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.
Meet the three righteous teachers behind Hip-Hop 101.
Friday, August 4, and Saturday, August 5, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 1-866-455-2264.
The late-night boozer exhales humor.
Drums of Death (Thirsty Ear)
Madeleine Peyroux returns after a puzzling eight-year absence.
Let's Get Free
DJ Logic experiments with hip-hop, rock and all that jazz.
These days, former Nation of Islam spokesman Jamal Muhammad is focusing on the hip-hop nation.
Medeski, Martin and Wood branch out beyond jazz.
Punk-rock guitarist turned Nation of Islam minister Jamal Muhammad is still angry--and not just in black and white.
Me'Shell Ndegeocello fights the powers that be.
DONALD KINSEY CONTINUES THE BLUES TRADITION OF HIS BIG DADDY.