Danielle Bacher

From "Rosana"

Rapper Wax on 'Rosana' and Little Mamacitas Who Don't Play

I recently meet up with local rap sensation Wax, whose raunchy hit "Rosana" is all over radio and YouTube. (Its equally raunchy video is below.) We're at Melgard Public House, and I'm informed that I just missed something newsworthy. "Just before you got here, there was a homeless guy that......
George "Slaine" Carroll

La Coka Nostra Returns, With Scars

See also: Don't Call Him Country. Everlast is Hip-Hop, Dammit. In the back lounge of venerable Mid-Wilshire Irish pub Tom Bergin's, West Coast hip-hop supergroup La Coka Nostra members Daniel "Danny Boy" O'Connor, 43, and George "Slaine" Carroll, 34, take their seats at a table covered with creased white linen......
Finatticz members EZ the Great

South Central's The Finatticz Drop That Thun Thun

On a balmy May morning inside a posh Encino house, rapper James Dunn (who goes by Killa F Supernigga) and his partner, Anthony Brown (aka EZ the Great), are mugging for the camera. They're members of the Finatticz, a rap group who hail from the east side of South Central......
Credit: Timothy Norris

The Beach Boys – Hollywood Bowl – 6/2/12

The Beach Boys The Hollywood Bowl 6/2/12 See also: A Tour Of Beach Boys' Haunts In Their Hometown Of Hawthorne, California - With Pictures Better Than: Your average Carnie Wilson show. This year in the UK, Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee is bringing together millions of her subjects (and plenty......
Credit: Danielle Bacher

Marilyn Manson, Slash, Evanescence – Club Nokia – 4/11/12

Revolver Golden Gods Club Nokia 4-11-12 Better than ... Any hard rock show you'd see on the Sunset Strip nowadays. Music awards shows generally suck. They are most often excuses for industry people to slap themselves on the back and perform crappy performances of songs you don't want to hear......

T.S.O.L. Singer Jack Grisham On Life, Addiction & Cold Pee Play

Interviewing Jack Grisham is always a trip. Now 50, the T.S.O.L. singer/political candidate/professional rabble-rouser has lived several lifetimes' worth of punk rock excess and insanity. Fortunately, he has thrown himself just as hard into sobriety and a committed relationship with fiancée Kate Kieve. Last year, he released a semi-autobiographical novel entitled......
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