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Pop Evil Release “Trenches” Remix Featuring Rap Icon DMC

Well, this was unexpected. Pop Evil may have been together for the better part of the last decade, but never in their career have they experienced a year quite like 2013. From a successful album release, to their first chart-topping single, the men from Michigan have a lot to be thankful for, and this afternoon […]

Rev Run’s son gets one day of community service

Reverend Run’s son Joseph Simmons Jr. plead guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct after being busted in Manhattan with marijuana in May. The 19-year-old was original was caught rolling a joint by police on May 8th, while he was in a car along the Upper West Side. Police accused the rapper of backing up […]


Riot Fest Denver 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The second lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Denver event, which takes place August 28-30. Additional bands and details will be revealed in the coming […]


REVIEW: Big Sean – ‘Dark Sky Paradise’

Artist: Big Sean Album: Dark Sky Paradise Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap Dark Sky Paradise is not one step closer to the record fans have been waiting for Big Sean to create, but five. Coming off the largely forgettable Hall Of Fame, the Detroit native spent the majority of 2014 crafting his most honest, ambitious, and creative record […]

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Skyscraper Stereo – “Ya Boy Gets Right”

Louisville, Kentucky-based hip-hop quartet Skyscraper Stereo and Under The Gun Review are teaming up to premiere the band’s new video for the track “Ya Boy Gets Right.” Channeling the inner ’90s child, the video oozes every cool piece of nostalgia we can recall from the last decade of the twentieth century. With a beat composed […]


UTG INTERVIEW: Leonino Talks ‘Naked Tunes’ and His Big Label Days

“My feeling is that humans will find love and warmth on hard times as our souls and bodies are strong.” Having fronted the biggest band in Chile’s history of music, it should come as no surprise that Jorge González would want to take time away from the chaos of it all to focus on his […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Voices of Terror Want to Revive the Current State of Hip-Hop

“Does real hip-hop still live or is hip-hop dead?” Many have asked the question and the debate rages on, but are The Voices of Terror the saviors the genre needs? If you ask them, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Reaching beyond the stale cliches and themes of money, women and material possessions, Mike Walker […]


UTG Track-By-Track: Big Reeno – ‘Watch My Indie Throne’

With only a handful of days to go before his new EP arrives in stores, North Dakota based hip-hop up and comer Big Reeno has partnered with UTG to share a track-by-track rundown of Watch My Indie Throne. Featuring seven new tracks, including “The Rain” (featuring Dizzy Wright) and “Home” (featuring King Los), the latest […]


Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers to play Super Bowl Concerts

In addition to the previously announced Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Roots and Run DMC will join in this year’s Super Bowl festivities. All of the groups will perform in New York City around the date of the game. On a cruise ship docked on the Hudson River, The Bud Light […]

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Michelle Obama is Releasing a Rap Album

Michelle Obama is putting out a rap album. Go ahead. Rub your eyes as much as you want, but what you just read isn’t going to change. Yes, Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States of America, is releasing a rap album next month. It’s not a response to the Lil Debbie and […]


WATCH: Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon – “History of Rap Pt. 4”; Timberlake Medley

For the entirety of the week, pop icon Justin Timberlake has been appearing on the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon program. Each night, he has performed two new songs from his upcoming album, The 20/20 Experience, and taken part in one of the show’s sketches. These have included a barber shop quartet version of his hit […]


Fun Fun Fun Fest Announce 2012 Lineup

November 2 through November 4, Austin, Texas is the place to be. With Fun Fun Fun Fest pulling into Auditorium Shores with a army of killer bands, music fans will be hard pressed to find a more entertaining weekend anywhere in the nation. The festival will feature such high profile and notable bands as Run […]