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 >>
A True Fashion Crime: Sponge Bob Air JordansPassaro Frango, the St. Louis business owner charged this year with possession of multiple "trailer loads" of counterfeit merchandise, was sentenced today to two years in prison. Frango, of University City, owned West African Art, at 2623 Ch ... More >>
Here's an update to a story Daily RFT first reported back in April. Photo: Nicholas PhillipsFrango's store on Cherokee Street.Yesterday the U.S. Attorney's office announced that Passaro Frango, owner of West African Art (at 2623 Cherokee Street) and F & A Fashions (at 6212 Dr. Martin Luther King ... More >>
Today marks the publication of my latest cover story, "Lit Up." It's a profile of the 27-year-old St. Louis author Keisha Ervin, starlet of a wildly popular category of fiction known as street lit.Never heard of the genre? Also known as urban fiction, urban lit and ghetto lit, it's one of the highes ... More >>
What: Ben Lerman, a 33-year-old, proudly gay, foul-mouthed comedian based in New York City, on a DIY tour of the states this summer. Where: The Way Out Club on Jefferson Avenue. Quote of the Night: ''Anderson (Cooper), I masturbate while watching you. Oh Anderson, I love the news.'' Bar dwellers ... More >>
Eric Orr's "Oceans of Time" and "North of Yesterday" at the Saint Louis Galleria
Jimmy is a big man in a small, strange world.