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Given the rate at which left-field super-groups have proliferated over the last few years -- Atoms for Peace! Them Crooked Vultures! Monsters of Folk! -- it was probably inevitable that we'd eventually end up with one as wacky as Maximum Hedrum, the new...
Mariah Carey, Drake, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj all took home top honors at BMI’s Urban Awards in Beverly Hills on Friday. Carey accepted the night’s most prestigious honor, the BMI Icon Award, for her “unique and indelible influence...
George Murdock Character actor often played the 'heavy' George Murdock, 81, a veteran character actor who had a recurring role as Lt. Scanlon on the television sitcom "Barney Miller" and played God in the 1989 film "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,"...
Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T. and the MGs and contributed to such classics as "In the Midnight Hour," "Hold On, I'm Coming" and...
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Pop & HissPop music review: Cyndi Lauper at Club Nokia...
Pop & HissYou don't have to like Jay Rock's latest single because the hood is going to love it. That's the premise of the Watts-raised rapper's opening salvo from his much-delayed debut, "Follow Me Home," slated for release on July 26. For......
Pop & HissA live review of the legendary DJ Quik spinning at the Do-Over...
Pop & HissSnoop Dogg, Drake and B.o.B take top honors at BMI urban awards...
Pop & HissLady Gaga has snagged a piece of pop music history in landing the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with her new single “Born This Way.” Even more significant than posting the highest first-week digital sales......
Pop & HissThe White Stripes announced their break up Wednesday, triggering the (St. James Infirmary) Blues among Internet comment sections, your cool uncle and lovers of primary color schemes and electric guitar everywhere. For purposes of posterity, self-...
Associated PressGuru, the influential rapper known for his conscious and intellectual themes, his monotone delivery, and his combination of jazz sounds with hip-hop beats, has died after battling cancer, collaborators said. He was 43. The world has lost "one of the best...
Tags: Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Cancer, Gang Activity, Macy Gray
Hot Stuff Disco and the Remaking of American Culture Alice Echols W.W. Norton: 338 pp., $26.95 Recently, I attended a wedding reception during which a 10-year-old boy, to entertain the adults on the dance floor, started making the point-to-the-sky...
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