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    August 15, 2013

    The ten best mixtapes DJs of all time

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    Music is life. Or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    T.I., Elephant Revival, Ebbets Field comp and Belle & Sebastian top local sellers this week

    ​T.I. grabbed the top spot at Independent this week with his latest, No Mercy, featuring Kanye West, Drake and Eminem, among others. Nederland's Elephant Revival claimed the top spot for the second week in a row at Albums on the Hill. At Twist & Shout, meanwhile, the new Live From Ebbets Field ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Elephant Revival, Nicki Minaj this week's top sellers at Albums, Twist and Independent

    ​In-stores last week by Elephant Revival might have helped the Nederland quintet grab the top spots at Albums and Twist, with its latest effort, Break in the Clouds, released last month on Ruff Shod Records (the indie imprint headed by Chad Stokes of State Radio and Dispatch). Nicki Minaj's Pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Hey, DJ! Q&A with Kid Hum

    ​Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half cocked and as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Rick Ross top seller at Independent Records

    Rick Ross's new album, Deeper Than Rap, released last week on Def Jam, topped Independent's best seller list for the week ending April 26. Asher Roth's new disc, Asleep in the Bread Aisle, grabbed the second spot while the Dream, UGK and Jadakiss rounded out the top five. See the full breakdown afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    UGK tops Independent Records best seller list

    UGK's latest album, UGK 4 Life, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records for the week ending April 6. The Dream and Slim Thug held on to top five slots again this week while Keri Hilson's A Perfect World moved to the ninth spot after being number one week. See the full breakdown after the jump.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Keri Hilson tops Independent Records best sellers list

    Keri Hilson's A Perfect World, which had endured some delays and was finally released last week, grabbed the number-one spot on Independent Records' top-sellers list for the week ending March 29. Jim Jones, the Dream, Mastodon and Slim Thug also earned spots in the top five. See the full breakdown a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: ytCracker, DJ AM , Eminem and No Limit

    Photo: Aaron Matthews LOCALS ONLY The funny thing about living in Colorado is that you may have superstars right in your own backyard and not even know it. That’s certainly the case with rapper ytCracker. While he’s not widely known in the Colorado hip-hop scene, he’s a beast in “nerdcore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Scribble Jam, Run-DMC, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z

    LOCALS ONLY Scribble Jam is an annual hip-hop festival hosted in Cincinnati, Ohio. So why are so many Colorado hip-hop artists excited about it? Well, on October 1 at the Fox Theatre in Boulder, a Scribble Jam preliminary event is being held to determine the best rapper and best producer to represe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: BreakEfx, Nas Book, Young Jeezy, Kanye, Jay-Z

    Kanye's new single should be out soon. LOCALS ONLY Two years ago, Ray Maestas and Eppie Deleon of the famed b-boy crew GWT came together to form a new crew called BreakEFX. Enlising the kids they taught at Boulder’s Motion Underground Dance Studio, the crew has been on a tear in the local hip-h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2008

    Over the Weekend...F.O.E. and Jewell Tyme with The Pirate Signal, Makk Beez, A-Co, Julox, et. al. & The Snake Pit

    F.O.E. and Jewell Tyme with The Pirate Signal, Makk Beez, A-Co, Julox, and others Saturday, April 26 The Snake Pit Better Than: Watching the Nuggets get beat down. After just a handful of releases in 2007, Denver hip-hop label Jewell Tyme Music (JTM) is looking at a big 2008 and kicked it off this ... More >>

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    December 28, 2006


    Our music writers pick the years national bests.

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    August 17, 2006


    In My Mind (Star Trak/Interscope)

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    December 29, 2005
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    August 4, 2005