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David Banner

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    From UGK to Chief Keef: A look at the history of trap in rap and its subsequent influence on drill

    What is trap music? According to T.I., on the title track of his genre-defining Trap Muzik, it ain't no album, and it ain't no game. Indeed, the origins of trap go beyond music -- beyond even the Atlanta corners where drugs are dealt and rubberbands are filled -- into the houses where crack cocaine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    The ten worst hip-hop Christmas songs

    Every holiday season, we're blessed with great renditions of classic Christmas songs to warm our spirits, but along with that also comes a lists of well meaning yuletide flops. This is especially the case in hip-hop, in which rhyming about Christmas has not always produced the best results. Here are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Aloe Blacc, Harry Nilsson, Kid Cudi fill our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Pretty Lights, Ween and Jay-Z filled our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Gogol Bordello, DeVotchKa, Interpol, Railroad Earth shows announced

    ​Gogol Bordello, who shared a headlining bill with Primus at Red Rocks last week, returns to the area for a two-night stand at the Boulder Theater on Wednesday and Thursday, October 27 and 28. Tickets for this one range between $36 and $41 and go on sale on Friday, August 27 at 10 a.m. The gyp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Skinny Pupply, Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt, Urge Overkill shows announced

    ​Skinny Puppy stops at the Ogden Theatre Saturday, November 7 as part of the industrial band's In Solvent See tour, which kicks off October 30. Tickets are $30 in advance and go on sale Friday, August 15. Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt team for an acoustic evening Wednesday, October 7 at the Pikes Pea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Food Chain connects with Boon Doc for new single

    ​Since the release of their self-titled EP on April 20, Colorado hip-hop super-group Food Chain has given away and offered up more than 3,000 EPs and downloads. And there's no slowing down the crew of emcees and producers. They recently hooked up with Colorado producer-of-the-moment Boon Doc, aka ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2008

    Pharoahe Monch

    Friday, December 12, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

  • Music

    September 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008
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    May 2, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Side 3 Studios, Kanye West, Common, Rappers on Sean Bell verdict

    LOCALS ONLY When former Sony exec Adelio Lombardi moved back to Denver several years ago, he had a vision of launching a state-of-the-art recording studio in the metro area for local and national acts. Lombardi officially opened Side 3 Studios last year, and has already seen visits from Bow Wow, Om ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    DJ Shadow

    Sunday, April 29, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Hip-Hop Sans Hova

    Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some lovable limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down.

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Best Mix CD

    DJ Quote

  • Music

    August 12, 2004

    Crunked Up

    Beneath his deranged exterior, Lil Jon is a man with a plan.

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Mobb Rules

    After six albums, Mobb Deep is still creating hell on earth.

  • Music

    May 20, 2004

    T.I.

    Trap Muzik (Atlantic)

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

    For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.

  • Film

    June 19, 2003

    Mutant Strain

    Ang Lee's deeply divided hero gives The Hulk a split personality.

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