Coverage: Soundset music festival

  • 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.

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Tyler the Creator of Earlwolf performed at Soundset, a 10-hour music marathon in Shakopee on Sunday.

Soundset 2013

Toki Wright:  “We really, really believe in this project.”

Flatbush Zombies

Soundset 2013

Minnesota hip-hop kings Slug, right, and Ant have released a new Atmosphere album, “Southsiders.”

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...

Schoolboy Q

Action Bronson

Kendrick Lamar

  • Soundset: Sound Track

    Article By: MATT GUTH , Publish May 21, 2009 2:00 AM / Update May 21, 2009 11:00 AM

    The MCs and disc jockeys of Rhymesayers make the move from Minneapolis to -- a horse track in Shakopee?

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Freeway

  • Music: Soundset '10 focuses more on non-local acts

    Article By: CHRIS RIEMENSCHNEIDER , chris@vita.mn Publish May 27, 2010 2:00 AM / Update May 27, 2010 10:53 AM

    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."

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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

Soundset 2012

Big K.R.I.T.

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

Wiz Khalifa

Fans at Soundset at Canterbury Park

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