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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
 To the consternation of recognition-starved rappers all over the city, Milwaukee has historically only been able to support a small handful of locally popular hip-hop acts
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Friday, July 5 @ Miller Lite Oasis, 10 p.m.

 What better anthem for Summerfest than Nelly’s “Hot in Herre,” from the rapper’s 2002 breakthrough album Nellyville? Throughout his 20-year career, Nelly has perfected the art of the party anthem, crafting odes to the joys
06.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's another fun (or, depending on your predisposition, depressing) exercise that illustrates the dire state of the music industry: Make a list of the best selling artists of the decade. If your list read anything like mine, it would probably include marquee names like Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, Green Day, Usher, Lil Wayne and U2�none of which are on the actual list Top 20 ...
08.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Those who've read this blog for a while probably know the drill by now: After a predominantly black music festival, I call out the local media for exaggerating and dwelling on whatever incidents of violence occurred (usually my harshest critiques are reserved for coverage of the Juneteenth celebration, an event far safer than local media depicts it). There isn't too much to complain about rega...