| Mar 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
DOWNLOAD: Mac Miller, Best Day Ever
Best Day Ever, Rostrum
Rating: 1.5 stars out of 4
The cornerstones of Mac Miller’s raps are weed, women and partying. It lacks sophistication but that’s the point: this is the world of a fun-...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 2:04 PM
The Summer Spirit Festival, which was to be headlined by Nas and Damian Marley, has been cancelled.
The one-day event was scheduled to take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion August 14. Common and Erykah Badu performed at the festival last year....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 11:12 AM
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,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Update: Merriweather Post Pavilion has announced its second show of the season: Lady Antebellum, the hugely successful pop-country trio.
The band, out with "Own the Night," which was released last year, will perform May 20. Darius Rucker, the guy...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:01 AM
At least one Marley will perform in the area this Fall.
Damian Marley had been scheduled to perform at Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather this August, but the show, which also had Nas on the bill, was unexpectedly cancelled.
Then on Monday, it was...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C.
Apple's mini-tour, her first...
| Sep 12, 2002
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...
| Aug 17, 2014
'TRUE BLOOD' SERIES FINALE
1 The HBO series 'True Blood' airs its finale Sunday night. The series premiered in 2008, following the story of telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), who finds herself in a new, supernatural world after...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Drake’s dinner at Chicago Cut Steakhouse in the early hours of Monday was apparently BYODJ.
The rapper/singer brought a laptop and speakers to the restaurant and DJed during his dinner with around 20 friends, according to Chicago Cut managing...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Nas hasn't finished celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Illmatic.”
The prolific rapper will cap off a year of feting his game-changing debut album with a fall North American tour that will pair a screening of the documentary based on the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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