The golden age of hip-hop came to 2720 en masse for a night of nostalgic joy and veteran performances. Even on a Sunday night, the crowd was out in good numbers and started to fill the dance floor as soon as the music began.
The 8th annual Midwest Mayhem -- KDHX's annual member thank-you party -- took place at the City Museum on Thursday, May 9.
Where to begin? The City Museum alone is a multi-level, dizzying attraction of slides, wrought-iron climbing structures, curiosities, aquatic life and gorgeous tile mosaics.
Internationally celebrated and bigger than ever, Record Store Day 2012 went off as a smashing success at St. Louis-area independent music retailers.
Chali 2na has earned his throne among the legends of hip hop and in the world beyond.
“My name is Needles…I got to have a needle on the vinyl.”
Nappy DJ Needles is known across the St. Louis hip hop and soul scene for his turntable tactics and fresh groove for every occasion. Needles describes his comical yet interesting story of how he came up with the name Needles. "I wanted to make people understand that when they hear 'Needles' they know that they're going to get somebody who's playing records with an actual needle to the record," he says.