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Jedi Mind Tricks | Violence Begets Violence
It's a daily struggle to avoid murdering Drake fans who bump that trash on the train in front of me, cliché Auto-Tune hooks leaking from their Skull Candy and polluting my perimeter.
Enemy Soil (2011)
| November 11, 2011
Heavy Metal Kings Conquer New England
Anyone who caught the HEAVY METAL KINGS show at Brighton Music Hall a few months back would agree it was a headbanger's ball, something like...
| July 18, 2011
Hit the sauce
Come find us at the Salon on THURSDAY (the 10th) high-posting in the basement with DJS WAY O'MALLEY AND NO GO GO spinning assorted party jams; 21+ and no cover all night, call 401.865.5330.
The Low Anthem, Green Day, and more
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| March 11, 2011
The business model adopted by Pawtucket-via-Albany rapper Big Rush is simple: paying bills-via-rhyme skills.
Big Rush on the grind
| August 13, 2010
Vinnie Paz | Season of the Assassin + Reef the Lost Cauze vs. Guns-N-Butter | Fight Music
We all needed a break from Jedi Mind Tricks — you, me, gay-rights activists, and even Stoupe and Vinnie Paz.
Enemy Soil (2010)
| June 18, 2010
The night before this interview, Bomshot pulled what might go down as the most boneheaded stunt in Boston hip-hop history when, in the middle of a crowded Slaine and Ill Bill show at Harpers Ferry, he attempted to cheap-shot the former from behind.
Bomshot makes a better MC than neighbor
| May 28, 2010
Jedi Mind Tricks at the Asylum
The ever-reliable hip-hop trio JEDI MIND TRICKS return to the area with a 9 pm gig at the Asylum, at 121 Center St. Tickets are...
| September 09, 2009
Those with a hankering for slick riffs and dirty break beats look no further.
Where to shake it like you mean it
| September 04, 2009
Between the packages that turn up on my Jamaica Plain doorstep and the envelopes that stuff my Phoenix mailbox, I have enough music to start a mixtape spot in Downtown Crossing.
A bumpin' crop of spring hip-hop
| March 18, 2009
Chatting with Grow songwriter Matt Odabashian and resident rapper Sneaktechniks about their livin lovin learnin debut and upcoming CD release party, it was clear that the band has taken an admirable and ballsy approach to their music.
Grow keep it real on livin lovin learnin
| January 06, 2009
Jedi Mind Tricks frontman Vinnie Paz instructed me to meet him at a barren studio beneath a highway overpass in South Philly, where they were at work on their latest, A History of Violence (now out on Babygrande).
In the studio with Jedi Mind Tricks
| October 21, 2008
The Philly rhyme giant proves his worth with calculated lyrics that simultaneously touch topics and talk trash.
Jedi Mind Tricks Presents: Labor Union | Babygrande
| August 26, 2008
Calling for back-up
Of all the tumult and talent swinging through town in 2006, I cherish most my memories of Audible Mainframe backing Slick Rick at Harpers Ferry.
Slick Rick gets fly with a little help from his friends
| May 12, 2008
DJ C freeks out
One of Boston’s favorite mixmasters and music makers, DJ C (a/k/a Jake Trussell), was invited to play New York City, sort of out of the blue, alongside Chicago ragga MC and fellow Mashit artist Zulu at the Freek Factory party.
Jake in NYC; Bomshot and Mighty Mystic throwing down; roller-boogie time
| November 27, 2006
The Devil’s Rejects
There aren’t many rap groups whose lyrics are laced with images of holy shrines, rivers flowing with honey, the execution of Joan of Arc, Area 51, and various demented murder scenes.
MATTHEW M. BURKE
| August 29, 2006
Don’t count out 7L & Esoteric just yet. 7L & Esoteric, "3 Minute Classic" (mp3)
7L & Esoteric discover A New Dope
MATTHEW M. BURKE
| August 17, 2006
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