2 days ago | Bizarre Ride
The staff at George Petrelli’s Steakhouse in Culver City greet Dam-Funk like a celebrity, even though they’ve never heard his music. He’s a regular, but it’s more than that. Some people just naturally command respect. If they listened to his catal...
9 days ago | Bizarre Ride
Picture yourself in the world’s grimiest bathroom. Graffiti smears the walls. Piss everywhere, the toilet seat unwashed for eons. You soap your hands, but the water doesn’t work. You’re wondering what brought you into this foul tomb. Then you look...
16 days ago | Bizarre Ride
The idea of a collective “song of summer” is a myth. Once a year, the media conspiratorially anoints the most infectious June-to-August anthem. But little feels more personal than what you bump during the hottest months. School’s out, days are lon...
22 days ago | Bizarre Ride
On the fourth song of Compton, the final album from Dr. Dre, gangsta rap’s Hippocrates lets us behind the myth. “All in a Day’s Work” invokes hard times before the fame and describes his first encounters with Eazy-E and Snoop Dogg. Interactions us...
30 days ago | Bizarre Ride
This is how it’s supposed to happen. You begin with empty club nights and wind up with lines down the block. You refuse to stop evolving even after nearly a decade of creative left turns. You operate at a loss until you start winning. You constant...
1 month ago | Bizarre Ride
Even gangsta rappers need the occasional vacation. For the last half-decade, hard-working hedonist Problem has increased Compton’s gross domestic product. Between 2011 and 2013, the father of seven dropped seven projects through his independent co...