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Off the Couch: From Shaolin with love

On THURSDAY (the 22nd) head to Mardi Gras in Cranston and welcome back hard-rock quartet KANERKO ; Al, Kev, Nick, and Anthony just returned from a goodwill trip to Kosovo where they rocked out for our troops — nice work, guys.
Wu-Tang wordsmith GZA hits Firehouse 13
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 23, 2012

Downtown bound

Last call for action abounding on THURSDAY (the 10th): rap duo ESH & DOX host their Invisible EP vinyl release party at Local 121 (401.274.2121).
Plus, the 2nd Annual CD Swap
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 11, 2011
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'Fun guy rap'

I emailed Edgewood-bred lyricist Romen Rok last week following the release of his highly-anticipated full-length platter Absolutely ! and asked just how he would describe his brand of hip-hop to the casual listener: “Fun guy rap” was the response.
Long overdue Romen Rok debut worth the wait? Absolutely !
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 18, 2010

Eddie & the Louvers, Paraplegics and Gut Bucket at Club Hell

Punk/hardcore heads will convene at Club Hell (401.709.3923) for an all-ages tilt featuring Rhythmafia, EDDIE & THE LOUVERS, THE PARAPLEGICS , and GUT BUCKET on FRIDAY (the 28th). Creeping around Aquidneck? Be sure to stop by Billy Goode’s for a f
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By PROVIDENCE MUSIC STAFF  |  May 28, 2010

Well-connected

Romen Rok celebrates at Firehouse 13
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 28, 2010
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Focus group: Labeless Illtelligence

It's NBA All-Star Saturday and Labeless Illtelligence representatives Chris Andrews and Tyler Edwards, better known as CasUno and ESH the Monolith, settle in for one last marathon studio session at Edwards's East Providence apartment (dubbed FrESH Ear St
CasUno and ESH the Monolith streamline the cipher
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 19, 2010


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Local heroes, ’09 edition

The Rhode Island music community flourished in 2009, with new full-lengths from the Coming Weak, California Smile, and the pride of Cranston West and official big-leaguers Monty Are I, who released Break Through the Silence in September.
From Suicide Bill & the Liquors to Roz Raskin & the Rice Cakes
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 25, 2009
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On the town with ProTown

Last Friday, a hip-hop showcase courtesy of upstart label ProTown Records, founded by Provy rap vets Romen Rok and DJ Al Bums (among others), invaded the Grant Building in Pawtucket, and the showcase was a rousing success.
Hip-hop heads fill the Bucket
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 02, 2009

Fall, out!

Beats and rhymes at Milk & Cookies.
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 25, 2009
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The block is hot

The summer sun has arrived just in time for the "premier genre-defying summer music festival" known as Sound Session '09, a weeklong block party and musical melting pot for the masses kicking off on Sunday, July 5 and culminating in the climactic, carn
Jumping genres at Providence Sound Session '09
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 03, 2009
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Food for thought

The Edgewood section of Cranston may not be known as a hip-hop hotbed, but that neighborhood raised a razor-sharp emcee named Romen Rok.
Romen Rok stays hungry
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 10, 2008


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Pushing his buttons

“My number one priority is getting more of my music out there.” 
Joe Beats heads back to the lab
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 05, 2008