The Crowd at Soundset 2014

Soundset 2014 Photos

Soundset is easily the greatest music festival in MN and likely the best hip-hop festival in the country. Continuing on their ascent, the Soundset crew hit it out of the park again this year. With acts like Nas, Chance The Rapper and EarlWolf performing alongside local favorites, Atmosphere, Prof and deM atlaS, there’s little that could ...

Local Artist of the Week: Greg Grease

There aren’t many hip-hop artists in the Twin Cities rising faster than Greg Grease.  After being named City Pages’ Best Hip-Hop Artist of 2013, a lot of peoples’ ears became a lot more open and receptive to what Grease had to say.  I think a lot of fans were surprised not to see a Rhymesayers ...

Listen Before You Die: P.O.S. – Never Better

It’s not easily digested, that’s for sure. P.O.S.’s 3rd album, Never Better, is and will be the most abrasive piece to make the list of albums you need to hear before you die. I know it’s not for everyone; P.O.S. does too and therein lies the beauty. Best characterized by his lyrics in one of ...

[ALBUM] Up Rock – Let That Bass Shake

Twin Cities hip-hop duo Up Rock has been quite the quandary when trying to describe their style.  One song gives us old school beats and the next provides a party banger to get down to.  After all, they named their album Let That Bass Shake, so why wouldn’t you expect some thumping tunes to drive ...

[ALBUM] Aer – Strangers EP

  Aer put on a hell of a show when I saw them supporting Hoodie Allen just over a week ago.  Throughout the show their versatility was made very apparent.  At times they were spittin’ straight up party anthems and other times would break it down with more of a Slightly Stoopid feel.  Their many ...

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