| Apr 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Common at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. (Beth Rooney/ for the Chicago Tribune) Most people would need some time before answering my question -- "Name the three best acting performances by a rapper" -- but Common was...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
3 stars (out of 4) Former Blur singer Damon Albarn once again acts as ringleader of the world party known as Gorillaz. With its cartoon visuals and eclectic guest list, Gorillaz provides Albarn with a level of anonymity and freedom......
| Mar 4, 2010
Well my dears, we've made it all the way to week 9, our final week on this Couch to 5k journey. I hope you are as proud of yourselves as I am and you continue on your path to greatness. This week we're doing a 5 minute walking warm-up followed by 30...
| May 10, 2010
Musicians, business leaders in New Orleans and community radio station WWOZ-FM have come together to create the GULF AID benefit concert in New Orleans on May 16 to raise funds for wetland recovery efforts, fishermen and their families as oil continues to...
| May 11, 2010
Since the GULF AID press conference yesterday at 1p.m., additional artists have joined the lineup. The fundraising concert will take place on Sunday, May 16, rain or shine from noon - 10 pm at Mardi Gras World River City overlooking the Mississippi...
| May 20, 2010
An old New Orleans song, "It Aint My Fault," was recently re-recorded to draw attention to the oil spill.
Local Jazz musician Ben Jaffee brought in singer song writer Lenny Kravitz, local sensation Trombone Shorty and Rapper Mos Def wrote the lyrics....
| May 21, 2010
A concert organized to benefit Louisiana's wetlands and fishermen affected by the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has raised just over $300,000.
David Freedman, general manager of WWOZ and a member of the Gulf Relief Foundation's board, said...
| Jun 24, 2011
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1. Mos Def performs, BK; 2. 2Free dance classes from Alvin Ailey; 3. Nail Polish giveaway.
Rosie Perez, Academy Award-nominated actress, hosts the 2011 Fort Greene Festival...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Does the job you do indicate your music choice?
So my boss thought it might be fun for me to ask some of my co-workers here at the station what music they listen to during the work day. I was expecting to get a lot more current popular music than I did,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Showtime's "Dexter" is one of our go-to shows. And with every new season there's a bit of mystery about guest stars and what's next for Dex. Some things are now (sort-of) cleared up!
Entertainment Weekly chatted with producer Scott Buck about the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Watch The Throne?
They might want to re-name the album "Kiss the Rings."
Jay-Z and Kanye West are officially killing the game, re-animating it and then murdering it again. "Watch the Throne" just might break the U.S. iTunes store's one-week sales...