DMX (Rapper)

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    The ten best mixtapes DJs of all time

    Over the last decade or so, mixtapes have revolutionized the rap game and altered how marketing in general is approached. Not only have the rappers received substantial acclaim, but the DJs have realized just as much stardom. Although there are numerous DJs -- guys like Statik Selektah, Trap-A-Holic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    The ten must-see acts at Global Dance Festival

    SAVOY @ RED ROCKS, MAIN STAGE | SAT, 7/20/13 Savoy's laser show is now one of the most acclaimed in the country, and that's just the visual element. The acts sound, which draw influence from dubstep, trap, house, electro, is equally as compelling, and the group's live act offers high energy bangers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    The ten greatest East Coast rappers of all time

    The East Coast, particularly New York, is the mecca of hip-hop. It's birthplace and still the most reliable source for pure, uncut, unadulterated rap music. Chronicling the great MCs from the region would result in a list of hundreds. Ranking the top ten proves somewhat limiting, but it's also an en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    MGK on his time in Denver and how his live performance is the best hip-hop has ever seen

    Machine Gun Kelly (named after the infamous early 20th Century gangster) is well-known for his rapid-fire delivery, rabid fan base, "Wild Boy" persona and crazy antics (during a performance for a Microsoft Store, he was stomping across tables, destroying several computers before getting shut down by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    dead prez at The Oriental Theatre, 1/18/13

    DEAD PREZ @ THE ORIENTAL THEATER |1/18/13 There was a salient theme throughout the night, across the sets of most of the acts, and that was a message of being healthy, both physically and mentally. "Healthy is the new gangsta," said of dead prez near the middle part of the show, just befor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    The ten best movies featuring rappers

    Wu-Tang has been immersed in kung-fu for so long, it was inevitable that one member of the Clan would make a major appearance in a martial arts movie at some point. The RZA appeared briefly in Ghost Dog in 1999, but only for a passing moment, though he did produce the soundtrack. In The Man with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    The five worst albums by professional athletes

    Over the weekend, Serena Williams might have been in Spain playing tennis, but she was getting more attention in the blogosphere for seventy seconds of a leaked rap song she made. The results sound like an amateurish impression of a collaboration between Missy Eliot and the Neptunes. The opening lin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Best Denver concert photos of September, 2011

    Holy crap, there were a lot of shows this month. It was difficult to pick our favorites of the bunch, especially with big-name acts like Taylor Swift, DMX, Blink 182 and Ke$ha rocking the stages in Colorado. We have so many photos, it's tough to sift through them all, which is why we've hand-selecte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2011

    Review: DMX at the Gothic Theatre, 9/10/11

    Eric GruneisenDMX on stage last night at the Gothic Theatre.DMX at the GOTHIC THEATRE | 9/10/11 DMX is loud, and energetic, and, at least for what he gave at The Gothic Theatre last night, in the same shape he was in when he first lifted his voice with the infamous query, "Where my dogs at?" back in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Suburban Home's 16th Anniversary, STS9, triple EP release at hi-dive and more this weekend

    A house is just not a Home without music​Whether you're a local scene junkie or strangely attracted to artists without vowels, there's no shortage of things to do over the next two days. Here's what's good this weekend: On Friday at 3 Kings Tavern Virgil Dickerson's Suburban Home Records kick ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2011


    Saturday, September 10, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: A Band of Horses date was just announced at the Ogden in September, Five Finger Death Punch is coming to the 1STBANK Center in October and Blitzen Trapper is due at the Fox in November. On local radio, the Still City, the Swayback and '57 Lesbian g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    DMX due at the Gothic Theatre on September 15

    ​Fresh out of the clink, DMX is making his way to the Gothic Theatre on Thursday, September 15. After serving most of a year-long parole violation sentence in Yuma, Arizona, the rapper -- who spoke with our sister paper exclusively when he was incarcerated -- has been freed and is now putting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Will Oldham narrating an audiobook? Here's 10 more musicians we'd like to see narrate classic books

    ​Audio books are all about finding the perfect actor with the perfect voice to read to you while you drive across the country. So, when we heard Will Oldham had taken on the narration of Rudolph Wurlitzer's Slow Fade, we started thinking about what other artists should venture into the same bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Meet Haven the Great, a Jewell Tyme affiliate about to smash it on his own like King Kong

    ​Jewell Tyme affiliate Haven the Great is an absolute beast on the mike. You probably known him either from backing up other members of the crew or guesting on albums like Dispensary Music by his cousin King FOE and Whygee. But on King Kong, his debut release, Haven is proving his worth as a s ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2010
  • Calendar

    October 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Nyke Nitti, Dr. Dre, The Game, DMX

    Nyke Nitti gets in where he fits in. LOCALS ONLY Nyke Nitti (formerly Nyke Loc) has been putting in work in the local scene for over a decade. His biggest project came around 2000, with the release of Mob Life on his Str8 Check’n imprint. The album scored a solid distribution deal to more than ... More >>

  • Music

    August 28, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: DMX, VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, Forbes Hip-Hop Cash List

    "Where my reality show at, dogs?" DMX gets a reality show Even though DMX is sitting in a Miami jail waiting to answer to a variety of charges including drug possession, weapons possessions and animal cruelty, some television producers think his life would make for some great entertainment. The sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Bionik Brown, Ozone Awards, Large Professor, DMX

    LOCALS ONLY Even though hip-hop artist Bionik Brown had only lived in Denver for short time before his passing this week, he became familiar with the local music scene quickly and scored gigs easily thanks to his dope skills on the mike. In honor of Bionik’s memory, after the jump we've posted a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2008

    Live Review: Eyedea & Abilities, ManeLine, Calm at Marquis Theater

    Photo: Tom Murphy Calm before the storm. Eyedea & Abilities, ManeLine, Calm Monday, August 11, 2008 Marquis Theater Better Than: Succumbing to three hours of sleep in thirty-six hours. Due to some weird issue with cameras at the door, I had to go home and get my second-string machine and missed I ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008
  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Porn in the USA

    I could write a book about the smut Ive seen at the library.

  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    Holler Til You Pass Out with 3OH!3

    Hip-hop just got hipper thanks to this Boulder duo.

  • Music

    January 4, 2007


    Fox Theatre

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Home Entertainment

    March 30, 2006

    Spray-On Soul

    Getting Up is a flawed but fascinating ode to graffiti 's early years.

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Singling out some exceptional singles.

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Sean Kelly weighs in on the Samples' past, present and future.

  • News

    August 19, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 19, 2004

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    The Beatdown

    We built this city on rock and roll.

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Kanye West

    The College Dropout (Roc-A-Fella)

  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    Living Out Loud

    After a difficult beginning, J-Live gives hope to hip-hop.

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Swan Song

    By refusing to follow the flock, Ugly Duckling has emerged as a wholly individual hip-hop creature.

  • Music

    October 5, 2000


    Lawyers rock and roll.

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    The Need for Weed

    By aiming for the lowest common denominator, Up in Smoke went over like gangbusters.

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz

    (Dogg House/TVT Records)

  • Music

    May 27, 1999
  • Music

    May 20, 1999
  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    Good Times, Gangsta Style

    The Hard Knock Life tour puts on a happy face.