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Snoop Dogg had come to Burbank to let loose the lion. Engulfed by a haze of marijuana smoke thick as London fog in a hotel suite high above the so-called Media Capital of the World, the gangsta rap superstar surrendered himself to a hairdresser's...
On the final night of the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, last year, a young folk-rock trio from Denver took the makeshift stage at a church a few blocks away from the main action down on 6th Street. The church was about half full,...
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticHow would you book a festival that, regardless of your decisions, was sure to sell out? Would you give the people what they want, or give them what they need? Always the diplomats, those who slotted the 2013 Coachella Music and Arts Festival lineup,...
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticAmong the many stylistic traits of Southern California cultural offerings is a certain easiness, a smooth, groove-centered vibe found both in Dr. Dre’s G-funk sound two decades ago and the dubbed out sounds of Flying Lotus, Teebs and the Gaslamp...
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An unusually configured office, retail and residential building in downtown Santa Monica has been acquired by a Los Angeles developer who intends to figure out what it looked like 50 years ago and reestablish its authenticity. Philip Orosco and his...
Wearing a thick, black and white checkered shirt and dark green tam cap, Snoop Dogg strutted to the stage smoking a blunt. As the rapper took his seat at the end of the stage for the Broadcast Music Inc.'s “How I Wrote That Song” panel, an...
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A big empty lot north of Los Angeles International Airport in Westchester is getting an upgrade: $105 million worth of apartments and shops. Work has begun on a 260-unit complex near the southwest corner of Manchester Avenue and Rayford Drive called...
Musical electronics retailer Beats by Dr. Dre will move its headquarters from a plush office park in Santa Monica to gritty-looking former warehouses in Culver City. Beats will occupy the entire 40,000-square-foot building at 8476 Steller Drive, plus...
Beats Electronics, the Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre company behind the popular Dre-branded headphones, unveiled details Thursday on its upcoming music subscription service Daisy, including the appointment of former Topspin Media executive Ian Rogers as...
Click through the gallery above to view my top 10 albums of 2012. On or near the top of many of 2012's best albums lists -- mine are listed above within a clickable gallery -- are two Angelenos: Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean. They earned their praise,...
Tags: Music Industry, Music, OFWGKTA (music group), Entertainment, PCP
When the nominations for the 55th Grammys are unveiled Wednesday night from Nashville, expect to see plenty of new faces dotted among the usual stars and heritage acts. With some superstar artists having missed the Sept. 30 eligibility cut-off with...
Still waiting on Dr. Dre’s “Detox”? Well, keep waiting. The rapper is too busy raking in money -- and tons of it. The rapper/producer/entrepreneur will end the year -- which included him bringing Tupac back to quasi-life at Coachella...
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