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Monday, April 29
If dub spelunker Keith Hudson had gotten hold of synth-punks like Suicide or The Screamers, or if Chrome and PiL had been melted together by cosmic rays into one shrieking hunk of post-punk man-machine ... More >>
Monday, March 18
Even though The Specials instigated the massively popular ska revival of the early '80s, they're far from a typical ska band. Whereas many modern groups are happy to employ ska's peppy, jerky rhythms merely for escapist dance fare, the English band preferred ... More >>
Last year Downey, California-based bill poster Alfredo Marino saw Lil Wayne on Fairfax Avenue. He approached him hoping to get a photo, but says the encounter ended with a member of the rapper's entourage smashing him in the back of the head with a skateboard and sending him to the hospital.
Marino ... More >>
Every year I teach my eighth grade class about the moon phases. It's slightly confusing, I suppose, because of the nomenclature.
I mean, TO BE ENTIRELY REDUCTIONIST, the actual process is pretty easy: the moon appears to change shape in the sky over the course of a lunar cycle because it is revolv ... More >>
See also: Pop Bottles: Glasses Malone's Debut Album Finally Drops
A few months ago, Watts rapper Glasses Malone stopped by LA Weekly to chat about his oft-stalled debut album on Cash Money Records. When asked about the delay, his theory was, "I'm not willing to make a fool of myself to get attentio ... More >>
See also: Fuck Guilty Pleasures: Limp Bizkit Had An Amazing Run
It's confirmed: The Limp Bizkit-on-Cash Money era is upon us, whatever that might entail. We know because last week at the Laundry Bar in Melbourne, Austrailia, Bizkit/House of Pain turntabilist DJ Lethal spun "Ready to Go," the world ... More >>
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Better than ... hanging with Curren$y at his crib. Oh, wait.
The average person would use a broken ankle as a reason to relax and take a little time off, especially if said person had succeeded Dev ... More >>
He's got money to blow, right?Playboy gets (Young) Money.
Last June, Playboy Enterprises Inc. sued rapper Drake for copyright infringement. The Hefner empire claimed that The Young Money/Cash Money Records artist's breakthrough song "Best I Ever Had" used samples from the 1975 song "Fallin' ... More >>
Lil Wayne at the House of Blues, June 16, 2008
All photos by Timothy Norris
How did this little dude with a mouthful of gold and a head full of rhymes become the biggest music industry story of the year? With his cartoon good looks -- glistening gold teeth too big for his mouth, dreadlocks too l ... More >>