Kanye West is the greatest hip-hop artist of all time. He's made the best albums and changed the game the most, and his music is the most likely to endure.
One thing before we get going: This isn't one of those arguments meant to piss people off or "start a conversation." We really mean it. And, c ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Fuck Guilty Pleasures celebrates the over-produced, commercial, artless, lowbrow music that we believe is genuinely worthwhile. Like, among the best music ever.]
The number one song in the country, as you probably know, is a Seattle-based white independent hip-hop artist's ode to sh ... More >>
Tuesday, December 25
Believe it or not, there are actually a few clubs open on Christmas. Over at Liquid Kitty in West Los Angeles, DJ Charlie X is spinning a no-cover mix of punk rock and various hits from that lost decade, the 1980s. Across town, at Viva Cantina in Burban ... More >>
See also: Our review of Rock the Bells 2011
Last night Guerilla Union announced this year's Rock the Bells 2012 dates, headliners and lineup.
Beginning in 2010, the hip-hop festival's headliners -- famous acts whose first few albums often outshine their later work -- have performed their classic ... More >>
That's the spiritYou're dripping sweat, searching for shade, drinking just one more and praying you don't end up in the hospital for dehydration. Ahhh, summer festivals.
The L.A. area's not lacking in the kind of fun you can only have when a massive crowd is unleashed into a contained-yet-o ... More >>
Q: What was it like for you growing up in Los Angeles during the 80s?
A: It was the LA of the Reagan administration. Drugs were really heavy in the streets at that time…more crack addicts…crack babies. It was a good time simultaneously because there was more creativity within the music and it ... More >>