LL Cool J can do no wrong lately. Actually, strike that, LL Cool J does everything wrong lately. Last year there was his trend-hopping track "Ratchet," dubbed one of the worst of 2012. More recently there was his duet with Brad Paisley, "Accidental Racist," in which he more or less forgave the sin o ... More >>
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Never mind Coachella, this is the week L.A. gets funked up!
Can R. Kellys latest be called throwback when all of R&B seems to be playing Back to the Future?
Everybody loves to reminisce about the golden era of hip hop, those glory days of DJ Kool Herc MacGyvering power lines for his two-turntables-and-a-microphone and spinning breakbeats for all the b-boys and b-girls. Except, as then, hip hop's held in the fierce grip of the young, most of wh ... More >>
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photos by Timothy Norris Snoop Dogg gigged with an 18-piece backing band in a Fox Studio sound room last night for the Nissan Live series shown on Yahoo! Music, and now that I’ve pimped the corporate affiliates that made this evening of taping possible, let’s just say right off the bat: I have ... More >>
"Communicate without compromise," says the man who coined "yippie"
Twenty years later, our one-man military machine's still going
A collision of good intentions and unintended consequences
Controversy aside, this movie doesnt fly
Will the public get off? Or is it just studio masturbation?