The recent 10th anniversary party for The Blunt Club saw plenty of old favorites making a return to the long-running hip-hop night. That includes former host Emerg McVay (who's been busy shooting music videos these days) and onetime resident John Hyder. While the 30something hip-hop selecta left b ... More >>
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This is proving to be a great time for the Valley's hip-hop circuit. Mouse Powell's music video to his Arizona anthem "Holding Home" dropped only a week ago, and already the clip has run up over 7,000 Youtube hits en route to grabbing all kinds of local and national attention. On top of that, Arizon ... More >>
Astronautalis is scheduled to perform on Sunday at the Trunk Space.
The Blunt Club boys will offer their first 18-and-older night Thursday, April 2 at Tempe's Club Red. The Valley's longstanding hip-hop night, hosted by Bionic Jive's Emerg McVay, will feature live art, freestyle rhymes and DJ-spun hip-hop jams during the 3rd Annual All-Star Jam which will pit the ... More >>
As Tall As Lions is scheduled to perform on Sunday at the PHiX.
Joshua James is scheduled to perform on Sunday at Modified Arts. Things are changing up just a bit for this edition of the weekend concert calendar. We're going to start including Thursday in our weekly roundup, if for no other reason than there seems to be a number of big and boss shows that ... More >>
As our readers have pointed out before, "Top 10" lists are subjective. The list that follows is our take on the ten best hip-hop MCs in the Valley. But since there are dozens and dozens of rappers in the PHX, we're sure to leave somebody's favorite out.
DJ Ian Frost is scheduled to spin on Christmas night at the Blunt Club in Tempe.The next two days are gonna be a overwhelming whirlwind of presents, family, and plenty of yuletide fun and frolic for many Valley urbanites. But if you get tired of sucking down watered-down egg nog and listening to ... More >>
Roca Is a Classic
(5Fith Coast Records)
Who's spinning what, where and when
Hippin' and hoppin' in the rain
Return of the Element
More party than usual
Slain D12 rapper Proof was lovin' life in the PHX, until one last trip to 8 Mile laid him low
Our naughty nightcrawlers hang with DJ Fashen at Next and wolf down a club-full of Sugar
Top move-busters warm up with the regulars
Slave Music (Post 9/11 Lyricism)
The Kreme Team kicks it with the poets and playas of P.I.'s Blunt Club
Bionic Jive's hip-hop/metal fusion is an accident that's about to happen