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Poetry in motion: Rhody rap-tacular, part 2

We have plenty more locally sourced hip-hop updates here.
Products of the environment
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 11, 2013
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Big Rush is back on the grind with Alford Plea

There is no denying the ambition and hustle of one Sean Rosch, aka lyricist Big Rush, who has been putting in work over the past five years and is readying his fourth full-length release, titled Alford Plea , set to drop on Christmas Day.
Can’t knock the hustle
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 07, 2012

From Big Rush to Tig & Bean

Last call for local rap crew REZIZTANZE at Fête (401.383.1112) or SARAH & THE TALL BOYS at Cady's Tavern (401.568.4102) on THURSDAY (the 26th).
Now hear this
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 27, 2012

Circulating

Lotsa options on tap for FRIDAY (the 6th): welcome back BROADCASTER , headlining an early show at PVD Social Club along with 75orLess Records friends SOMA NOVA and SUICIDE BILL (7pm, 401.454.7177).
Grab your jetpack and get out!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 06, 2012

Rollin' into winter

Last call THURSDAY (the 15th) to check out TORN SHORTS (pick up the excellent debut, Life On a River ) playing Dusk on Harris Ave.
No Jingle Bell Rock in this lineup
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 16, 2011
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Zumo Kollie expands his reach on The Last Showing

Providence-based wordsmith Zumo Kollie made his mark on the Rhody rap community with his 2009 debut, The Idiot Savant .
Renaissance man on the move
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 26, 2011


More fireworks

The live circuit remains abuzz during this post-holiday stretch, leading off with a red-hot DEER TICK playing a freebie at Waterplace Park on FRIDAY (the 8th), courtesy of 'BRU's Summer Concert Series (show starts around 7 pm).
Deer Tick, Chachi, and Barn Burning
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 08, 2011
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The lowdown on Sound Session 2011

The seventh annual Sound Session festival jumps off all weekend long, and while this year's itinerary has been scaled down to three days rather than a full seven, you can expect another "multi-genre gumbo" at four locations.
Hot in the city
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 08, 2011

Listen to Dem

Last call for 'BRU Rock Hunt finalists LAST ONE OUT at Ri Ra (401.272.1953) on THURSDAY (the 2nd).
Plus Sarah, Six Star, and Dox
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 03, 2011

From Lolita Black to Big Rush

Human bull rides, anyone? Last call to join the EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION BAND at the Salon (57 Eddy Street, Providence) TONIGHT (Thursday (the 17th), as ERB raises funds for a trip to Austin, TX — with cowboy karaoke, line dancing, and human bull ride
Loud and proud
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 18, 2011
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Meta P. has a simpler plan

Don't let Sean Sbardella's moniker of choice — Metaphysics ("Meta P") — dissuade fellow ol-skool enthusiasts who prefer original-recipe rap to the bombastic, rapid-fire verbiage of latter-day indie backpackers.
Original recipe
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 28, 2011


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37 things to do before finals

You're back from the holiday break and are ready to fill in the social calendar that stretches from here to the end of the semester. Check out these entries and get ready to get busy .
Where the fun is
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 28, 2011

Beyond the turkey

Break north on Black FRIDAY (the 26th) and work off the green bean casserole with the JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND , sure to heat up the dance floor at Chan's in Woonsocket (401.765.1900), click on  chanseggrollsandjazz.com  for a special $18 two-fer deal tha
Six Star, hip-hop at the Firehouse 13, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 26, 2010

Rocktober! Lolita Black is back in action! And more!!

Last call for BIG RUSH and CHRIS DA GREAT headlining a rap bill at AS220 on THURSDAY (the 30th), followed by the highly-anticipated return of LOLITA BLACK (welcome new vocalist Scarlett Delgado) with Sweden’s SUMA , NYC’s UNEARTHLY TRANCE , and
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 01, 2010
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Craft service

The business model adopted by Pawtucket-via-Albany rapper Big Rush is simple: paying bills-via-rhyme skills.
Big Rush on the grind
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 13, 2010

Pawtucket calling

The long weekend starts THURSDAY (the 3rd) with a 7 pm set from local singer/songwriter GREG LATO at Hot Topic in Providence Place Mall. He's touring the region behind his recent full-length debut Monday Morning Breakdown .
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 04, 2009