Legendary Fritz

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    December 19, 2013

    The Legendary Fritz Had Unfinished Business in Dallas Hip-Hop

    Matt Deas' rapper name, Legendary Fritz, pays homage to his late cousin (and "Harlem gangster") Richard "Fritz" Simmons. The 'Legendary' part came later, when Deas' was freestyling at Club Exodus in Dallas. Hip-hop legend KRS-One happened to be there, promoting one of his new albums. During his batt ... More >>

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    September 14, 2006
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    April 29, 2004
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    January 16, 2003

    Hip-Hop Hooray

    Final Friday's growing fan base sends showcase to a larger venue

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    July 18, 2002

    Hip-Hop Family Feud

    Legendary Fritz, Headkrack square off

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Lesson Learned

    Ghetto Fame-Us lost three members but gained much more

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    When East Meets West

    Ghetto Fame-Us set to release new record

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Get Out the Map

    Upcoming summit aspires to make D-FW a player in the hip-hop world

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Just a Suggestion

    South by Southwest comes to Austin, but why can't Dallas get in on the action?

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Checking In

    Old 97's guitarist has a new solo project in The Scrap Hotel

  • Music

    February 21, 2002

    Not Wasting Any Time

    Dallas duo creates an online record label

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Hear Here

    Local music was better than ever in 2001

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    December 27, 2001

    Rumor Mill

    Old 97's breaking up? Who told you that?

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    November 29, 2001

    Mission Accomplished

    Wrapping up the North Texas New Music Festival; plus, The Beat turns one

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2001

    Will Rock for Food

    Here's a crash course on local music

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    Consider This…

    Even music journalists have ethics

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Talent Show

    With Greatest Hits, The Legendary Fritz proves he's more than "pretty good"

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    A year ago, all Bryce Avary wanted was a record contract...

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    The hiatus is over for The Legendary Fritz

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Scene, heard

    Now Josh is six; To think that I heard it on Mulberry Street; Baboon: live from the monkey house

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Scene, heard

    Conspiracy theories; Bella Union strikes; a Wreck of a Room; X marks the spot

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    July 1, 1999
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    January 14, 1999
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    December 31, 1998


    Picking the best locally made records of 1998 was easy. Who knew?

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Beat down

    Dallas' hip-hop scene is more vital than ever, but you'd never know it: no clubs, no radio, no major-label deals. But the musicians, some of this city's best, refuse to give up.

  • Music

    August 27, 1998