Category Archives: Chicago Music

Alex Wiley “Stoner Symphony” Tour

Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Saturday, March 25th @ 8PM

Alex Wiley has come a long way and the Chicagoan continues to see success as an established artist. His “Stoner Symphony” tour is in full swing with Minneapolis just ahead of his homecoming stop in the windy city. The event will also feature performances from Elijah Fhima and Mike Dreams, a solid lineup; especially at 7th Street. This show is 18+ and you can still purchase tickets for $15, click the link below to grab yours now.

Alex Wiley Tickets

Alex Wiley Meet & Greet @ PIFF

Location: 1506 Como Avenue SE, Minneapolis
When: Saturday, March 25th // 1PM-3PM

Chicago’s own Alex Wiley will be in Minneapolis tomorrow for his “Stoner Symphony” tour. He’ll be making a stop by PIFF early in the afternoon for a meet & greet event with fans. If you’re looking for something to get into before the show, stop by PIFF to meet Wiley and check out some fresh gear. Click the link below for tickets.

Alex Wiley Tickets

Energe – Henny Bold

The homie Energe has been on quite the tear as of late releasing a slew of new records via his Soundcloud. One of which titled, “Henny Bold,” is a slow simmering banger. Energe rides each transition like a veteran as the instrumental builds. Everyone’s had one of those “Henny Bold” type nights, all liquid courage aside, this track is sure to turn up any party. Check out “Henny Bold” above and make sure to keep an eye out for more from Energe.

The Cool Kids – Running Man Ft. Maxo Kream

The Cool Kids are heating up as of late with recent news breaking that they’ve been working on a new project. Their latest release is titled “Running Man” and features Houston MC Maxo Kream. The up beat banger is primed for the streets, all three artists put forth solid verses playing off each others energy. Chuck’s production is still as crisp as ever, check out “Running Man” above and keep an eye out for more from The Cool Kids.

The Cool Kids – Connect Four

Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks recently announced that they are indeed reuniting as The Cool Kids. This is welcome news for hip hop fans who fell in love with their aesthetic and sound nearly 10 years ago. Their most recent release comes in the form of a loose track titled, “Connect Four,” it’s almost like they picked up right where they left off. Peep “Connect Four” above and stay tuned for more from The Cool Kids as 2017 gets into full swing.

Midwest Best Showcase

Location: 501 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis
When: Saturday, March 4th @ 9PM

This week marks another solid one for local hip hop in the Twin Cities. Of the many shows going on, Saturday’s “Midwest Best” Showcase is one of the better ones. Going down at the Nomad on the West Bank, this event will feature a strong lineup with performances from Why Khaliq, Slump Gang, CRASHprez, Free Lunch Crew and BOTH. This one is 21+ and the door is only $10 and PBR tallboys will go for $3 all night. Click the link below for more info.

Midwest Best Showcase via Facebook

Energe – No Chances

The homie Energe dropped a new record a couple of weeks ago titled “No Chances.” Murky from the jump, “No Chances” is a record that could easily find play on any radio station in the nation. Energe shows a lot of poise in each deliberately placed line, the track really develops as it goes then ends leaving the listener wanting more. Check out “No Chances” above and be on the look out for more from Energe.

SIMS LIVE @ First Avenue w/ Webster X

Location: 701 First Avenue N, Minneapolis
When: Friday, January 6th @ 7PM (18+)

The first week of 2017 is looking like yet another good one for live music in the Twin Cities. Among a plethora of events being held throughout the week, SIMS of Doomtree will headline First Avenue’s mainroom this Friday. Don’t let his super cool style give you the wrong idea, SIMS is one of the best MCs in the Twin Cities and has the track record to prove it. The event will also feature performances from Milwaukee’s own Webster X, Chicago duo Air Credits (Hood Internet & Show You Suck), and Nazeem & Spencer Joles. A STACKED lineup for a reasonable $15, click the link below to buy your tickets now.

SIMS Tickets

All City Vol. 4

Without further adieu, we present All City Vol. 4. A little tighter than previous installments, this mix flies by with a variety of artists from the Twin Cities and beyond. We hope you enjoy what we’ve compiled, press play and make sure to keep an eye out for All City 5 this Fall!

Lucki Eck$ LIVE

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When: Wednesday, November 23rd @ 7PM

Chicago’s own Lucki Eck$ will be in the Twin Cities next week for what should be a good show. The day before Thanksgiving is always a big party day, so it’s only right that the homies from Free Minds ENT bring us a dope show. Lucki has been on a roll since the release of his latest project FreeWave II, no stranger to the streets, it’s no surprise that he’s amassed a huge cult following among the youth. The event is 15+ and the door will be $17, no location announced yet, but you can RSVP via the link below for a direct e-mail.

Lucki Eck$ RSVP