Smokepurpp At The Granada

Better late than never, right? Omar Pineiro—AKA Smokepurpp, is a 21-year-old rapper from Florida. He’s widely known for his wild antics and his rap beef with Russ. Smokepurpp performed in Lawrence, KS at The Granada. While it was not a sold out show, the pit was packed. Smokepurpp wanted to throw hands at a fan for…

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Pink Caravan! At Rap Asylum KC

Rap Asylum KC brought out STL’s very own Pink Caravan! for an intimate show on Wednesday night, at the Westport Coffee house. Pink Caravan! is a funky-fresh chick with poetic flows, that follow along an ice cream truck anthem. Only Pink Caravan! isn’t handing out actual ice cream, but instead a lullaby-esque sound to feed…

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DENZEL CURRY At The Granada

Denzel Curry hailing all the way from Carol City, Florida. Made a stop in Lawrence, KS for a show on 4/20. Even though previously announcing in late March that he would be taking a break from music. His style could be categorized as “cloud” rap. Much like many other rappers are labeled when they don’t…

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Mike Jones Concert Review [Video]

Mike Jones made his way to the Riot Room in Kansas City on Sunday, March 25th. He performed a 30 minute set, with classic hits like “Back Then”, and “Still Tippin’.” The venue was a perfect size for an intimate show. Setlist (approximate; please leave changes in the comments): Mr. Jones Still Tippin’ Back Then Flossin’…

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Lil Xan left Kansas fans with a sense of Déjà Vu last night at the Granada

One might be confused as to how someone with the name Lil Xan, could be promoting an anti-Xanax agenda. Lil Xan’s name stems from his previous addiction to Xanax, a popular drug frequently used in the hip-hop world. Xan, has since made a very public commitment to stop using the drug and helping advocate the…

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Yung Lean & SAD BOYS at The Granada

21-year-old Swedish rapper—Jonatan Leandoer known as Yung Lean performed at The Granada Theater, on Sunday night. Lawrence, KS was the 10th stop of his North America “Stranger” tour. Thaiboy Digital was Lean’s supporting act. Thaiboy Digital’s— lo-fi, auto-tuned sound was enough to get a crowd hyped up for the night. His set included old tunes…

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Paul Wall, The People’s Champ brought H-Town swag to Kansas City

Photo By IMWITHDABAND Thursday night, Paul Wall made a visit to Kansas City’s—Riot Room. Wall—The People’s Champ—Slab God had people leaning and rocking with his classic chopped and screwed H- Town sound. Paul Wall—Da Ice Man had a mouth full of diamonds, and his set threw us back to 2005—Where he started out blowing waves…

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Up Next Kansas City at The Roxy

PHOTO BY IMWITHDABAND The 4th edition of the, “Next Up” showcase presented by Mr. Perfect, began on a Wednesday night at The Roxy Bar. The original, Roxy Bar was an entertainment venue located in Overland park at 7230 W. 75th Street, with history dating back to the early 1970’s. The building owners ended up selling that…

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Rap Asylum XI

Its a Wednesday night and I’m entering a coffeehouse in Westport, alone. I find people enjoying their cup of joe, conversing or looking at their laptops. I can feel the vibrations of music coming from below. This coffee shop has more to offer, than just espresso. Behind the barista and through a hallway. You open a…

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