Category Archives: Festivals


Summer Set 2014 Preview 0

The 3rd installment of your favorite 3-day shindig nestled in the woods of Somerset, Wisconsin is back. This year’s line-up carries on the tradition of pairing the best of hip-hop with bass, EDM, rock and anything in-between.  Worlds collide and people unite under open air and vibrant lights. Words are futile, as experiencing Summer Set is […]


Soundset: Minnesota’s Hip Hop Christmas 0

The annual Memorial Sunday hip-hop festival was bigger than ever this year, selling out days prior to the show. Rap fans of all generations and kinds gathered in the Minnesota sun for an onslaught of sounds and sights. Over 30,000 sensory overloaded attendees meandered from each corner of the park to catch their favorite artists on stages in tents or amongst the crowd. However, it didn’t go off […]



TBT: Draggon’s Lair 0

By Schuyler Conners — Last year Suspectmedia.com had the exclusive privilege of a getting a glimpse into the two minds that make up Auddio Draggon upon their first official release, Magnate. Xilam Bilam (Los Nativos) and Mr. Gene Poole (The Dynospectrum / Phull Surkle / D.A.P.O.) pioneered hip-hop in the Twin Cities from the mid […]



Soundset 2013: A Chilly Celebration 0

by Steve Poons and Schuyler Conners —   The weather may have been dismal, but that didn’t stop 28,000 of every type of hip-hop head from attending the 6th annual Soundset festival in Shakopee, MN on Sunday, May 26th. Few festivals match the representation of all the elements of hip-hop as well as the Rhymesayers’ […]