Waka Flocka Flame

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    August 11, 2014

    The Rap Music of Mike Brown, Slain Ferguson Teenager

    The family of Mike Brown, an eighteen-year-old Ferguson teenager shot and killed by police on Saturday, August 9, has said that the young man recently took up a passion for music, with an interest in sound engineering and plans to study at Vatterott College next week. According to his grandmother, D ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013

    Waka Flocka Flame Goes Deep: "I Rap About the Struggle"

    This Thursday, the Aokify America Tour rolls into our great city at the Pageant, bringing with it one of the best shows of a year approaching its end. In preparation, we were able to speak to one of the tour's major acts, the larger-than-life, animated at all times rapper Waka Flocka Flame. The foll ... More >>

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    November 4, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From November 4 to 10

    This week, lots of acts stop through St. Louis to grace many of its great stages. Check out Talib Kweli, Steve Aoki, Lee Fields & the Expressions and many more. Click through for this week's recommendations, and stay tuned. We'll have plenty more picks for you for the weekend.

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    September 11, 2013

    Elton John, Pete Rock, Goblin, Lee Fields and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    The Five Weirdest Rap Beefs

    Do you remember J-Kwon? In case you don't, we'll remind you. He had a song called "Tipsy" back in 2004 that hit No. 2 on the Billboard charts. After that he seemingly dropped off the face of the earth for a while. See Also: - NEWSFLASH: Man leaves Odd Future show with headache - St. Louis Rapper J ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    Quick Questions: Tef Poe Talks to the Creative Minds Behind Hitmakers Basement Beats

    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 >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From October 22 to 28

    This week's list is a bonus-deluxe-super edition, with TEN shows instead of the usual nine, on account of this Tuesday getting twice its usual attention. There's good reason: Tuesday night features separate appearances by both ska legend the Skatalites and nihilistic post-punk pioneer Swans. They're ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    The Ten Best Shows In St. Louis This Weekend: October 19 to 21

    This weekend has some pretty huge shows: Saturday especially is packed. There's a crazy ass rave thing (it's a rave, right? Cause that's what I'm calling it) happening at Scottish Rite (that bigass empty building on Lindell) that is headlined by none other than the Crystal Method. I think it would b ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Meek Mill

    7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

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    August 15, 2012

    Win Meek Mill Tickets

    Update: We have a winner: Matthew, who submits Scarface's "On My Block" via Facebook. What an incredible song. We're all winners, really, because now we get to listen to this. Side note: How 'bout that new commenting system, eh? Philly mixtape prince Meek Mill brings his Dreams and Nightmares tou ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    A.C. Newman, Aimee Mann, Regina Spektor and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Waka Flocka Flame is Coming to the Pageant

    Waka Flocka Flame is taking his second full-length on tour, and he'll be making a stop at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Blvd) on October 2. Tickets are $25 ($31.30 after fees) -- presales start on August 7 at 10 a.m. and the general on sale date is this Friday, August 10. The album in question is Tripl ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    Wale, Young Jeezy and Miguel Coming to Superjam 2012

    Hot 104.1 FM's Superjam returns to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Saturday, June 9. Anchoring the bill will be Wale, Young Jeezy and Miguel. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 14, and the code #SJ2012 will get you into the presale a day early. Prices range from $25 to $129 and tickets c ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Diplo, Chiddy Bang, and Lunice at the Firebird, 3/30/12: Review and Photos

    Diplo | Chiddy Bang | Lunice The Firebird March 30, 2012 In this day and age of corporate sponsorships often intertwining and ultimately propelling events by selling artists' "cool" - some kind of interesting (and confusing) standard is being set by the Axe: One Night Only tour featuring Lunice, Ch ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Blake Griffin Posterizes Kendrick Perkins: The Five Best Accompanying Songs

    Blake Griffin can jump very high and has very long arms. Last night, his Los Angeles Clippers played the Oklahoma City Thunber, and he put those two skills to work in turning six foot ten inch, 260 pound Kendrick Perkins' into a wisp of smoke. We are lucky to have someone like Griffin in our current ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Tonight: Gucci Mane at Posh Nightclub in East St. Louis

    Gucci Mane is playing a recently announced show tonight in East St. Louis at Posh Nightclub (657 E. Broadway, East St. Louis), which has also hosted Lil Kim and Young Jeezy in the past year. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $50 for VIP, and doors open at 11 p.m. So not exactly an early star ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    June 13, 2011

    Waka Flocka, Wiz Khalifa, Ludacris, Keri Hilson Nelly and more at Superjam 4: 6/12/11

    Nelly makes a guest appearance to snuggle with Keri Hilson. Photo by Kiernan Maletsky​Super Jam 4 Mindless Behavior | Rockwell Knuckles and Tef Poe | Block Boyz | MoTre | Ruka Puff | Gena | Travis Porter | YC | Lloyd | Yo Gotti | Keri Hilson | Wiz Khalifa | Waka Flocka Flame | Ludacris Verizo ... More >>

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    June 10, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: June 10-12

    wikimedia commons​Hope you're well rested: It's a hell of a weekend in the 'Lou. David Bazan is at Old Rock House and Twangfest goes for two more nights at the Duck Room. The Blind Eyes and Yowie are both playing big shows on Saturday, and two very different pot enthusiasts headline gigantic ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Wiz Khalifa, George Clinton Lead this Week's New Show Announcements

    Sarah RusnakWiz Khalifa mugging with local rapper Yung Ro in March 2011.​Light week for announcements while venues finalize their summer schedules, but there are some gems here: Super Jam 4 will blow through Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on June 12--it's the first St. Louis date for Wiz Khalif ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011
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    January 18, 2011

    Review: Rick Ross, Waka Flocka, Trina and Lloyd at the Chaifetz Arena, Monday, January 17

    Jon GitchoffRick Ross​Some of the hottest names in rap and R&B came through St. Louis last night for the State of Emergency concert, and for their respective afterparties (which were held at four different venues). As I expected, the majority of the crowd was in their twenties, with a few olde ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Saint Louis: State of Emergency Concert with Rick Ross

    7 p.m. Monday, January 17. The Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.

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    January 10, 2011

    Interview: Tef Poe on War Machine, His Fantastic New Album

    courtesy of Tef Poe​Tef Poe's War Machine is a nineteen-track tour de force. The Force member's musical versatility has always been his calling card, and so it's not surprise that Machine embraces diversity and defies pigeonholing. Genre-wise, it touches on warm R&B, ominous hip-hop, celebrato ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of December 9

    It's too pristine to be glitch hop, it's too pretty to be dub, but the production duo Lazer Sword are hyphy as hell and have taken hip hop sample snobbery to new heights. The San Francisco via LA and Berlin team will undoubtedly bring their sickest to 2720 Cherokee on Thursday--it is 18andCounting' ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Headline a Martin Luther King Day Concert

    ​Although this time of year is usually slow for concerts, early 2011 is finally starting to pick up steam, starting with the Rick Ross headlining gig at the Chaifetz Arena on Monday, January 17. Dubbed the "Saint Louis: State of Emergency" concert, the lineup also includes Waka Flocka, Lloyd ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 1

    * = coming to town, = local ​ Vintage Vinyl 1. LIL WAYNE---I Am Not A Human Being 2. TREY SONGZ---Passion, Pain & Pleasure 3. WAKA FLOCKA FLAME---Flockavelli 4. BLACK ANGELS---Phosphene Dream 5. CHUCK BERRY---Definitive Collection

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    October 26, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of October 18-24

    * = coming to town, = local ​Vintage Vinyl 1. LIL WAYNE---I Am Not A Human Being 2. ELTON JOHN & LEON RUSSELL---Union 3. SUFJAN STEVENS---Age Of Adz 4. BELLE & SEBASTIAN---Write About Love 5. KINGS OF LEON---Come Around Sundown 6. JOHN LEGEND & THE ROOTS---Wake Up! 7. AVETT BROTHERS---Vol. 3 ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of October 11

    * = coming to town, = local ​Euclid Records 1 Belle & Sebastian - Write About Love 2. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 3. Of Montreal - False Priest* 4. John Legend/Roots Wake Up! 5. Neil Young - Le Noise 6. Old 97's - The Grand Theatre 7. Eric Clapton - Clapton 8. Fistful Of Mercy - As I Cal ... More >>