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    February 20, 2013

    Top 10 Concert Films Every Music Writer Should Own

    For music fans, there's nothing better than seeing your favorite band or checking out an up-and-coming act in person. While the records serve as a tangible finished product that fans can jam on until eternity, the live show experience explains more about a band than their recorded work. With concert ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    Five Songs That Prove Why Sublime Still Matters

    The story of Long Beach's most successful band rarely emphasizes its multicultural roots, its ability to seamlessly blend disparate genres or its importance in creating a globally appealing pop sound out of a mass of local musical influences. Instead, most considerations of ska-punk outfit Sublime f ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Wyclef Jean Filed Papers to Run for President of Haiti​We knew it was official; Wyclef Jean did tell Time Magazine he was running for president of Haiti after weeks of rumors yesterday. But a few minutes ago, the AP reported that Jean has filed the paperwork to run for president of Haiti at an electoral council office i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Rock The Bells: Lauryn Hill and Snoop Dogg, A Tribe Called Quest Added To Lineup

    ​[via MTV] Why, Urb Was Right After All: When they announced that Lauryn Hill was going to be performing The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill in its entirety last month, then were proven wrong when the lineup was announced and there was no Fugees lead singer in sight.  Instead, only Wu-Tang ... More >>

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    May 25, 2010

    Rock The Bells 2010: No Lauryn Hill, But Guess Who's Performing?​Yesterday, called it: Lauryn Hill would be performing The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill in its entirety at Guerilla Union's veritable hip-hop fest, Rock the Bells. When the lineup was announced at the Key Club in Hollywood last night, Rock the Bells announced  ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Showgazing: KeysNKrates at Commonwealth Lounge

    ​There's two ways you can describe a vibrant, ground-breaking band. You can try piecing together the components of their sound, or you just talk about the way they make you feel. The first option is complicated and often involves a pile of stumbling adjectives, niche comparisons and a lot of ... More >>

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    March 2, 2006

    Party Over Here!

    Dave Chappelle raises the roof