Rhymesayers Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Target Center Major Minneapolis Venue

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The Minneapolis hip hop and music scene altogether have culminated a strong Midwest cultural force that has produced one notably strong and successful independent music label that continues to amaze and inspire true fans of underground and fresh new independent rap and hip hop.


It started with Siddiq, but Ant and Slug have come to be known as the front facing musical duo that has been associated with Rhymesayers, an independent rap and hip hop label that has recently signed notable figures in the entertainment industry including Freeway (formerly Rocafella), Brother Ali, Eyedea and Abilities (R.I.P. Eyedea), California-bred old school troop Dilated Peoples, young and rebellious Prof and a long list of other artists and entertainers.

The show is going down at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis on December 4, 2015. A time was not available as of this report on the Rhymesayers website, but check this link for tour dates, including other shows around the globe. Their full roster of artists is lengthy and diverse:

Abstract Rude, Aesop Rock (formerly Definitive Jux), Atmosphere, BK-One, Blueprint, Brother Ali, Budo, deM atlaS, Dilated Peoples, DJ Abilities, DJ Nikoless, Evidence, Face Candy, Felt, Freeway, Grayskul, Grieves, Hail Mary Mallon, I Self Divine, Jake One, Los Nativos, MF DOOM, Micranots, Mr. Dibbs, Musab, P.O.S., Prof, Psalm One, Semi.Official, Soul Position, Step Brothers, The Uncluded and Toki Wright.

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