Grandmaster Flash

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Gabriel Mendoza

    Gabriel Mendoza has built a reputation in Dallas over the past decade for being one of the must adventurous DJ's in the city. Mendoza made this reputation not by sticking to any particular genre, but for playing that new favorite song you never even knew existed. From psychedelic turkish funk to boo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Michael Rapaport Talks A Tribe Called Quest and His New Documentary on the Group

    ​On July 8, actor Michael Rapaport's directorial debut, a documentary called Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, will earn its release theaters in New York City and Los Angeles. Later that month, on July 28, the film will begin a run locally at Dallas-area Angelika Theat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Q&A: DJ Shadow Talks Hip-Hop's Past, The Internet's Present and Music's Future

    DJ Shadow​Long hailed as one of the untouchable patriarchs in the storied past of hip-hop royalty, producer, DJ, and vinyl archivist DJ Shadow has been responsible for some of the most innovative music that the genre has seen over the course of his nearly 20-year career. These days, having not rel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 13: DJ Bad Holly

    ​DJ Bad Holly admits that she got her start at DJing through a complete and utter accident. Holly Evans, a.k.a. Bad Holly, volunteered to DJ a party at Doublewide last year at the last minute--and to her surprise received and abundance of positive feedback. "Several people I'd never met came up to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Q&A: Justin Bua Brings "The DJ" And The Rest of His Iconic Work To Dallas

    Justin Bua at 4th Wall Gallery.Even if the name Justin Bua doesn't ring a bell, chances are you've seen New York City-raised artist's work--most notably, his almost ever-present piece "The DJ." It's the image on which Bua made his name as a prominently hip-hop-centric artist, leading the way to his ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009

    Crystal Castles, VEGA

    Tuesday, April 14, at the Granada Theater

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Today In Music News: There Are Some New Hall of Fame Inductees; Ryan Adams Says He's Done; Neko Case Teases For A Good Cause

    Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, January 15, 2009... Run-DMC (the Kings of Rock!), Metallica and Jeff Beck are the newest inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I wonder who's going to DJ for Run-DMC since Jam Master Jay has passed? I pray to god it's not Grand Mast ... More >>

  • Music

    September 18, 2008

    Seeing a Ghost

    Yeah, Grandmaster Flash graced the ones and twos at Ghostbar this weekend. But who cares? The people there didn't seem to.

  • Music

    September 11, 2008

    Grandmaster Flash

    Friday, September 12, at Ghostbar

  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Music for the Eyes

    A bevy of new music DVDs, just in time for the holidays

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Halloween Best Bets

    Things that go bomp in the night

  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    Pop's Kid

    DJ Rob Viktum's unlikely upbringing was in—get this—Amarillo

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Verbal Seed

    Friday, February 23, at Gypsy Tea Room

  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    The Beatdown

    Elite Force has the tech-funk résumé to deserve his overblown moniker

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Grandmaster Flash

    Friday, September 30, at Liquid Lounge

  • Music

    July 8, 2004

    Steal These Albums

    The 10 most radical hip-hop albums of all time, featuring Public Enemy, NWA and...Mos Def?

  • Music

    December 11, 2003


    Power in the Blood (One Little Indian)

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Ming & FS

    Subway Series (Om)

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Fire Starters

    For the Arsonists, there is no underground. It's all just hip-hop.

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Viva Sandinista!

    Is the Clash still the only band that matters?

  • Music

    July 9, 1998

    Got ill

    The Beastie Boys throw down Nasty, but what's the point?

  • Music

    November 6, 1997

    Rap gets puffy

    Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop

  • Music

    June 27, 1996

    The maitre d' of R&B

    Elvis T. Busboy drives his soul train into the future

  • Music

    May 25, 1995

    Under the covers

    How could Duran Duran make a comeback when it never went away?

  • Music

    April 20, 1995

    King of the mild frontier

    Adam Ant's back, so unplug the jukebox and do us all a favor