Black Star, Playdough, Topic House of Blues September 7, 2011 Better than: being blown away by a firearm. Mike BrooksMos Def in Erykah Badu's "Window Seat" ride post-show. Although each has enjoyed a remarkable solo career as one of the most important names in hip-hop today, Mos Def and Talib K ... More >>
DDTers Jason Wolford, EZ Eddie D and Jeff Liles The puke green exterior made the Mitchell Building in Deep Ellum look like a frightening industrial shop of horrors. Far from being accidental, that's by design -- the place was actually a weapons manufacturing facility during Word War II.In the ear ... More >>
Patrick Michels Yelle turned her Emo's performance into an all-out dance party on Saturday night.Act: U-N-I, a backpacker hip-hop duo from Inglewood, California.Where: SpeakeasyWhat It Was Like: Stumbling into a nice surprise. There's a high energy feel and definite grittiness to U- ... More >>
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