Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Monday, September 18th @ 7PM
Andrew W.K. usually makes a pair of stops in the Twin Cities every year. This time he will bring his full band to First Avenue’s main room along with local rocker Mark Mallman. Andrew W.K. is known for his frenzied and animated live shows, his full live band should only heighten the experience. This show is 18+ and tickets are still available for only $20, click the link below to buy yours now.
Chicago’s own Vic Mensa appeared on the Breakfast Club today to talk about the release of his new album, The Autobiography. The budding artist has definitely had some trials and tribulations along his journey to becoming a certified star, he opens up about some of the things that he’s gone through since his move to L.A. Check out the interview for yourself above and keep an eye out for more.
Lizzo is currently touring the nation, but made a pit stop at the Vice offices to appear as a special guest on Desus & Mero’s show. The talented songstress fit right in providing plenty of funny moments and even a little chemistry with Desus Nice in particular. Lizzo continues to rise through the ranks of stardom, her music, attitude and work ethic will surely get her to where she wants to be.
The Bodega Boys are currently enjoying the most successful year of their lives. From the Red Bull studios to the VICE offices, these guys are now the faces of arguably the funniest show on late night television. The podcast that started it all is still active and they recently released a new episode dubbed “Jew Bang.” Hilarity ensues as usual, check out episode 65 above and be on the look out for the next one.
Tyler The Creator’s album, Cherry Bomb, was yet another signal that the young artist is indeed one of hip hop’s most creative and dynamic. Whether it’s music, fashion, acting, or directing, Tyler has certainly established himself across a variety of mediums. His latest work comes in collaboration with Mikey123xyz, a California based clothing designer and director. Mikey documented Tyler during the process of finalizing Cherry Bomb and the road to it’s release. An interesting behind the scenes look, you can view the documentary in it’s entirety above.
Sway will bring his “Sway In The Morning” radio show to Minneapolis for Rhymesayers’ Soundset Music Festival. This year the live broadcast will be held at Icehouse, a solid venue for this year’s Friday Fire Rap Cypher. The show is open to the public and serves as the official kick off for Soundset weekend.
Viceland recently released the second episode of their Noisey series, this installment took a closer look at Atlanta’s ever-rising hip hop scene. Once one of the city’s best kept secrets, photographer Cam Kirk has seen great success over the last few years photographing/documenting some of Atlanta’s most prominent artists. Vice coupled the release of their Atlanta episode with a chat with Cam, check out the video above and keep an eye out for more.
The Chicken Connoisseur is back with episode 2 of The Pengest Munch. This time around he makes the trek to Eden’s Cottage in London’s Finsbury Park district. The episode starts with the infamous “crep check,” before launching into hilarity once again. This kid is really keen on fried chicken, we especially like his continuous banter with the camera man. Check out the video above for yourself and keep an eye out for episode 3.
If you haven’t seen this kids face around social media yet, we’ll be the first to show you an internet gem. Dubbed “The Pengest Munch,” British slang for “Sexiest/Hottest Munch,” 23 yr old (he really is) Elijah Quashie has built quite the following reviewing chicken restaurants throughout Britain. In episode 1, the Chicken Connoisseur hits up Taste of Tennessee on Old Street in London. A good starting point, hilarity ensues. Peep the video above and be on the look out for episode 2.
The boys from VICELAND and Thrasher are finally ready to roll out King of The Road 2015. This year’s contest will feature Birdhouse, Toy Machine, and Chocolate; 3 well equipped teams who each have pretty storied histories. In episode 1, King of The Road’s creator Michael Burnett, gives a little history lesson while reminiscing on previous years. A good time no doubt, click the link below to check out the 1st installment via VICELAND’s official website.