Sep
28
th
2011
Varsity Theater
Wednesday
Sep
28
th
2011
Varsity Theater

Brother Ali, Muja Messiah, Maria Isa and more!

with Dan Speak, dj stage one, Kool Akiem and more!

Show Starts

7PM

Ages

18+

Performers


Brother Ali

Over the past 17 years, Brother Ali has earned wide critical acclaim for his deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand of hip-hop. Under Rhymesayers Entertainment, he’s unleashed a series...

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Muja Messiah

Muja Messiah was named City Pages Best Hip-Hop Artist 2009, Star Tribune’s Best Local records 2009, The Onion ‘s Local Artist of the decade. Muja Messiah was featured on Atmosphere’s Strictly...

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Maria Isa

Maria Isa is a singer, songwriter, actress, rapper, activist and international recording artist born in Minnesota to NuyoRican (Puerto Ricans from New York) parents. Raised on St. Paul’s West Side,...

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Desdamona

DESDAMONA is an international, award-winning artist; who has taken her distinct lyrics, sound and artistic stylings to audiences from Minnesota to Hawaii, from Puerto Rico to Germany; gracing some of...

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GUARDIANS OF BALANCE

The rap group G.O.B. was formed when two young men with superior mic ability noticed each others talents in a studio production class in high school. Meyer St. Paul Slim...

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St. Paul Slim

St. Paul Slim is the emcee. The W8 On Empty Space is the painter. In the tradition of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Slim is his own artistic invention. St. Paul Slim has...

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Mastermind

When it comes to hip-hop, Mastermind is not only a breath of fresh air and a visionary, but a movement. He dares to dream, he doesn’t want to take hip-hop...

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High North

HIGH NORTH ENT houses a production company by the name of CREAM CROP PRODUCTIONS, as well as a recording facility and engineering team headed by DOC aka DIRTY DEAN. The...

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SLUG of Atmosphere

Sean Michael Daley, (born September 7, 1972) better known by his stage name Slug, is an American rapper. He is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Slug is best known as one half...

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Tony Bones

Tony Bones was born and raised in the South Minneapolis hood. Like many urban hustlers, poverty and the rough urban environment are to blame for his advanced hustling skills, despite....

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MIKE THE MARTYR

A Minneapolis based MC & Producer. Production credits include artists like AG of DITC, Sadat-X, Termanology, Slug Of Atmosphere, Muja Messiah & Brother Ali, Planet Asia, I Self Devine, Boots...

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Big Wiz

Big Wiz, aka Nic Swisher, was born and raised in South Side Mpls. He has lived in MN all his life. He’s been a Hip Hop student since the 80’s....

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TRINAGURL

Trina was born in Minnesota where she lived until she was in the second grade. She then moved to the suburbs of Houston, TX. At the age of 13 yrs...

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THE GODBLAC

FACEBOOK  ::  THA BBOY COMITTY  ::  NEXBORN

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Special Guests


Dan Speak

One of the Twin Cities best party Dj’s for almost 20 years, Dj Dan Speak has come to be known for a smooth mixing style, and his heavy knowledge of...

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dj stage one

dj stage one is a groundbreaking dj/graff artist/hip-hop activist that has continued to push,support & create hip-hop in minneapolis mn. and the world abroad.he has toured with: the gza (wu-tang),...

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Kool Akiem

From underground mixtapes in the early nineties and the various Micranots releases, to 2006’s Mixtape Deluxe, DJ Kool Akiem formerly of the Micranots and DJ for MF DOOM has been...

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Brother Jules

If I learned anything with my 25+ years dealing with musical genius (Prince), Rhythm unifies all souls and hearts! What the “PURPLE FAM” can expect from me that night is...

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IXL

DJ IXL first came up through the battle scene in 1998 when he made his mark by innovating a specific Beat Juggling style, using only the up-faders on the mixer....

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DJ Verb X

Bungalow’s DJ Verb X has been spinning music for more than a decade on the local scene and has won recognition from City Pages and other local publications. A Minnesota...

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Venue


Varsity Theater

The Varsity Theater opened as a vaudeville showplace in 1915. The rise of movies and vaudeville’s decline saw the theater’s conversion to a movie house after an extensive redesign by…

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