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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn a move that will reorder the architecture of the rap music business, rap star Dr. Dre, the top producer in the booming hip-hop music market, is splitting with Death Row Records, the controversial record label he co-founded four years ago with partner...
Special To The TimesEDNA, Tex. -- It's hard to imagine a case with two antagonists more estranged than Linda Sue Davidson and Tupac Amaru Shakur. Davidson, a white middle-aged state trooper's wife, has spent the past 20 years raising her two children in this tiny Texas town...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLos Angeles detectives Tuesday were reviewing videotapes from security cameras near the site of Sunday's drive-by shooting of rapper Notorious B.I.G. to determine whether they captured the shooting or other clues that might help in solving the slaying,...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Death, Murder, Music Industry, Crimes
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersRap music star Notorious B.I.G. was shot to death along Museum Row in Los Angeles' Mid-Wilshire district early Sunday as he left a music industry party, a brazen attack that marked the second drive-by murder of a gangsta rap celebrity in the last six...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRap music is not polite. It's a noisy 'n' crude attack on mainstream sensibilities that has even liberal-minded adults who were raised on the rebellious, outlaw beat of Little Richard and the Rolling Stones asking themselves, "What happened to real music?...
A South Bend rap music artist known as Million has created a tribute song honoring the amazing season the Notre Dame football program has experienced. The song, titled "The Champs," has been copyrighted with the United States Library of Congress and has...
RapGenius.com Could Be the Future For Explaining Rap Lyrics -- And Just About Everything Else -- OnlineOver the last 10 years, websites that rely on crowdsourcing have become some of the most effective information-based products of the Internet revolution. But one unlikely site with roots in New Haven, RapGenius.com, may be altering the future of...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGThe first thing you notice about The Barenaked Ladies in concert these days is how much you miss former lead singer Steven Page, with whom the band split after his cocaine arrest in 2009. Barenaked Ladies singer Ed Robertson, in......
Blitzen Trapper Oct. 27, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com There's something to all that quantum-physics stuff about motion disrupting the normal flow of time. It might be a scientific truth that is...
It’s been a long time since Snoop Dogg’s career has been defined by his music. The 40-year-old rapper from Long Beach, Calif., exists in a rare pop-culture stratosphere where most of his headlines are garnered for decisions made outside of the...
Tags: Snoop Dogg, Music, Wiz Khalifa, Concerts, Katy Perry
The death of 18-year old rapper Joseph ‘Lil Jojo’ Coleman may be connected to a rap music rivalry. Coleman was shot in a drive-by shooting while riding his bike in the Englewood neighborhood on Tuesday. Coleman had recently released a song...
Tags: Music, Entertainment
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOG"I know you've been seeing nothing but bluegrass hip hop bands today," deapanned DJ/guitarist/singer Rench to a massive Main Street crowd Saturday night. "You're thinking, 'Ugh, another bluegrass hip hop band.'" Even if there had been a dozen bluegrass...
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