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Slick Rick

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    February 19, 2014

    Things that need to happen at my funeral

    In his weekly column, award-winning goofball Shea Serrano, whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book, writes about his life and times. Earlier this week, I went to the funeral of a person that I cared about. While I am of course happy that he will get to spend the re ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    New Denver concerts: Railroad Earth, Flux Pavilion, Brantley Gilbert, tickets this weekend

    Railroad Earth is due at the Boulder Theater on Friday, August 1, followed by a show at Red Rocks on Saturday, August 12, with Greensky Bluegrass and the Wood Brothers. Tickets for the latter show go on sale this Saturday, February 22 at 10 a.m. Flux Pavilion, meanwhile, headlines Red Rocks on Frida ... More >>

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    April 30, 2013

    The ten best diss tracks of all time

    Since hip-hop's genesis, beef has been as integral a driving force to the art as bravado. There's been some titanic tangles over the years, from Canibus facing off with LL Cool J to Jay-Z and Nas locking horns with one other, all of which have resulted in some relentless and incendiary rhymes being ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    Raekwon's thoughts on storytelling in hip-hop

    This Friday, Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan is teaming up with DJ Premier to celebrate 4/20 with the legendary DJ Premier at the 420 Extravaganja this Friday, April 19, at HoodLab. This show marks the first time Raekwon and DJ Premier share a bill. We spoke with Raekwon about the prospect of performing ... More >>

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    April 5, 2013

    The ten greatest Midwest rappers of all time

    The Midwest is the bastard child of the American rap scene at large -- unsung and independent, with a massive chip on its shoulder. The most talented artists from the Midwest have succeeded each with their own unique style and flavor, regardless of what was making money elsewhere in the country at a ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now. What's rocking your world this week?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    The ten best storytellers in hip-hop

    The art of storytelling has existed since before recorded history, so it's somewhat surprising that the practice didn't take off in hip-hop, an originally oral tradition, until the late '80s. Since rappers discovered just how captivating a well-told story could be, the storytelling track has become ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Halloween in Denver: Where to go, what to do

    While a lot of people began celebrating Halloween this past weekend, there are still a ton of parties to check out, where you can show off whatever clever costume you dreamed up this year (we're going as either King Diamond -- or one of the baseball furies, depending how our make-up turns out). Keep ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Amon Tobin and Twista due on New Year's Eve at City Hall and Vinyl. Early bird tix available

    We just received word on the lineup for New Year's Eve at City Hall and Club Vinyl. With everything else going on for the post-Mayan end of year celebration, the folks at SoCo have put together an enticing lineup this year that will one-up their New Year's Eve parties in past years, which included a ... More >>

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    October 7, 2012

    Yasiin Bey at Cervantes, 10/05/12

    YASIIN BEY @ CERVANTES' MASTERPIECE BALLROOM | 10/5/12 When Yasiin Bey stepped on stage at about half past midnight, the crowd was hungrily awaiting his arrival, freshly energized from an impressive set by Binary Star and ready now for the main event. Dressed in fitted white slacks, white collared ... More >>

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    October 2, 2012

    New shows: the Coup, Broncho, Killswitch Engage, Macklemore, Twiztid, Paul Banks, RJD2

    A bunch of new dates going on sale later this week: This November, the Coup is coming to the Summit Music Hall, Killswitch Engage is due at the Fox and Interpol frontman Paul Banks is slated at the Bluebird. In December, Broncho's at the Gothic and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are at the Ogden. Finally, ... More >>

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    May 12, 2012

    Black Star at Cervantes', 5/11/12

    BLACK STAR @ CERVANTES' | 05.11.12 The first strains of the Beastie Boys' "No Sleep Til Brooklyn" started blaring through the speakers as Yasiin Bey shook himself onto the stage to thunderous screams of applause. Wielding an red old school "drop mike," the Brooklyn MC fist pumped and enticed the cr ... More >>

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    March 3, 2012

    Review: Snoop Dogg at the Fillmore, 3/2/12

    SNOOP DOGG @ THE FILLMORE | 3/2/12Snoop Dogg is the coolest motherfucker on the planet. As the audience was roused by DJ Battlecat's operatic introduction of the giant, the Doggfather walked onto the stage flanked by three gorgeous dancers in Adidas jump suits to a packed house last night at the Fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Outkast is one of hip-hop's most successful and creative groups

    ​Outkast is easily one of the most noted and respected hip-hop groups in the game. Big Boi and Andre 3000 met in the East Point section of Atlanta when they were sixteen. The outfit combined funk, soul, jazz and blues influences with hip-hop lyrics on its 1994 debut, Southernplayalisticadillac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    Review: Slick Rick at City Hall, 12/31/11

    SLICK RICK @ CITY HALL | 12/31/11 New Year's Eve 2011 was well under way Saturday night before Slick Rick took the stage at City Hall Amphitheater. Dipped in so much iced-out jewelry he could have fed an entire Third World country just with the diamonds in his watch, the Ruler sauntered onto the st ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011
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    December 21, 2011

    New Year's Eve 2011 Denver: ten best electronic-music events

    ​What better time to dance the night away than New Year's Eve? We've curated the ten best electronic-music events for your dance-floor pleasure; keep reading to check out our picks.

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Slick Rick and Too $hort to rock City Hall Amphitheater on New Year's Eve

    ​New Year's Eve is just around the corner. Time to start making plans if you haven't already. (I know, right?) We just got word of dope New Year's Eve show for hip-hop heads: Slick Rick and Too $hort will be rocking the City Hall Amphitheater with a show of greatest hits. Both are legends in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Top Five moustaches in honor of Movember

    It's November Movember, which means it's time to get your moustache on for charity. The above video pretty much sums up everything you need to know, but if you prefer reading, then know this: Grow a mustache, raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer. Simple enough right? Movember.Com has ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    Joe Thunder on Lazy Sundays and the idea of local hip acts grinding until they can't be denied

    Anya Strauss​Joe Thunder is not a DJ. Nor is he an MC. Just the same, he's a widely recognizable figure in the local hip-hop scene, and he's equally as well regarded as those who are making the music. A tireless champion of Colorado hip-hop, Joe has been doing everything he can to help culti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Listening for the buzz in 107.1's vibrator race

    The folks at 107.1 FM/The One are trying to find a way to differentiate themselves from their competitors at high-rated KS-107.5 -- and what better way than a vibrator race between DJ Turk and Slick Rick, who co-host weeknights at The One from 7 p.m. to midnight? Only problem: YouTube disabled the a ... More >>

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    June 16, 2008
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    May 30, 2008
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    May 15, 2008
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    May 15, 2008

    TopR

    This rapper’s been doing the walk of shame for so long, it feels like a marathon.

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    March 28, 2008
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    March 7, 2008
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    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

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    November 17, 2005

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    July 14, 2005

    Missy Elliott

    The Cookbook (Atlantic)

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    June 23, 2005

    RRAAHH Potential

    RRAAHH Foundashun shows what can be done when you have more talent than money.

  • News

    June 23, 2005
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    January 6, 2005

    Various Artists

    Original Soundtrack, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Interscope)
    Best of Video Game Music: Hits Vol. 1 (Artemis)

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Doom's Day

    Daniel Dumile isn't having an identity crisis. It just seems like it.

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    September 16, 2004

    Slick Rick

    Friday, September 17, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Tough for Buffs

    CU football grinds on under the weight of the past.

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    August 5, 2004

    Outfaxed

    His enemies thought they could use Mike Zinna's website to destroy him. Instead, they got caught with their fax down.

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    Outfaxed

    His enemies thought they could use Mike Zinna’s website to destroy him. Instead, they got caught with their fax down.

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Attitude Check

    Four discs trace the development of the original gangstas.

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Playing It Cool

    When it comes to hip-hop career longevity, LL Cool J knows that size matters.

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Swan Song

    By refusing to follow the flock, Ugly Duckling has emerged as a wholly individual hip-hop creature.

  • News

    November 4, 1999

    The Old College Try

    CU radio thrives on the AM band.

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    With a Slickness

    Rapper Slick Rick is back with a new album and a new tale to tell.

  • Music

    November 12, 1998

    Rats Race

    The B-Movie Rats want to star as the next monsters of rock.

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Getting Big

    Ex-Denver DJ Big Jon Platt on how to succeed in business by really, really trying.

  • Music

    April 23, 1998

    Spin City

    A look at Den One, Denver's least likely regular hip-hop party.

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    September 5, 1996
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    February 1, 1995
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