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  • Kanye West, Jay-Z 'Watch the Throne' tickets on sale now

    Kanye West, Jay-Z 'Watch the Throne' tickets on sale now
    Tickets for the Kanye West and Jay-Z joint tour, "Watch the Throne," go on sale today at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster. The two will kick off the tour in Atlanta on October 29. They will perform at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena on November 1 and at the Verizon...
  • Baltimore gay rappers are loud and proud

    Baltimore gay rappers are loud and proud
    When Baltimore rapper DDm began writing the songs for his new mixtape, he looked to Omar Little, the ruthless-yet-honorable stickup man from "The Wire," for inspiration. Omar, like DDm, was raw, aggressive — and gay. DDm saw enough in common with...
  • Update: Concert news: Foo Fighters to perform in Washington; Lupe Fiasco back to Merriweather

    Update: Concert news: Foo Fighters to perform in Washington; Lupe Fiasco back to Merriweather
    Looks like the Foo Fighters will play the DMV this year after all. It was announced today the band will perform at the Verizon Center in Washington November 11, just a week after Kanye West and Jay-Z perform there on their "Watch the Throne" tour. There...
  • June 13: Loud and proud

    When Baltimore rapper DDm began writing the songs for his new mixtape, he looked to Omar Little, the ruthless-yet-honorable stickup man from "The Wire," for inspiration. A small but growing number of city artists are helping challenge hip-hop's...
  • Catching up with Phelps much easier on land

    There was a big personality waiting to leap out of Michael Phelps. He was just waiting for someone to ask the right questions after he waved to a crowd of fans in a celebratory parade hosted by Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom yesterday. Phelps, of Rodgers...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Two stars go home

     
    It's the first results show for this season of Dancing With the Stars. Inquiring minds want to know, of course, whether we'll have to watch Tom DeLay awkward his way around the dance floor after tonight. (Please, no!) But even......
  • Project Runway: You say potato sack, I say pornography

     
    Guess who's back? Back again? Kevin's back, tell a friend! Hello, Project Runway peeps. Good to see you all again. As always, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, Montanan by birth, Marylander by marriage, sports writer by trade, Project Runway blogger/recapper by.....
  • Meet the Band: J Butts

    Hometown Severn Members Jamal Butler Founded Signed to ASAP Music Group, a Baltimore-based label, last year Style hip-hop Influenced by Jay-Z Notable J Butts, who last year received a write-up in the national magazine Hip Hop Weekly, is 16 and raps...
  • New music from troubled divas, other hit makers

    Coming this fall: The Drama of the Troubled Diva. For the next four months, many of pop's juiciest plot lines will feature female singers struggling back from the brink. They include Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and TLC, all of whom have spent far...
  • The Roots' 'Tipping Point' is rap for grown-ups

    Some folks just aren't feeling it. The Tipping Point, the Roots' new joint released earlier this month, has received perhaps the worst reviews of any of the group's six other CDs. "The band's seventh album doesn't lack for nerve," The Washington Post...
  • 'Made in America' concert makes for a sketchy documentary

    "Made in America" is a concert film where you never get to hear an entire song by any of the many groups performing. It's cluttered with backstage interviews with everyone from the artists who appear on stage, to the road crew, to a single mom/...
  • Made in America producers offer $850,000 for L.A. festival costs

    Made in America producers offer $850,000 for L.A. festival costs
    Live Nation, producer of Made in America, a two-day music festival slated to take place Aug. 30-31 at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, is offering to pay $850,000 to cover city and county costs related to the event. The concert promoter and hip-hop...