Monthly Archives: December 2014

VIDEO: Rolo – “Reporting Live”

A quick jaunt through YouTube will show you talent from all over the world in just a few mouse clicks. Today, that jaunt brought us to Rolo, a rapper from London with a flair for classic hip hop. Bouncing on a head-nodder of a beat, he cruises with ease through “Reporting Live”, with smooth visuals to match. Rather than going

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 12/26/14 – K. Diver

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is K. Diver, a severely underrated emcee with a dynamic flow. While many other rappers try to stretch their lyrical muscles and fall into the backpack rap category, and others focus more on their beat selection than their lyrics, KD finds just the right balance to avoid the backpack or trap labels. This

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Milwaukee Artist of the Week – 12/19/14 – Sonick

This week’s Milwaukee Artist of the Week is Sonick, an established emcee whose name isn’t as well known as most in the city, but carries enough talent to make that change. Much like Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonick’s game is all about speed. This past August, he released his album, “This Is Me”. While already having several mixtapes out, the project

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REVIEW: D’Angelo – “Black Messiah”

Seemingly out of nowhere, D’Angelo reemerged last week Friday, culminating in this week’s release of “Black Messiah”, his first authentic album in 14 years. To be completely honest, I know D’Angelo best as “that singer who had a creepy video of him singing naked back in 2000”. In truth, D’Angelo is much more than that. There’s been an extended history

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VIDEO: Soul Low & WebsterX – “Heard It All Before” Live at Cactus Club

There are certain names and moments that stand out when you look back on 2014 in Milwaukee music. Two of those names combined for a very special moment when indie group Soul Low and rapper WebsterX put together the recently released single “Heard It All Before”. For me, this is something unforgettable; it’s not often that you witness two completely

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