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Dr. Dre (music artist)

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  • Re-creating Fela Kuti's Nigerian club at the Troubadour

     
    Kuti's jazz-funk will get a workout at the Troubadour. “Fela!,” the unconventional Tony Award-winning musical now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre, does a remarkable job re-creating a night at the late Nigerian Afrobeat icon Fela Anikulapo...
  • Coachella 2012: Remaining $285 passes to go on sale Friday

     
    Three-day passes for the two April weekends of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will be available on the fest's official site beginning at 10 a.m. Friday PST. Since the lineup was announced Monday afternoon, the Coachella site has been......
  • Report: Tupac hologram could go on tour

     
    With Tupac Shakur’s reincarnation at the closing night of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday night dominating the blogosphere, the Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Dr. Dre is considering a tour featuring the ghostly...
  • Between Coachellas, Snoop Dogg livens up the Levi's Haus

     
    Coachella headliner Snoop Dogg hosted a VIP party at Levi's Haus Tuesday night, just one of the many music-related events taking place across the Southland in the week between the music festival's first and second weekend....
  • Beastie Boys' sampling in 'Paul's Boutique' again in spotlight

     
    Last week TufAmerica, Inc., which administers the rights to the recordings of Washington, D.C. go-go band Trouble Funk's catalog, filed lawsuit in federal court accusing the Beastie Boys of sampling without permission the group's 1982 funk classics, "Drop...
  • Stagecoach 2012: Aaron Lewis talks country makeover

     
    "Yes, it's like musical whiplash -- that's a good term for it," Aaron Lewis said of his gearshift from fronting his long-running hard rock band Staind on Saturday in Mesa, Ariz., to his solo turn Sunday the playing his more rootsy material from his recent...
  • Rodney King, John Singleton on 'Uprising: Hip-hop and the L.A. Riots'

     
    Los Angeles riots: The early era of gangsta rap is the subject of Mark Ford's new film, "Uprising: Hip Hop and the L.A. Riots." The music was more than the "black CNN," it was a strong indication of boiling tensions that later erupted in the riots 20...
  • 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...
  • Coachella 2012: Nate Dogg to perform as a hologram?

     
    Coachella 2012: Can Nate Dogg make an appearance from the beyond? Several outlets report that Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg insisted that their ace hook-singer Nathaniel D. Hale needed to join them onstage one way or another....