The five best Brother Ali songs

The Rhymesayers Entertainment family will be well represented this Saturday night at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom  for the Winter Shredded Beats event. Brother Ali is leading the lineup along with Evidence, Danny Brown, Prof, DJ Abilities and K-Flay.

Steal This Track: Monocle and Turner Jackson

After last week's barrage of free local music (if you missed it, check out tracks from the Swayback, Eldren, the Foot., Catch Bees, Poet's Row and the Baltic by clicking here and here), you might think Steal This Track would have to hibernate for a while.

Photo essay: Atmosphere @ the Fox Theatre

Indie hip-hop crew Atmosphere brought their Rhymesayers family of artists for a sold-out show at Boulder's Fox Theatre on Tuesday night. A list of opening acts including Blueprint, Grieves, Budo and Musab made for a long night of music for Boulder hip-hop fans.

Live review: Doomtree @ the Marquis Theater

“Rap won’t save you!” Doomtree’s MC Mike Mictlan roared to the capacity crowd inside the Marquis Theater on Friday night. The verse from “Game Over” on the group’s self-titled 2008 release could have easily boomed from a charismatic-styled Pentecostal preacher warning about the dangers of rap’s pathways to self-destruction.