[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.]
Half of January has elapsed and we've survived. There was no collapse due to fiscal cliff, Central American apocalypse or dubstep deluge. A new year unfu ... More >>
Editor's note: In conjunction with our music issue we rolled out the top 20 L.A. rap albums of all time this week, as picked by Ian Cohen, Rebecca Haithcoat, Jeff Weiss and Ben Westhoff. But the list was broken up into four posts, which can get a bit unwieldy, so we've compiled the full list ... More >>
Editor's note: For our music issue, out on Thursday, Ian Cohen, Rebecca Haithcoat, Jeff Weiss and Ben Westhoff run down the top 20 L.A. rap albums of all time. We're unveiling the list all this week on West Coast Sound.
The party waits for no man. So while we watched the tubes for Detox, Los ... More >>
MED's delivery arrives: a sack of medical marijuana."Used to mess up my high when I passed the law / Now I got myself a medical card."
There've been plenty of musical paeans to Miss Mary Jane, and at least one famous rapper has publicly acknowledged that he's a card-carrying member of the "d ... More >>
Madvillain's 'Papermill'There've been questionable leaks and legitimate teasers, but fans drooling for a new Madvillain LP have had precious little to cling to.
Beside faith, of course, that in L.A. producer Madlib's apparent quest to set the record for album releases in a year (he's on targ ... More >>
DOOM, plotting.This city may not have a lot of love for the Long Island rapper known as Metal Fingerz DOOM at the moment. The notorious hip-hop villain pulled another bait-and-switch in late November, sending his goons to lip-sync in his stead for an advertised appearance at the Grand Star in ... More >>