Prince Paul

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    The Twelve Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

    It's a good weekend here in Denver, with hip-hop deity KRS-One playing Cervantes' and the criminally under-appreciated Ralph Gean playing Mutiny Information Cafe tonight. Elsewhere, the Gypsy Jane Cannabis Carnival brings E-40 and others to the Merchandise Mart. The rest of our picks are below.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (5 free!), December 28-31

    It's the end of the year -- and that means there are plenty of ways to blow your last bucks on extravagant champagne toasts and hotel rooftop parties. But why do that when you can spend this weekend having fun...without spending too much cash. Skip the fancy parties and spend the last weekend of 201 ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    New shows: Ellie Goulding, Trampled By Turtles, Ana Sia/Kraddy, Toro y Moi, and more

    Update 10/24/12: A Bob Weir solo date with Jackie Greene has been announced on Thursday, December 13 at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets for the show ($37.50 - $56, plus fees) go on sale this Friday, October 26 at 10 a.m. So now that the final debate's over, we still don't know who's going to be in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Del The Funky Homosapien on putting more thought into the lyrics for Deltron's new album

    Twelve years in the making, the sequel to Deltron 3030 has attained mythical stature in many underground hip hop circles. The original -- a turn-of-the-millenium sci-fi concept record that sprang from the collaboration of Del the Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator and Kid Koala -- balanced a dark, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    The Weekend Party Tipsy Sheet: a round-up of weekly parties and New Year's Eve celebrations

    You can't possibly be partied out! The fun really starts this weekend, where all sorts of people will come together in cheap champagne and party favor glory. If you're into getting the celebrations started early minus the shenanigans, we've got a line-up of album release parties, end of year live hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Del the Funky Homosapien on the things lacking in hip-hop today, Gorillaz and cassette tapes

    ​ If you ever get the chance to speak with Del the Funky Homosapien, your first thought will most likely be something like this: "Wow! He is one quiet, enigmatic dude." However, as you'll discover, once he opens up, he is a wealth of information. Embarking on his twentieth year as an artist, ... More >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Sound Bites

    Capsule record reviews

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    DJ Logic

    Friday, August 4, and Saturday, August 5, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 1-866-455-2264.

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    December 30, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.

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    November 4, 2004

    Soul School

    After fifteen years of the grind, De La Soul is still schooling folks.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

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    December 12, 2002

    White Riot

    Jewish potty-mouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity.

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    About to Break

    Set to debut in Boulder, Billy Martin's Turntable Sessions will turn you on your ear.

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    MC Paul Barman

    It's Very Stimulating

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Handsome Boy Modeling School/Quannum Projects

    So...How's Your Girl?
    (Tommy Boy)

    Quannum Spectrum
    (Quannum Projects)

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Beyond the Fringe

    Styles of Beyond takes underground hip-hop back to the future.

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    The Wide World of Rap

    Exploring the endless variety of today's hip-hop.

  • Music

    April 3, 1997

    The Shadow Knows

    DJ Shadow makes instrumental music. But he can't keep quiet about the state of hip-hop.

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    March 20, 1997
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    July 25, 1996