Saturday, June 25, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
Photo: Ru JohnsonDJ Vajra in Boulder last night. RED BULL THR3STYLE TOURNAMENT 04.07.11 | Boulder Theater Last night at the Boulder Theater, the Red Bull Thre3Style tournament was live and absolutely direct. Beyond the blazing marquis outside and the multi-Mini Coopers with the gigantic Red B ... More >>
Locals Only When Ichiban’s name was announced as the winner of Best MC at this year’s Westword Music Showcase, the hip-hop heads in attendance were taken aback but so was the rapper himself. “There were so many dope MC’s in the category this year, I was actually very surprised,” Ichiban ... More >>
Fast reviews of recent releases
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Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
Realms of Rebel, Help Them Lord, and Life (RAS Records)
Chant Down Babylon
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