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  • 'First Sunday'

    'First Sunday'
    At a recent screening for his feature film debut, "First Sunday" director David E. Talbert told the audience they were about to see the culmination of 15 years of work. Having watched the finished product, it seems reasonable to assume Talbert spent that...
  • Songwriters Series: Bob Dylan, Jack White, Ice Cube and more

    Songwriters Series: Bob Dylan, Jack White, Ice Cube and more
  • 'Touch: A Novel' by Francine Prose

    'Touch: A Novel' by Francine Prose
    Touch A Novel Francine Prose HarperTeen: 272 pp., $16.99 Breasts can be so problematic, especially if you're a teenage girl. First, there's the worry you won't grow any. Then there are the problems once you do. That's the situation in which 14-year-...
  • Lil' Kim: Notoriously misunderstood

    NEW YORK -- It's just before midnight in a Manhattan dance studio, and Lil' Kim is dancing in formation with five other women, throwing her arms across her chest and moving her torso in time to a startling blend of Cuban rhythms and hip-hop rhymes. She's...
  • Rap singer arrested in slaying

    A member of the Los Angeles "gangsta rap" trio Da Lench Mob has been arrested on suspicion of murder in a slaying last month at a bowling alley in the Athens area, authorities said Wednesday. Terry Gray, 24, who goes by the stage name T-Bone, is the...
  • Rap finds a supporter in Rep. Maxine Waters

    As the debate over the social impact of gangsta rap spills over to Capitol Hill hearings, the controversial musical genre has picked up a powerful new ally: U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters. "It would be a foolhardy mistake to single out poets as the cause of...
  • Rap defense doesn't stop death penalty

    AUSTIN, Tex. -- The Song ' I got a tech-9 now his smokin' ass is mine . . . Comin' quickly up the streets is the punk ass police the first one jumped out and said freeze . I popped him in his knees . ' "Crooked Ass Nigga" from recording...
  • Police seek links to grudges in rapper's death

    Detectives said Monday that they were pressing hard to establish whether the drive-by killing of rapper Notorious B.I.G. was part of a deadly grudge between rival groups in rap music. "We're not overlooking the fact that this was possibly a hit, a...
  • Witnesses aid probe of rapper's slaying

    Despite concerns that witnesses would be too fearful to come forward, police investigators said Monday that a number of people have provided valuable information about the gunman who killed rap star Notorious B.I.G. Detectives declined to elaborate on...
  • Putting the cuffs on 'gangsta' rap songs

    The record industry is quietly putting an end to violent, angry "gangsta" rap songs that portray the killing of police officers. Rappers are still writing and recording songs about shooting cops, but some executives have decided that album cuts with such...
  • (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream

    (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream
    Rap music is not polite. It's a noisy 'n' crude attack on mainstream sensibilities that has even liberal-minded adults who were raised on the rebellious, outlaw beat of Little Richard and the Rolling Stones asking themselves, "What happened to real music?...