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Making HipStory: Local Hip-Hop Collective Launches First Tour, Bringing Their Brand of Personal and Political Music State to State

Making HipStory: Local Hip-Hop Collective Launches First Tour, Bringing Their Brand of Personal and Political Music State to State

HipStory, a collective of local hip-hop artists, has been a beacon of creativity in the Boston hip-hop scene, and now the cup of creativity has runneth over, resulting in the HipStoric Summer tour, set to launch in Boston and visit other parts of the country such as New York City and New Orleans throughout July.

Photo credit: Travis Shinn

A wolf with words: Rise Against guitarist Zach Blair talks Trump, political entertainers and “Wolves” LP

Photo credit: Travis Shinn Chicago-based punk rockers Rise Against just released their latest full-length LP, Wolves, on June 9th, but guitarist Zach Blair hasn’t had much time to bask in its reception, since the band launched a nationwide summer trek with Deftones the day of the release. “My wife keeps telling me it’s getting good

Davis Square bar’s Mardi Gras concert will benefit local homeless coalition

Photo: Sweet Wednesday It will be a sweet Sunday when the band Sweet Wednesday takes the stage on Sunday, February 26 to perform in a Mardi Gras-style concert to benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition at the Burren. Donations collected at the free event, which will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., will go

Friendship, Love, and Loyalty: Brennan, Dropkick Murphys continue to be Rebels With a Cause

Photo: Dustin Winter 2016 was a busy year for Boston’s favorite sons, the Dropkick Murphys, and in 2017, they will reap the benefits of their hard work. While their new 9th studio effort, 11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory, was recorded in Tornillo, Texas—a small town comprised of just over 1,500 people just outside

Prophets of Rage: “Elite Taskforce of Revolutionary Musicians” Take on Homelessness

By Ronald Dudley and Eric Falquero Courtesy of Street Sense / INSP.ngo. To say that Prophets of Rage is political doesn’t quite cover it. When reporters or pundits—from ABC to Bill Maher to Rolling Stone—call this combination of musicians from Cypress Hill, Rage Against the Machine and Public Enemy a “supergroup,” guitarist Tom Morello is

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