| Sep 11, 2008
Pacino and DeNiro team up one more time for Righteous Kill, a somnambulant thriller that might have been better titled No City for Old Men. It's a decaffeinated serial-killer cop-drama, directed with lots of close-ups and not a lot of style by Al Pacino's...
| May 29, 2008
Rapper-entrepreneur 50 Cent wants to give an aspiring mogul a leg up on success -- presumably without having to get shot nine times in the process.
The hip-hop star (real name: Curtis Jackson) will topline and executive produce an MTV series in which...
| Jun 9, 2008
"Tha Carter III" (Cash Money/Universal Motown Records)
When you call yourself "the greatest rapper alive," championship seasons aren't just expected, they're required. Lil Wayne knows this well, having spent the last three years crowing...
| Jun 18, 2008
The heated debate about whether or not Lil Wayne is the "greatest rapper alive" should be moot by now. For the record, he's not, with Black Thought’s performance last Thursday at the Greek Theatre ensuring that the rapper also known as Weezy F. Baby...
| Jun 19, 2008
Like a superhero arriving in the nick of time, rapper Lil Wayne has swooped in to stem the tide, however briefly, of both the record business' general slump and the steeper slide that rap music has suffered in recent years.
The New Orleans rhymer's...
| Jun 24, 2008
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| Jun 25, 2008
For all its booze-soaked bonhomie and head-nodding musical surprises, a "listening party" for "LAX," the new album from the multi-platinum-selling Compton gangsta rapper the Game, on Monday night proved to be the rarest kind of orchestrated media event....
| Jul 18, 2009
50 Cent's Farmington mega-mansion is back on the market — for almost $4 million less than its asking price late last year.
The new price is $10.9 million, the second price reduction in two years.
The home was pulled off the market in May after...
| Jul 22, 2009
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| Aug 17, 2009
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Rapper 50 Cent may be putting his life on the line with a free concert he's holding in a schoolyard near the Queens project where he was raised -- and nearly died after being shot there nine years ago.
The performance is slated to take place on the...
| Aug 9, 2009
As I thought about my two-week cross-country road trip this summer, I was wary about going it alone. But I found plenty of people to keep me company on the drive -- or rather, many of them found me. (SEE PHOTOS HERE)
I solicited tips in the Travel...
| Aug 28, 2009
CD release dates are always subject to change, even at the last minute.
Beanie Sigel, The Focus.
Bizzy Bone & Bad Azz,Thug Pound.
Black Crowes,Before The Frost...
Black Crowes,...Until The Freeze [digital download for buying Before The Frost]...