| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:26 AM
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...
| Jun 13, 2012
Actors Tyler James Williams and Coco Jones star in the classic Cyrano de Bergerac story reimagined. More importantly, they are participating in Disney Channel's first movie which features a mainly African-American cast and highlights gospel, hip-hop and...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Fresh off of his announcement that he's signed with Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group, Chicago-rapper Rockie Fresh has no time to celebrate, as he's planning to hit the studio right away to work on his first album. The past few months have been a...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Mitt Romney, whose advisors must hate him, recently gave a speech in front the NAACP where he talked about repealing Obamacare. His statement was met with a chorus of boos. Here’s the video:
They didn’t even let him finish! What Mitt...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
News flash: Electronic dance music is in again. So says the latest Deadmau5-adorned cover of Rolling Stone and everyone else calling the genre by its ubiquitous new acronym, EDM.
Probably nobody in the Twin Cities should be happier about the genre's...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:02 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- You'll be happy to know I didn't fall asleep on the couch watching the Super Bowl like I did in Dallas last year. That's because I took a different approach when covering the Super Bowl parties in Indianapolis. I didn't stay until the very...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 9:30 AM
He is one of the city's most promising rappers, but Kane Mayfield has yet to release a solo debut — because the 29-year-old and his label, Baltimore's Mania Music Group, "believe in quality control."
Mayfield says he submits six to 10 recordings to...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 12:20 PM
THE 54TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS
The 54th annual GRAMMY Awards took place at The Staples Center tonight and music’s biggest night belonged to Adele. The singer won six awards including Album of the Yearand Best Pop Vocal Album for 21 and Record of...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:21 PM
By EMILY ST. CLAIR
Every generation should have their soundtrack, and that soundtrack should annoy parents relentlessly. For teens these days, however, those soundtracks tend to be more fractured and diverse than ever due to the ease of...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Over 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...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Rome Cee is counting in German.
“Eins, zwei, drei, vier …”
It’s an oppressively humid July afternoon and the 29-year-old rapper, born Jerome Carrington Jr., is dressed in black and gray, sipping a hot cup of coffee in a Fells...