Lionel Richie

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Funniest Tweets From the 2014 BET Awards

    It's clear that all Chris Rock needs is a platform in front of an open-minded audience and he will have you at "hello." That's exactly how it went down when the 2014 BET Awards kicked off with Rock at the helm delivering a monologue that slaughtered Rick Ross, took jabs at the Solange/Jay-Z elevator ... More >>

  • Film

    January 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Top 10 Black Artists Who Should Go Country

    [Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country.]  By: Mike SeelySee Also:*Kanye West and 50 Cent's 9/11/07 Album Showdown Revisited*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Adele And Gotye Top Mid-Year Album and Single Sales. Yikes!

    In a piece of data that may have gone unnoticed due to the holiday, SoundScan announced the leading album and singles for the year so far. And while it might not be surprising considering their songs are literally everywhere, Adele and Gotye are leading the pack on the strength of songs that, frankl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Wednesday 3/14/2012

    ​If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead

    "What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>

  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    Sheila E., Still Hot

    [Mental Notes] Plus, Avenged Sevenfold's the Rev portrayed by a local 13-year-old drummer

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Sheila E. on Beating Prince at Basketball, Not Rehearsing for the 21-Nite Stand and Whether She's a Better Drummer​Sheila Escovedo, better known as Sheila E., didn't really need Prince to discover her: Her dad is Latin jazz legend and timbalero Pete Escovedo, and she'd toured with Natalie Cole, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, among others, before Prince took her under his wing in 1983 and pushed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    More Michael Jackson! Memorial Participants, Plus Coverage Tomorrow

    Michael Jackson: still dead. If he wasn't, there wouldn't be that public memorial tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Staples Center, and we wouldn't be here talking about it. In fact, we're going to be able to do more than just talk about it. Our guy Gabriel San Roman (check his story on new Nekromantix d ... More >>

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    All Do Crazy Things

    Get Out! Nightlife and more: Nov. 23 - Nov. 30

  • Culture

    March 17, 2005

    Lord Have Mercy

    Barneys New York was better when it was Barneys New York

  • Columns

    June 10, 2004

    Dog Day After June

    Reality: its not just for leftists anymore

  • Culture

    February 12, 2004

    Idle Worship

    American Idol judge Paula Abdul keeps dancing

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Juke Making Me Crazy!

    Cruising Huntington for someone to say hi to

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Whats This Crap?!

    Arturo Sandoval, please come home!