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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (Photo Travis Shinn / provided)

How Bone Thugs-N-Harmony beat the odds and changed the future of rap music

How Bone Thugs-N-Harmony beat the odds and changed the future of rap music

The Ohio-based rap quintet plays Jan. 7 at Tower Theatre.


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.”


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.

Graffiti artists showed off their skills at last year’s Oklahoma Hip-Hop Festival. | Photo Oklahoma Hip-Hop Festival / provided

Oklahoma Hip-Hop Festival returns to celebrate Oklahoma City’s first observance of Hip-Hop History Month

The festival premiered last year on Film Row but makes its new home this year at The Criterion.


Bilal appearance highlights trend of big names at Ice Event Center

Bilal, who won a Grammy for his contribution to Kendrick Lamar’s song “These Walls,” performs June 11 at Ice Event Center & Grill.

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Oklahoma Gazette‘s 2015 music year in review

2015 was a great year for music, and 2016 might be even better.

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