Lil Jon

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    The Best St. Louis Hip-Hop Shows: July 2014

    The city is certainly heating up and so are our hip-hop lineups for July. This month's shows feature a healthy sampling of rap: the indie, underground and mainstream, all coming from the east, west and midwest. To spice things up even more, not one of St. Louis' venues are repeated twice, providing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis This Week From July 7 to 13

    This week, check out Fucked Up at the Luminary, Motley Crue and Alice Cooper at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, the Ying Yang Twins at the Ready Room, Veruca Salt at the Firebird and much more. For details on these shows and more, read on for our critics' picks in this week's show recommendations ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Waka Flocka Flame Goes Deep: "I Rap About the Struggle"

    This Thursday, the Aokify America Tour rolls into our great city at the Pageant, bringing with it one of the best shows of a year approaching its end. In preparation, we were able to speak to one of the tour's major acts, the larger-than-life, animated at all times rapper Waka Flocka Flame. The foll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    The Black Church is Exploiting Our Community and Robbing Us Blind

    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

    September 18, 2012

    The Six Best YEAHs in Rock & Roll

    A well placed, well delivered "yeah" can mean so much more than just a lazy "yes." Here are the six best YEAAAHs in rock and roll. Let us know your favorites in our comments, yeah? See also: -Six Most Overused Rhymes -The Six Best Effect-Enhanced Guitar Solos -Nitpick Six Archives

  • Blogs

    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

    June 12, 2012

    Six Most Cringe-Inducing Genres

    Genres can be handy organizational tools. Without them, we would have to resort to long-winded explanations of every artists or unwarranted comparisons to similar acts. But as genres become more specific, they often become more ridiculous. Here are the six most cringe-inducing genres. Feel free to l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Diplo, Chiddy Bang, and Lunice at the Firebird, 3/30/12: Review and Photos

    Diplo | Chiddy Bang | Lunice The Firebird March 30, 2012 In this day and age of corporate sponsorships often intertwining and ultimately propelling events by selling artists' "cool" - some kind of interesting (and confusing) standard is being set by the Axe: One Night Only tour featuring Lunice, Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Gary Busey Chooses St. Louis Nonprofit for Celebrity Apprentice Charity

    image viaGary Busey​Congratulations, St. Louis. You now have an excuse to watch the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, Donald Trump's "ultimate job interview" in which celebrities -- some of whom you may have actually heard of -- compete in various business tasks to...uh...well, not work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Review: Girl Talk at the Pageant, Tuesday, January 18

    Todd OwyoungGregg Gillis of Girl Talk​Alternate title: "What do you get when you put a couple thousand white people in a venue and play every pop song ever all at once?" When Gregg Gillis (a.k.a. Girl Talk) made his 2009 stop in St. Louis, I went with a few of my closest friends, drank my wei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Preview Interview: Big Boi's Album Listening Party at Shock City Studios, Tuesday, June 22 2010

    ​In anticipation of his new solo album, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, Big Boi has been holding private listening parties in select cities across the country. Last night St. Louis got a sneak peek at the upcoming project, as local entertainers and media personnel came out to ne ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2009


    10 p.m. Saturday, December 19. Home Nightclub, One Ameristar Boulevard, St. Charles.

  • Music

    July 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 6.25

    How about a little news of the offbeat today:Wallabies eat poppies, make crop circles. (Reuters)Lil Jon's wine wins an award. For real. (Baller Status)Has Burger King's new print ad finally gone too far? Does anyone still care? (

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Lil Jon's Chardonnay Wins An Award

    YEAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! OKAYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!! (Via Gut Check.) See also: Lil Jon's Twitter.

  • Music

    June 10, 2009

    The Dream

    7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2008
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    April 10, 2008
  • News

    September 5, 2007

    Battle of the Beats

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

  • Music

    November 1, 2006

    Chain Reaction

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

  • Dining

    August 2, 2006

    My Ohm My

    Solid eats, electric atmosphere

  • Film

    July 19, 2006
  • News

    April 5, 2006

    Hip-Hop Hippies

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

  • Music

    April 5, 2006


    My Ghetto Report Card (Warner Brothers)

  • Calendar

    November 23, 2005

    Ready to Rumble

    This Earthquake is a 10.0 on the comedy meter (see him Saturday at the Orpheum)

  • Home Entertainment

    November 16, 2005
  • Music

    August 31, 2005

    Kick out the Jams

    Get ready for the "Ram Jam"

  • Film

    July 20, 2005

    Boyz N the Studio

    Hustle & Flow is short on action, long on scenes of recording

  • Music

    July 13, 2005

    Ying Yang Twins

    USA (United State of Atlanta) (TVT)

  • Dining

    June 22, 2005

    Hpnotiq on the rocks

    Plush, 1820 Market Street (in Union Station); 314-436-7578

  • Music

    June 15, 2005

    Rock Steady

    The Hold Steady bring bombast back to rock & roll

  • Music

    February 23, 2005

    Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz


    Crunk Juice (TVT)


  • Music

    February 9, 2005


    Urban Legend (Atlantic)

  • Yearend

    December 22, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon youve been jamming and dig this years buried black-music treasures.

  • Music

    November 24, 2004

    Snoop Dogg

    R&G - Rhythm and Gangsta: The Masterpiece (Geffen)

  • Music

    September 15, 2004

    Usher Wants His MTV

    Why a pop megastar still feels neglected by the mainstream

  • Music

    September 8, 2004

    Finding Your Religion

    Pick your personal Jesus, plus three questions for a pop princess and the poetry of heavy metal

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Song of the STL

    On Saturday, September 4, we tuned in to local musical frequencies in their vast and varied incarnations. What we heard, all day and all night:

  • Music

    August 18, 2004

    Owl on a Wing

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

  • Music

    August 11, 2004

    Ultimate Rock Fantasy

    Forget the office-football draft, dude. Here's a far cooler way to waste your time and your employer's money.

  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Just Like Hendrix

    Rush -- quite possibly the whitest band on earth -- has a surprising number of black fans

  • Music

    April 28, 2004

    Bring the Pain

    You know what pisses you off? Sure you do!

  • Music

    April 14, 2004


    We All Have a Plan (Hefty Records)

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    Hide and Peek

    There's a new Mr. Missouri Leather! Plus: counterfeit-proof White Castle gift certificates; talking crab rangoon with novelist Lynn Messina; and a disturbing SAT flashback.

  • 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

    Open Up

    Ludacris chooses a homegrown opener in Chingy

  • Music

    December 31, 2003

    '03, Oh My!

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

  • Music

    December 10, 2003

    Grand Theft Audio

    Radar Station discovers the soundtrack to crime

  • Music

    August 20, 2003

    Dott Com

    Meet Ahdedott, who just might be St. Louis' next hip-hop superstar

  • News

    January 22, 2003

    Crunk and Disorderly

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

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