 2004

    I Love a Parade

    Radar Station hitches a ride with great big rappers

  • Music

    May 5, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 5, 2004

  • Music

    May 5, 2004

    Shoot!

    Radar Station looks for adventure on a video set

  • Music

    April 28, 2004

    Bring the Pain

    You know what pisses you off? Sure you do!

  • Music

    April 7, 2004

    Rock Revival

    Radar Station gets what it needs at the Creepy Crawl

  • 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

  • Music

    March 31, 2004

    CD Releases From the Heart

    A very special Radar Station

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    March 24, 2004
  • News

    March 10, 2004

    Raising the Bar

    A week of the drink

  • Music

    February 18, 2004

    After the Show...

    It's the afterparty. Only this one's for charity, not R. Kelly.

  • Music

    December 31, 2003

    '03, Oh My!

    Our critics weigh in on a questionable year’s best music

  • Music

    December 24, 2003

    Sins of the Editor

    Sloth directs the hand of Radar Station

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