Location: 111 N 5th Street, Minneapolis When: Thursday, February 23rd @ 8PM
Red Bull Sound Select and Greenroom Magazine will kick off their 2017 campaign with Atlanta’s own YFN Lucci. The Georgia artist finished off 2016 with a bang and was named one of Billboard’s “Top 10 Hip Hop & R&B Artists to Watch in 2017.” SaveMoney member, Joey Purp, will provide support, as well as local MC Sweetz P. This one is 18+ and you can luck out on $5 tickets ($15 @ door) by clicking the link below.
Location: 913 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Wednesday, February 22nd @ 10PM
The Hyptonized Minds crew had a LONG run back in the 90s & 00s and they continue to tour the country as individuals. Three 6 Mafia’s long time collaborator, Project Pat, will be in Minneapolis tomorrow for what should be a great night at The Cabooze. The event will also feature performances from K Park, Tae Supreme, Young Nuk, DB Tha Rasta, and Scale Gang. This show is 18+ and general admission tickets are still available for $20, you can go the extra mile and grab VIP meet & greet tickets for $40 (free wing buffet included). Click the link below if you’re interested.
With tour season on the down swing, PROF, Finding Novyon, Metasota, and Willie Wonka are wrapping up their tour throughout most of the western U.S. A monster lineup that is sure to put on a good show in any given city on any given night, the “Time Bomb” tour is a great chance for out of state fans to get familiar. Check out the remaining dates above to see if they’re coming to your town or a town near you.
Our “All City” series is a collection of some of our current favorites from the Twin Cities. The series is meant to introduce music from the Twin Cities’ scene to wider national/international audiences. This installment features the likes of Allan Kingdom, Drelli, Finding Novyon, K. Raydio, Greg Grease and Dwynell Roland among others. We hope you enjoy All City Vol. 5 as much as we do, check it out below and stay tuned for volume 6.
Location: 111 N 5th Street, Minneapolis When: Friday, February 24th @ 9PM
A couple of weeks back, Minneapolis’ own Student 1 dropped a new project titled Dichotomy. The record is highly collaborative with guest features on every track as well as a plethora of producers. The release party will also feature a healthy cast of artists with performances from Why Khaliq, CRASHprez and Juice Lord among others. GO95’s Mr. Peter Parker will host the evening rounding out what should be a good night. This one is 18+ and tickets are currently available for $5 ($7 @ door), click the link below to grabs yours now.
Location: 501 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Thursday, February 16th @ 9PM
The homie Rich Garvey will continue his month long minneseries at the Nomad with part 3 tomorrow. This week’s event will feature performances from No Good Neighbors, Blamsiss, Kwey, and Kaleem The Dream among others. This one is 21+ and the door is only $5 until 11 (ladies free until 11), click the link below for more information.
Location: 701 1st Avenue N, Minneapolis When: Friday, March 17th @ 8PM
It’s good to see P.O.S back doing his thing, his new album Chill, Dummy is quite possibly his best and it still feels like he has the whole world in front of him. Currently in the midst of a tour, P.O.S’ hometown stop is poised to be a memorable one. Local collective, Zuluzuluu, will open the night as well as Invisible Boy, a solid lineup for the reasonable price of $15. This one is 18+ and tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below.
The south side’s own Metasota recently announced his first headlining tour! A busy man no doubt, he’s currently on another tour right now with Prof, Finding Novyon and Willie Wonka. The “Black Excellence” tour will also feature local heavy weights Greg Grease and The Lioness, a formidable squad for any stage. Mark your calendars and make sure to keep out for more info regarding tour dates.
Bobby Raps hasn’t given us much by way of singles as of late, but the kid has been ALL over the place including a credit for co-writing/producing The Weeknd’s chart topping single “Starboy.” Raps recently took to Twitter releasing a new, self produced track titled “Desensitized.” On this one it’s business as usual, Raps’ growth into a professional is apparent on all levels. Some heat to get you through these final cold months, check out “Desensitized” above and keep an eye out for Mark.
Location: 1429 Washington Avenue S, Minneapolis When: Saturday, February 11th @ 9:30PM
The homie GYM will headline a pretty solid lineup tonight at Bullwinkle’s Saloon & Funbar. The event will also feature performances from Tek, ProllyTri$, Radio Ahlee and a few special guests; not bad for a FREE show. This one is 21+, if you’re looking for something to do, look no further. Click the link below for more info.