| May 25, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Traveling hip-hop festival Rock the Bells is taking a page out of the genre’s history books by focusing on a set of game-changing albums for this year's showcase. Though still relatively downsized from lineups of the past, a who’s who......
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:35 PM
L.A. bassist Thundercat sees no end to his style of space-age jazz, written by Nate Jackson...
| Oct 31, 2010
A year ago, Chris Rock's "Good Hair" hit theaters, examining the historically complicated relationship many African Americans have had with their hair.
Now two new videos are rocking YouTube with the idea that times have changed: African American hair ...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:58 AM
We’re right at the beginning of the story of a rebellious young woman from a small town in Kansas who finds herself transported to a strange new realm filled with surreal landscapes, brilliant colors, exotic sounds and characters at once familiar...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MTV VMA 2013 preview: The MTV Video Music Awards celebrates its 30th anniversary with a move to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a redesigned Moonman award statuette. The MTV Video Music Awards celebrates its 30th anniversary with a move to Barclays...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Today, MTV revealed the nominations for the 30th annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), which will air live from Barclays Center Aug. 25 at 9pm ET/PT. The ceremony will be taking place in Brooklyn for the first time ever, with every artist who wins a...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
| Apr 2, 2013
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When Odd Future first emerged, everything the L.A. hip-hop collective did seemed perfectly engineered to grab attention.
The group's bravado and distorted visual aesthetic excited rap fans looking for change, while its members'...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 12:19 PM
AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Sure, plenty of stars and superstars descended on the South by Southwest Music Conference, which concluded Sunday after five days of glad-handing, pitch-making and music scouting by thousands of attendees. There were sets by everyone from...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:47 PM
When Elton John played 1st Mariner Arena last year, his first Baltimore performance in more than a decade, more than 12,000 fans turned out.
Sade, opening her first American concert tour in just as many years, drew an audience just as big later in the...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:26 PM
Pitchfork Day 2 is in the books for Saturday in Union Park. Here’s the rundown from yours truly (GK) and my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
1:09 p.m.: The pleasant chirping of crickets provides the transition between songs for the...