You’d be hard pressed to find a pair of local rappers more mismatched than Dana Coppafeel and SPEAK Easy. The living embodiment of an early Beastie Boys single, Coppafeel is one of the Milwaukee rap scene’s great misfit
health of the Milwaukee music scene is, of course, a highly subjective matter.
There are those who feel that, as long as they’ve got something to do on a
Saturday night, everything must be going just fine, and then there
Last year, the inclusion of rapper Kool Keith on Milwaukee’s winter concert
calendar caused something of a stir. That was due in part to the fact that the
rapper, born Keith Thornton, hadn’t played cream city in recent memory
Live hip-hop bands tend to fall back on bland, anonymous grooves, as the actual music takes a backseat to the raps, but Milwaukee’s Fresh Cut Collective escapes this trap, giving the six players who back rapper Adebisi plenty to do...
Antiseen, a brutal punk band from South Carolina,
has poured literal sweat and blood onstage for 27 years, rampaging through
songs about wrestling, Taco Bell and talk shows, showing little political
correctness in their southern-fried p...
A high-end cocktail lounge and dance club of the sort typically associated with Downtown and the Fifth Ward, Decibel stands out on North Avenue, where it offers a substantially more upscale alternative to the casual college bars that neighbor it. This chic space is outfitted with three bars, two DJ booths...