| Mar 21, 2011
| 11:09 AM
First, a note: I didn't go to this concert as a reviewer. I bought my ticket with a group of friends, all big-time Wayne heads. We drank beers and spent most of our night JAMMING. But work was never too far away: I took mental notes, so here's my...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Jay-Z and Kanye West
Watch the Throne
Rating: 3 stars out of 4
Understanding royalty is always trickier than it seems. From a distance, we watch in awe of the stately presence and lavish lifestyle. But get close enough and we see the scars,...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Here's Chris in KS with the report on tonight's AGT finale:Hello, everyone, and welcome to the finale of America’s Got Talent! After three long months and too many auditions to count it's time to find out this year’s winner! It......
| Aug 22, 2011
| 12:49 PM
In a month's time, we'll be happily saying goodbye to the sweaty summer.
Here at Midnight Sun, we're not only anticipating tolerable temperatures, but we're also circling the fall events and releases we wish were here already. We present the five we're...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:58 PM
Annapolis resident John Frenaye’s Twitter account, @eyeonannapolis, is pretty standard fare.
Frenaye tweets about events in town (the Silopanna festival) and breaking news (car accident in Crofton). And there are some personal details, like when...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:29 AM
When we look back at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, we will remember two things: 1) This Jessie J thing is not going to happen, America, but it wasn't for lack of effort, and 2) Beyonce and Jay-Z are having a baby. For a two-and-a-half hour show, you'...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is an embarrassment and a disgrace to anybody who ever attended Western High School. We were taught better than that, ignoramus.
I’ll take competency over personality any day. Let’s go Rawlings-Blake.
| Sep 14, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Lately, Baltimore has been booking more hip-hop shows (The Throne will be watched Oct. Nov. 1, while J. Cole, Yelawolf and Young Money's Tyga will all be here in the fall, too), a welcome trend for a city so close to bigger markets Philadelphia and...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:48 AM
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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Music we can't wait for
Summer, you were a blast, but if we have to endure Pitbull's innocuous "Give Me Everything" or the pounding piano of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" one more time, there could be blood in the streets. Luckily, fall has arrived...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Pundits, commentators and TV watchers were shocked a couple of weeks ago when Britney Spears and Rihanna kissed at the Billboard Music Awards.
But not J. Cole, who's opening Saturday for Rihanna at 1st Mariner Arena, the first show on the Loud tour....