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  • Snoop Dogg underwhelms with fun, but too-brief Rams Head Live show

    Snoop Dogg underwhelms with fun, but too-brief Rams Head Live show
    It’s been a long time since Snoop Dogg’s career has been defined by his music. The 40-year-old rapper from Long Beach, Calif., exists in a rare pop-culture stratosphere where most of his headlines are garnered for decisions made outside of the recording booth. He’s directing porn (thanks, Hustler)! He’s a reality TV dad (“Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood”)! He’s been rechristened as Snoop Lion during a spiritual trip to Jamaica!
  • The Conscious Mother: Driving with my teen — bare feet, rap music and repartee

    My 16-year old son, Alex, needed some new clothing, so we decided to run our errands one evening after work. I asked Alex, who has a learner's permit, if he wanted to drive. He did. Alex informed me that he intended to drive barefoot or in his socks....

    Rome Cee, Baltimore's most promising rapper, knows redemption first hand

    Rome Cee, Baltimore's most promising rapper, knows redemption first hand
    Rome Cee is counting in German. “Eins, zwei, drei, vier …” It’s an oppressively humid July afternoon and the 29-year-old rapper, born Jerome Carrington Jr., is dressed in black and gray, sipping a hot cup of coffee in a Fells...

    Charlie Wilson spans the R&B generation gap

    Charlie Wilson spans the R&B generation gap
    Charlie Wilson has been alive for 58 years, and has been singing for nearly all of them — first in his church choir and then in the Gap Band, the pioneering funk group he formed at the age of 14 with his brothers Ronnie and Robert. That long,...

    2011 Gems: Jackie Chain puts on for Alabama's SLAB culture

    2011 Gems: Jackie Chain puts on for Alabama's SLAB culture
    Let's face it: there's too much new music in a year for any one human being to digest. "2011 Gems" is a December feature on Midnight Sun where I highlight some of the tracks that might have flown under your radar. First up is Jackie Chain's smooth tribute...