A revered hip-hop producer who got his start with Phonte and Big Pooh in the North Carolina-based group Little Brother, 9th Wonder has worked an array of top shelf artists from Jay-Z and Destiny's Child to Mary J. Blige and Ludacris, among many others. Known as one of the best samplers in hip-hop, w ... More >>
See Also: - Myke Charles has talent and charisma to spare - SP Double has come a long way, and it shows - Q&A with Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch - Q&A with Joe Queer of the Queers Welcome to the weekend! You've worked hard, and now it's time to treat yourself to some live music. Good news: ... More >>
The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers
Foodchain, still riding high off the re-release of its Showoff Digital debut, Corpses, and the acclaim the crew has earned from respected rap heads like Statik Selektah, Big Pooh and Talib Kweli, is back with the second video from the record, "Yes Indeed (G-girl)." Before pressing play, you h ... More >>
This year once again as we compiled our annual Moovers and Shakers issue -- a rundown of our favorite local releases from the past year -- we found that there were simply more albums that we dug than we had space to devote to in the paper. Thankfully, no such limitations exist on the web. C ... More >>
Marci Johnson Props are due to the Foodchain, which has reportedly signed a distribution deal with Statik Selektah's Showoff Records imprint. Statik delivered the news himself last week during his Showoff Radio program on Sirius's Shade 45 channel (listen after the jump), when he played "Ric ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>
Monday, October 29, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399; Tuesday, October 30, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
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Saturday, March 4, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.
Little Brother's new record takes hip-hop's stereotypes to task.