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Winners denoted in green. Best video of the year: Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice"; Eminem f/Dido, "Stan"; U2, "Beautiful Day"; Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink f/Missy Elliott, "Lady Marmalade"; Janet Jackson, "All For You"; Missy "Misdemeanor"...
Staff Writer'All DJs need a name," says Jahi Lake. "It says something about who you are and what you stand for." I think about this for a moment, taking into account my three days of intensive training in the turntable arts at Manhattan's Scratch DJ Academy. Lake, a...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A man who wrecked a $300,000 sports car owned by Grammy-winning hip-hop star Missy Elliott was sentenced to three years in jail for the late-night spin. "This is not a typical unauthorized-use case by any means, your honor,"...
The Associated PressComplete list of winners at Sunday's 46th Annual Grammy Awards: Album of the Year: "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below," OutKast. Record of the Year: "Clocks," Coldplay. Song of the Year: "Dance With My Father," Richard Marx and Luther Vandross (Luther...
When Rashawnna and Lateefa, the two 19-year-old South Side Chicago ladies who make up the hip hop duo Infamous Syndicate, talk about the lyrical message of their impressive debut, "Changing the Game" (Relativity), there is a palpable sense of optimism...
Tags: Buddy Guy, Lil' Kim , Slick Rick, Foxy Brown, LL Cool J
Tribune staff reporterMusic can be a wondrous way to travel without ever leaving home. A Sibelius symphony can transport you to chilly Finland as easily as a gritty hip-hop ditty can take you to the 'hood. But what about mood and background music, themed discs (usually...
The Associated PressMissy Elliott is perfectly happy being a rapper and producer, not a pop teen queen. "I don't trip, because it doesn't have to be about getting all butterball naked and singing, 'Oops! ... I Did It Again,"' Elliott said, slamming Britney Spears in the...
Tags: Lil' Kim , Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears
Sentinel Pop Music WriterMya, Moodring (A&M /Interscope): When an album's hit single is titled "My Love Is Like . . . Wo," you know that you're not ranging into ambitious lyrical territory. Mya's third album, Mood- ring (in stores Tuesday), is laden with the recycled...
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Not many people can say by the time they're 25 that they've toured the world, won a Grammy, had a daughter, sold millions of records--and worked as a chambermaid. Then again, not everyone is Nelly Furtado. The Canadian singer, who released her second...
With the Fugees permanently on hold, Wyclef Jean continues to make a name for himself as a solo artist, even though his name has popped up in the tabloids more than it has on the Billboard charts. He's admitted to an affair with Fugees partner Lauryn...
Times Staff WriterAs sweet and undemanding as its name, "Honey" goes down smooth and simple. Given the nominally gritty urban music world it takes place in, that's a reality-defying accomplishment of a classically Hollywood kind. Set in a sanitized South Bronx that has...
Tags: Jessica Alba, Romeo Miller, Movies, Dance, Spencer Tracy
Knight Ridder/tribuneComing this fall: The Drama of the Troubled Diva. For the next four months, many of pop's juiciest plot lines will feature female singers struggling back from the brink. They include Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and TLC, all of whom have spent far...
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