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Eyedea documentary to be screened October 9 at the Parkway

Minnesota music has not forgotten Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen, the talented rapper who died six years ago at 28 years old. Following its premiere at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival last spring, Brandon Crowson’s documentary The World Has No Eyedea is being shown at the Parkway Theater on October 9, and the members of the local scene […]

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Behind First Avenue’s Stars: Eyedea & Abilities

Freestyle battle champion, poet, MC, Rhymesayer, legend. Micheal David Larsen was Eyedea, one half of the famed hip-hop duo Eyedea & Abilities, and in 2015 we acknowledge the fifth year since the star’s passing. The pair were dubbed “local hip-hop wunderkinds…the Gene Kelly/Donald O’Connor of bohemian battle-rap” and “the most celebrated Twin Cities rap group this […]

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