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  • Coachella 2012: 10 moments to chase during Weekend 2

     
    Coachella 2012 continues on Friday, April 20 in Indio, California. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers a few tips on bands to see, such as Gotye, Flying Lotus and (of course) the Tupac hologram....
  • Hard Summer books Skrillex, Miike Snow, Boys Noize, James Murphy

     
    L.A.'s own Skrillex and Sweden's electro-poppers Miike Snow are among the many acts that will anchor the 2012 edition of the dance-focused Hard Summer, returning for the third year to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown. Reflecting the...
  • Coachella 2012: Dr. Dre says Tupac 'hologram' a one-off

     
    Tupac 'hologram': Coachella crowds waited in anticipation for this weekend's appearance by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, who were joined again by reincarnated slain West Coast superstar Tupac Shakur onstage in a hologram-like image....
  • Stagecoach 2012: Brad Paisley talks Tupac image, new album

     
    Brad Paisley sang with a virtual Carrie Underwood on Sunday in his headlining set at the 2012 Stagecoach Country Music Festival. Brad Paisly used a similar effect on his 2010 tour, two years ahead of the 'holographic' image of Tupac Shakur used at the...
  • Album review: Ice Cube's 'I Am the West'

     
    At his most intense, Ice Cube penned ultra-violent and visceral vignettes about life in Southern California that reflected national concerns: racial tensions, gang warfare and internecine poverty. But on his ninth album, the independently released “I Am...
  • Babyface looks back on Solar Records founder Richard Griffey's 'fantastic voyage'

     
    Kenny Edmonds is adamant that had there been no Richard "Dick" Griffey, there wouldn't have been much of a black music scene in the '80s. Griffey, the founder of the Los Angeles-based R&B record label Solar, died at the age......
  • LeBron James partners with Dr. Dre on new headphones

     
    Continuing to show his varied contacts and business relationships, superstar Miami Heat forward LeBron James has partnered with Dr. Dre on a new series of headphones aimed at sports enthusiasts and athletes. ???PowerBeats by Dr. Dre??? are performance...
  • Dr. Dre pairs with LeBron James for a new line of headphones, claims 'Detox' may be out by Christmas

     
    Maybe Dr. Dre knows better than we do. After all, few people actually purchase music these days -- they just listen to it on their computers, often through a pair of good headphones. Thus, his Beats by Dr. Dre line......
  • Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon and the history of rap [poll]

     
    While Justin Timberlake was promoting his movie "The Social Network" on Jimmy Fallon's show Wednesday night, the guys got together with Fallon's house band the Roots and performed a medley representing the history of rap. Watch the video above to see what...
  • 10/10/10: Ten great songs about drinking (and five others about sobering up)

     
    It’s a fool's game, trying to pick 10 songs about one of popular music’s most reliable topics: alcohol, and the joy and pain it begets. It’s a topic that could fill volumes -– song and the drink -– so to......
  • Dr. Dre protege Dawaun Parker releases first single

     
    What a difference a Dre makes. If it weren't for the imprimatur of the notoriously reclusive Los Angeles legend Dr. Dre, it's unlikely that Dawaun Parker's debut single would generate coverage on every major hip-hop blog. But considering the erstwhile.......
  • Bilal breaks the dollar, headlines Echoplex Thursday night

     
    Bilal is your favorite rapper's favorite ringer. He's the hookman extraordinaire called in at the last minute to make the songs sound silkier than these guys -- who admittedly were extraordinarily silky. In 2001, the Philadelphia-raised, New York-city...