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Heralded MC Rakim to rhyme in Buffalo - VIDEO

blog by Morgan Culhane  • 

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One of the most influential and skilled emcees of all-time will perform in Buffalo on Friday.

Long Island rapper Rakim—now a wizened 45 years old—will take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday at Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo.

Rakim’s…

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ReddRoxx Rundown: Miz Streetz breaks the mold - INTERVIEW

blog by Maria Redd  • 

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It’s no secret that the music industry is male dominated, so it always inspires me when I see women determined to beat the odds set against them.

Seemingly regardless of their predecessors, female emcees—or better yet, “femcees”—seem…

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Tech N9ne promises a party, not a concert - INTERVIEW

blog by Morgan Culhane  • 

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Tech N9ne says his performance will be so hyperactive it’ll leave fans drained.

“It’s going to be a party not a concert,” Tech N9ne said. Head to his show at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo.

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Tech N9NE strives to be strange

blog by Morgan Culhane  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo Courtesy of Tech N9NE's Facebook

Tech N9NE breaks the industry norm for hip-hop artists.

While most are trying to fit in and create their spin-off of the most popular style, Tech N9NE would rather be strange than just another face in the crowd.

Tech N9NE fans won’t want to miss…

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Mac Miller at Buffalo’s Outer Harbor - PHOTOS

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He has released multiple mixtapes since he started rapping at the age of 14, two studio albums, and now a nationwide tour that happened to stop in our hometown on Sunday night. Mac Miller made his Buffalo debut at the Outer Harbor in front of a crowd that was more…

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ReddRoxx Rundown: MarvCritt takes music to new levels

blog by Maria Redd  • 

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This next artist on the ReddRoxx Rundown wears many hats in both his personal and professional life. Determined to make it in the music industry, he’s invested both time and money into making sure he’s a well-rounded of artist. Meet MarvCritt, currently…

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Mac Miller added to Outer Harbor Concert Series - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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Just added to the Outer Harbor Concert series lineup, Mac Miller will be performing on Sunday, July 21 at the outer harbor concert site (325 Fuhrmann Blvd).

In great company, the…

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Mercurial Tyler, the Creator brings illicit act to Town Ballroom

blog by Spencer Trotman  • 

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A controversial “say whatever he wants” rapper is coming to Town Ballroom next week. Some people know Tyler, the Creator more for his crazy antics than his rapping ability.

His real name is Tyler Okonma, and he hails from Los…

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Redd Roxx Rundown: J-Heat sizzling in Buffalo music scene

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Without many outlets in the Queen City, many artists struggle to get their music heard. A rapper by the name of J-Heat, however, is making sure that these hindrances won’t stop him. He took advantage of various opportunities that has made him a permanent fixture…

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Gettin’ ‘Lo’ on Saturday at DBGBs

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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There’s a strong sense of nostalgia when it comes to ‘90s hip-hop. The era of Biggie and ‘Pac is viewed as an extension of rap’s Golden Age—which many…

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Below the Radar: episode 3 - VIDEO

video by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Mouse Media and Mic Excel team up with Buffalo.com to create an original video blog series highlighting the untapped music scene in Buffalo, New York. This is the second official episode of the Buffalo.com's Below The Radar series.

In this episode:

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Rick James rap - VIDEO

video by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Here's a new gem uploaded to YouTube. The rap honors "Super Freak" legend and Buffalo native Rick James, who is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The lyrics are vulgar at times, so I'd consider this NSFW.

And, just for the heck out it, here's…

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J. Clancy, T.Y. entertain at Runway 5.0 - VIDEO

video by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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As part of the entertainment at Buffalo State College's Runway 5.0 fashion show, Buffalo rappers J.Clancy and T.Y. performed with help from Caribbean Student Organization dancers. Clancy, known for his Buffalo State basketball rap from winter 2011 (see more videos at…

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Rapper Talib Kweli to grace the Town Ballroom in May

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Rap legend Talib Kweli will perform on May 31 at the Town Ballroom, local concert booking company Funtime Presents announced yesterday. Touring in support of

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PHOTOS: A$AP ROCKY performs at Town Ballroom

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{video_photo_caption}Red-hot hip-hop up-and-comer A$AP Rocky performs at Town Ballroom in Buffalo.

Town Ballroom hosted rising rap newcomer A$AP Rocky (Rakim Mayers) on Thursday night in Buffalo. He hit the stage in front of a packed house and the swagged-out superstar had the crowd going crazy for the entire show. The performance by the Harlem native was supremely…

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