In Who Killed Jigaboo Jones?, Jeff Campbell dissects the current state of hip-hop through the fictional story of a fallen rapper. His "one-man mockumentary on the hip-hop industrial complex" is an exploration on the exploitation of hip-hop culture, taking aiming at the industry in a humorous, though ... More >>
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 >>
Talib Kweli got all hip-hop scholarly this past Friday as the keynote speaker for the spring Sankofa Lecture Series at Metropolitan State College of Denver. The event was designed to focus on the anthropology of hip-hop, and Kweli, who was succinct and clear with his message, was absolutely dynamic ... More >>
Power of Wordz
Jay Esposito DJ Cavem Moetavation (aka Ietef Vita) is out to green the 'hood, one hip-hop element at a time. Activist, b-boy, DJ, MC, graffiti artist, beat-boxer, film maker and journalist, Cavem plays many roles, all geared toward empowering the 'hood with tools that facilitate evolution of ... More >>
Rachel Romero Record high temperatures had nothing on the heat being generated by the b-boys/b-girls, MCs, DJs and graffiti artist gathered at La Raza park yesterday for the Spirit of Hip-Hop Park Jam, hosted by Hip-Hop Congress -- a multi-collegiate college group geared towards bringing hip ... More >>
Nothing gets your blood pumping faster than a little African dancing and drumming. Doesn't matter if you're on the stage or in front of it. By the time the drums start talking and the dancers start whooping and leaping, you'll be ready to credit the Africans for inspiring the bulk of American cult ... More >>
Wednesday, April 23, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Join Club Feel's flava-ful '80s bash.
Hey Hey My My Yo Yo
Wednesday, April 18, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 1-866-468-7621.
Sunday, October 29, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Back to Basics (RCA)
Friday, July 21, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Yoyoyoyoyo (Big Dada)
Drums of Death (Thirsty Ear)
Sunday, April 24, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399.
Sunday, April 17, Magness Arena, 303-830-8497.
The Foundation (Rap-A-Lot)
Denver's plummet from the summit.
Russell's next jam may not be as def as expected.
Yo, yo: The Hip-Hop Summit is coming to town. We hope.
Abstract Tribe Unique
'80s Retro Dance Party at the Boulder Theater