See also: *Top 20 Greatest L.A. Rap Albums Of All Time: The Complete List *Here Are Pictures of Dr. Dre's New $13 Million House Only a decade ago everyone was complaining about how the rappers were taking all of the acting roles in Hollywood. But nowadays the pendulum has swung in the other direct ... More >>
Kevin ScanlonSee also: Bud Bundy's Rap Career?! Hear David Faustino's Music Our cover story this week "Bud Bundy, Original Gangsta" focuses on David Faustino and his Balistyx party, which ran for two years in the early '90s and helped bring hip-hop to the west coast mainstream. Faustino's me ... More >>
In this week's cover story, "Bud Bundy, Original Gangsta," I delve into the remarkable hip-hop trajectory of David Faustino, who, while playing Bud Bundy on Married...with Children, threw one of the most influential rap parties the west coast has ever seen. In the early '90s, along with three of h ... More >>
David Faustino parlayed his Married ... With Children fame into a hugely influential hip-hop party. Now he wants back into the scene.
Ben WesthoffFat Joe performs at the left. BMX dudes catch air to the right. Soulstyce Festival Reaturing Fat Joe, Redman, Ras Kass, Binary Star and others Pico Rivera Sports Arena Sept 17, 2011 Better than...party rocking in the house tonight. The second annual Soulstyce Hip-Hop And Arts F ... More >>
Cage (Erin Broadley)We're three acts deep at the Roxy, sipping wine in the VIP area and waiting for headliner Chris "Cage" Palko to take the stage, as L.A.-based rapper Intuition wraps his set before the packed, all-ages crowd. We're also waiting for our pal (and L.A. Weekly guest columnist) ... More >>
Prior to the 2nd Annual Streamy Awards on Sunday, April 11, L.A. Weekly camped out on the red carpet with a video camera and asked nominees, presenters and winners what best piece of advice they'd give to someone just starting out who wants to create their own web series. We figured you wouldn't w ... More >>
Hi, I'm David Faustino, and this is what happens when I drink (so drunk right now): You may remember me from a little show STILL ON TELEVISION called Married... with Children. It's generated over a biiiiiiiillion dollars for... Well, I don't really know who gets all the money... But anywa ... More >>
Alexia TsotsisNeil Patrick Harris on stage at the Streamy AwardsOn approach the Wadsworth Theatre looked like it'd been swarmed Saturday night. Upon closer inspection the over 1300 people in attendance were as glamorous as glam could get at a first annual award show, and the critical mass was indica ... More >>
Goodbye 2008 and hello 2009. It's funny how a five-second countdown can turn into a five-day party just to ring in the new year. You'd think one late night would do it, but then again, this is Los Angeles and moderation has never been in vogue. Let's put it this way, I doubt I'm the only one that ha ... More >>
Because Live Blogging is so gauche. Occasionally the Grammy Committee's old fogey sensibility yields huge dividends. See the inclusion of Morris Day and the motherfucking Time. As far as I know, only two people have paid much attention to Morris Day and the Time post "Jerk Out:" the illustrious ... More >>
Xzibit: Chrome wheels, platinum records, silver screens (and the dirt behind)
L.A.ís Murs just wants to be your favorite rapper. Is that so wrong?