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NoCap Presents the Mr. Crawford Tour

NoCap Presents the Mr. Crawford Tour

Casey McCabe, Vice President May 4, 2022

On May 14th, 2022, NoCap, real name Kobe Vidal Crawford, is set to perform at the Skyway Theater in downtown Minneapolis. Born in 1998, NoCap hails from Mobile, Alabama, and is known for his sing-song...

Artist Profile: Yeat

Artist Profile: Yeat

Casey McCabe, Vice President April 7, 2022

Bursting onto the scene in 2021 with his projects Alivë, 4L, and Up 2 Më, hip hop sensation Yeat is taking the industry by storm. With over 6.5 million listeners on Spotify alone, Yeat has put up some...

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Action Bronson & The NBA Leather Tour: An Artistic Expose

Casey McCabe, Vice President February 16, 2022

On Saturday, February 12, Action Bronson’s NBA Leather tour graced the stages of the Fillmore: Minneapolis. First opening its doors exactly two years prior on February 12, 2020, the Fillmore is one of...

Cordaes Sophomore Album: A Prime Example of Good Storytelling In Rap

Cordae’s Sophomore Album: A Prime Example of Good Storytelling In Rap

Casey McCabe, Vice President February 4, 2022

Making its debut on January 14, Cordae’s sophomore album features appearances from the likes of Gunna and Lil Durk, and even established industry heavyweights like Eminem and Stevie Wonder. The album,...

Photo By: Will Shirola

Polo G Sold-Out Concert at The Armory: Fans Make or Break Show

Casey McCabe, Vice President December 15, 2021

Polo G’s second stop on his “Hall of Fame” tour hit the Armory, selling out the venue. Although the energy was palpable going into the show, it quickly became a reminder of how fans can make or break...

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Artist Profile: Allan Kingdom

Casey McCabe, Vice President December 1, 2021

Allan Kingdom, real name Allan Kyariga, is a Canadian born rapper and musician who grew up here in the Twin Cities; St. Paul to be exact. “My musical style is pretty international I would say, I take...

Photo By Frank Chapman

Chris Webby Returns to Minneapolis for Another Halloween Bash

Casey McCabe, Vice President November 12, 2021

On October 31, 2021, Chris Webby returned to Minneapolis upholding his longstanding tradition of performing in the Twin Cities on Halloween night. This time Webby and friends selected the Cabooze, a small...

Pardyalone Finishing Off 2021 With A Bang

Pardyalone Finishing Off 2021 With A Bang

Casey McCabe, Vice President October 27, 2021

When I first spoke with Pardyalone, real name Kalvin, a native of Edina, Minnesota, earlier this year, it was over Zoom. Neither one of us had been to a live concert in ages. As the pandemic’s grip has...

22 Artists to Watch in 2022

22 Artists to Watch in 2022

Casey McCabe, Vice President October 1, 2021

With Fall upon us in earnest and the long Winter months right around the corner, 2021 has almost come to an end. In anticipation of the coming year, we here at The Minnesota Republic have compiled a list...

Lil Durk on left wearing black shirt, Lil Baby on right wearing purple jacket, Text at bottom says The Minnesota Republic, Courtesy of Flickr

“I’m the Voice, Baby He the Hero,” Lil Durk and Lil Baby’s highly anticipated album on track to clear 200K in sales

Casey McCabe, Editor June 7, 2021

On Friday June 4th after much anticipation Lil Durk and Lil Baby released their debut collaborative project "Voice of the Heroes." Coming in at just under 60 minutes of total playtime with 18 tracks, the...

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Artist Profile: Pardyalone

Casey McCabe, Editor April 23, 2021

“Sincerely, Fuck You,” is not the name of a song that I would put on at my mothers house, or the name of a song I would play in front of young children. But it is a song by Minnesota’s own Pardyalone....

Only The Family & Lil Durk Present: Loyal Bros

Only The Family & Lil Durk Present: Loyal Bros

Casey McCabe, Editor March 24, 2021

On March 5th, 2021, Lil Durk and the rap collective Only The Family (OTF) released their fourth full length project “Loyal Bros.” Debuting at number 12 on the Billboard 200 Chart, the album features...

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