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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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Of all the rappers in Milwaukee, Genesis Renji may be the hardest to pin down. more

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It took an involuntary residency in Waupun Correctional Institution to bring Milwaukee’s Kenyatta Kuykendoll to hip-hop, and Prodigal Son marks the emergence of a considerable talent who could go in any number of intriguing directions. more

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The expressive Milwaukee rapper teams with one of the city's most prolific trap producers on a new track. more

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Who else but the self-described "greatest boy band in the world" could get away with playing the same song six times in a row? more

Concert Reviews

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Milwaukee coddles rappers, giving them delusions of success, El-Shareef says. He’s trying to avoid that trap. more

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Winners in the Arts and Entertainment category for Best of Milwaukee 2017 including subcategories like Best Art Gallery, Best Movie Theater, Best Theater Company and more. more

Best of Milwaukee 2017

Winners in the Milwaukee Music category for Best of Milwaukee 2017 including subcategories like Best Electronic Artist, Best Vocalist, Best Metal Band and more. more

Best of Milwaukee 2017

Milo kicks off 2018 with another sensational new project, while a couple of Milwaukee upstarts come into their own and the YPN crew goes into overdrive. more

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The singer shares a video "to motivate gender fluidity and confidence regardless if you're masculine, feminine, gay, lesbian, bi or queer." more

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After 90 minutes of staring at an empty stage, the music started in earnest and that's when things went from bad to worse. more

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The new album from the Milwaukee hip-hop trio New Wave Outlawz is as upbeat as it is offbeat. more

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The Rusty P's continue to keep things fresh, seeking out new sounds, new producers and taking the kinds of risks that rap acts of their era aren't generally known for. more

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Playing off the assured, low-key persona she puts on full display at her live shows, Shle Berry’s latest EP is four tracks of laidback, inspirational hip-hop and infectiously syrupy R&B. more

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The violent, strangely beautiful latest video from the iconoclastic Milwaukee rapper casts a deep chill. more

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“I would rather not put anybody on my albums,” A$AP Ferg insists, “because less people means more me.” more

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Too Short, Scarface, Twista and DJ Quik proved they can still bring the party on their “Experience the Legends” tour. 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. more

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Milwaukee's rap scene has been in overdrive for the last couple of years, but we do our best to keep up with it. Once again we've rounded up our favorite singles, mixtapes, videos and odds and ends from the last few weeks for our periodic Milwauke.. more

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A nearly packed Turner Hall Ballroom waited around to see Rakim perform for less than an hour. more

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