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  • Erykah Badu and Flying Lotus play surprise DJ sets at Low End Theory

     
    You could tell from the trail of the tweets. All week long, Flying Lotus had been sporadically updating his 50,000+ plus followers on his recording sessions with the reigning queen of psychedelic soul, Erykah Badu. “Day 3 on the album......
  • Here's how Snoop Dogg was like Charles Dickens at Crocodile Rock last night

     
    With apologies to Charles Dickens, it was a tale of two Snoop Doggs last night at the rapper’s show at Allentown’s Crocodile Rock Café. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. it was the age......
  • 'Tupac' biopic launches online casting call for lead role

     
    Calling all Tupac Shakur doppelgangers –- with acting chops. Morgan Creek Productions along with Skee.TV and Karmaloop.TV have teamed together to launch an online casting call to fill the shoes of the slain polarizing rapper in the anticipated...
  • Notorious B.I.G.: On #biggieday, celebs and fans remember slain rapper Christopher Wallace [Video]

     
    Notorious B.I.G., aka Biggie Smalls, aka Christopher Wallace, was killed 14 years ago -- and though his slaying remains unsolved, on Wednesday fans remembered the rapper using the #biggieday hash tag on Twitter, naming favorite songs, quoting lyrics or...
  • Long Beach hip-hop crooner Nate Dogg dies at 41

     
    Long Beach singer Nate Dogg, whose real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, died Tuesday from complications from multiple strokes after years of health issues. He was 41. Nate Dogg has been featured with Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur, Warren G, Snoop Dogg and many other...
  • Billboard Hot 100 notches 1,000th No. 1 single: From Ricky Nelson to Lady Gaga

     
    Lady Gaga has snagged a piece of pop music history in landing the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with her new single “Born This Way.” Even more significant than posting the highest first-week digital sales......
  • The Game and Snoop Dogg release the video for 'Purp & Yellow' remix

     
    Basketball and rap music have been intertwined since the days of Kurtis Blow. As the shibboleth goes: Rappers want to be ballers, ballers want to be rappers, and occasionally, Shaquille O' Neal accomplishes both. Then again, it helps when you......
  • Antoine Fuqua’s Tupac project to shoot in April

     
    Moviehole says that Antoine Fuqua's long-gestating Tupac Shakur bio-picture is April. Morgan Creek has it. Is there a leading man yet? George Tillman's Biggie Smalls movie, “Notorious,” turned out terrific, though it wasn't a big money maker....
  • Report: Notorious B.I.G.'s 1997 slaying getting fresh look from LAPD

     
    IS A COLD CASE WARMING?: The 1997 slaying of rapper Notorious B.I.G. has been one of L.A.'s enduring mysteries. CNN reports that LAPD officers are still actively working the "Biggie Smalls" case: "According to one law enforcement source, the...
  • Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs you might not have heard in 2010

     
    I have always been vocal in my opposition to year-end Best lists, but lately I find myself becoming somewhat addicted to them. My change in attitude, I think, is related to the realization that my list really doesn’t matter -–......
  • Album review: Michael Jackson, 'Michael'

     
    Rating 2 stars (out of 4) Quincy Jones used to talk about the ingredient that distinguished Michael Jackson from his peers as a creative force in the recording studio: He was a workaholic who wouldn’t let any track go until......
  • El DeBarge gets a second chance after drug problems, releases first album in 16 years

     
    When El DeBarge walked onstage late last month at Gibson Amphitheatre, he was met with a fury of applause and catcalls from the predominantly female audience. He basked in the moment, his gray and scarlet suit aglow in the spotlight......