Month: September 2014

BdotCroc Shares Her Angle On “Angel”

BdotCroc alongside Mac Diezel address issues within the Northside community in her new video “Angel.” The song samples First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech on youth violence in Chicago from April 2013. The samples illustrate parallels between Chicago’s south side and Minneapolis’ north side. The video was directed by Vafa Kaamil. Her latest album, Subject to…

Big Quarters’ Brandon Allday Releases New Book of Rhymes With Chicano Futurist

On Monday, September 15th, Big Quarters MC/Producer, Brandon Allday released his first chapbook, Chicano Futurist for free online. Continuing on the independent drive that made the Bagaason brothers a staple in the Twin Cities Hip Hop community, Chicano Futurist features over 40 different selections of rhymes and verses spanning from songs released from Big Quarters’…

Glow Mechanics Ready New EP “Factored In” & Release Show Thursday

Minneapolis trio Glow Mechanics are back with their third release Factored In, an eight track EP. Factored In is a healthy dose of rapid fire rhymes over classic sounding beats. The album also features cuts Milwaukee turntablist Moses, and Minneapolis’ DJ Father Time. Glow is celebrating their EP relealse Thursday at 7th Street Entry, attendees will be…

The Weekend Warm-Up

The weekend is here, so it’s time create the stories that you will tell the rest of the work week. So here is a list of Hip Hop shows happening all around the state. Friday, September 12: Turnt Up!: A Rap Dance Party For the past three years, Honey has played host to one of…