Month: January 2016

CRAM EP Release Show At The Cabooze (PHOTOS)

Top 20 Minnesota Hip Hop Albums of 2015

As the annual calendar toss was underway, we too were taking stock of some of the highlights of a year that further transcended our local scene beyond “best kept secrets.” From Allan Kingdom hypnotizing the world with Kanye to Rhymesayers illuminating the Target Center, 2015 was driven by the continuous stream of releases that added…

CRAM Level Up On “Cramboi”

After two single releases to cap off 2015, the CRAM boys are back with “Cramboi,” their first single of 2016. The live new track comes from their EP, CRAM Vol. 1, due out this month. Cramboi” excels in turnt minimalism featuring classic triplet hats, peppered with 8-bit blips, low wave bass, and an infectious hook that proclaims…

J.Plaza Sounds The “Minnesota Alarm” In New Visual

Sound the alarm, but no need to run because J.Plaza is already holding you hostage. After having a successful 2015,  the Mill City Collective member shows that he’s not looking back or leveling off in 2016 with the new track and video “Minnesota Alarm.”

For nearly three minutes. Plaza warns fellow MC’s with constant bars that hold a perfect balance between ruthless and hilarious. “I hear that shit and I skip it, I’d rather listen to crickets/ couple rappers on my hit list, chop ’em up like a brisket.” he raps half way through the first verse.

We’re looking forward to hearing more from J.Plaza has 2016 goes on. Maybe an EP or an album? Keep up with King Plaza on twitter at @iamjplaza.