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2 Chainz

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Profile Of A Young, Female Lorde Fan

    It's the week in between Coachella weekends, and while some bands descended on Pomona, Orange County and Los Angeles as part of Golden Voice's "Localchella," others opted to retreat to Las Vegas and perform at The Cosmopolitan's Boulevard Pool and Chelsea theater as part of the resort's Valley to Ve ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014
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    October 16, 2013

    The Best BET Hip-Hop Awards Tweets

    The breakdown: Hosted by Snoop Dogg, this year's BET Hip Hop Awards (randomly on a Tuesday) were filled with performances galore by rappers like French Montana, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Future, Yo Gotti, and even Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The kicker? They barely gave out awards. N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    10 Rappers Who Have Changed Their Names

    Rappers are often quick to change the names we've grown accustomed to. Religion and maturity usually account for the swap, but sometimes, like in Diddy's case, the change is completely unfounded. In many cases, however, the name change has happened before the artist has blown up. Here are 10 rappe ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    Miley Cyrus Has Infiltrated the Hip Hop Community

    While Miley Cyrus claimed to have have "never heard a Jay Z" song on her 2009 hit "Party in the USA", one could say that times have certainly done changed. (Even HOVA himself dissed Cyrus on his recent Magna Carta Holy Grail.). With her much publicized image shift, Miley has found herself not only o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Gary Richards Was an EDM Hustler Long Before He Started HARD

    With the advent of the HARD Summer line-up and its hilarious trailer circling the Internet, we couldn't help but notice how much they have outdone themselves in terms of bringing the most in the now, up and coming and sought after talent today with a diverse line-up featuring everyone from Dog Blood ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    HARD Summer 2013 Lineup Announced

    This year's lineup for Hard Summer is out. Headliners include Knife Party, Duck Sauce, Dog Blood (ie Skrillex and Boys Noize), and Bassnectar This sixth annual edition of the two-day, EDM-focused festival takes place in downtown's Los Angeles State Historic Park on August 3 and 4, 2013. The full ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella: Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Worst of Coachella: Weekend One

    Daft Punk Fake-Out Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Because we were fucking teased. On the main stage before the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a long commercial for their new album played, and then we found out that members of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Indio, Here We Come! Our Coachella Coverage So Far

    Coachella is less than a full day away, which means you should get ready for our annual deluge of posts about our reckless, wild time in Indio. We'll be out there in force with our sister paper LA Weekly (they also got festival pre-coverage for dayyyyys) Before that happens, we thought it best to ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    All 80 Similes on Lil Wayne's 'I Am Not a Human Being II'

    Lil Wayne has just released his tenth studio album, I Am Not a Human Being II. It's been 18 years since his first album: True Story as one half of The B.G.'z. In that time, he's been a lesser-known member of an embattled southern hip-hop group, a scrawny kid, a mixtape hero, the greatest rapper aliv ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    The Wide World of Lil Wayne: A Tribute to his Talents

    Last weekend, the news of Lil Wayne's health issues gave us at the Weekly quite a shock. As longtime fans of Weezy, we were happy to hear as the conflicting reports subside that it sounds like he's going to pull through. Being that we seemingly came so close to losing him, what better time than now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Sean Price - The Constellation Room - March 14, 2013

    Sean PriceThe Constellation RoomMarch 14, 2013Hip-hop needs its animated characters, and we're not speaking about cartoon cameos. The genre started out as a mean-mugging form of music that promoted a street stalker's mentality, so it's necessary to have those who can push aside some of the genre's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Why Street Teams Are Nothing But "Proactive Litter"

    By: Jessica Hopper Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She i ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    The Top Five Rappers We'd Like To See At Coachella This Year

    It's the dawn of a new year, which for those of us who love music means a whole new year of live shows and another Coachella. Speaking a bit more specifically, it means another period of buzz surrounding possible Coachella lineups, rumors, definite answers, and photoshopped posters. This list is non ... More >>

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    November 21, 2012

    Kid Ink

    Glass House

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    October 12, 2012

    Five Songs to Play Before You Go See "Here Comes the Boom!"

    This weekend sees the release of the new Kevin James film Here Comes the Boom! We at the Weekly have been anticipating the movie's release for quite some time, if only because it gives us the chance to sneak the phrase "Here comes the Boom" far more often into regular conversation. Yes, "Boom" is an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Obama Gets The Jay-Z Mash-up Treatment With "99 Problems (But Mitt's Not One)"

    With the first round of the 2012 Presidential Debate happening tomorrow, we're sure both President Obama and Mitt Romney are busy stretching, meditating and fishing through their iPods for the perfect hype music to pump them up for talks about domestic policy. So it seems like a good time to share a ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    GZA, Killer Mike - The Observatory - September 28, 2012

    GZA, Killer MikeThe ObservatorySeptember 28, 2012It is said that the  third time's the charm, and after  two less-than-stellar performances here in Orange County, we were betting on a third round sweep from Wu-Tang esteemed patriarch the GZA. The last couple times h ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Top Five Comedy Clubs in Orange County

    Contrary to a lot of what we write about our little county, there are times when people in OC are actually funny on purpose. Not typically thought of as a stronghold for stand-up comedy, you'd be surprised at the gloriously irreverent, local and nationally touring comedians that line up to have thei ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Top Five Most Outrageous 2 Chainz Lines

    The appeal of 2 Chainz -- aka 36 year-old Tauheed Epps -- stems from many things. To begin with, his ear for beats is incredible, and he always seems to bring out the  best in producers like Mike Will Made It and Lex Luger. The persona he's manifested through mixtapes such as T.R.U. Rea ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in O.C. This Week

    See Also: *Free Ticket Wednesday: She Wants Revenge at the Observatory*The Hives - The Observatory - September 11, 2012 [w/Video]*Jim Norton Wants to Sleep With You, if You Can Stand His Sleep ApneaMonday, September 17Martin Sanchez (Residency)Detroit Bar Martin Sanchez is an absolutely manic rappe ... More >>

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    September 13, 2012

    2 Chainz

    The Glass House

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