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January 2, 2020
St. Paul rapper Lexii Alijai, 21, reportedly dies
ST. PAUL — Rapper Lexii Alijai of St. Paul died Wednesday, Jan. 1, at the age of 21, according to social media posts by friends and family....
January 2, 2020 - 10:52pm
May 3, 2019
Breaking out with beats: Fargo producer continues to climb Billboard's Hot 100
FARGO — For a man without a musical background, Dylan Berg is doing just fine for himself in the music industry.Berg never played a musical...
May 3, 2019 - 9:00am
March 8, 2013
EAR TO THE GROUND: The Underachievers emerge on the New York rap scene
The Underachievers -- "Indigoism" (Feb. 5) 4.5/5 The Underachievers are a duo emerging from the already flourishing "new" New York rap scene,...
March 8, 2013 - 6:00am
November 3, 2012
Wu-Tang Clan leader puts on 'Iron Fists'
LOS ANGELES -- Rapper and music producer RZA is best known as the leader of the hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan which also includes such popular...
November 3, 2012 - 5:00am
August 19, 2012
Philly rapper Beanie Sigel does 'Time' -- and is about to do time again
PHILADELPHIA -- Surrounded by gold and platinum records hanging on the wall, Beanie Sigel is leaning back in the offices of Ruffhouse Records,...
August 19, 2012 - 11:30am
March 14, 2012
Bethel Lutheran's rap video 'Old Guys Rule' racking up Web views
FARGO - The video opens with three elderly men with their arms crossed, striking a pose. With a driving electronic beat behind them, they rap...
March 14, 2012 - 7:26am
February 27, 2012
Rapping at the Mat: Nikee JS likes the small time
JACKSON, Minn. -- When the rapper Nikee JS started recording rhymes at 14, his lyrics relied mostly on Beamers and bling. But 12 years later,...
February 27, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
YUNG JOC: Hip hop artist will perform Thursday in Grand Forks
In the spring of 2006, rapper Yung Joc recorded his first single, "It's Goin' Down," a song that took him to the top of the hip hop world. The...
January 20, 2012 - 9:23pm
January 17, 2011
Game and Fish asks snowmobilers to stay clear of wildlife
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department noted that snowmobile enthusiasts should stay clear of wildlife and its habitat so animals do not suffer additional stress. Snowmobiles cannot be used to flush, chase or pursue wildlife. Running snowmobiles near, through or around winter...
January 17, 2011 - 2:44pm
January 6, 2011
5Q :: Doomtree's Sims readies 'Bad Time Zoo'
(Note: This article's companion piece, a track-by-track preview of "Bad Time Zoo," is available by clicking on the attached link.) For those...
January 6, 2011 - 2:47pm
January 4, 2011
First impressions of ... Sims' 'Bad Time Zoo'
For those unfamiliar with Doomtree, a primer: The Twin Cities hip-hop crew is currently composed of seven talented individuals (P.O.S., Sims,...
January 4, 2011 - 4:29pm
September 9, 2010
Modern Gentlemen has a laugh at hip-hop's expense
With tongue-in-cheek tracks like "Loud Rap Club Song Dance Party," playful hip-hop has finally hit the Twin Ports. The purveyors? Modern Gentlemen,...
September 9, 2010 - 6:26pm
July 28, 2010
World music, rap, neo-soul releases from best to worst
Omar Souleyman "Jazeera Nights: Folk and Pop Sounds of Syria" (Sublime Frequencies, 3 ½ stars). Casual "world music" fans beware: Charismatic Syrian vocalist Omar Souleyman doesn't trade in pleasantly vague foreign background music. He peddles authentic, semi-lo-fi Arab street-pop...
July 28, 2010 - 11:17pm
July 17, 2010
Rap music, social networking give young adults new ways to express their faith
WILLMAR -- From rap music to social networking, young people at Sonshine are finding new, fresh ways to express their Christian faith. Friday,...
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
5Q :: Local rappers raise funds for Superior animal shelter
At first glance, the upcoming "Hip-Hop for Dogs" fundraiser for Animal Rescue Federation seems rather absurd: What does rap music have to do...
May 27, 2010 - 4:32pm