Slug (Rapper)

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    How Old Is Too Old to Break Into the Rap Game?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The Six Best References To Drunk Driving In Song

    The trifecta may be sex, drugs, and rock & roll, but at some point you have to get from point A to point B. Against its better judgement, rock & roll has gotten behind the wheel while intoxicated several times. We are not endorsing such an activity, but the risk factor of driving while intoxicated h ... 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

    August 18, 2011

    Atmosphere at The Pageant, 8/17/11

    A previous Atmosphere show. ​Atmosphere The Pageant August 17, 2011 Roughly twenty years into their career, the guys in Atmosphere still exploit the attitude that comes with cornering a niche in modern hip-hop that doesn't depend entirely on being white. Last night's show at The Pageant was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Atmosphere is Coming to the Pageant

    ​Minneapolis hip-hop workhorse Atmosphere is coming to the Pageant on August 17. Tickets are $21 in advance and $24 day of show; they go on sale this coming Friday, June 17th at 5 p.m. MC Slug and DJ Ant are headed here as part of their Family Vacation tour. Evidence, Blueprint, DJ Babu and ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums Of 2008

    A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they were to have this Big Shared Experience--these seven books and 41,000 words in common. What does Harry Potter have to do with hip-hop in 2008? In an age when many year-end lists should be ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2006

    Music Showcase Schedule

    The complete low-down on this year's nominated acts

  • Music

    March 15, 2006

    Top o' the Morning

    B-Sides analyzes Atmosphere, digs into the dorky pasts of today's biggest stars and puzzles over odd St. Patty's day lyrics

  • Music

    January 4, 2006

    This Is the New Year

    A sneak preview of what local bands are up to in 2006

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Hip-Hop, Year 2 A.J.

    Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some loveable Limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down

  • Music

    August 18, 2004

    Love's Labor Remixed

    We strike out with the ladies, music-geek style, check out John Kerry's Behind the Music and hunt for Weird Al trivia

  • Music

    July 7, 2004

    Love Stinks

    The best foul-mouthed breakup songs of all time

  • Music

    July 9, 2003

    Brother Ali

    Shadows on the Sun (Rhymesayers)

  • Music

    September 11, 2002

    Slugging It Out

    By working through his personal shit, MC Slug touches the masses

  • Music

    July 10, 2002


    God Loves Ugly (Fat Beats/Rhymesayers Entertainment)