Get acquainted with one of Milwaukee rap's most gregarious entertainers. more

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The romance-minded Milwaukee rapper partners with some of the city's sharpest producers on her posh new project. more

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The New Age Narcissism producer shares the first of a series of collaborative tracks. more

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Milo's third major project of the year features some of his most pleasurable, approachable music ever. more

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Like summer itself, the personable Milwaukee rapper's "SummertimeDom" comes and goes too fast. more

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Milwaukee rapper Marratedr specializes in grim, disjointed two-minute oddities. They’re not for everybody, he concedes. more

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The mischievous Milwaukee rap duo raises some hell, then kicks back, on their spirited new mixtape. more

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A who's-who of Milwaukee street rappers including Lil Chicken, Gwapo Chapo, Lil Axion, Looney Babie and WeUpNexxt pile verses into the influential director's new video. more

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Milo and New York rapper Elucid team up for a rap lover’s rap album. more

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Black Arts Fest MKE Executive Director Patrice Harris discusses the festival’s inaugural lineup and its ambitions for the future. more

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Raised on gospel music, Milwaukee rapper Tajh Virgil builds on his 2017 club-banger “The Man” with his new project, Paradigm. more

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Summerfest outdid itself this year. We're impressed—though, as always, we have some quibbles, too. more

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An eager crowd partied along to Nelly's effortless, hit-heavy 90-minute Summerfest set. more

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He didn't stick the landing, but what Lil Uzi Vert's 45-minute concert lacked in length it made up for with spirit. more

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The Milwaukee rapper calls out complacency on his heated new track "Feels." more

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Backed by some of the city’s top producers, Milwaukee rapper King Ameas documents the city for better or worse on his new album, C.R.E.A.M. City. more

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Gwapo Chapo and Looney Babie

While Chicago’s drill scene has been losing steam for years, Milwaukee is in the midst of a street-rap resurgence. more

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Milwaukee rapper Lorde Fredd33 has at least a dozen distinct voices, and his full-length "NORF" pairs him with production that's every bit as animated as his delivery. more

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Hip-Hop is more than a music genre; it is a tool used by people to challenge the status quo and tell their stories of the injustices they face. True Skool uses Hip-Hop and other art forms to encourage and empower youth in the community. more


The producer puts his own distinct stamp on classic soul and East Coast hip-hop on his latest set of instrumentals. more

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