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“Ee Err” Roddy Ricch is coming to First Avenue

“Ee Err” Roddy Ricch is coming to First Avenue

Casey McCabe, Editor

February 7, 2020

Fresh off the release of his debut album, “Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial” Roddy Ricch will be returning to Minneapolis to rock the main stage at First Avenue.  Roddy, real name Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr., performed in the cities last year at the Varsity Theater in Dinkytown. The Varsity is a ...

Why new-school posthumous rap albums are trash

Why new-school posthumous rap albums are trash

Casey McCabe, Editor

November 7, 2019

The posthumous album release is by no means a new thing in the music industry.  One of the early examples of a successful posthumous album release was Otis Redding’s classic “Dock of the Bay” that was released in 1968, just months after his death in December of 1967.  A more recent example w...

Albums with Addy: Dum and Dummer

Albums with Addy: Dum and Dummer

Addison Scufsa, A&E Editor

September 30, 2019

After a frenzied 2018 filled with releases by most of the biggest artists, it's been a slow year for hip hop. This lull has hurt the dominating performances of hip hop on the Billboard charts, but it's been particularly devastating to the trap subgenre.    Very few artists outside of Dababy and possi...

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