The Clipse

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    The Anthology of Rap: Decipher the lyrics that stumped the editors and win Yo! MTV Raps cards

    ​This week's cover story, "Word," recounts the creation of The Anthology of Rap, the scholarly catalogue of rap lyrics co-edited by CU-Boulder professor Adam Bradley. The story details the challenge of figuring what, exactly, all those rappers are saying. A few of the quarter-of-a-million word ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Sole drops a new video for "White Rage"

    ​Remember that open video shoot for Sole's music video we told you about two weeks ago? Well, now you can see the results. He just threw up his first self-produced video, "White Rage," a part of a series of songs meant as an experiment of rap as journalism. The video was filmed right in front ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    May the Fourth be with you: Top five songs with fireworks

    ​ It's coming up on the birthday of this great nation, and what better way to celebrate it than to blow shit up, which is basically our M.O. anyway? Aside from the visual spectacle, which these days is starting to get a little esoteric (honestly, what does the Jupiter-burst have to do with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Monsters of Folk grabs top spot at Albums on the Hill

    ‚ÄčMonsters of Folk's self-titled debut grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while eponymous releases from Blakroc and Them Crooked Vultures came in second and third for the week. Boulder-based guitarist Trace Bundy, meanwhile, checked in at number four with Adapt, and Michael Franti & Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Gucci Mane top seller at Independent Records

    ‚ÄčAtlanta rapper Gucci Mane grabbed the top spot at Independent Records with his latest effort, The State vs. Radric Davis, released last week on Asylum. Snoop Dogg claimed the second slot with Malice in Wonderland, released last week on Priority, while Lady Gaga's Fame Monster nabbed third place, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Clutch, Airborne Toxic Event, Chickenfoot Shows announced

    Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith are ChickenfootOn the surface it might seem a bit strange throwing Joe Satriani, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith together, but the four apparently gelled so well that they decided to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase reviewed: Vinyl

    Brian Landis FolkinsFresh Breath Committee kicked things off at Vinyl. See more photos from Vinyl at Fresh Breath Committee, 12:00 p.m. The day started off nice and sunny and Club Vinyl's rooftop, but I was a bit late in catching the set from the Fresh Breath Committee. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    DU's May Days fest gives you another reason to ditch work early today

    Well, what do you know? Here's another reason this week to ditch out on work early. Who, us? Yeah, we know. We just couldn't, right? Uh, yeah we could. Pffth! What are you talking about? You know how we roll. After we give you drop, in fact, we're outta here like Vladamir, Jeeves. Yesterday, Dr. Kno ... More >>

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    August 8, 2008
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    April 23, 2008
  • Music

    March 6, 2008


    The best in legitimate, artist-approved downloads.

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    On the Download

    Linking you to the best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007
  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Rap Sheet

    Comeback kids, rhymin' Limeys and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006.

  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    DJ Khaled

    Listennn: The Album (Koch Records)

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    The Hustler

    DJ Clinton Sparks has become a rising star by working harder than anyone else.

  • Music

    April 1, 2004


    Fly or Die (Virgin)

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    N.E.R.D. Alert

    In Chad Hugo's world, art and commerce co-exist.

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Styles, Slum Village and Clipse

    A Gangster and a Gentleman (Ruff Ryder)
    Trinity (Past, Present and Future)
    Lord Willin' (Star Trak)