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The award-winning hip-hop artist, TEDx speaker and creator of the Unauthorized Biography Series comes to the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center on Jan. 30. Read more

National Act

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Winners in the Milwaukee Music category for Best of Milwaukee 2019 including subcategories like Best Electronic Artist, Best Vocalist, Best Metal Band and more. Read more

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This one-off single presents a local-scene stalwart offering what he can to help his listeners remain hopeful while remaining true to his muse. Read more

Album Reviews


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On his latest album, Milwaukee artist Klassik demonstrates that he’s not bound to the restrictions of one genre. Read more

Local Music


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Prior to the onset of rap music, black Milwaukee was awash in our original rhythm and blues, or ‘doo-wop.’ Read more

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Even if religion is not your thing, 'Black Nativity' remains an enjoyable show that’s brimming with song, dance and celebration set to the beat of African drums. Read more



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Award-winning Milwaukee rapper Shle Berry talks about her latest EP release with the Shepherd Express. Read more

Music Feature

Inspectah Deck talks about the Wu-Tang legacy. Read more

National Act

T.I.’s Summerfest performance was underwhelming, despite attempts to mix his early 2000s roots with his 2019 music. Read more

Concert Reviews

British singer gives buzzworthy performance at Miller Lite Oasis. Read more

Concert Reviews

With music by Los Imparciales and Spanish lyrics, Browns Crew celebrates their Mexican roots and brown pride. Read more

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Interview with theOGM of Ho99o9, everyone’s favorite hip-hop anarchists-of-the-moment. Read more

National Act

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The Milwaukee rapper's soulful band takes center stage in his new Gonzales Visuals-directed video. Read more

On Music

The Milwaukee rapper looks to the future and flaunts her range on her exhilarating new project. Read more

Music Feature

New books examine the lives of music stars from the ‘60s through the ‘90s. Read more



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The drill-inspired Milwaukee rapper raps about the extreme measures people resort to when they’re cut off from economic opportunities. Read more

Local Music

The eccentric rapper channeled his many personas at a hassle-free Milwaukee show. Read more

Concert Reviews

DJ Jerry and Evan Rytlewski discuss all things Milwaukee rap on the latest episode of Mixtape Trappers Radio. Read more

On Music

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The Milwaukee rap duo's moving new album is pleasant on the ears but heavy on the soul. Read more

On Music

The wildcard Milwaukee rapper cranks up the volume in her new Wes Tank-directed video. Read more

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