If you don’t know about Greg Grease, we don’t know where the fuck you’ve been over the last few years. A member of the critically acclaimed group, Zuluzuluu, Greg Grease continues to push the boundaries of his sound. With his latest offering he’s back to his roots with a track dubbed “Migraine.” A collaborative effort, Psymun, Greg Grease, and Trelly Mo all contributed to the production. That formula turned into a beautiful beat for Greg Grease to bring us closer to his thoughts. An artist that has never taken a step back, Greg Grease demonstrates exactly why he is one of the most highly regarded creatives in the Twin Cities. We’re very excited to see what’s next from Grease, peep “Migraine” above and stay tuned for more.
Minneapolis artist, Drelli, has started the year off strong. The southside MC has released a plethora of bangers via his Soundcloud page, tracks like “Chiquita” and “Jucy Lucy” continue to see heavy rotation. His latest record, “Feel Like” sounds club ready from the jump. Produced by Danny TV & Hubrex, their lush collaboration provides the perfect canvas for Drelli to show off just how versatile he’s become. A perfect song for the upcoming summer months, check out “Feel Like” above and make sure to be on the look out for more from Drelli.
The homie GainesFM recently opened for the Migos when they stopped by MYTH. The budding Twin Cities artist is scoring opening slots for some of the hottest artists out, as well as some truly legendary MCs. Peep the recap video from the Migos show above and keep an eye out for more from GainesFM.
The south side’s own Metasota recently announced his first headlining tour! A busy man no doubt, he wrapped up another tour with Prof, Finding Novyon and Willie Wonka earlier this year. The “Black Excellence” tour will also feature local heavy weights Greg Grease and The Lioness, a formidable squad for any stage. Mark your calendars and make sure to keep out for more info regarding tour dates.
Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis
When: Wednesday, April 26th @ 9PM
C.M.J has been on the grind for quite some time, some would even vouch for him as one of the hardest working artists in the Twin Cities. A great lyricist and a man who’s always down to help out the community, C.M.J will take over Honey tomorrow for the release of his new project, A New Age. It’s been awhile since we’ve gotten a project from him, so we’re sure the evening will be lit. The event will also feature performances from Rey Gordo, Kat Fox, Five Second Rule, and DJ Adatrak. This one is 21+ and the door is only $7, click the link below for more info.
Location: 2528 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis
When: Tuesday, April 25th @ 9:30PM
26 Bats! will bring their eclectic sound to the Icehouse tonight for the release of their new album Cave Cuts. The event looks like one of the most promising of the week with opening performances from Sarah White and Tony the Scribe. This one is 21+ and tickets are still available for only $6 ($8 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 917 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis
When: Thursday, April 27th @ 8:30PM
MMG’s own Stalley and the Broad Street Bully, Beanie Sigel, will be live at The Cabooze this Thursday. It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen Beans in the Twin Cities, so you can expect a healthy amount of hip hop heads in the building. The event will also feature opener GainesFM, as well as GO95’s DJ D-Mil. The door for this one is 18+ and tickets are still available for $20, click the link below to buy yours now.
Devon Reason is a “rapper’s favorite rapper,” easily possessing one of the most lyrically proficient and concise flows in the region, he has continued to progress over the years. His latest track,”Long Gone” is a rush of energy from the moment that the bass drops. His ability to stay sharp is on full display, we just hope your system can handle the production. We hope this is just the tip of the iceberg, peep “Long Gone” above and keep an eye out for more from Devon Reason.
Location: 6 W 6th Street, St. Paul
When: Friday, April 21st @ 8PM
Red Bull’s Sound Select division has been blessing the Twin Cities with great acts in 2017. Most recently, Francis and The Lights headlined Icehouse for one of the best shows so far this year. On the anniversary of Prince’s death, Bobby Raps will headline Amsterdam Bar & Hall, he’ll be joined by Izell Pyramid and Houston’s own Maxo Kream. As always Sound Select shows are only $5 w/ RSVP ($15 w/o), make sure to get there early because your RSVP does not guarantee entry. Click the link below for more information.
Location: 6 W 6th Street, St. Paul
When: Wednesday, April 19th @ 7PM
Legendary Houston MC, Devin The Dude, will be live at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall tonight. His ninth solo release, Acoustic Levitation, has garnered praise across most outlets, proving that Devin is still one of the best out there. Local support will include performances by Manny Phesto, BdotCroc, Rich Garvey, and DJ Snuggles; a solid lineup for what should be a great night. This one is 18+ and tickets are still available for $18, click the link below to buy yours now.