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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Best St. Louis Hip-Hop Shows: April 2014

Posted By on Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 3:27 AM

Lil Boosie - April 25 @ the Ambassador - PRESS PHOTO
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  • Lil Boosie - April 25 @ the Ambassador

St. Louis' warmer weather is bringing crazy lineups for local hip-hop heads, spanning national, local, underground and indie scenes across a wide spectrum of genres. Yep, April's got something for everyone. Actually, this month has so many shows that we didn't even have enough time to mention all of them. Check out more using our concert calendar.

The Underachievers with Denzel Curry and Dillon Cooper at Pop's Nightclub April 10 7 p.m. / $15-$22

Riding the high (pun-intended) off their two 2013 critically acclaimed mixtapes -- Indigoism and Lords of Flatbush -- the Underachievers are currently on tour to promote their 2014 debut album The Cellar Door (aptly called the Cellar Door Tour). Though the duo isn't as widely known as its Pro Era associates, the Underachievers were signed to Flying Lotus' label Brainfeeder in 2012. Like Joey Bada$$, the duo's sound resembles old school New York hip-hop, but with a psychedelic hip-hop twist.

Souls of Liberty with MME, J'Demul, Jockey Blaze, Subtle Aggression and Gee Watts at 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center April 18 8 p.m. / $5-$7

St. Louis group Souls of Liberty recently dropped its third album, 10,000 Hours, this past March. In celebration of the event, the group is playing a show with local acts MME, J'Demul, Jockey Blaze, Subtle Aggression and Kansas City-native Gee Watts. If you're not familiar with local hip-hop, then this show is your best bet, as it's a true showcase of the best that Missouri rap has to offer. Arrive early to catch all the acts.

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