Hip-Hop/R&B

Flobots want to share the power of music in activism

From 7:30-9 p.m. this Sunday at Capitol Heights Presbyterian Church (1100 Fillmore St., Denver), Flobots will host a call and response show to teach attendees about protest music. Photo courtesy of the Flobots Facebook.

From 7:30-9 p.m. this Sunday at Capitol Heights Presbyterian Church (1100 Fillmore St., Denver), Flobots will host a call and response show to teach attendees about protest music.



Usher at the 1stBank Center in Colorado (photos, review)

Usher

Were you hoping to see Usher with his shirt off on Tuesday? Did you want a night of sweaty club music? Then you were probably at the 1stBank Center for the Colorado stop of Usher’s UR Experience.



Ghostface Killah “36 Seasons” review: A masterful old gangster’s tale

Hulking, towering and masterful, Ghostface Killah's “36 Seasons” is an old gangster’s tale.

Hulking, towering and masterful, Ghostface Killah’s “36 Seasons” is an old gangster’s tale.



6 GIFs that prove the only reason to see Usher is for his dancing

6 GIFs that prove the only reason to see Usher is for his dancing

These seven GIFs are proof that the only reason to see Usher tonight is for his dancing.



Watch: World AIDS Day Concert with U2, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West and more

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band @ Pepsi Center

Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen and Carrie Underwood took turns fronting a Bono-less U2 at the World AIDS Day Concert on Monday, which also included a performance by Kanye West.



Common, Jay Electronica at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Common, Jay Electronica Ogden Theatre

Common and Jay Electronica proved that “hip-hop is alive and well” at Denver’s Ogden Theatre on Saturday.



Best Colorado shows this week: Jenny Lewis, Johnny Marr and more

Beck @ Red Rocks 8/15/14

Jenny Lewis, Johnny Marr and more make our picks of best Colorado shows this week.



Pitbull and the culture of terrible music

Pitbull performs at Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre on June 11, 2013 in Englewood, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

He just hosted the AMAs and released an inevitably popular new album—Pitbull is back again. But why? And how do we stop him?



Your Old Droog EP review: He’s not Nas, but his debut is strong

Your Old Droog is sharp, dexterous, mischievous and funny. And based off the strength of his debut EP, he's worth keeping an eye on.

Your Old Droog is sharp, dexterous, mischievous and funny. And based off the strength of his debut EP, he’s worth keeping an eye on.



KL Tha General: Friends, Denver musicians remember the rapper, victim of deadly bar shooting

Friends are identifying the victim of a deadly bar shooting as Denver rapper Kevie Durham, known as KL Tha General. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook Page.

Kevie Durham, aka rapper KL Tha General, could sell a CD to anyone.