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Marching on

As if you needed another reason to visit Mardi Gras in Cranston (401.463.3080): last call to catch TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 with FALL & BOUNCE and something called NECROPHILIAC MEAT CIRCUS on THURSDAY (the 15th).
Lots to celebrate this week!!
[tonight in the fens] Tan Vampires + Moe Pope + Grey Sky Appeal @ Church

[tonight in the fens] Tan Vampires + Moe Pope + Grey Sky Appeal @ Church

We’ve been hip to New Hampshire indie sextet TAN VAMPIRES for a while now, recently adding the frolicking pop of standout single "Digital Rot" into...
By Michael Marotta  |  December 02, 2011
this just in mac miller

Urban Fest gets ugly

It didn't take long for the largely suburban horde to erupt into a frenzy at the free outdoor concert, which was dubbed, somewhat ironically, the Boston Urban Music Fest (BUMF).
Gimme Shelter Dept.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 12, 2011
FREE DOWNLOAD from BMP Winner Moe Pope (featuring Anonymous) - "Ay"

FREE DOWNLOAD from BMP Winner Moe Pope (featuring Anonymous) - "Ay"

Ay - Moe Pope feat. Anonymous mp3 by The Brain Trust Some free fire from Moe Pope, Anonymous, and The Brain Trust to thank fans...
By Chris Faraone  |  June 21, 2011

[phlipcam video] Reks album release party @ the Middle East

Last Wednesday marked the 14th anniversary of the passing of Christopher Wallace. You may have come to this realization through the litany of Biggie quotables...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  March 14, 2011
Depeche Moe (Moe Pope + Depeche Mode) Listening Party Tonight @ Symphony 8

Depeche Moe (Moe Pope + Depeche Mode) Listening Party Tonight @ Symphony 8

Us Boston music writers need to find a new angle from which to cover Moe Pope, since that whole "most tragically slept-on act in the...
By Chris Faraone  |  February 10, 2011

Black Milk Wednesday Night @ Wonder Bar in Allston!!!

Black Milk Wednesday Night @ Wonder Bar in Allston!!!

This is a pretty big deal, Boston. Black Milk is kind of a miraculous anomaly in hip-hop, commanding respect from the lowest depths of underground...
By Chris Faraone  |  February 07, 2011

Photos: Boston Music Awards 2010

The Liberty Hotel hosts the 2010 Boston Music Awards on December 5, 2010.
Boston Music Awards 2010 | Liberty Hotel | December 5, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMIJIAN  |  December 10, 2010

World Premiere Video: Moe Pope + Rain featuring Reks - "Foolish"

"The misfit in a room of hoes that's materialistic." Off Life After God. Cop it.
By Chris Faraone  |  November 22, 2010
Super Rare Edan Show (with Moe Pope + Dagha) Tonight at Church Boston

Super Rare Edan Show (with Moe Pope + Dagha) Tonight at Church Boston

I think it goes without saying that Edan is not just one of the most talented cats in hip-hop, but in all of music. His...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 12, 2010

Moe Pope | Life After God

Rain had one fuck of a task on his hands.
Brick (2010)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 23, 2010

Dope, Dope, Dope New Videos From Moe Pope, Lisa Bello

Looks like the video category for next year's BMP is already stacking up lovely. In case you missed these two video release parties last week......
By Chris Faraone  |  June 02, 2010

Beyond Dilla and Dipset

With a semi-sober face I'll claim that hip-hop in 2010 might deliver more than just posthumous Dilla discs, Dipset mixtapes, and a new ignoramus coke rapper whom critics pretend rhymes in triple-entendres.
Can hip-hop deliver in 2010?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 01, 2010

The scene is now

As newspapers cede arbiter status to random bloggers with Fios and afternoons off, the function of polls like our humble offering must change out of necessity. What once was a forecast is now more like a diagnostic — it's anthropology versus tastemakery
What we can learn about Boston from the local winners
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  July 31, 2009
Your Extensive Boston Hip-Hop Unity Fest Primer

Your Extensive Boston Hip-Hop Unity Fest Primer

If I tried to write about every one of the 30-or-so rappers set to collectively slap Unity Fest at ...
By Chris Faraone  |  May 28, 2009
Moe Pope + Headnodic + Bjork = MEGA-BJORK

Moe Pope + Headnodic + Bjork = MEGA-BJORK

As my readers might remember, one of my absolute favorite discs last year came from Boston MC Moe Po...
By Chris Faraone  |  April 28, 2009


Quite Nyce & Raydar Ellis | Champs vs. the League

Boston's very own Brick Records is generally good for at least one of each year's most grounded desert-island-worthy rap releases, and Champs vs. the League fills the bill.
Brick (2009)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 10, 2009

2008 Listravaganza!

We are not at all sick of bands with animal names yet and seem to have a soft spot for Erykah Badu that we kept very hush about all year.
An absolute glut of cruelly reductive Top 10 lists from our dedicated staff of tirelessly enthusiastic writers
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 24, 2008

Mission: accomplished

Way before Audible Mainframe snatched the title of Boston’s dopest live hip-hop group and bolted for the West Coast, Roxbury’s Mission pursued a similar course of action.  
Organic hip-hop’s good and good for you
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 10, 2008

Future classic

No problem — your crib was on the way to the racetrack anyway. We’ll be able to meet Erik at the Hot Dog Safari in 20 minutes if the traffic holds up.
Here, sit down and check out Moe Pope
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 01, 2008