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Rap (genre)

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  • Grammy Awards 2011: Lady Antebellum nears a rout with 'Need You Now'; Arcade Fire's 'The Suburbs' takes album of the year

    Grammy Awards 2011: Lady Antebellum nears a rout with 'Need You Now'; Arcade Fire's 'The Suburbs' takes album of the year
    Lady Antebellum's desperate late-night call for companionship, "Need You Now," was named record and song of the year among five awards the country trio collected during the 53rd Grammy Awards ceremony Sunday from Staples Center in Los Angeles. But the...
  • The Times apologizes over article on rapper

    A Los Angeles Times story about a brutal 1994 attack on rap superstar Tupac Shakur was partially based on documents that appear to have been fabricated, the reporter and editor responsible for the story said Wednesday. -------------------- FOR THE...
  • Entrepreneur, investor celebrates Silicon Valley in rap song

     
    Entrepreneur and investor Shervin Pishevar has penned a new rap song about Silicon Valley...
  • DJ A-Trak: Blurring the lines and building a global picture

     
    A few years ago, the majority of kids turning out for DJ A-Trak shows were what he called “uber DJ fans” who preferred to film him for YouTube clips, as opposed to doing what his mixing suggested: dance. But more......
  • Jay-Z and the Beatles: Together again

     
    Are we staring into the blueprint for a Jay-Z-Paul McCartney-Ringo Starr trio performance on a future Grammy Awards show? The rapper and the Beatles are once again intertwined on the national sales charts this week, Jay-Z debuting at No. 1......
  • Live review: Old School Fest featuring Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow, Soulsonic Force & Egyptian Lover at the Greek Theatre

     
    You can tell an audience is having a good time when by intermission, people are already openly scheming plans to call in sick the next day. And assessing the euphoric crowd response at Sunday night???s Old School Jams show at......
  • Lil Mama crashes MTV VMA awards finale (and no one seems to care)

     
    While the pop culture universe all but imploded in the wake of Kanye West stage-crashing Taylor Swift???s acceptance speech for best female video last night at the MTV Video Music Awards, there has been relatively little chatter in regards to......
  • Rapper Ludacris 'stimulates' Atlanta with a 20-car giveaway

     
    Usually found stimulating the pop-listening masses with songs about "pimpin' "' and harshly exhorting certain female drivers to get out of his way, Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris, (whose real name is Christopher Bridges) spent Labor Day weekend playing...
  • Tonight: Pill and Freddie Gibbs at On the Rox

     
    The video for Pill???s ???Trap Goin' Ham??? was infamous before it ever saw release this summer. Uncensored and unscripted, cameras followed the Atlanta rapper deep into the trenches of the city???s often forgotten 4th Ward, a warren of crack pipes,......
  • MF Doom alert: Madvillain scheduled to perform in Los Angeles

     
    If you listen closely, you can hear the sound of the Los Angeles chapter of the Hip-Hop Nation collectively holding its breath. All they have to go on is a blunt, simple announcement on the website of L.A. indie hip-hop......
  • Times retracts Shakur story

    An article and related materials published on the Los Angeles Times website on March 17 have been removed from the site because they relied heavily on information that The Times no longer believes to be credible. The article, titled "An Attack on Tupac...