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Riff Raff (Rapper)

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    The Best North Texas Rap Shows in July

    Say hello to July, everyone. While we've been taking special care to celebrate the wide bevy of versatile shows to visit the DFW in the past six months, it's been important that we highlight some of the great shows of the future. Although plenty of rap and hip-hop favorites will soon be making their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    JMBLYA Music Fest Capped off a Big Day for DISD Students Last Friday

    Editor's Note: Last Friday's JMBLYA Music Festival took place in conjunction with a daylong student summit, organized by Support Our Students and featuring students from throughout the Dallas Independent School District (DISD). As part of the program, two students -- Rebecca Woo and Arianna Trejo, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas this Weekend, 5/2 - 5/4

    It's finally May and -- surprise, surprise -- the music festivals are getting into full swing. There two noteworthy ones this weekend alone, and both are new kids on the block (or relatively so): tonight's JMBLYA Festival and tomorrow and Sunday's Suburbia Fest. And that's just the tip of the iceber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    JMBLYA Music Fest Teams Up with Support Our Students' Student Summit

    JMBLYA, Dallas' growing gumbo pot of a music festival, is returning this weekend for a second year with an amplified purpose. Marked for last year's appearances by Grammy rivals Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore, this year's line-up boasts a slew of highlights with the likes of Chance the Rapper, RiFF R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    The 14 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, February 20-26

    Dallas, February is almost over. That means soon this cold devil weather will be behind us, and festival season will be in full force. So take this time now to enjoy the smaller shows and intimate venues. Perks include short lines at merch tables, high order turnaround at the bar and lengthy sets. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Vanilla Ice at Grover's Bar & Grill in Frisco, 9/12/13: Review and Photos

    It is not every day that an email lands in my mailbox from my editor with confirmation that I'll be seeing Vanilla Ice at a restaurant/venue in Frisco. The Farmers Branch native's music may not be on top of most people's Spotify playlists these days, but there are clearly more than enough people who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    College Athlete-Rappers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Anyone who has ever watched college sports has seen more than their fair share of those NCAA commercials emphasizing the 'student-athletes who are going pro in something other than sports.' After all, they're shown during every single commercial break. So, I decided to look into some of the NCAA's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Wishes Come True in Dallas

    Who says wishes don't come true? Last year, as I thought what could I do more of in this town in the new year, a few things came to mind. A Riff Raff live performance. Check, thank to March's South by So What bill. A late-night coffee option where I could pretend to get a little work done. Well, loo ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Ten of the Best Concerts of 2012

    There were too many great performances this year, in venues big and small, by acts local and national, to thoroughly cover within the confines of a blog post. This year's DOMA showcase (self-indulgence alert!) provided some transcendent local sets, we had a wealth of great festival acts to consider, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Kendrick Lamar - South Side Music Hall - 10/31/12

    Kendrick Lamar, -topic, Dustin Cavazos South Side Music Hall Wednesday, October 31 Thanks to Scoremore and AEG, Dallas rap fans are currently having one of the best Halloweens ever. By the time candy prices are marked down again, our city will have seen Nas with Lauryn Hill, Asher Roth and the A$AP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Action Bronson - Dada - 9/23/12

    Action Bronson Dada Sunday, September 23 In an industry where opulence is the modus operandi, Action Bronson favors a blue-collar sensibility. He prefers Carhatt over Cartier, New Balance over Neiman Marcus, "Giambi Lenses" over Gucci frames. His beard, which looks like an orange Christmas wreath, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Snow Tha Product Tells Us About Her Good Nights and Bad Mornings

    Since signing with Atlantic earlier this year, Fort Worth's Snow Tha Product, aka 24-year-old Claudia Feliciano, has been fully embracing her merch motto "Fuck Sleep." The mixtape she's in the process of recording, Good Nights and Bad Mornings, which follows up 2011's Unorthodox, should be out next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    The Viral Video Conundrum: Riff Raff, Kitty Pryde and Krispy Kreme Walk Into a Bar

    When Sean Parker was asked by David Kirkpatrick at a roundtable web summit how and why videos go viral, the Silicon Valley visionary shifted in his seat, nervously adjusting his tortoise shell-framed glasses and skinny tie. The Napster co-founder posited, "Videos go viral because people share them. ... More >>

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