Ol' Dirty Bastard

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Why Can't We Let Dead Musicians Be Dead?

    Recently you may have seen Michael Jackson on television, despite the fact that Michael Jackson has been dead for five years now. Through the use of hologram technology, his corpse has essentially been dug up and plastered on our TV screens, with herky-jerky movements and backing music crafted posth ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The Best of Coachella 2014: Weekend One

    Round one of Coachella is over and damn, was it a good one! We're all sore, sunburned and smiling. Here's the best of what we saw during another memorable weekend in Indio.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Last Night: Method Man Kicked Me in the Face While Holding My Friend's Hand

    A healthy-sized crowd (600 at the door, according to the promoter) showed up to the Coliseum last night to see the Wu-Tang Clan's most charismatic member in action. The inimitable Mr. M-E-F performed in his trademark microphone-dominating style, climbing repeatedly off the small stage and into the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    "Omar Little" to Play Ol' Dirty Bastard in Dirty White Boy

    Biographical films of rappers run the gamut from being borderline-spectacular (Get Rich or Die Tryin') to disappointing (Notorious). But a film about the Wu Tang Clan's Ol' Dirty Bastard is thus far moving in a positive - and surreal - direction. Entertainment Weekly reported last week that casting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Curren$y, Method Man And Big K.R.I.T At The Pageant, 10/25/11

    Method Man: Show stealer​Curren$y | Method Man | Big K.R.I.T The Pageant October 25, 2011 The 2011 Smoker's Club tour hit St. Louis last night, leaving in its wake both fond memories and irreparably damaged brain cells. The all-ages crowd wasn't quite a sellout -- the balcony remained closed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: RT @stlmag_relish: Riverside Cafe Closes Due to Family Illness: // sad news. best wishes to the Frieds. Great day for strange/ ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2010
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    August 5, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: DJs Crucial and Agile 1, The Coolest Young Parents in St. Louis

    Jon ScorfinaDJs Agile 1 and Crucial with their twin boys​Rob and April Fulstone might be the two coolest young parents in St. Louis. For over ten years they've been staples in the St. Louis hip-hop scene under the monikers DJ Crucial and DJ Agile 1. Following the birth of their twin sons, Linc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Homespun: Safety Words, The Ghostfaced Pixels Mixtape

    In this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer reviews Safety Words' The Ghostfaced Pixels Mixtape. He had this to say: [The Ghostfaced Pixels Mixtape] takes the rhymes of the Wu-Tang Clan (and assorted solo projects) and sets them to the eight-bit sounds of the original Nintendo Entertainment System's ... More >>

  • Music

    January 20, 2010

    Homespun: Safety Words

    The Ghostfaced Pixels Mixtape

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2008

    Pitchfork: Ghostface Killah Raekwon Review, Photos

    The number of people literally crammed into a corner of Union Park to see Ghostface Killah and Raekwon Sunday afternoon would make a fire marshal shudder. Figuratively, the Wu Tang members were spitting fire.

  • Music

    December 12, 2007

    Wu-Tang Clan

    8 Diagrams

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2006

    The River Runs Dry

    from Bell Biv DeVoe The long-dormant booties of many white-bread St. Louisians were recently reignited when local bland-rock station the River (WVRV 101.1 FM) ditched its flaccid adult-contemporary format in favor of the cold, semi-hard funk. At precisely 11 a.m. September 8, s ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2006

    Ghostface Killah

    Wednesday, 8 p.m. March 8. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)

  • Music

    August 31, 2005


    A Son Unique (Def Jam)

  • Music

    February 16, 2005

    The Way of the Wu

    Haven't had enough Wu-Tang merchandise? Now there's a book.

  • Music

    January 12, 2005

    Ol' Dirty Bastard

    Osirus (Sure Shot)

  • Music

    January 5, 2005

    Dead First

    We rank musical deaths, embrace Failure and remember the Old School

  • Music

    November 24, 2004

    Like a What?

    We check out some "important" songs, mourn ODB and read some, um, crap

  • Music

    August 25, 2004

    The Dirt on Dirty

    We chronicle the greatest moments of Ol' Dirty Bastard

  • Music

    January 15, 2003


    Legend of the Liquid Sword (MCA)

  • Music

    January 3, 2001

    Wu-Tang Clan

    The W (Loud/Columbia)

  • Music

    August 2, 2000

    Gathering of the Clan

    The Wu-Tang Clan finds strength in numbers