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OKG Newsletter


Topic: hip-hop

Pimpin'

'Hustle & Flow' your way over to Farmers Public Market for Mafia member Juicy J.


Music

Joshua Boydston
There aren’t many Oscar-winning rappers out there, but you can catch one at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein.
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Sample size

For the man known as Girl Talk, size doesn’t matter: It’s all about the motion of his potion, being magical mash-ups guaranteed to kick-start any party.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Girl Talk with Jabee
7 p.m. Thursday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$24-$29
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Later, Vader

With three albums in just about a year of existence, the rapper known as Rob Vader has plans to make his rhymes stick around.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Rob Vader with DJ Jonny Tsunami, Methotrexate, Young Chris Mott, Resista and more
9 p.m. Thursday
The Office Drinks & Nosh
5929 N. May
theofficeokc.com
778-8882
$8
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

No joke

Warrbuckss’ early foray into hip-hop might have been a gag, but these days, his rap is serious business.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Warrbuckss with Joe Average, Kneighbourhood, Myke Brown and more
9 p.m. Friday
The Dugout Bar & Grill
10909 N. May
751-0700
$5

 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Listen up

Rock, folk, hip-hop, metal — local music was loud and proud in 2012, and these 10 albums prove it. Just press play.

 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
funrun

For the ‘Fun’ of it

Watch Kyle Roberts’ app-tastic adaptation of a smartphone game sensation.

Played Fun Run yet? Or perhaps, like me, just watched over your kid’s shoulder as he did?

Hell, even if you haven’t heard of the game, this clip’s themes are universal enough that you’ll get it. Local filmmaker/animator Kyle Roberts’ latest project is “Fun Run in Real Life,” a three-minute video that sees some wicked parkour unleashed throughout downtown Oklahoma City — especially Stage Center, which seems made for dat sh!t — as fast-paced participants use their feet and try not to lose their heads:



You may have recognized OKC rapper Jabee lending his voice. (If not, you weren’t paying attention; like all good hip-hoppers, he directly references himself in the lyrics.)

God help us all if Hollywood decides to turn Fun Run into a movie, but if it does, Roberts deserves the directing gig. —Rod Lott

Hey! Read This:
Hipper than now? Local rap and hip-hop artists realize working together will strengthen their scene    
Man in motion: With stop-motion shorts parodying Iron Man and Michael Jackson, local filmmaker Kyle Roberts now takes on James Bond   
Parkour hits the ground running in Oklahoma     


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ADD it up

Norman hip-hop collective ADDverse Effects aims to take the genre back to its roots.


Music

Ryan Querbach
ADDverse Effects with Cadillac Jackson and Dare We Say Pioneers
8 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$5
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Lil' Wayne wants back in the 'Peake


CFN

Gazette staff
Lil’ Wayne is officially returning to Chesapeake Energy Arena. This time, presumably, he will be admitted entry.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Mack the strife


CFN

Gazette staff
Oh, Seattle, isn't it time to move on? Yes, Oklahoma City has your old NBA team. But that was five years ago. Let go of the anger.
 
Monday, May 13, 2013

Taking the bus one stop too far


CFN

Gazette staff

Life can be tough when you refuse to come out of your room. Especially when that room is a bus.

Especially when that bus is filled with a rap star’s all-adult posse.

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
 
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