How the sons of Eazy-E and Dr. Dre plan to write the next chapter of NWA's legacy in . . . Lake Forest?!
By: Brian McManusIf you listen closely to Ke$ha's songs (and is there any other way to listen to Ke$ha? ), you already know quite a bit about her. She wakes up in the morning feeling like P. Diddy. She uses a bottle of Jack to brush her teeth (which sounds dangerous). Etc. Etc. So on. So forth. ANYW ... More >>
Norman Doray June 24, 2012 Yost TheaterSee also: *Rusko and Andy C - Hollywood Palladium - 6/1/12 *Armin Van Buuren - Sutra - 5/28/12 *Bingo Players - Yost Theater - 5/22/12 This past Saturday, the Yost Theater in downtown Santa Ana hosted DJ Norman Doray, a fiery French selector who hit the dec ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things (usually) every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.My obsession with the NBA Slam Dunk Contest started in 1985, and thrived for almost a ... More >>
The Detroit rapper lives the dream on his debut album
[Mental Notes] Plus: Introducing the softer side of Rob Zombie, and NYC inmate says he shot Tupac
Two men were arrested in England this week for trying to abduct the soul singer Joss Stone. Making the case stranger, the suspects reportedly had in their possession a Samurai sword and written plans to kill Stone and dump her into a river. Call us a bunch of softies, but we're perplexed that an ... More >>
The death of R&B legend Teena Marie continues to shock fans and fellow musicians around the world. Many stars have shared their memories and thoughts on this sad event. Celebrities including Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz, along with news reporters and millions of fans, have paid t ... More >>
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'I'm Still Here' takes on the Hollywood machine. We think
I interviewed Soulja Boy (who I'll just go ahead and call by his real name DeAndre Way) recently, and it was pretty wild. The Atlanta-based, teen millionaire rapper wore his colossal, eponymous pendant--which he says contains a hundred Gs of diamonds--and bragged about how all the big names in hi ... More >>
●We’ll dispense with the usual rundown of all things eye-rollingly wretched in the Reggie this week—our way of being nice, what with the new round of departures at OC’s largest-circ fishwrap just announced. So we won’t even get into that intellectually-challenging poll where the Reggie a ... More >>
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The (White) Rapper Flow: Loose Logic’s Rhymes and Production Are On (Dana) Point
Ex-Dantalians Chariot guitarist comes to Orange County
Take the Kanye West aptitude test
Ugly Ducklings Politics Are Even Uglier
Ikey Owens and the sonic politics of race
Flub and bluster in Made
Is Cornel West the most hopeful man in America?
Ugly Duckling's Amazing Journey
Quick answers to questions we needed to ask OC's finest roots musicians!
Black Guys Imitating White Guys Imitating Black Guys: The strange end of the hip-hop revolution