Of all the things suggested by Royal Society Open Science's massive study of Billboard Hot 100 hits, hip-hop's revolutionary qualities shoudn't have been so surprising.
FYF Fest has three golden-voiced crooners atop its bill this year.
Is there room in the crowded Southern California dance music scene for another major festival?
In the world of muckraking journalism, Nellie Bly is the equivalent of the computer science pioneer Ada Lovelace -- a woman who helped invent her craft, and who did it better than the men who achieved more fame for similar work decades and centuries later.
Lauryn Hill's current international tour is a relatively short one, but it's already run into more than its fair share of snags.
Around 5 a.m. on Sunday morning, just as the light turned from black to blue above the mountains surrounding Lake Mead, the L.A. producer Nosaj Thing took the stage at the Further Future Festival atop a warren of carpeted platforms.
Too bad Iggy Azalea's pizza guy couldn't have played it cool. He might have gotten an early tip about Azalea's conversation-starter of a new single.
Just as the unseasonable bloom of jacarandas are suddenly dusting L.A. streets with lavender-hued blossoms, Kanye West has had a new idea, and it arrived quickly.