Trev Rich

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    The "Controversy" 32 Bar Challenge Is Igniting Denver's Hip-Hop Scene

    Denver rapper Demario "Lil Bad" Gentry has been busy recently, releasing The Colfax District, Bad News, and Shark Syndrome 2.0. He's also played shows all over the country, from Los Angeles to Miami, and he hasn't always found support for his home town. "This is my home, and I love Denver," he says. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Fresh Colorado hip-hop from H*Wood, Myrical and ODawg, Trev Rich and Boozilla and Dae Dai

    Back again here with another fresh batch of homegrown hip-hop. This week we've got a new club anthem from Myrical, a genre-blending gem from Hwood, a new cut from Trev Rich and sweet serenade from Boozilla with some help from Dae Dai. Continue on to see what's good this week. See also: Find more ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    What we're all listening to right now

    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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    This Friday's Rap-A-Thon to feature more than fifty local MCs in a continuous cipher

    Hip-hop and it don't stop. Surely you've heard this expression. For those immersed in the culture, this is more than just mere words or even a category on the Backbeat blog -- it's a way of life. And this Friday, August at the Savoy Ballroom on 27th and Arapahoe, there's an event that fully intends ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Meet Kev Kash, a promising new local rapper

    Kev Kash is a rising talent from the local scene who has songs with the likes of Innerstate Ike, Myrical and Mr. Midas. Kash says 2Pac is his biggest influence, but he says his style is comparable to Lupe or Kendrick Lamar. We recently caught up with the rapper, who has a new record coming out title ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Fresh local hip-hop from J.Rebelz, Dope City, LKeys and Morningstar featuring Jaz-O

    Another fresh batch of local hip-hop. This week, we've got J.Rebelz reflecting on her childhood, the members of Dope City proclaiming that they will never go broke, "The Originator" Jaz-O blessing a track by Morningstar, and Lkeys teams up with the Squizzy Gang's Trev Rich. Continue on to hear what' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Fresh Colorado hip-hop from Chris Karns (formerly DJ Vajra), Lil Bad, Pries and J Dubb

    Another week, another fresh batch of Colorado hip-hop. We've got a brand new mix from Chris Karns, who is retiring his DJ Vajra moniker. We've also got a new single from Pries, along with fresh cuts from Lil Bad and AP and J Dubb. Continue on to see what's good this week in local hip-hop. See also: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    The 2013 Westword Music Showcase ballot

    Update 3/21/13: The poll is now open. Let the voting begin! The road to the nineteenth annual edition of the Westword Music Showcase is officially being paved. While we've already announced some of the acts appearing on the Main Stage this year, below are the acts appearing on this year's Showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Fresh Colorado hip-hop from Young Tenner, Killa Keezy, 2MX2 and Panama Soweto

    Back again with another fresh batch of homegrown hip-hop. This week, we've got new cuts from new comers Young Tenner and Killa Keezy, while scene veterans 2MX2 deliver a song about the mischievousness of certain women and Panama Soweto works to uplift the voices of the unheard. See also: - Fresh lo ... More >>

  • Music

    February 28, 2013

    Trev Rich


  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Fresh Colorado hip-hop from Slam 1 with Tech N9NE, Trev Rich, TC Crook and Boss Goodie

    Alright, we've got another fresh batch of local hip-hop for you. Hope you're ready. We've got a Slam 1 collab with Tech N9ne from the Last Dragon mixtape, Trev Rich, the rapper formerly known as Rockie, reaches for new heights on a cut called "Top of the World," TC Crook laughs his hater's off, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Dom Kennedy at Larimer Lounge, 12/03/12

    DOM KENNEDY @ LARIMER LOUNGE |12/03/12 Dom Kennedy hit the stage to a packed house at the Larimer Lounge last night, and, riding a wave of nostalgia, he urged, "If you're a '90's baby, put ya hands up." Rocking a fitted Dodgers hat and Stanford hoodie and backed by his OpM crew, Kennedy wooed the c ... More >>