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MN Hip Hop | SoundSet Festival Gets Bigger and Better Every Year

prof at soundset

Rhymesayers Entertainment, an everlasting part of the Minneapolis rap and hip hop scene and independent underground hip hop music label, puts on SoundSet annually and supports the local culture. They spread a movement and break barriers, bringing together upstarts with superstars in the mainstream. It's simply beautiful.

Prince Opioid Overdose Another Saga of Drug Debate in Music


Pop icon Prince has been all over the headlines, especially in the media in Minnesota, but countless magazines and newspapers have adorned their covers with his personna, paying homage to the cultural, secretly philanthropic and inspirational performer, who is now believed to have died of a drug overdose. The drug, fentanyl is stronger than heroin, and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office released their report yesterday, according to reports.

General Mills Faces Lawsuit from Miss Cleo Snafu

Psychic Reading image by Bohemian Baltimore, WikiMedia Commons

"Nadia's Psychic Reading" image by Bohemian Baltimore, WikiMedia Commons

General Mills, in the news recently for its sale of the Green Giant brand to B&G Foods, is now in the news for a lawsuit it faces surrounding the character from Psychic Readers Network, Miss Cleo, whom General Mills used to market the return of their previously popular French Toast Crunch cereal.

New Local Line of MN Swag Available Online

Slanted Mag Swag

A new local line of swag is available online for shoppers that live in or have a connection to Southern Minnesota, Greater Mankato and the Twin Cities. The local line of fresh gear features local art, comics and magazine covers emblazoned onto hoodies, men's and women's t-shirts, baseball shirts, coffee mugs and other merchandise.

Do you like to shop and support local? Why not enjoy that same experience online? One local business is trying to harness the power of ecommerce to bolster the company during a period of growth and slowdown swings and expensive operating costs.

Spitflame Crew and Electronic Weapons Upcoming Shows

Electronic Weapons Minneapolis and Mankato, Minnesota Hip Hop

The Spitflame label in Minneapolis will be throwing shows with Electronic Weapons in Minneapolis, Mankato and more in the coming months. Their next Twin Cities hip hop show is at the Capri Theater, 2027 W. Broadway Ave. in Minneapolis.

The Minneapolis show will feature Miracole and Kalayah Jones, two female artists in the area. The group will also head to Mankato to play at Savoy in May. Keep checking back to Slanted Mag for more details on upcoming shows from these performers.

Suit and Tie Genocide Upcoming Concert Dates

Suit and Tie Genocide Rock Band Minneapolis at Fine Line Music Cafe with Fuel.

Suit and Tie Genocide, a heavy rock and hardcore band from Minneapolis will be playing a series of shows coming up, including the following:

March 31 at Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis. They will be playing with Fuel, CageGods and Strange Daze. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and is an 18+ show. Tickets are $18 in advance and $23 at the door.

Soundset to Officially Kick Ass in 2014

Soundset 2014 tickets are on sale and the lineup for this year's ultimate Twin Cities/Midwest spring hip hop festival is off the chain! Performers include Cypress Hill, 2 Chainz, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Atomsphere, Tyler the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt (EarlWolf), Prof, Grives and tons of other artists.