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  • Rapper Diggy grows up while Rev. Run cheers from the sidelines

    Rapper Diggy grows up while Rev. Run cheers from the sidelines
    When your father is the "Run" in Run-DMC and your uncle is Def Jam Records co-founder Russell Simmons, it's a gift and a curse to pursue a career in hip-hop. The gift is obvious: unlimited connections, a built-in brand name and hopefully some skills from...
  • Mac Miller hits No. 1 without help from radio or a major label

    Mac Miller hits No. 1 without help from radio or a major label
    How did Mac Miller do it? It seems improbable, but the party-all-the-time Jewish rapper from Pittsburgh found himself at the top of the Billboard 200 on Nov. 16, without a radio hit, and more important, without a major-label machine there to take the...
  • Looking forward (and back) with Jake Miller

    Looking forward (and back) with Jake Miller
    In just a few short years, 20-year-old Jake Miller has gone from creating YouTube selfies to performing live alongside hip-hop royalty such as Snoop Dogg, Flo Rida, Mac Miller, Sean Kingston and Asher Roth. He has more than 320,000 followers on Twitter....
  • TICKET BOX: Guns N’ Roses at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, The Moody Blues at Musikfest, Tim McGraw at Allentown Fair

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Tim McGraw at Allentown Fair, Guns N' Roses at Sands Bethlehem Event Center and The Mooday Blues at Musikfest are among nearly 50 shows for which we have......
  • Miguel connects with the soul of R&B

    Miguel connects with the soul of R&B
    Ask Miguel about the prevailing emotion he felt in the weeks before the release of his second studio album, “Kaleidoscope Dream” (RCA), and he’ll tell you straight up: “Nervous. I was nervous as hell, man. To tell you the truth,...
  • Album review: Miguel, 'Kaleidoscope Dream'

    Album review: Miguel, 'Kaleidoscope Dream'
    3.5 stars (out of 4) On his second album, “Kaleidoscope Dream” (RCA), Miguel Pimental drops enough references to his heroes and inspirations that he could be considered a bit of a name-dropper, a clever mimic rather than an innovator. But his...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. B.B. KING Not many musicians have theatrical documentaries released about them, especially any narrated by distinguished actor Morgan Freeman. Of course, there aren’t many musicians like B.B. King. “The...
  • Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins partner with Universal Music on label

    Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins partner with Universal Music on label
    Music entrepreneurs Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind, together with friend and veteran film and TV producer Brian Robbins, have partnered with Universal Music Group to launch All Def Music, a label created expressly to sign, develop and promote YouTube...
  • REVIEW: Mac Miller at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater is best when doing what he does best

     
    It seems everyone who’s famous for something wants to be famous for something else, and Mac Miller showed at Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater on Thursday that he’s no exception. Mac Miller at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater Photos by Brian...
  • Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011

    Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011
    If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer. Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
  • 2 concerts in 1 week: one 45 minutes, one 2 1/2 hours. What's too long and too short?

     
    Last Monday, Lisa Marie Presley took to the stage at World Café Live in Philadelphia for the first concert of her first tour in more than five years. After her audience waited all that time to hear her, Presley played......
  • Bucks County-born rapper finding road harder after 'College'

     
    A Bucks County-born rapper who topped the charts just two years ago is finding the road a little harder after college. Asher Roth had a meteoric rise to the top, hitting the Top 15 with his slacker single “I Love......