In the lead-up to this past weekend's Grammy Awards, Gut Check received a press release announcing singer Chaka Khan's new line of chocolates and candles, which were released in the Grammy "gift lounge" this past Thursday. The singer sure had fun naming these new products. The chocolates are called ... More >>
Ah, summer in St. Louis. A time for tank tops, sunscreen, cold beers sweating in koozies, frying at music festivals, hooking up with randoms, slapping mosquitoes, listening to a member of the Buck family narrate and -- if you're lucky -- not dodging too many stray bullets.
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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 >>
Big time, old school hip hop headlines a weekend of top tier rap acts with 8Ball & MJG and Bun B at the Ambassador in North County this Saturday night (6 p.m., $25-$40). Yo Gotti and his I Got That Sack tour is at the Ambassador on Friday (6 p.m., $35-$75), and Yung Joc is at Posh late on Saturday ( ... More >>
Dani KinnisonTake a look at the Loop's new mural, freshly painted on the side of Vintage Vinyl. Created by Washington University graduates Leah Nixon and Macy Moore, the mural features hometown musicians Nelly, Chuck Berry, Miles Davis, Grace Bumbry and Willie Mae Ford Smith.
Last night at the Ambassador, the annual Traffic Music Awards honored the best and brightest in music, retail, comedy, television and more. A total of 41 awards were given out; some notable music winners included Ray Da Kid, Yung Ro, Bradd Young, MoTre, T-Will and Nelly. See the entire list of winne ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What
can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.)
Cassidy's C.A.S.H.*Cassidy, C.A.S.H.
The once gold-certified rapper returns with a new studio album. Stream the C.A.S.H. in full here.
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It goes without saying that this made my day, seeing as it includes my two favorite Midwest cities. Local sites stlhiphop.com and mademonarchs.com have teamed up with Cleveland websites 216thetakeover.com and ohiohiphopawards.com for an awesome mixtape featuring the hip-hop movers and shakers ... More >>
Fresh off the St. Lunatics reunion concert at the Pageant this past Sunday, Nelly has taken his show on the road and people have started to take notice. It would be nice if a new hit single was attracting all the attention, but instead he'll have to settle for a struggling NFL quarterback tossing a ... More >>