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Meet Ronny Rodriguez, the Brewers' new infielder and ... rapper?

Published Dec. 9, 2019

The MLB Winter Meetings got started today, and as expected, the Brewers were busy amending some of the roster's many holes, going to the waivers to claim Ronny Rodriguez, a utility infielder with the Detroit Tigers last season ... and a rapper?

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J. Cole delivers high-energy, crowd-pleasing, satisfying Summerfest show

Published July 4, 2018

On Tuesday night at Summerfest, J. Cole gave Milwaukee a set that was short, sweet and sincere, providing his fans a multi-album tour de force that was electrifying, too brief and, true to form, both fiercely independent and with a dose of fan service befitting the Summerfest headliner spot.

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Coming home: After L.A. hip hop and Ferguson front lines, Dr. Rob Baker returned

Published March 16, 2018

Rob Baker has been on the front lines in Ferguson and in the studio with Dr. Dre's team. He's worked with Snoop Dogg on anti-violence campaigns and led the League of Young Voters. He's hung with the biggest rappers, launched countless social activism projects and received his PhD from UCLA. But he's back in Milwaukee because he believes in it.

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Among able headliners Migos and Big Sean, Future shines the brightest

Published July 9, 2017

For its penultimate show at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, Summerfest somehow managed to book three of the music industry's hottest current hip hop acts. And, with perfect weather and a party atmosphere, Milwaukee turned out and Migos, Big Sean and Future turned up, giving their hyped audience everything it wanted for four hours on Saturday.

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T-Pain's high-octane Summerfest show was, as the kids say, "lit"

Published July 6, 2017

About 40 minutes into his bumping, high-energy and hit-filled Summerfest set, T-Pain asked the audience, "Y'all want me to keep going?" Cue loud cheer. He then sang his 2005 smash single "I'm 'n Luv (Wit a Stripper)." Cue louder cheer. That was the crowd-pleasing vibe Wednesday night at the Uline Warehouse Stage.

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Ludacris brings a wild time to the Miller Lite Oasis

Published July 3, 2017

Although his set seemed to be cut short - and he disappeared for long periods of time - the audience had a good time at the Miller Lite Oasis stage, jamming out to the rapper and "Fast and Furious" star's tunes.

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WATCH: GoGeddit talks one on one with Ray Nitti

Published June 29, 2017

GoGeddit president and founder Richie Burke sat down with Milwaukee rapper Ray Nitti, who will open for Ludacris on July 2 at the Miller Lite Oasis at 8 p.m. Watch the video here.

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Sherman Park officer posted rap video with violent lyrics

Published Aug. 18, 2016

The officer who shot and killed Sylville Smith Saturday afternoon, now identified as MPD Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, also moonlighted as an amateur rapper - as seen in a 2015 YouTube video now making the rounds on social media.