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  • The Game releases 'The Red Room Mixtape,' receives a firm release date for 'R.E.D.'

     
    No genre evolves faster than hip-hop. One summer auto-tune is ubiquitous -- by Halloween it’s a punch line faster than you can say Ron Browz. Understandably, there’s something refreshingly anachronistic about The Game. No matter what trend or topic...
  • Book review: 'Decoded' by Jay-Z

    Book review: 'Decoded' by Jay-Z
    Jay-Z is a great American artist — and he'd be the first to tell you so. "Decoded" is an elegantly designed, incisively written bid for cultural legitimacy by a man whose XXL ego is underscored by an equally outsized inferiority complex (as big egos...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: Nutrisystem beats Fatburger in ultimate showdown

    Two Guys Lose Weight: Nutrisystem beats Fatburger in ultimate showdown
    The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight. It all began on Jan. 10. Temptation. Schmemptation. Sure, I'm feeling a little cocky.  The events over the last two days have left me feeling tough. Mark Wahlberg...
  • A shave, a cut and please roll up your sleeve

    A shave, a cut and please roll up your sleeve
    Movies have been made and treatises have been written on the role of barbershops in African American life. In the pre-Civil Rights era, they were one of the first businesses that black men, especially in the South, could own, and, outside of churches, one...
  • Slain rapper's family keeps pushing suit

    Despite numerous setbacks, the family of slain rapper Biggie Smalls continues to pursue a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles based on a theory that a rogue LAPD detective helped orchestrate the murder. Now, with a trial set for this...
  • His rep got a bad rap

    IN the opening chapter of Jerry Heller's new memoir "Ruthless," the most pilloried music executive in hip-hop history acknowledges his controversial reputation by beating his detractors to the punch. He quotes various disses aimed at him by a who's who of...
  • THE DR.'S ALWAYS IN

    Last in a series of stories exploring the creative process of the executives and producers who find and nurture talent. "We go until it happens," rap producer Dr. Dre says about all the time he spends in the recording studio searching for hits, once as...
  • King Arthur, Hollywood's once and future film property?

     
    Steven Zeitchik has made "24 Frames" a must-read blog on Hollywood scoops, and now he has some news about Hollywood's possible return to Camelot (and no, it's not a remake of "Excalibur," we just like the poster)... Sylvain White could......
  • Wednesday's TV Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 18 - 24 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Daisy Martinez. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Brandy and Ray J. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good......
  • 'A-Team' director Joe Carnahan on remake craze: The era of 'Taxi Driver' risks is gone

     
    Filmmaker Joe Carnahan, known for edgy and indie crime films, is joining the remake craze of Hollywood with his upcoming film "The A-Team" and there's a bit of resignation in his voice when he talks about it. "It’s getting tougher......
  • Jay-Z at Staples Center: 'I came, I saw, I conquered'

     
    During the recording of “The Blueprint 3,” Jay-Z’s latest chart-topping full-length, the Brooklyn-born rapper gleaned something from frequent collaborator Kanye West: how to transform album tracks into arena-sized epics. In front of a sold-out...