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DeM atlaS releases visual EP, talks about debut album and upcoming tour

DeM atlaS visited Oake and Riley in the studio this week to talk about his two latest projects, one of which just dropped. The young Minneapolis rapper and singer is releasing his debut album, Bad Actress, via Rhymesayers Entertainment on Oct. 19. This week he unveiled a visual EP titled Bad Loves Company, which sets video to five singles from the […]

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Prince receives honorary doctorate from University of Minnesota

On Wednesday, Prince joined a prestigious list of creatives, academics, and leaders who have received honorary doctorates from the University of Minnesota. In years past, the school has bestowed similar honors upon the likes of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Hillary Clinton, and Roy Wilkins. According to the program handed out at the presentation, […]

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Electric Fetus flooding sensors triggered for the first time in 25 years – but Garage Sale is still on

The Electric Fetus has experienced some inconveniences in the past few months due to construction on their block. However, during Monday evening’s thunderstorms, the Minneapolis record store received an unexpected setback: water pouring into the basement. Road work has been in progress on 4th Street (where the store’s main entrance and parking lot entrances are) […]

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Paisley Park to host listening party for Prince’s ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983’

Paisley Park announced on Monday that the Chanhassen venue and museum will be dedicating Friday’s Paisley Park After Dark party to Piano & A Microphone 1983. The album, being released that day, is a collection of private rehearsal recordings including renditions of “Purple Rain” and “International Lover,” among many others. Three tracks from the album have already […]

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