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  • Calendar

    May 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    Hip-Hop (Solo): Meet the 2014 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2014 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on June 7 in the Grove! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music will be making our cases for all 140 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Can Guitar-Driven Bands Still Make Money?

    Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you stop doing it wrong. Send your problems to her -- confidentiality i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Pokey LaFarge, Man Man, Lil Kim, Journey 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

    November 7, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Ask Tom Morello & a Tribute to Miley Cyrus

    Getting your celebrity gossip from TMZ is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. This is the final installment of "Twitter Litter," so it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Does Hip-Hop Respect Women?

    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

    January 20, 2012

    Tonight: Gucci Mane at Posh Nightclub in East St. Louis

    Gucci Mane is playing a recently announced show tonight in East St. Louis at Posh Nightclub (657 E. Broadway, East St. Louis), which has also hosted Lil Kim and Young Jeezy in the past year. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $50 for VIP, and doors open at 11 p.m. So not exactly an early star ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Henry Rollins, Old 97s Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Courtesy of the artistHot.​From the looks of it, we're in for another killer spring as far as concerts are concerned. The Old 97's bring that highly accessible Texas twang to The Pageant is a bright spot on January 21. Henry Rollins, he of nimble mind and Black Flag fame also heads to the Page ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    The Ten Most Facepalm-Inducing Uses of French in Pop Music: In Honor of Bastille Day

    ​Bastille Day is upon us, when all the world celebrates Louis XIV crossing the Delaware or something. We're not clear on the details, and on that front we join countless English-speaking pop and rock stars who took similarly haphazard forays into the Language of Love. In honor of the Frog's b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    The Ten Most Cringe-Worthy Celebrity Vocal Duets

    The soon to be collaborating Voices. Courtesy of NBC​Oh great. The judges/coaches from NBC's hit karaoke tournament vocal competition "The Voice" are going to collaborate. Specifically, Maroon 5, led by slightly soulful popster Adam Levine will be joined by Christina Aguilera to perform their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj at the Scottrade Center, April 10: Review

    Todd Owyoung​ Lil Wayne/Nicki Minaj/Rick Ross/Travis Barker/Mix Master Mike The Pageant April 10, 2011 Better Than: Whatever the hell else went on last night. They came in jacked-up ghetto cruisers and sensible Hondas; they came in glute-hugging tube dresses, crisp white T's and homemade sh ... More >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Nicki Minaj/Lil Wayne/Rick Ross/Travis Barker/Mix Master Mike

    7 p.m. Sunday, April 10. The Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Interview: Sandra "Pepa" Denton of Salt-n-Pepa on Nicki Minaj, Telemarketing with Martin Lawrence and Breaking into the Music Business

    Courtesy of It Is Done Communications​Following the success of last year's Fresh Fest concert tour, rap icons Salt-n-Pepa are making the rounds once again and bringing with them some of the finest names in vintage hip-hop. The Queens, New York, duo gained notoriety in the mid-'80s with its deb ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011


    9 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Interview Outtakes: Girl Talk's Gregg Gillis on Making Music and Liking Katy Perry over Lady Gaga

    Dove Shore​Tonight is the long-awaited, very-sold-out Girl Talk show at the Pageant. In this week's paper, D.X. Ferris spoke with Gregg Gillis, the man behind the moniker. (Note: The author is a fellow Pittsburgh native who grew up in the same classic-rock-obsessed area and witnessed Girl Talk ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 22, 2010

    HOME Nightclub Closed

    Deadmau5 at Home Nightclub, September 2008. Photo by Vikram Singh.​As of today, HOME Nightclub is closed, according to a statement released this morning. The reason given was the club's inability "to sustain profitability." (Full release after the jump.) Since opening in December 2007, the ven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Tila Tequila Reportedly Attacked at the 2010 Gathering of the Juggalos

    The annual Gathering of the Juggalos took place last weekend in Hardin County, Illinois, roughly three hours southeast of St. Louis. Like past years, the camaraderie-fostering event features a performance from Insane Clown Posse and its associated musical acts, as well as appearances by other artist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of June 10

    Let's guess what J. Biebs is thinking here: "It's so tough being a teeny tiny heartthrob. Y'all just don't understand, yo! I'm angsty!"...Maybe. He's probably just thinking about recess though.​ Blueberry Hill Duck Room *Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, July 29 Cicero's *Oceans Over Airplanes ... More >>

  • Film

    January 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Second Spin: Full Force, Get Busy 1 Time!

    Artist: Full Force Album: Get Busy 1 Time! From: Euclid Records Year: 1986 Label: Columbia Records What it sounds like: The missing link between Big Daddy Kane and Boyz II Men--not quite hip-hop, not quite R&B, not quite jazz, quite horrendous.

  • Music

    December 17, 2008

    Bun B/Orgone

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

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008
  • Music

    December 5, 2007

    Keyshia Cole

    Just Like You

  • Music

    May 30, 2007

    The Re-Entroducer

    Oliver Wang’s shares his soul-sides.

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Healthy Distrust

    Hip-hop's trends in 2005

  • Music

    November 2, 2005

    Lil' Kim

    The Naked Truth (Atlantic)

  • Yearend

    December 22, 2004

    God Save the Scene

    Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.

  • Music

    August 25, 2004

    Terror Squad

    True Story (Universal)

  • Music

    August 18, 2004


    Friday, August 20; America's Center

  • Music

    August 11, 2004

    Ursha Speaks

    We sit in on an Usher wank-fest, chat with Evanescence and watch the Dems pull out their magic stick

  • 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

    February 18, 2004

    G Unit

    Beg for Mercy (Interscope)

  • Music

    February 26, 2003


    Redemption (Elektra)

  • Music

    November 27, 2002

    Christina Aguilera

    Stripped (RCA)

  • Music

    November 13, 2002

    Christina Aguilera

    Stripped (RCA)

  • Music

    September 18, 2002

    Fresh Fruit

    Dare to eat a peach? Meet the globe-hopping electroslut who's turning on everyone from Boy George to Lil' Kim.

  • Music

    September 19, 2001

    Foxy Brown

    Broken Silence (Island/Def Jam)

  • Music

    January 31, 2001

    Spin Job

    The Rocket Bar joins the ranks of St. Louis clubs looking to snare DJ aficionados

  • Music

    August 23, 2000

    Country Cookin'

    Local rapper Nelly takes his Country Grammar to No. 1