As we reported in April, local gangsta rap oldies station KDAY -- the best station in L.A. -- has been sold, for almost $20 million. The buyer is RBC Communications, which is largely owned by a Chinese-American entrepreneur named Anthony Yuen. Word on the street is that KDAY's format will switch to ... More >>
On February 23rd, '90s rap duo Kris Kross will reunite on an Atlanta stage to perform at a celebration honoring the 20th anniversary of So So Def Recordings. Here, we peer into several scenes in the life of Mac Daddy and Daddy Mac from their many years spent away from the spotlight.
See also: Mickey Avalon's True Hollywood stories Mickey Avalon, party rapper extraordinaire, is set to drop his new solo album Loaded today. We last checked in with him for a 2006 cover story depicting his utterly-wild ways; plenty has happened for him in the ensuing years, including many shows and ... More >>
Long Beach shop helped foster the G-Funk era
Song: David Guetta's "Without You" featuring Usher History: "Without You" is a track from David Guetta's Nothing but the Beat, which he accidentally released as a double disc album earlier this year. FYI, Guetta is a DJ/producer, so he doesn't rap or sing on any of these tracks, he just mostly ... More >>
Diddy was at Les Deux (and Playboy Mansion's Kandyland). Interscope held a velvet-roper at Playhouse. Will.i.am did his Dipdive at My Studio. And there was a mysterious Prince after-party and 3 a.m. jam session... somewhere. It seemed everyone hosted a shindig of some sort around the BET Awards. ... More >>
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VIP = Very Irate People
No, like really high. The other night at Jermaine Dupri's VMA party at Avalon Hollywood, we ran into Entertainment Weekly senior writer Shirley Halperin, whose new marijuana bible, Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language and Life, has just been published by Abrams. Sure enough, she was packi ... More >>
106 FM star hooks up with Jermaine Dupri, rides wave of renewed interest in DJ culture
The only thing these guys didn't do was cater
Nightranger paints the town
After a five-year war, Snoop and Tha Dogg Pound reunite for love, profits and West Coast pride. Ben Quiñones catches the buzz.
On The Emancipation of Mimi, Mariah Carey flaunts seven octaves, three races, a bundle of nerves, and one king-hell identity crisis
Louis Philippe's music for libertines