Rakim is near-universally acknowledged as one of the greatest MCs — perhaps the greatest — of all time within the hip-hop community. It isn’t necessarily the substance of what he says, but how he says it – His flow is smooth and liquid, inflected with jazz rhythms and carried off with an effortless cool that makes it sound as though he’s not even breaking a sweat. Rakim was among the first to demonstrate the possibilities of sitting down and writing intricately crafted lyrics packed with clever word choices and metaphors – don’t miss the chance to see him perform ‘Paid in Full’ live at Turner Hall Ballroom.
5:00 pm Gallery Night at The Grohmann Mu... @ Grohmann Museum
Gallery Night at The Grohmann Mu... @ Grohmann Museum
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Special Gallery Night Event: “Talking Animation” with J.J. Sedelmaier at 7 p.m. Free entry from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. J.J. Sedelmaier Productions presents “The Art and Mechanics of Animation” at the Grohmann Museum. From... Read more »
6:30 pm Milwaukee Record’s Local Coverage @ Turner Hall Ballroom
Milwaukee Record’s Local Coverage @ Turner Hall Ballroom
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
After three years of fun philanthropy, Milwaukee Record’s Local Coverage benefit will return to Turner Hall Ballroom in 2018. On Friday, January 19, an eclectic cast of nine local acts from all corners of the... Read more »
6:00 pm Local/Live: January 23 – Body Fu...
Local/Live: January 23 – Body Fu...
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Milwaukee’s mathy power-pop katamari of hooks, riffs, effects, and harmonies return with a new collection of fuzzed-out indie-rock nuggets, Maybe It’s Just the Weather! Bassist Michael Wojtasiak and drummer DJ Hostettler set the foundation with... Read more »