Dr. Neptune (due this Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23, at 3 Kings Tavern) became one of the more popular punk bands in the scene before disbanding for good in 2006, after a couple of vans broke down as the band was making waves on the Warped Tour circuit and in talks with a Sony subsid ... More >>
#38: donnie l. betts donnie l. betts quietly gets things done, while wearing every hat in the store: actor, director, filmmaker, African-American historian and radio-play producer. In his spare time -- if you can believe he has any -- he even markets a sculptural dog-waste receptacle called Paws He ... More >>
Jeff Campbell's one-man show, Who Killed Jigaboo Jones?, premieres tonight at work | space. Our Show & Tell blog spoke with Campbell about the show, and that piece focuses primarily on the production. We also caught up with Campbell, who's been a stalwart of the Colorado hip-hop scene for the better ... More >>
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 >>
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 stic.man of dead prez near the middle part of the show, just befor ... More >>
Quick reminder: The hip-hop doesn't stop in Denver with Kingz of the Mountain Weekend is kicking off tonight and running through Sunday. Embodying the true spirit of hip-hop and exemplifying unity in the community, a number of local hip-hop luminaries and organizers have banded together to pr ... More >>
Known to early local hip-hop heads as Shag One and, more recently, as Strange Powers, Josh Powers doesn't fit into the mold of a typical hip-hop cat. He embraces his individuality and honors his own unique global view of music and ideology through his creative endeavors - from more traditio ... More >>
This past February, when we started putting together the 2010 Westword Music Showcase, we posted an item asking you how we could improve our annual music festival, this year set for Saturday, June 19, in the Golden Triangle (if you haven't already purchased your tickets, you can still buy d ... More >>
There's been rumors swirling for the past two or three months regarding the Oriental Theater, the most intriguing (and viable) of which being that the owners of 3 Kings Tavern, Jeff Campbell, Jim Norris and Marty Kilorin, were in the process of negotiating the purchase of the theater. While we recei ... More >>
This pair is out to change the concert business in Denver.
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Yo, Flaco! says goodbye to Denver.
3 Kings Tavern
City officials aren't the only ones concerned about Marc Ecko's graffiti festival.
This Apostle's work here is almost done.
Locals make music to hip-hop over Katrina.
Get some Juice at the Hip-Hop Flix Film Series.
Hard work and lots of play make Bedz a very busy DJ.
Denver's plummet from the summit.
Revolution Rockfest '04
Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.
The Denver Hip-Hop Summit may have flatlined, but there was still plenty to celebrate about hip-hop in Mootown last week.
Russell's next jam may not be as def as expected.
Local MC Apostle prepares to battle for the keys to the Kingdom.
KRS-One brings the lowdown to church
Rappers rally to stir the political pot in Denver.
Skyjack Radio briefly took over Denver radio -- and its pilots are eager to hit the airwaves again.
Music everywhere: Music Lowdown 2002 and the Westword Music Showcase covered both the recording industry and live, in-the-flesh performances.
Goodbye, Dolly! COMA’s president steps down as a new guard moves in.
Jeff Campbell's hip-hop classes are about reading, writing and rapping.
Get 2 Da Point takes hip-hop to the classroom.
As himself and Apostle, Jeff Campbell embodies two personas. Both of them want to write Denver's hip-hop gospel.