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The award winning November Criminals proudly hold the title of the world’s only non- ironic Polka Hip Hop band. Hailing from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the ensemble has a truly unique sound that mixes the power and energy of hip hop with the tradition and fun of polka.

Forged in 2011 from the fires of Milwaukee's thriving open mic scene, the band comprises emcees Brümeister, Spade One and NTSC. Typical lyrical topics include beer, pirates, history, class struggle, anti-fascism, humanism and global unity.

The band’s chosen moniker comes from the derisive label given to the brave men who signed the armistice that would bring an end to the first world war.

Explore the site to learn more about the crew, listen to the music and learn where you can catch a live show. Prost!


Your November Criminals won the "Best Polka Band" category for the 2019 WAMI awards!
Wami Award Winners for BEst Polka Band 2019!
The Black Hand is now available on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Youtube and many more!
Milwaukee Record wrote a great piece about us! Check it out HERE! When you've had enough, remember that we are here for you.
The November Criminals were recently featured in Milwaukee Magazine! Read about your favorite Polka Hip Hop band HERE!
Hey! You can finally purchase and download MP3s of our first album! Head on over to our Reverb Nation page and snag all that musical schwag to make your tails wag!
We also have NEW MERCH available at the Store! Check it out!
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