Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, September 8th @ 10PM
Nazeem & Spencer Joles are two of the brightest young artists emerging within the Twin Cities hip hop scene. The duo followed up their 2016 project, The Album, with this years critically acclaimed, Years of Obscurity; it’s hard to imagine that they could have progressed so much. Arguably Minnesota’s best hip hop releases of 2017, Years of Obscurity feels like something that marks the beginning of a larger quest. The two will be live at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry tonight along with DJ Keezy, the door is 18+ and tickets are still available for only $10. This is a must see show that will most likely sell out, click the link below to buy your tickets now.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Thursday, April 27th @ 9PM
Dwynell Roland came into 2017 as one of Minneapolis’ hottest up and coming MCs, long slept on, he’s finally getting some well deserved recognition. Just off of tour supporting P.O.S, Roland will headline the 7th Street Entry tonight. Powered by Go95, the event will also include performances from RP Hooks, co-Rotation members Devon Reason & Travis Gorman, Juice Lord, and DJ Fundo; a solid lineup for the price of $8. This one is 18+, click the link below to buy your tickets now before they sell out.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, April 19th @ 8PM
First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry might be the place to go tonight for an event dubbed, “The Shimmy.” The lineup is pretty stacked featuring DJ Sets from Tek, Boogie WNDRLND, UJU, and Travis Gorman; as well as appearances from Sam Wayne, Prolly Tri$, and GYM. Despite the flyer this show is only $5 and the door is 18+, not bad for a Wednesday night. Click the link below to purchase tickets in advance.
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.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, March 10th @ 8PM
GO95 & Stophouse have put together an awesome lineup at 7th Street tonight. Local MC J. Plaza has hit his stride as of late and will headline the evening. Baby Shel, Cashinova, and Sieed Brown will provide support along with DJ sets from Rich Lee & Nug Mama. This one is 18+ and advance tickets are available for only $5 ($7 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Last Friday, we had the privilege to catch Fool’s Gold artist, Black Atlass, live at our own 7th Street Entry. The evening started with a bang once local producer, c. Kostra, began playing gems off of his new project Now I Feel It. His ambient production and distorted vocals draped the crowd in a warm atmosphere that lingered well into Black Atlass’ energetic set. From the start you could tell that Black Atlass is a professional artist who is conditioned for stage performances. Each movement seemed deliberate and his vocals were unwavering. The poise and command were apparent as he breezed through last year’s Haunted Paradise, standing out with “Tonight” and the title track, “Haunted Paradise.” As he wrapped up his set, the energy in the venue was palpable. The headliner for the night was lauded producer and DJ, OVERWERK who took things up yet another level. His remixes brought majority of the venue onto the dance floor capping off an immersive evening. With the floor packed and everyone getting down the night ended on a high note, I was most impressed by Black Atlass, but each artist had a good set. Check out some of the pictures below and keep an eye out for more.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, February 24th @ 8PM
Fool’s Gold artist, Black Atlass, will be live at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry this Friday. The Canadian producer, singer and songwriter has come on strong over the last few years connecting with global brands like Louis Vuitton and Yves Saint Laurent along the way. His ambient, oft-low tempo production meshes well with his sharp vocals, songs like “Tonight” and””Haunted Paradise” have proven to be hits. Official tour special guest OVERWERK will open up the night, as well as local favorite C. Kostra. This one is 18+ and advance tickets are still available for $12 ($15 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Location: 701 N 1st Avenue, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, January 18th @ 8PM
Tonight, Why Khaliq will take over the 7th Street Entry for the release of his short film, The Night of The Mustard Seed. No word on what the film is about, but it will feature the likes of J. Plaza, Audiyo Element, DJ Mac Tims, Lost in The Wild, and Been Reza. The event is 18+ and advance tickets may still be available for only $7 ($10 @ door), click the link below to grab yours now.
Location: 701 N 1st Avenue, Minneapolis When: Sunday, January 15th @ 8PM
Pine City MC Sake Red will make his Minneapolis debut this next Sunday and the bill looks impressive. The event will celebrate the release of his latest project, W.A.N.T.S, with performances slated from J. Plaza, Baby Shel, Nate Millyunz, Kashy, and Tae Supreme among others. DJ Quincy will hold down the 1s & 2s, while Lyric Marid handles the hosting duties. If you like good, no bullshit hip hop, this is the show for you. This one is 18+ and there are a limited amount of pre-sale tickets for $10, click the link below to purchase yours.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Sunday, January 8th @ 7:30PM
The homie Rich Garvey is looking to kick 2017 off with a bang as he will headline 7th Street Entry tonight. Rich had a solid 2016, selling out the same venue for his album release party; this time around shouldn’t be much different. The event will also feature performances from Doks, Radio Ahlee, Blamsiss, and Phib, while Mica May handles the hosting duties. This one is 18+ and advance tickets are currently available for only $7 ($10 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.