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Murphy Lee

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    D'Bes Wine, from St. Lunatics Murphy Lee and Kyjuan, Officially Launches Tonight

    In case you're wondering what members of the St. Lunatics Murphy Lee and Kyjuan have been up to lately try grabbing a cold glass of the D'Bes Wine. "The mission is to conquer St. Louis, then Missouri," Kyjuan tells Gut Check. You may recall Murphy Lee and Kyjuan's first foray into the adult bevera ... 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

    October 31, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Halloween Escapades from Ke$ha, Nikki Sixx and Queen Latifah

    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. It's time to take out the trash. Remember a few weeks a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Justin Bieber Befriends a Stripper

    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. It's time to take out the trash. Sadly, we RFT Music fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Ke$ha Wants You to Haunt Her Vagina This Halloween

    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. It's time to take out the trash. While we're becoming B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Kanye West & Jimmy Kimmel Fight in the Schoolyard

    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. It's time to take out the trash. CATFIGHT! DUDEFIGHT! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Twitter Litter: M.I.A. Flips Off NFL Again, Ted Nugent Kills Stuff

    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. It's time to take out the trash. Hey, remember when Mad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Tyler the Creator Shops, Elvis Costello & The Roots Make Sweet Love

    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. It's time to take out the trash. Unlike the past coup ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013

    Twitter Litter: 9/11, Rihanna's #Cockclutch and More Twerking

    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. It's time to take out the trash. In our previous edit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Twitter Litter: the 'Miley Twerks' Edition

    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. It's time to take out the trash. An issue of worldwid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Inspirational Bieber, Questlove's Cronuts and Ghostbusters

    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. It's time to take out the trash. Musicians are weird. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Star Wars Pocky, Cooties and Miley Cyrus' Ass

    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. It's time to take out the trash. After publishing our f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Twitter Litter: Penises, Celebrity Scandals and Toilets

    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. It's time to take out the trash. When we started kickin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    27 Hip-Hop Videos You Should Know from St. Louis and Beyond

    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 6, 2012

    50-Plus St. Louis Hip-Hop Artists You Should Know

    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

    May 27, 2012

    Snoop Dogg at Pop's, 5/25/12: Review, Photos and Setlist

    Snoop Dogg | Steddy P. | Kold Kace May 25, 2012 Pop's Nightclub If you hadn't already assumed that Snoop Dogg would be playing to a full house at Pop's last night, the line of people stretching across the parking lot -- hours before his performance -- would be a good indication. Half-naked women, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Remembering Tega, A St. Louis Rapper Who Couldn't Shake Criminal Past

    There are plenty of musicians who died before getting definitive time in the musical spotlight. Tega -- a rapper who was affiliated with Nelly's St. Lunatics -- is sadly in that category, as he passed on while he was in the midst of climbing the musical ladder. Tega -- whose real name was Oretga De ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    DJ: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Slaughterhouse at Old Rock House, 5/25/12

    Slaughterhouse | Murphy Lee | Steddy P. | Mathias The Old Rock House April 25, 2012 For hip-hop fans who still appreciate lyricism, Slaughterhouse epitomizes the term "supergroup." Joe Budden, Royce Da 5'9", Crooked I and Joell Ortiz returned to St. Louis last night for the first time since 2009 - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    DJ Sir Thurl Talks About His Fifteen-Plus Years in St. Louis Hip-Hop

    Recently nominated for a 2012 RFT Music Award for Best DJ, long-time St. Louis headliner Sir Thurl will be on the tables this Saturday night at The Ambassador in North County for promoter Jonathan Burns' 'B-Day Bash.' Flying in to perform are Birdman, Mystikal and a "special invited guest." (6 p.m., ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Murphy Lee, 2011 STL Twitter Champ: His Twenty Best Tweets

    ​ It used to be something that I just did while trapped in my car. Waiting to pick up a friend at the airport? Check Murphy Lee's Twitter account. Sitting in stopped traffic on the highway? Check Murphy Lee's Twitter account. Pull up to the crib and see a creeper hanging outside and need to wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Murphy Lee, Kyjuan and The Bachelorette's Masked Man Celebrate the One Year Anniversary of Freaky Muscato

    Two vegan rappers, a masked man and a wine company might seem like an odd combination (or a very poor TV sitcom pitch), but in the case of St. Louis-based Freaky Muscato, that recipe's been making beautiful music for nearly a year. Local entrepreneur Jeff Medolla (otherwise known as The Bacheloret ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Murphy Lee and Kyjuan's Freaky Wine, Available at a Schnucks Near You

    Murphy Lee and Kyjuan at the Freaky Wine debut last Fall. Courtesy of Freaky Muscato​Murphy Lee and Kyjuan of the St. Lunatics came out with a new Freaky Muscato brand wine, dubbed "Freaky," in December. The pair recently made two appearances at local Schnucks stores promoting product. Though ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Show Announcements: Week of January 27

    image viaZola Jesus is Nika Roza Danilova, the 21 year old's operatic tenor and tender age make her Rihanna among noise makers, but Danilova's emotion isn't borrowed, it's wrenched. With Cult of Youth at the Billiken Club April 14.​ 2720 Cherokee *Anthony B, February 2 Atomic Cowboy *Sarah an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Sample Murphy Lee and Kyjuan's "Freaky" Muscato Tonight and This Weekend

    Jennifer Silverberg​Murphy Lee is a Renaissance man. When he's not recording and releasing music (such as the recent Wine, Weed & Women mixtape and an irresistible new video/song, "I'm Da Damn Man, Ma'am Damn, Yes I Am"), he and fellow St. Lunatic Kyjuan are promoting good eating habits via a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Get Your Bubbly On with St. Lunatics Murphy Lee and Kyjuan

    Jennifer Silverberg​Murphy Lee is a Renaissance man. When he's not recording and releasing music (such as the recent Wine, Weed & Women mixtape and an irresistible new video/song, "I'm Da Damn Man, Ma'am Damn, Yes I Am"), he and fellow St. Lunatic Kyjuan are promoting good eating habits via a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Murphy Lee, Steve Ewing: Local Musicians Dish on Food

    Jennifer SilverbergSteve Ewing and his hot dog cart.​If you don't usually check out the music section of the RFT...well, what the hell is wrong with you?No, but, really, if you haven't seen it yet, the current issue features interviews with two St. Louis-based musicians also active in the local fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Interview Outtakes: Murphy Lee on Being an Independent Artist and the Fate of His Lost Tunes

    Jennifer SilverbergMurphy Lee​In this week's paper, Calvin Cox spoke with Murphy Lee, who co-hosts a healthy cooking show called Good 4 U with fellow St. Lunatic Kyjuan. Although Murph's no longer on Universal Records as a solo artist, he's still signed to the label as part of the St. Lunatics ... More >>

  • Music

    November 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Interview: Corle 2 Da on Being "So St. Louis" -- And Giving Props to Other Anthems with STL Pride

    corle2da.com​You may have seen this excellent vid floating around the Interwebz in the past two weeks. "So St. Louis" is the work of one Corle 2 Da, a Belleville rapper looking to make his mark on this side of the river. "A lot of people call it the new St. Louis anthem," says Corle's manage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Who's the First Rapper to Really, Really Love St. Louis in Song?

    Taz: Originally "So, St. Louis"?​Riverfront Times' clubs editor Diana Benanti has a truly remarkable piece of investigative journalism over at our music blog, A to Z.The story surrounds rapper Corle 2 Da's new video "So, St. Louis" that we featured on this blog earlier in the month. As some commen ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Your 2010 RFT Music Award Winners!

    Last night at the Schlafly Tap Room, we announced the 2010 RFT Music Award winners. Here are the results. We'll be adding photos from the night once they arrive! Best Americana/Folk Band (Indie-Leaning) The Monads Best Americana/Folk Band (Untraditional) Brothers Lazaroff

  • Music

    February 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Murphy Lee At Vintage Vinyl Tonight For a Toy Drive, DVD Signing

    ​ Murphy Lee of the St. Lunatics will be at Vintage Vinyl tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. Now, there's a lot going on in Murph's world surrounding this appearance: First, he's giving away a free CD on his website when you buy the DVD, U C Me, and he'll be signing copies at VV. But more important, thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    MP3: Mankey, "Put Me In Coach," from Streetballers Soundtrack

    In this week's paper, Chad Garrison profiles director Matthew Krentz in honor of the premiere of his film, Streetballers. The locally made movie -- which is earning some serious national and regional buzz -- is premiering tonight at the Tivoli and Ronnie's. The movie's soundtrack is now availab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Show Review: Ludacris, T.I., Unladylike, Murphy Lee, Shorty Da Kid, et al at Chaifetz Arena, Thursday, February 19

    (Review by Kristy Wendt)A small decked-out crowd stood in the frigid air outside the Chaifetz Arena for the T.I. and Ludacris concert last night, but the line moved fast, and shortly after we found our seats, Eastside emcees Tee and Gunna of Unladylike were frenetically pacing the stage, singing "Ba ... More >>

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    September 29, 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

    January 25, 2006

    Shake Ya Tailfeather

    A preview of Murphy Lee's new tunes

  • Music

    November 9, 2005

    Tech N9ne

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

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    News to Muse

    The Year in Review: A Quiz

  • Music

    November 17, 2004

    DUI or DWB?

    Murphy Lee's publicist says the rapper was pulled over for Driving While Black

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Potato Chips

    Red Hot Riplets

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    Star Flack

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

  • 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

    January 28, 2004

    Ode to a Chip

    Radar Station talks Red Hot Riplets and more with Murphy Lee

  • Music

    December 31, 2003

    '03, Oh My!

    Our critics weigh in on a questionable years best music

  • Music

    October 8, 2003

    Murphy Lee

    Murphy's Law (Universal)

  • News

    August 8, 2001

    Bad Rap

    Nelly and the St. Lunatics are riding high, but their brother City Spud isn't riding with them. "I'm human. I made a mistake," he says from prison.

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