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 >>
Ah, yes, what a, uh, super weekend we have on tap. Welcome! You made it! Not only is the big game going down, but the weather is supposed to be favorable with a high in the fifties and there is an abundance of music to look forward to -- so much so, in fact, that we've expanded our picks this week t ... More >>
As the winter chill finally thaws (work with us here -- we know it's still below freezing right now) and gives way to the hopefulness and fertility of spring, the upcoming concert season is likewise bursting with promise. Coming off one of the best years for live music in recent memory, the lineup i ... More >>
Hope you got good and rested this past weekend, because you're going to need to tap into your energy reserves for the insane amount shows going down this week. We have all of them listed in our concert calendar, of course, if you'd like to get the full view. Otherwise, below, we've narrowed it down ... More >>
Monday, October 15, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.
Eric GruneisenGame at the Ogden last nightGAME at THE OGDEN THEATRE | 11/3/11Last night at the Ogden, Game had so many fans draped in red on stage with him, it began to look more like the red sea, rather than a band of hip-hop hooligans representing for their favorite MC. A few things are sti ... More >>
Pardon this interruption in headlines: We're happy to announce the judges of our 2010 Westword Web Awards. If you haven't nominated your favorite Facebooking restaurant, web start-up or Twittering bartender for the Westword Web Awards yet, what are you waiting for? Get to it!
Earlier today, we posted a Q&A with Brikabrak and Naeem Oba, and now we present you with a free track from the pair to download. Built upon a beat laid down by King Karnov, the track, "I Don't Know," centers on Naeem Oba's rhymes, which he recorded at CCM studios on Colfax, and Brikabrak's de ... More >>
After ripping the Heavenfest stage over the summer and shining on the Gotee Records Hip Hope compilation album earlier this year, Colorado emcee Proxy is out and about pushing his new album Proximus. Released through his own Group Vigilant imprint, the album was predominately produced by Decap, a ... More >>
Comeback kids, rhymin' Limeys and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006.
In Scarface, slinging yayo is the name of the game.
Monday, May 22, Gothic Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.
From the week of November 10, 2005
Thursday, July 14, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
Sci-fi meets high art at the Mizel Center.
Sunday, April 17, Magness Arena, 303-830-8497.
Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.
After fifteen years of the grind, De La Soul is still schooling folks.
Monday, September 27, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
Straight Outta Cashville (G-Unit/Interscope)
After six albums, Mobb Deep is still creating hell on earth.
D12 looks to get out from underneath Eminem's shadow.
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.