Entries by MC Lars from 12/2011

How a Rap About Herman Melville Brought Me to Nantucket

| Posted 12.12.2011 | Huffington Post

Growing up, I had always felt like a cultural tourist in the world of hip-hop. I remember listening to Dr. Dre's Chronic album as a kid and marveling at how an adult like Dre could use words that I wasn't supposed to use around parents.

Indie Hip-Hop Tour Essentials

| Posted 12.19.2011 | UK Entertainment

The past five months of my life have been spent living in a tour bus, van and hotel rooms across the world. Touring is an essential part of the business model for today's indie artists. Here are some tips and tricks I've picked up what to have with you on your journey.

The Cultural Tourism of a Yelawolf Fan

| Posted 12.30.2011 | Huffington Post

Yelawolf's path to success is an interesting one; a half-Cherokee rapper, he was once an Alaskan crab fisherman who later tried his hand (foot?) at becoming a pro-skateboarder. He then produced and self-released a series of mixtapes before catching the attention of Eminem.