Master P

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Black Fast Signs With eOne Music, Home of High On Fire, Overkill, Crowbar

    St. Louis' Black Fast, which this publication named Best Metal Band in St. Louis in both 2011 and 2013, announced on Monday that it has signed a worldwide deal with eOne Music, home of top-tier metal acts including High On Fire, Overkill and Crowbar. See also: The Ten Best St. Louis Metal Bands

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    The Ten Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: May 23 to 25

    RFT Music will take a break this upcoming Memorial Day Monday. Here's a list of ways to make the most of the extended weekend including a couple of ways to score some barbecue alongside live tunes. Eels play the Sheldon, local artists Mario Pascal and Lobby Boxer drop new releases, Bluesweek Festiva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From May 19 to 25

    This week, check out the Body at Apop Records, Caitlin Rose at Blueberry Hill, the Schwag's return at the Pageant, Master P in East St. Louis and much more. Get some detailed recommendations after the jump and stay tuned 'til Friday for even more picks for the weekend.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Kenny Rogers, Master P, Cloud Nothings 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

    October 23, 2013

    A Minute-By-Minute Rundown of that Ridiculous New TLC Movie

    [Editor's Note: In this new column, award-winning music critic/goofball (and hip-hop coloring book purveyor) Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Better put on your shoes because your socks are about to be blown off.] On Monday night I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Ranking the Gathering of the Juggalos Infomercials

    For the fifth consecutive year, the good people at Psychopathic Records have smiled upon us and delivered unto the Internet another magical miracle in the form of their Gathering of the Juggalos informercial. For the unaware who may not be "down with the clown," The Gathering of the Juggalos is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Mystikal, Famous Sex Offender / Rapper to Drop New Album in 2013 With Appearances By Rick Ross, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne

    Mystikal has been getting a lot of attention for an interview he did with Rolling Stone recently. In said interview, he mentions that lately he's been listening to James Brown, Sam Cooke, Master P, Ludacris, and Eddie Murphy lately, and is in the midst of working on a new album (recent singles seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    What Makes a Hip-Hop Classic?

    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

    June 8, 2012

    The Ten Best Shows In St. Louis This Weekend: June 8 to 10

    Another weekend of great St. Louis shows: Hot 104.1's Super Jam is this weekend at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, and in case you missed it Master P got added to the already stacked bill -- No Limit soldiers, take note. Twangfest also continues this weekend with shows Friday and Saturday at Off Broa ... 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

    January 13, 2009

    Best and Worst of Stadium Rock

    Tonight, at the Scottrade Center, one of my all time favorite bands will rock the collective ass of St. Louis for all that it's worth. Ladies and Gentlemen, AC/DC is in the house. I know, I don't really seem the sort to love AC/DC, but what can I say? Maybe it's the screech of Brian Johnson's vocals ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2008

    Five Ways to Build Buzz for a Sinking NFL Franchise: The St. Louis Rams

    It's tough being a Rams fan these days. But hey, if you think it's tough following the team, just think of how hard it is trying to sell this team to the people of St. Louis.They get outscored by something along the lines of 10-1 in the first half, and then it gets really ugly. That scenario could v ... More >>

  • News

    February 27, 2008
  • News

    September 5, 2007

    Battle of the Beats

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

  • Calendar

    March 9, 2005

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of March 9, 2005

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    Star Flack

    Publicist extraordinaire Jane Higgins has put St. Louis hip-hop on the map

  • Music

    March 17, 2004

    The Starlight Mints

    Thursday, March 18; the Gargoyle at Washington University

  • Music

    July 9, 2003

    Brother Ali

    Shadows on the Sun (Rhymesayers)

  • Music

    September 25, 2002

    Power Play

    Tech N9ne makes a major move that should push him past (Kansas) city limits

  • News

    April 10, 2002

    The Producers

    From a suburban roller rink, identical twins David and Darren Stith gamble on future hip-hop stars. Getting paid is everyone's preoccupation.

  • News

    May 16, 2001

    The 2001 RFT Slammies

    Homeboy superstar Nelly tops the list of readers' favorite local musicians

  • Music

    September 20, 2000

    Death of a Format

    Remodeling St. Louis' radio dial

  • Music

    November 17, 1999


    The Stormtroopers of Death return to set heavy metal straight

  • Music

    November 3, 1999


    The Bootlicker (Ipecac)

  • Music

    March 17, 1999
  • Music

    March 17, 1999
  • News

    February 3, 1999

    Meet the Beat

    Hip-hop's here. Deal with it. Check the local MCs and DJs moving up from the underground.