Friday, November 16, 2018

Aminé is the rapper we need now and he's coming to Detroit

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Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 7:00 AM

When 24-year-old alternative rapper Aminé sported white face for his 2017 video for “REDMERCEDES,” he knew he would rattle some cages. And when he took aim at President Donald Trump during a television performance by spouting the amended verse “You can never make America great again, all you ever...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley releases new documentary 'Off Parole'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 1:19 PM

Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley knows about struggle – and facing the consequences. The west side rapper had interest in music growing up, but it wasn't until he landed in prison in 2014 after a string of dormitory robberies during his stint at Michigan State University that Tee began feverishly...

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The Brian Setzer Orchestra celebrates 15 years of 'Christmas Rocks!'

Staff pick

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 9:43 AM

It’s been, like, two weeks since Halloween, so you know what that means: it’s time for Christmas music. For a rockabilly twist on the holiday classics, Brian Setzer is the guy. The former Stray Cats frontman brings his 19-piece orchestra to the Motor City to celebrate the 15th anniversary...

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Danny Brown doc 'Live at the Majestic' offers a glimpse behind the grin

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 5:15 PM

After the whole Apple Music debacle, Danny Brown’s Live at the Majestic has been released for download or streaming via his personal website. The footage is from 2016 and 2014 and it serves as a reincarnation of the old Danny. You remember — wild hair and fucked-up teeth XXX...

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Prince of parody Weird Al is heading to metro Detroit with a full orchestra

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 10:42 AM

If you've ever swapped the word "virgin" for "surgeon" while singing Madonna's 1984 hit or if you can't help but think of a horse and buggy every time Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise" comes on, then the accordion-wielding, Ramen noodle-haired prince of parody, Weird Al Yankovic, has done his job. To...

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

Michigan's Sufjan Stevens releases new holiday song 'Lonely Man of Winter'

Posted By on Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 2:21 PM

Sufjan Stevens has long been considered a homegrown national treasure. The indie-folk songwriter paid homage to the Great Lakes state on his 2003 album, Michigan, sharing somber stories and singing praise on tracks like "For the Widows in Paradise, For the Fatherless in Ypsilanti" and "Say Yes! to M!ch!gan."...

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This is not a drill —
 Backstreet Boys are back and they're coming to Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 9:44 AM

It's all happening —  Backstreet is actually fucking back, alright? Backstreet Boys have a new album (DNA, out in 2019) followed by a massive world tour, so we can finally avenge our trash ass parents for not camping outside of Harmony House in 1999 for tickets to both back-to-back...

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