Tag Archive for rap

Kendrick

Kendrick Lamar. Ogden Theatre. 10.08.12

The scene on Colfax last night reminded me of another rapper from California, one who wrote a song called “Just Like Compton”. As the ambulance sirens blared, the police lights created a kaleidoscope of color from the Ogden to the 7-11. The bass reverberated from the venue as the cops carried belligerent kids out of the show. Denver (it seemed) really was… Read more →

R.I.P. Adam Yauch (MCA)

1964 – 2012 Adam Yauch has died.  He was 47 years old.  The man known as MCA was diagnosed with cancer back in 2009 and today he succumbed to the disease.  Yauch was one third of the Beastie Boys — the group who started out punk before enraging parents in suburbs all over the country with Licensed To Ill, an… Read more →

Evian Christ drops Kings and Them mixtape

It makes sense that 2012’s first youtube-born ‘next big thing’ would land on Tri-Angle — the home of How To Dress Well, Balam Acab, oOoOO and Clams Casino.  The label just dropped this mixtape of the 8 tracks the enigmatic Evian Christ posted in late December.  Having only listened to “Fuck It None Of Ya’ll Don’t Rap” before this release,… Read more →