Pre-Order – SIFU HOTMAN (Guante + Dem Atlas + Rube)


From The Press Release:

SIFU HOTMAN is a hip hop collaboration between MCs Guante & Dem Atlas and producer Rube. Featuring funky, up-tempo beats perfect for the b-boys and b-girls paired with razor-sharp lyrics from two of the most singular voices in Twin Cities hip hop, this three-song suite will be released on vinyl and digital download on August 13, 2013.

Speak Up and Get Down – Spoken Word – 6/21 at The Coffee Shop NE.

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Guante Presents Hip-Hop against Homophobia – 2/23 at Patrick’s Cabaret

Some great artists collaborating for a great cause. This night will be fun and enlightening.

Hip-Hop against Homophobia
Saturday, February 23rd at 7:30pm
$10 tickets at the door
Curated by Guante

See More Perspective
DJ Saul Goode
Poet Aimee Renaud
and more TBA!

Patricks Cabaret – 3010 Minnehaha Ave S

Guante & Big Cats: TO YOUNG LEADERS (Official Video)



Common Labor “Tales of The Troubadours” CD Release Party – The Debut Album from Analyrical & Phingaz

Common Labor, Guante, Mike The Martyr, Kuley – hosted by Mally.
Saturday, February 9th.
Doors 930 – Music at 10pm – 5$ FOR 21+ – 7$ FOR 18+
Hell’s Kitchen – 80 South 9th St. – Minneapolis MN 55402

Turning Rebellion Into Money – A Tribute To Joe Strummer

Turning Rebellion Into Money - A Tribute To Joe Strummer

Featuring: The 9/16s (Jeremy Ylvisaker, Janey Winterbauer, James Everest, Trent Norton, Matt Darling and Richard Medek), Adam Levy, Al Church & State, Blue Sky Blackout with Janey Winterbauer, BNLX+ with guest Jim McGuinn, Dylan Hicks, The Farewell Circuit, Haley Bonar, James Diers, Jim Ruiz Set, Kevin Bowe & The Okemah Prophets, Martin Devaney, Rob Skoro & Anonymous Choir, Rogue Valley, RuDe GiRL, Tambuca, Van Stee, plus spoken word by Guante and special guest DJs.

All proceeds from the night will be donated to Free Arts Minnesota in memory of Daniel Levy – artist, musician, Clash fan.

Feb 1st
7:30 pm
First Avenue Mainroom
$5 | $10

“Free Arts programs seek to interrupt the cycle of violence. Through painting, drawing, music, writing, drama and other creative outlets, the program serves as a catalyst to help children communicate and express themselves in new – and positive – ways.”

Mixed Blood Majority CD Release Party w/ LaLiberte and Guante & Big Cats January 26

Mixed Blood Majority CD Release Party w/ LaLiberte and Guante & Big Cats January 26

Mixed Blood Majority is Joe Horton of No Bird Sing, Crescent Moon of Kill the Vultures, and Lazerbeak of Doomtree. LaLiberte and Guante & Big Cats will also be performing.

Here’s a taste of the “hypnotic lyricism” you’ll get at the show:

Event page:

January 26

Triple Rock Minneapolis
$10 // 18+ // 9pm

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