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Hip hop shares spotlight at festival

By Steve Graham About two years ago, hip hop and R&B became the dominant music genre in the United States. Listeners are buying and downloading more Drake than Disturbed and more Kendrick Lamar than Greta Van Fleet. But you couldn’t tell from the Fort Collins music scene. A typical Saturday night in northern Colorado doesn’t bring much live hip hop. The Fort Collins Music Experience attempts to rectify that. “Hip […]

Kosha Dillz live at the Aggie. Photo by Luke Sorgen
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What’s the Dillz on Kosha?

By Luke Sorgen Rami Even-Esh or better known as his MC name, Kosha Dillz, the 37-year-old rapper with a Jewish background, has a plethora of experience in the hip-hop music scene since he first rapped in 1999 at 17. Originally from Perth Amboy, New Jersey and living in Koreatown, Los Angeles, Dillz has been what some would call an “up-and-coming artist” although, the term is used lightly for what he […]

ALBUM REVIEWS: HR People – Lover Man EP

By: Jeremy Fleischer 4/5 STARS The latest EP from Denver’s HR People affirms why this is one of the most exciting bands working in Colorado right now. On paper, there’s not much excitement: They blend hip-hop, soul and rock, as many bands do. But damn, they do it so well! HR People music is fun, pop-catchy, super sexy-cool, and funky, but with a depth of soul often absent from pop […]