Local Reviews: The Bad Apples

Local Reviews: The Bad Apples
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Salt Lake locals, The Bad Apples are back by popular demand from fans. Penalty Box Records founder, MC/ producer Mike Booth, and MC Sir Louis Wildamiss bring some cognizant vocals to this LP with many local artists popping up in guest spots too.  … read more

Oddescee: Utah’s Fearless Freestyle Aficionado

Oddescee: Utah’s Fearless Freestyle Aficionado
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Upon meeting Brandi Madrid, aka Oddescee, for the first time, you wouldn’t think you’re talking to Salt Lake’s one and only female battle emcee. In fact, the incredibly humble and down-to-earth mother of two is a self-proclaimed introvert and nerd—she proves it to me by proudly displaying the “NERD” tattoo on her back and telling me about her passion for books and the show Ancient Aliens. Her necklace, however, speaks of the woman that lies beneath: “Fearless,” it says.  … read more

House of Lewis: Craft Lake City Performer

House of Lewis: Craft Lake City Performer
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House of Lewis thehouseoflewis.com Emerging from the ever-growing musical crop of Provo, Utah, artistic collective House of Lewis are establishing themselves as one of the leading figures for rap and

Chris Owens: Devoted Bboy From Utah

Chris Owens: Devoted Bboy From Utah
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Chris Owens is Creative Director of 1520 Arts, a nonprofit dedicated to maintaining and growing the presence of hip-hop culture in Utah. … read more

Local Review: Eight01’s Finest  – Vol.1

Local Review: Eight01’s Finest – Vol.1
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Eight01’s Finest = Brockhampton + Souls of Mischief + Post Malone … read more

Local Review: FlipJ – How to Shapeshift

Local Review: FlipJ – How to Shapeshift
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FlipJ’s How to Shapeshift is a display of style and spatial dynamics that can only be pulled off in the world of great hip-hop.  … read more