Tag Archives: Hip Hop

Jabee front right poses as a child in a picture with his family. Jabee: The Life & Times will incorporate several old photos of Jabee and his family to help create a live documentary event. | Photo provided

Rapper Jabee unveils his unique ‘live documentary’ musical stage show Jabee: The Life & Times

Rapper Jabee unveils his unique ‘live documentary’ musical stage show Jabee: The Life & Times

The small, intimate show runs Thursday-Saturday in The Actor Factory’s 40-seat Norman theater.


Oklahoma Gazette revisits the best local and national albums of 2017

Many of 2017’s best listens were deeply personal, bravely diving into aspects of human emotion that some artists dare not approach.

Matisyahu center with his band (Photo Nechama Leitner/Provided)

A redefined Matisyahu makes a tour stop with Common Kings Nov. 1 at The Jones Assembly

Matisyahu is known for 2000s rap-influenced reggae and dancehall hits like 2004’s “King Without a Crown” and 2009’s “One Day.”

Oklahoma Hip-Hop Festival founder Gregory Jerome opened for The Roots in 2005 in Tennessee. (Photo Gazette / file)

Oklahoma Hip-Hop Festival hosts a tribute to The Roots as the annual event regroups for the future

The show runs 6-10 p.m. Nov. 5 at the new Venu Lounge downtown.


Cover Story: Oklahoma Contemporary brings street art indoors with Not For Sale: Graffiti Culture in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Contemporary will host an opening night reception Oct. 5 and a hip-hop jam Nov. 4.

KOSU operations director Ryan LaCroix. | Photo Gazette / file

KOSU and The Spy are making some tweaks to their programming, bringing new music shows into the market

The shift puts an emphasis on music discovery and come-and-go programming during the afternoons and weekends.


Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli talks ‘grown-man’ rap and grassroots hip-hop ahead of his Sept. 2 show at Tower Theatre

Kweli is most known as half of the late-’90s hip-hop duo Black Star with fellow Brooklyn artist Mos Def.

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