Sure, you had the Bill Clinton blowjob scandal, OJ, Pakistan and India going nuclear, mad cow disease, the Rodney King decision, and Titanic. But what made the '90s truly awful was its music. That's not to say that there weren't bright spots -- early Beck, say, or Ok Computer and much of hip-hop's g ... More >>
The 20 Worst Albums Of The '90s: 20-11
Sure, you had the Bill Clinton blowjob scandal, OJ, Pakistan and India going nuclear, mad cow disease, the Rodney King decision, and Titanic. But what made the '90s truly awful was its music. That's not to say that there weren't bright spots -- early Beck, say ... More >>
*Our Streamy Awards slideshow
*Our profile of Jenna Marbles, from our People Issue
The 3rd annual Streamy awards, honoring excellence in original online video, streamed live online (appropriately) Sunday night at the Hollywood Palladium. More than ever before, nominees ran the gamut of n ... More >>
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Below are some illustrations of rappers. (The top is an example.) They also contain hints to help you guess who they are.
There are 15 total. If you miss more than three, you lose and everyone ... More >>
Slim the MobsterSlim the Mobster and I are scheduled to do an interview at a Northridge gun range, set up by his publicist. But as the rapper pulls up and peers out from under his black Dodgers baseball hat, he looks hesitant.
"I don't want my picture taken with a gun, you feel me?" he says ... More >>
Timothy NorrisBlack Star (Mos Def and Talib Kweli)
Better than: Vanilla Ice's cameo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze.
Mos Def and Talib Kweli were already established alternative hip-hop artists when they came together to form Black Star, produc ... More >>
While visions of sugarplum fairies might be dancing in your head this time of year, it's going to take a little more to bring your Christmas party to the next level.
While the traditional seasonal standards are... standard, the surefire way to put the star on your tree -- or the eggs in you ... More >>
The GameFor all of the disses and shots Game is throwing out lately, you'd almost think he had a new album due next week or something. (Well, he does, and he's going to be on our cover, too.)
The latest to find themselves on Jayceon's shit list is Bay Area phenomenon Lil B, whom Game this we ... More >>
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Who: Yelle w/French Horn Rebellion
Where: The Music Box
Has there ever been a country so well put-together that even its most hackneyed cliches are charming and sexy? Sure, you have a disturbing tendency to get really up in arms abo ... More >>
Everyone has had a crush on rockstar before, but these woman actually pursued and conquered rockstars. In order to make our Top 10 Most Recycled Women of Rock list, these ladies had to have dated (or bedded) six or more famous musicians. There's one musician who appears on four o ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Reality's realest rockin couple (from Cali): Millionaire Matchmaker's Rachel Federoff and Destin Pfaff at Svedka party.This past weekend, LA played host to the "Reality Rocks Expo," a two-day celebration of "reality, unscripted, factual, and lifestyle" television at the LA Convent ... More >>