The Vermont Cynic

Rapper rests in peace

Jon Zinter February 3, 2015

The hip-hop community was shocked and saddened at the sudden passing of Steven Rodriguez, 26, also known as A$AP Yams. He died Jan. 18. Rodriguez was the founder and mastermind behind A$AP Mob. He was...

Vermont group grows in popularity

Jon Zinter January 14, 2015

A local jam quartet took Higher Ground by storm on Dec. 28. 2014 was a big year for Twiddle both musically and commercially. Their improvisational blend of sounds, a genre that can only be called “Vermont...

Zombies infect hip-hop

Jon Zinter December 9, 2014

Mosh pits, stage dives and hip-hop; the sold out Beast Coast show was one for the books. Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice and Erick Arc Elliot of the Brooklyn hip-hop trio, Flatbush Zombies, returned to Higher...

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