The SPVCE crew has been making a lot of moves as of late. Today, RP Hooks released another new visual, this time for a record dubbed “Roll Call.” Shot by Dogfood Media, the video is simple, but fits the record extremely well. The vocal mixing on this track is next level, Hooks continues to make impressive strides as an all around artist. Rebellious and fiery, “Roll Call” is another solid record from an artist who should be on EVERYONE’S radar. Check out the video for “Roll Call” above and stay tuned for more from RP Hooks.
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 towards the end of April. 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.
RP Hooks has always had some of the more artistic visuals in the Twin Cities, his most recent release, “Pac Talk,” continues that trend. Directed by Alan de Leon Taverna, the visual takes on a dark tone that matches the record perfectly. Minimalist, the video does a good job of providing a cinematic feel. Hooks’ abrasive style sounds rebellious in a world where tension is mounting, short but sweet; this track definitely sets the tone. Check out the video for “Pac Talk” above and keep an eye out for more from RP Hooks.
Location: 2528 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis
When: Thursday, March 2nd @ 10PM
CMND + CTRL is easily one of the more innovative event series’ in the Twin Cities. Each month they feature a new slate of artists across a variety of mediums, they also feature 2 of the coolest hosts in town. This time around the event will focus on a jam session that will feature an impressive list of producers including Greg Grease, MMYYKK, RP Hooks, Blamsiss, DJ Just Nine, and SU NA among others. Micamaryjane & Mica May & P Murda will handle the hosting duties rounding out what should be a good night. This one is 21+ and the door is only $7, click the link below to purchase your tickets.
Location: 2916 Lyndale Avenue S, Minneapolis
When: Saturday, February 18th @ 9PM
Dre Day 2017 is upon us with Minneapolis’ version going down at the newly renovated Uptown VFW. If you’re unfamiliar with Dre Day, the event pays homage to the legendary producer with covers of his music, as well as performances from local artists. This year’s event will feature RP Hooks, Tek, BdotCroc, Carnage The Executioner, and Chance York among others. Tonight’s show is 21+ and tickets are still available for $12, click the link below to grab yours now.
The homies from SPVCE held their first full on event at Icehouse last weekend. The anticipation leading up to the show was palpable and by all accounts it appears they delivered a great night. When the SPVCE crew falls through you can expect thick clouds of smoke to follow. Check out the short recap video above by Alan de Leon Taverna and stay tuned for more from SPVCE.
The homies RP Hooks & GoodKarma Niles took to Twitter last night to release a new track titled “Ghost & Gordan.” The SPVCE crew has been very active as of late, whether it’s a slew of new music from individual members or a string of recent performances. Just ahead of their SPVCE House party on January 28th, “Ghost & Gordan” surely proves a point. The murky production falls inline with all things SPVCE, while Niles & Hooks flash a high level of chemistry. Peep “Ghost & Gordan” above for yourself and click the link for more info regarding their upcoming show.
Last Fall, Muja Messiah, RP Hooks, and Eli The Prophet hit Eastern Europe and the Middle East for their Red Eye World tour. An exciting time no doubt, the trio went on to put in work while dodging charges after an incident involving a drone at the Vatican. The video above gives a small glimpse into their trip, check it out above and keep an eye out for more.
Location: 1829 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis
When: Monday, November 14th @ 9PM
Tonight the Viking Bar is the place to be. The homie RP Hooks will hold down the 1s & 2s, while Mister Princess, Mark Vomit, and Zinnia hold down the stage. Drink specials will be provided as well as tacos from Bar Luchador. This one is 21+ and the door is only $5. If you’re looking for somewhere to fill your Monday night, look no further.
A few of Minnesota’s dopest MCs will head out on tour starting tomorrow, the trio will embark throughout the Mediterranean and even make a stop in London. Muja Messiah, RP Hooks, and Eli The Profit are all known individually for their abilities behind the mic, so it’ll be interesting to see whether this tour spawns a project. With 5 dates and counting, the crew is set to kick things off in Tel Aviv tomorrow night, check back for more dates as things get moving.