5 months ago | Profiles
Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wil Guice launched his Love Money Music tour from the Roxy Theater late last week. Welcome to Guiceland was the start of the next step for a vocalist who wants to bring back the roots of R&B -- he feels that talent ...
6 months ago | Music News
Kevie Durham (aka KL Tha General) was making strides in Denver's hip-hop scene. This week, in fact, he was headed to Atlanta to work with some artists and industry people there. But that's a trip he'll never take: Durham's life was cut short Satur...
8 months ago | Profiles
Tonight, the Savoy Events Center will once again be filled wall-to-wall with people from all walks of life who came for one reason: Rocking the mic. MCs from across Colorado will come together for the second Rap-A-Thon, which will feature art, fas...
8 months ago | Hip-Hop
Denver rapper Demario "Lil Bad" Gentry has been busy recently, releasing The Colfax District, Bad News and Shark Syndrome 2.0. He's also played shows all over the country, from Los Angeles to Miami, and he hasn't always found support for his home ...
9 months ago | Music News
Brian Mathenge, Mu$a Bailey and Eric Cunningham opened Cold Crush at 27th and Larimer late last summer. Since then, the bar has become a staple of the neighborhood, offering an evolving selection of food, music and art. In this week's Backbeat fea...
9 months ago | Longform
On a recent Wednesday evening at Cold Crush, a customer sits on a high bar stool, eating a shrimp po' boy. The bar is half filled with twenty- and thirty-somethings, talking and sipping cocktails. Original art hangs on the red-brick walls. There a...