Location: 501 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Tuesday, September 30th @ 9PM
Tonight marks the end of an era, our friend Vinyl Cosmonaut will be playing his final “Dead Disco” at Nomad. Like always the night will be filled with classic 70s-80s era funk and soul. This one’s a birthday bash as well for Elliot, so you can expect a bunch of special guests throughout the evening. FREE to get in and 21+, this is definitely how you should your Tuesday night.
Minneapolis’ hip hop scene continues it’s hot streak today with the release of Rapper Hooks’ new project 340AM. Hooks’ debut album stays in house with only 2 features from his BLVCKSPVCE brethren GoodKarmaNiles & Ninety. The production side of things is no different, RP Hooks produces majority of the album with help from only Amati & Ninety (BLVCKSPVCE). Dark and filled with diversity, 340AM stands far apart from your typical “Minneapolis” sound. Peep the album below and keep an eye out for more from RP Hooks.
Yesterday, Minneapolis’ own Lizzo posted the trailer for her upcoming web-series Big GRRRL Small World. The show should give a little insight into what goes on behind the scenes in Lizzo’s life. The trailer shows some fun at the State Fair and what looks like a trip to Glam Doll Donuts, check it out above and be on the look out for episode 1.
Location: 501 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Every Thursday in October
The homies from Beasthead will be hosting Nomad’s Minneseries for the month of October. Each night will feature a different group of artists and each Thursday looks like a good time. On the 16th, they’ll be releasing their collaboration with Glow Mechanics marking a notable night among the rest. These are 21+ and like always FREE, mark your calenders and make sure to get down to Nomad next Thursday when they kick things off.
A couple of weekends ago, Cal Surf held a Cookout/Skate contest at Ojibway Park in Woodbury. The event featured the likes of Dalton Jones, Jesse Kruger, Tj Moran, Andrew Ellison and Pat Gallaher all tearing it up. Looks like the cookout was a good time, check out the video above and keep an eye out for more from the good guys at Cal Surf.
A couple of the west coast’s best kept secrets and most consistent artists, Rey Res & Goldenchyld (of The Bangerz), are back in full effect today with the new video for “Duck Down”. Res is promoting his upcoming release with Ineffable Music Group titled Heart of The City. Be on the lookout for that and if you’re not familiar yet, do your research. We suggest starting with the Old Rust New Bang series.
Location: 318 First Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Thursday, October 16th @ 8PM
Big K.R.I.T will return to Minneapolis in mid-October on his “Pay Attention” Tour. If you were at Hip Hop Harambee last year than you remember K.R.I.T putting on an excellent show, however his set ended abruptly due to unknown causes. No matter, his performance was definitely the highlight of the night. This time around, K.R.I.T will be joined by Two-9 for what should be a good time. This event is 18+ and tickets are on sale now for $20, if you’re looking for VIP that’ll be $40 and if you want it all, the Meet & Greet package is $55. Click the link below for tickets and stay tuned for more.
Leaders recently released a few pieces from their Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Above is the “Chief” crew-neck in red and black along with a camo “L-Wing” hoodie in black. Check out the pics above and click the link below to check out their online shop.
Location: 3730 N Clark Street, Chicago When: Thursday, October 2nd @ 7PM
Joey Bada$$ will be in Chicago this Thursday, 1 night before his Minneapolis stop. Tour season is in full effect, so you can expect a lot of artists to come through in the coming months. This one’s all ages and tickets are on sale now for $25. Click the link below for tickets and keep an eye out for more from Joey Bada$$.