| Nov 27, 2010
At first glance it doesn't seem the books "Understand Rap" and "ZooBorns" would have much in common.
But both books share Chicago roots, have 30-year-old authors, came out in 2010 and were written with the help of readers of their Web sites.
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:38 PM
The Chicago Bears made music history with the song "The Super Bowl Shuffle."
The Shufflin' Crew sold more than 700,000 records and 170,000 videos. William "The Refrigerator" Perry became a household name.
But the success of "The Super Bowl Shuffle" also...
| Sep 7, 2010
When Mike Tyson looks back on his friendship with Tupac Shakur, he thinks about the rapper's big heart, explosive anger - and the one regret he has about their relationship.
"He always wanted me to smoke weed with him, and I never did it, and I wish I...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:11 PM
For some people, rock and rap music are like oil and water. But two local artists are mixing the genres in a new song that they say could put Kansas City on the musical map.
FOX 4's Stephanie Hockridge is Working for You with the report.
| Jun 30, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Charlie Wilson has been alive for 58 years, and has been singing for nearly all of them — first in his church choir and then in the Gap Band, the pioneering funk group he formed at the age of 14 with his brothers Ronnie and Robert.
| Aug 7, 2011
| 10:32 PM
Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:18 AM
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — A university professor who studies rap music and its cultural ties is expected to testify for a former student accused of threatening to go on a rampage at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Charis E. Kurbrin, an...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:54 AM
LEXINGTON — Kentucky coach John Calipari wants sophomore Terrence Jones to make one thing perfectly clear to his talented freshmen teammates.
“I said, ‘Terrence, you look at these freshmen and you say, you guys are all really good. You...
| Oct 20, 2011
In just one day, it's possible your teen could hear different brands of booze mentioned more than 30 times in the music they listen to.
Local experts say popular culture almost promotes underage drinking. A new study from the University of Pittsburgh...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:22 PM
OK, I have a natural bias. But I am encouraging you to go see the musical revue "Americans All," which is the first show of the new season for the Lyceum Theater at Vanguard University. And take your children with you.
What does Vanguard's brochure say...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:44 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- A woman and a one-year old boy are critical after they and 6 others were wounded in a hail of gunfire during the filming of a rap music video.
The infant was in critical condition at Children's Hospital Oakland after undergoing surgery...