The all-day hip-hop festival Canterbury Park’s grounds in Shakopee did not sag under the weight of its biggest crowd ever. Updated May. 26, 2014
Check out the Star Tribune's coverage of Soundset. The biggest music festival in the Twin Cities takes place Memorial Day weekend at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.
Tyler the Creator of Earlwolf performed at Soundset, a 10-hour music marathon in Shakopee on Sunday.
Seven years later, this one-day hip-hop fest has matured into a top music event.
How two indie companies joined forces to create the biggest music festival in the Twin Cities.
Toki Wright: “We really, really believe in this project.”
Check out Flatbush Zombies, EarlWolf, Chance the Rapper and more at Soundset 2014.
Minnesota hip-hop kings Slug, right, and Ant have released a new Atmosphere album, “Southsiders.”
After fostering the Twin Cities’ biggest record label and hip-hop career, Slug’s and Ant’s new record ponders what they might leave behind.
An ode to her old hometown of Houston, the track is one of two added to the international re-release of her locally made debut album.
Entertainer Nas performs in the infield before the 139th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course on May 17.
Rhymesayers Entertainment's annual Soundset music festival took place...
Kendrick Lamar connects old-school and new, indie and mainstream.
When he saw the 612 area code come up on his phone last week, Freeway figured it was someone from his new record label calling. "I've been on the phone with them a lot lately," the Philadelphia rapper said with a laugh. "That's how it is with Rhymesayers: Everything's a lot more hands-on."
Slug from Atmosphere plays at Soundset. Yeah, we barely recognized Slug, too.
More than 20,000 people attended this year's Soundset, which featured Evidence and Rakaa Iriscience
P.O.S. at Soundset
News and notes from the scene.
Fans’ enthusiasm was not dampened by rain-soaked grounds or ATM outages. “It’s the best hip-hop fest in the country that I know of,” said Ian Kelly of Denver.
P.O.S. takes the stage
Sunday's 10-hour rap fest drew 17,000 mostly young fans to Canterbury Park's Festival Field in Shakopee as Soundset's third year had performers and spectators singing the event's praises.
Fans at Soundset at Canterbury Park