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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...

Adeles 30 Beats Out Elite Competition to be Biggest Release of the Year

Adele’s “30” Beats Out Elite Competition to be Biggest Release of the Year

Josh Klopp, Contributor December 1, 2021

November 19 ended the high-profile rollout of Adele’s latest album. Before the name of the album was released, mysterious billboards that teased the number 30 appeared in cities like London, Dubai, Los...

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...

Photos By: Casey McCabe

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: City Morgue, the Most Violent Concert Experience of 2021

Casey McCabe, Vice President October 14, 2021

Perhaps the most violent and turbulent concert I experienced this year, the City Morgue concert at the Varsity Theatre in Dinkytown was absolutely insane. On Tuesday October 5th, 2021, the dynamic duo...

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...

Trippie Redd, Trip At Knight Tour, The Armory, Minneapolis, MN

Trippie Redd, Iann Dior, & SoFaygo: Everything You Missed At Trip At Knight

Casey McCabe, Editor September 15, 2021

The first concert to take place after the release of Trippie Redd's highly anticipated album, Trip At Knight, the show on August 25th at the Armory, in Downtown Minneapolis, was an experience from start...

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....

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Casey McCabe, Editor March 25, 2021

In the hip-hop community there exist a few consensuses: Jay-Z paved the way for Kanye; Biggie and Pac are perhaps two of the best lyricists of all time; and above all, Eminem is un-cancelable. Since his...

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...

The Return of Bobby Shmurda

The Return of Bobby Shmurda

Casey McCabe, Editor March 10, 2021

On Tuesday, February 23rd 2021 Bobby Shmurda real name Ackquille Jean Pollard was released from Clinton County Correctional Facility on parole. Incarcerated since December of 2014, Bobby has spent much...

Artist Profile: Toosii the hottest new artist in the world

Artist Profile: Toosii “the hottest new artist in the world”

Casey McCabe, Editor February 24, 2021

Hailing from Syracuse New York, Toosii, real name Nau’Jour Grainger, is one of the hottest new talents out in 2021. At the age of 13 a young Grainger moved to Raleigh North Carolina. In an exclusive...

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