Tag Archives: Hip-Hop

Mac Miller’s GO:OD AM Album review

GO:OD AM marks the 23-year-old, platinum-selling rapper’s third record in the last five years – and a different Mac Miller than we’ve heard before.  The Pittsburgh native has come a long way since his early days with Rostrum Records.  After … Read More >

Immortal Technique and Talib Kweli Preview

  It seems that Madison has been blessed in recent months with a slew of great hip-hop tours, bordering on legendary. The end of 2014 saw Joey Bada$$ at the Barrymore, followed by a world-crushing appearance of Run … Read More >

Doomtree at the Majestic

  As I crossed the threshold into the elegant Majestic Theater I heard the instrumental to Qualifiers, my favorite Open Mike Eagle song, queue up.  Half kicking myself for my lack of punctuality and half giddy with excitement, … Read More >

PRyme at the High Noon Saloon

  It was a night of boom-bap rap at the High Noon Saloon, to put it calmly. PRhyme, consisting of the legendary DJ Premier and longtime-rapper Royce da 5’9”, are fresh off the release of their first project … Read More >

Doomtree Preview

  Every now and then a show gets announced that checks off all of the boxes, and this is one of those shows. A perfect storm of hip-hop, if you will. The rap patrons of Madison have recognized … Read More >

Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic at the Barrymore

  It sucks to get things wrong in a preview. You want to do your best to give readers a good idea of what the show will be like. Obviously, a preview shouldn’t give an exact rundown of … Read More >