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Artist Profile-Tayy Brown

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown
November 6, 2020

2020 has been a terrific year for hip-hop in general with numerous highly anticipated projects delivered to fans. One artist who has had a great year, but hasn’t received the attention he deserves is...

Artists to watch in 2021-top 10

Artists to watch in 2021-top 10
September 23, 2020

2020 has been a year rich with music, with many anticipated albums delivered to hip hop fans.  This saturation of content coupled with the coronavirus lockdown has stimulated the appetite of hip hop heads...

Review of Activision’s Call of Duty: Warzone

Review of Activision's Call of Duty: Warzone
April 6, 2020

  Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has been available for purchase since September of 2019, but in early March, Activision launched the games first free-to-play platform, a battle royale...

Tayy Brown & Reek Ruxton’s “The Quarantine” Ep is HOT, but short

Tayy Brown & Reek Ruxton's
April 6, 2020

On March 27th Tayy Brown and Reek Ruxton released their first collaborative project, “The Quarantine.”  The Quarantine is one of many projects dropped during lock-ins around the nation due to the...

Eternal Atake has arrived: Baby Pluto, Orenji, and Lil Uzi Vert explained

Eternal Atake has arrived: Baby Pluto, Orenji, and Lil Uzi Vert explained
March 20, 2020

On March 6th 2020 Lil Uzi Vert released his much anticipated second full length studio album, Eternal Atake.  His latest release prior was Luv Is Rage 2, which was released in 2017, three years ago. Eternal...

A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO “Floor Seats” tour review

A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO
November 22, 2019

Saturday November 16th was a significant day, not only because the Gophers lost tragically to Iowa, but also because A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO rocked the Skyway theater in downtown Minneapolis to its core. ...

Why new-school posthumous rap albums are trash

Why new-school posthumous rap albums are trash
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...

DaBaby’s “Kirk”, a spiritual slapper

DaBaby's
October 13, 2019

Kirk, the second studio album recorded by DaBaby, was released on September 27th 2019, and debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.  This was the North Carolina native's first album to chart...

Rambo: Last Blood Review

Mexico
October 12, 2019

Rambo is one of the great American movie franchises. The entries are ostensibly all action movies, but ones that occasionally tap into deeper questions about war, loneliness, and the alienation veterans...

Euphoria is all about euphoric vibes, not the storyline

Euphoria is all about euphoric vibes, not the storyline
September 28, 2019

Let's take it back to the summer, rewind a little bit, and back away from fall. Remember when everyone was blabbing about this "great new tv show with really good music that was produced by Drake?" Remember...

Buy your tickets A$AP

Pictured left to right; MadeinTYO, A$AP Ferg
September 13, 2019

The Twin Cities play host to many spectacles, but few combine talent from both America's rap Mecca that is New York City and the tropics of Honolulu, Hawaii.  The Skyway Theater is hosting one such banger...

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