Charly, Thomas, Pho and Pitchin--four french dudes who have been making heavy bass music for well over a decade now--are currently on tour in support of their full-length album IRREVERENCE out on Dim Mak Records. They celebrated their album release on Tuesday at Dim Mak Studios in typical LA fashion ... More >>
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 >>
For a moment, imagine it's the '90s again -- the era of Bad Boy Records, grunge and Bill Clinton. You're a kid again, and you're on a road trip with your parents. Maybe it's your mom; maybe it's your dad; or maybe it's both. You've been driving for a while. You're bored, staring at the electrical po ... More >>
For 16 seasons now, "South Park" has been delighting viewers with its signature brand of absurdity, skewing any and everything in pop culture along the way. There's been quite a few music superstars immortalized on "South Park," some whose appearances were made without them even being consulted. Wit ... More >>
By: Brian McManusWhether you believe he's the world's greatest living music artist or a twisted sexual deviant who eluded justice, there's much to be gleaned about R. Kelly in his new autobiography Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me. In the thick (377 pages!) tome, Kelly is incredibly candid about his tu ... More >>
Remember when Brian McKnight was widely regarded as one of the strongest talents in the adult urban contemporary R&B genre? Doesn't seem that long ago, right? After all, this is a guy who has been nominated for 16 Grammys and even though has none to show for the nominations, he was always respec ... More >>
When you look at Ralphie May, you might see big, and you'd be right. He draws big crowds, brings big talent and has the ability to cross big boarders and be loved by people worldwide. We'd say that's a big accomplishment and this weekend, you've gotta get in on the big laughs that Ralphie May will b ... More >>
Christopher VictorioJay-Z and Kanye West
December 11, 2011
From the Givenchy-designed gold cover to lyrics dripping with foreign luxury brand references like "Hublot" and "Margiela" to the video in which they chop up a $350,000 Maybach for giggles, Jay-Z and Kanye West's albu ... More >>
Rancid's Tim Armstrong is launching a new musical theater series for the web, Tim Timebomb's RockNRoll Theater, Rolling Stone says. The preview for the premiere episode, "Dante," star AFI's Davey Havok and Rancid memeber Lars Frederiksen.
It will premiere Oct. 21 on VEVO and will be the first s ... More >>
Pitchfork MediaHere's a story for all you hip-hop hotheads. Pitchfork Media is reporting New Orleans rapper Curren$y is set to release his latest "commercial mixtape," affectionately titled Weekend at Burnie's on June 28. (We get it, he spelled Burnies with a "u" in a delicious pot reference.) As ... More >>
Nope, not MC Serch of 3rd Bass (as seen above)! His image from the early '90s is just a perfect representation of all things white rap: horrible haircut; worse glasses; shaved eyebrow; laughable jewelry; Jewish.Picking the top five worst white rappers is like picking the top five smelliest turds. ... More >>
www.myspace.com/liljonGhetto rap auteur Lil' Jon is holding his CD release party at Sutra Lounge tonight for his new album Crunk Rock. He's performing a live DJ set--no electric guitar crossover, unfortunately--but you will be able to herald the coming of his album with him at midnight.
What's to say about Long Beach native Snoop Dogg that hasn't been said already? The last decade has afforded him the kind of mega-watt celebrity that seemed unreachable even when he reigned as California's favorite, fresh-off-the-block, gangsta rapper in the '90s. While his ever-expanding popu ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were de ... More >>
Tryflynn, the anal-attentive crooner.
R&B has long been a sanctuary for sincere romantic sentiments, songs full of Vaseline-lensed, wine-light schmaltz. The characters in these songs never have intestinal distress or garlic breath or a raging zit precisely where the third eye's located. And rarely ... More >>