Monday 28 Jul
 
 

Planting the seed

Chelsey Cope’s new band, Elms, is as earthy and native to Oklahoma as the trees that are their namesake. The soulful folk four-piece’s debut EP, Parallel Lines, was recorded at Bell Labs Recording Studio in Norman and is on its way in September. But the band has already given us a tease, with its first single, “Burn,” going live on SoundCloud on July 14.
07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Friday-Saturday
Downtown Tulsa 
centeroftheuniversefestival.com 
$35-$50 

07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Mack truckin’

Swizzymack
9 p.m. Friday 
Kamp’s Lounge 
1310 NW 25th St. 
lndrnrs.com 
819-6004 
$10-$15 

07/23/2014 | Comments 0

Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 
$20-$40 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0

Rock steady

Tesla
7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road 
frontiercity.com
478-2140
Free with park admission 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0
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T.I. - T.I. vs. T.I.P.


None December 2nd, 2010

Atlanta rapper' and self-touted King of the South' T.I.'s new album "T.I. vs T.I.P." doesn't steal the throne from his Grammy-nominated 2006 album "King," though it manages to rule over most other commercial hip-hop on the charts right now.

The record is billed as the two personalities of T.I.' one representing a laid-back businessman and the other a loose-cannon gangster' and it's clear that the feisty, pistol-packing hustler is a lot more fun.


"You Know What It Is" features Wyclef Jean as a producer and performer' a siren string line underlines T.I.'s characteristic Southern drawl woven with reggae grooves.

The first single from the record, "Big Shit Poppin' (Do It)," produced by Mannie Fresh (Juvenile, Hot Boys, Lil' Wayne), is catchy in an annoying, "can't wait for the ringtone" kind of way.


Jay-Z, Eminem, Nelly and Busta Rhymes also make appearances on "T.I. vs. T.I.P," which actually doesn't hurt the songs as much as it could. It's no "King," but T.I. still reigns supreme."Joe Wertz

 
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