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  • 2009 New Year's Eve: Get your party on, a guide for the undecided

     
    Weren't we supposed to be partying with robots on Mars by 2010? Nevertheless, L.A.'s finest night owls have prepared some stellar parties. Twenty Ten: A Space Odyssey at L.A. Center Studios Shiny Toy Guns will headline, Geisha House and Ketchup will set...
  • 2Pac's 'Dear Mama' selected for inclusion in Library of Congress' national recording registry

     
    Though Mother's Day was last month, the Library of Congress waited until this week to include the late Tupac Shakur's "Dear Mama," in its National Recording Registry. Often cited as 2Pac's most emotionally resonant song, the tribute to his mother......
  • When Sugar Hill aided rap's climb

    When Sugar Hill aided rap's climb
    The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" was the first hip-hop single to break into the national Top 40 pop charts, although anyone listening to it now for the first time probably would have a hard time picking up on what made the 1979 recording such a rap...
  • (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream

    (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream
    Rap music is not polite. It's a noisy 'n' crude attack on mainstream sensibilities that has even liberal-minded adults who were raised on the rebellious, outlaw beat of Little Richard and the Rolling Stones asking themselves, "What happened to real music?...