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  • Baltimore's hip-hop weekend: Lupe Fiasco, Mobb Deep, Wale

    Baltimore's hip-hop weekend: Lupe Fiasco, Mobb Deep, Wale
    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...
  • In Md., revised crack law sets some convicts free

    Dwuan Dent and Antwan Askia were on opposite sides of an East Baltimore drug turf war in the 1990s that killed at least four people, according to federal prosecutors who charged Dent with murder and conspiracy and Askia with various drug counts. Both...
  • Kanye, Jay-Z, Nicki and Maroon 5: Grading the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show performances

    Kanye, Jay-Z, Nicki and Maroon 5: Grading the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show performances
    Tuesday night's "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" was what we've come to expect from the annual safe-for-CBS peep show: beautiful women, elaborate lingerie (Miranda Kerr wore a $2.5M bra), oogling celebrities and some live music in an attempt to distract...
  • Twitter dating: Even in 140 characters, love can bloom

    Twitter dating: Even in 140 characters, love can bloom
    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...
  • Suggs' rededication to the game came when his old coach joined the Ravens

    Suggs' rededication to the game came when his old coach joined the Ravens
    Terrell Suggs heard the critics. He was out of shape. Overpaid. Unfocused. Selfish. In 2009, the Ravens linebacker recorded a career-low 4.5 sacks in his first season chasing quarterbacks with the weight of a fat, new contract extension on his broad...
  • 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...
  • September 28: Turned up

    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...
  • 2011 Gems: A rejuvenated Nas proves he can still get 'Nasty'

    2011 Gems: A rejuvenated Nas proves he can still get 'Nasty'
    Let's face it: there's too much new music in a year for any one human being to digest. "2011 Gems" is a December feature on Midnight Sun where I highlight some of the tracks that might have flown under your radar. Next: Nas' throwback to excellence,...
  • Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena ranked highest grossing of its size

    Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena ranked highest grossing of its size
    Among arenas seating between 10,000 and 15,000 people, 1st Mariner was the year's highest grossing with nearly $16 million, Billboard magazine said in its year-end issue. It's the second year in a row the 1960s venue has received the honor. In 2009, it...
  • Midnight Sun's 25 most popular posts of 2011: U2, Natty Boh, All Good Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Midnight Sun's 25 most popular posts of 2011: U2, Natty Boh, All Good Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year. For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news,...
  • J. Cole kicks off Rihanna tour in Baltimore

    J. Cole kicks off Rihanna tour in Baltimore
    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....
  • Kanye West, Jay-Z to perform in Baltimore as part of 'Watch the Throne' tour

    Kanye West, Jay-Z to perform in Baltimore as part of 'Watch the Throne' tour
    Kanye West and Jay-Z, whose new collaborative album "Watch the Throne" will be released next month, will also tour together, it was announced Monday by concert promoter Live Nation.  The two rappers will go on a 24-city tour, also called "Watch the...