| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Nicki Minaj has finally spoken out about DJ Khaled's very public MTV marriage proposal.
Guess what! They're not getting married. Surprise!
Turns out the whole thing was a publicity stunt to promote the rapper's single "I Wanna Be With You," which...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Is Nicki Minaj engaged to DJ Khaled?
We're not really sure, but the "Pink Friday" rapper is sporting a huge rock on her left-hand ring finger that isn't shutting down any such rumors. Nevermind the fact that said ring, which she wore out on Saturday,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
If you’re looking to get away from the desert heat this summer, you won’t regret diving into Night Swim.
A Sunday evening pool party held at XS inside Encore at the Wynn Las Vegas, the weekly shindig draws big names into the deejay booth...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Those politicking for the total destruction of Miley Cyrus’ recent teen-pop insipidity “We Can’t Stop” are in for a good day: Los Angeles-based Mabson Enterprises has just released its new 37-track remix/rework collection that...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Rick Rubin has remained in the public eye for nearly 30 years now, a rare producer/executive/music enthusiast whose ubiquity hasn’t diminished either his consistency or his image.
Already in 2013, the co-founder of Def Jam Records, former...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Los Angeles-born producer DJ Nobody is anything but, as a quick run through his resume confirms. One of the resident DJs of the influential weekly beat club the Low End Theory, the producer born Elvin Estela has been dropping essential tracks since the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:54 PM
What single line might the lyrics to all of this summer's pop hits be condensed to?
"I know you just want to feel this moment right now."
That's more or less the takeaway from "SummerMash '13," a delightful new mashup of recently inescapable tunes --...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Compton-born rapper Ice Cube probably already knew the answer, but he asked the question anyway at the Greek Theatre on Sunday : “Is this an old school crowd or a new school crowd?”
The old schoolers bellowed louder, of course. Cube,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:18 AM
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of its App Store, Apple is giving away 10 popular apps and games.
The tech company on Monday launched a new section on the App Store that features five apps and five games for the iPhone and iPad that normally cost a...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Musician and producer Sam Spiegel lives in a wooden A-frame house in the Hollywood Hills. It's a beautiful place, but its best feature is an apropos (if possibly apocryphal) history of weird musical collaboration.
"The guy who sold it to me says he...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:41 AM
It's a little past 2 a.m. on Saturday and while most of downtown slept, L.A. Live was still bustling.
An exclusive after-party closing the first night of the inaugural BET Experience -- a massive, three-day undertaking from the network and AEG that...