Category: Albums

Muja Messiah & Roc Marciano Spit Saran Raps In “You Haven’t Lived”

After two years of rumors circulating throughout the underground, Muja Messiah and Roc Marciano have confirmed that they have been in the kitchen as they present their first taste in “You Haven’t Lived.” Produced by Roc Marciano, the two flex their melodically methodical rhymes over a haunting sample of Janis Joplin’s “Work Me, Lord” as they…

Sound Verite Records Returns With The Sounds of The City in Vol. 2

After a full year since releasing their acclaimed compilation, the Purple City powerhouse, Sound Vérité Records has done it again by releasing Sound Vérité Records Volume 2. Originally released at Soundset, this 19 track compilation provides the promise that pulses under the surface of the Twin Cities. Curated by Jon Jon Scott and Delano Francis, SVR…

Brother Ali Basks In The Untamed Inner Glow in “Own Light”

After 5 years since the release of Morning In America, Dreaming In Color, Minneapolis MC Brother Ali triumphantly returns to continue with his underlying message of love in “Own Light (What Hearts Are For).” Reunited by his longtime partner in production, Ant, the legendary Rhymesayer weaves his warm wisdom over the dynamic guitar and sunny…

Shrimpnose Steps Out In His Solo EP “Not Really”

Between producing for countless voices within the Minnesota Hip Hop community & organizing the beloved “Best Damn Beat Battles,” Minneapolis producer Shrimpnose has found time to expand your mind through his latest solo project, Not Really. With a rich complexity between galvanizing glitches, spacey synths and endearing samples that seem to melt into the sonic concoctions,…

LAKEVIEWS – W/ Sims and Lucien Parker

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/301244417-breaksxlakes-lakeviews-w-sims-and-lucien-parker.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAnthonia, Derek, and Justus (from the Litestyle Observer and Breaks X Lakes) talk Minnesota Hip Hop, including interviews with Sims and Lucien Parker. They also talk about the past weekend’s shows, new music and upcoming shows. All the fun stuff! podcast is gonna be only on…

ZULUZULUU Revibe The Classics With “The Cover Up” & New Video

After a tremendously popular residency at the Icehouse, the Minneapolis super group, ZULUZULUU has just unveiled the last release in their AstralBeat Theories with The Cover Up. In what can best be described as a fluid reimagining, ZULUZULUU has compiled a list of cherished classics and launched them through a sonic wormhole to pay tribute to the…

Lucien Parker, Kembe X and Supa Bwe Rock St. Paul (PHOTOS)


The three high energy MCs tore down the intimate crowd at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall on Sunday September 11, 2016