Mike Regal

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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. Read more

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To say that Racine rapper Rob Hicks is hard on his own work is an understatement. He’s released an EP titled Paradise in Hell. Read more

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The Shepherd’s recurring “Where They Drink" segment features Mike Regal. Read more



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If you pay even casual attention to Milwaukee hip-hop, there's a good chance you've heard a Mike Regal track over the last year or so. The Miltown Beat Down-conquering producer has been a veritable machine, supplying beats for rappers like Reggie .. Read more

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Sean Smart isn’t for everyone. The burgeoning Milwaukee MC raps in a coarse, serpentine slither, with the sleazy bravado of a young Yelawolf (minus the air of trailer park that Yelawolf carries). If there are two kinds of rappers, ones that care a.. Read more

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Since dominating the Miltown Beat Down last year, Mike Regal has emerged as one of the city’s most prominent rap producers. Read more

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New York hip-hop lost one of its visionaries this winter when A$AP Yams, the organizational force behind the A$AP Mob collective, died of a drug overdose at age 26. Inspired by his recent trip to New York and a conversation he had with Yams years .. Read more

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A Milwaukee rapper with fierce lyrics and a soft flow, Loki Love doesn’t have much of a profile yet, but he’s hoping that will change soon. He says he’s been in talks with Warner Music Group about a possible contract, though realistically he’ll ha.. Read more

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Renz Young – “Mannequin” (Produced by Derelle Rideout)Renz Young is fairly new to the Milwaukee rap scene, but already he lays claim to one of the city’s great voices: It’s gruff yet light, with just a whisper of raspiness. His latest track, .. Read more

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So far most of Mike Regal's notoriety has come from behind the boards. The 25-year-old producer won last year's Miltown Beat Down battle and provided the beat for last year's great Reggie Bonds single with Mick Jenkins "Ol' Dirty Bastard," but he'.. Read more

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The Saturday evening concert at the Zelazo Center by the London ensemble Fretwork was historical in the truest sense. The program mixed old and new in an engrossing theme: The World Encompassed – Sir Francis Drake. The six-player viol group... Read more

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The Milwaukee Brewers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at 6:10 p.m. at Miller 7:10 p.m. Read more

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The Milwaukee Brewers had an off day yesterday, so here’s hoping they’re well rested tonight, when they begin a three-game home series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more

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Among the most revealing aspects of life during the Obama presidency is the panoply of responses to a black family in the White House. What made so many of us proud of our country on Jan. 20, 2009, has increasingly provoked expressions of h... Read more

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When “The Simpsons” hit the TV scene 20-plus years ago—with Homer’s satirical ignorance years away from international renown—who would have conceived that today’s professors would be designing lectures built around this Read more