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  • Album review: Big Boi's 'Sir Lucious Left Foot ….The Son of Chico Dusty'

     
    "I got a backup plan to the backup plan to back up my backup plan," Antwan "Big Boi" Patton spits on this long pleasure cruise of an album. The neat repetition might allude to the many obstacles that stood between......
  • Janelle Monae in Wondaland

    Janelle Monae in Wondaland
    — Janelle Monáe's feet moved in S curves as her band laid down a backbeat in the converted garage that acts as a music room inside Wondaland, the brick house that serves as her Atlanta headquarters. The singer watched herself in a wall of mirrors as...
  • Critic's Notebook: A night of bold moves and noisy risks at Grammys

    Critic's Notebook: A night of bold moves and noisy risks at Grammys
    Uprisings have been in the news of late, and here was another one. This year's Grammy Awards ceremony, telecast from Staples Center Sunday night, was a generational takeover and an airing of the widening gap between the traditional corporate music...
  • David Mills dies at 48; Emmy-winning writer for 'The Wire,' 'NYPD Blue'

    David Mills dies at 48; Emmy-winning writer for 'The Wire,' 'NYPD Blue'
    David Mills, a former journalist and Emmy-winning television writer best known for his work on "NYPD Blue" and "The Wire," has died. He was 48. Mills died Tuesday of an apparent brain aneurysm in New Orleans, where he had been working on the upcoming HBO...
  • T-Pain's animated 'Freaknik': 'Strippers start coming and flying out the air'

     
    Cancún. Daytona Beach. Panama City. Fort Lauderdale. All popular spring break vacations for college students looking to unwind, drink copious amounts of alcohol and perhaps partake in a wet T-shirt contest or two. The frequency of the latter sort of........
  • The seeker: Gonjasufi on yoga, his singing style and the ongoing quest for enlightenment

     
    Sometimes, an artist selects an alias perfect enough to capture his aesthetic in a couple of compound nouns. Gonjasufi, nee Sumach Ecks, the Warp-signed, warped-voice entity residing in the Mojave Desert, is one of those anomalies – with a nomenclature....
  • Janelle Monae, Tuesday (and Wednesday) at the Viper Room

     
    Rocking a cummerbund, bow tie and pompadour combo, this Afro-punk soul-pop singer has been captivating audiences with her dynamic stage presence, and is certainly living up to the hype as a P. Diddy protégé. Although she's often been referred to as...
  • 2010 Grammy Awards live!

     
    Pop & Hiss live-blogged the 2010 Grammy Awards -- typos and all! 8:30 p.m. The Grammy Awards took a bet on youth in 2010, giving its top prize to country star Taylor Swift. The 20-year-old won four Grammys, including album......
  • Live review: Thom Yorke at the Orpheum Theatre*

     
    With Flea driving the groove, Radiohead's frontman funks it up. To understand what Thom Yorke is up to with the new ensemble he brought to the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, it's useful to quote one of pop's surviving godfathers. "Once......
  • Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson and the style that lasts: R&B

    Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson and the style that lasts: R&B
    LOOKING classic-casual in a summer blazer, gray fedora and matching silk scarf, Ne-Yo leaned over his laptop in a West Hollywood recording studio one mid- August afternoon, playing selections from "Year of the Gentleman," his third solo album, out Sept....
  • Sly Stone says he wants to make a comeback

    Sly Stone says he wants to make a comeback
    Sly Stone, the Howard Hughes of the Woodstock scene, rolled up on a hulking three-wheel custom chopper painted the color of lemons. His straggly hair was tucked up beneath an ebony San Francisco Giants baseball cap with sparkly silver threading and draped...