| Oct 7, 2012
Australian singer Wouter De Backer has been making music as Gotye for longer than a decade. But he only became popular whenl the single "Somebody That I Used to Know" topped international pop-music charts in the summer of 2011.
It may be a long time till...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Last month, the three owners of Eating House and four of their employees pledged their loyalty to the restaurant by having its logo tattooed on their bodies.
Forget regretting it down the road. Right now, the crew is celebrating a semi-finalist...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Hip-hop and food are not strangers to each other--in fact the opulence and eccentricities of rap music has often lended itself well to cuisine. From Common's classic single, "The Food," to Kanye's classic snark, "What she order?/Fish filet," Chicago...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Among the most important rap albums released over the last year or so, one contains a song about Nas' complicated relationship with his teenage daughter. Another has a track in which Killer Mike outlines President Reagan's contribution to the prison-...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Here are this weeks Mixtape winners!
1.) Billy Joel- My Life
2.) Jim Croce- LeRoy Brown
3.) Elton John- The Bitch is Back
4.) Chicago- Saturday in the Park
5.) Paul Simon- You Can Call Me AL
2.) Steve Romero1.)...
| May 30, 2011
| 7:48 AM
Online hackers have pirated the PBS website and posted a false story claiming the rapper Tupac Shakur -- who has been dead for almost 15 years -- is alive and living in New Zealand.
The group -- called The Lulz Boat -- also posted what it said were...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Music critic and author Dwayne Robinson, a middle-aged black man, has been murdered with a box cutter, and his friend, D, wants to know whodunit.
When Dwayne shows up at the front door of D Security, D's office, wearing a bloody beige trench coat and a...
| Nov 26, 2010
Nicki Minaj never envisioned herself as hip-hop's reigning "it" girl. The question alone makes her giggle as she offers an answer nowhere near as cocky as her saucy rhymes.
"When I was growing up I thought I'd be a famous actress," she says. "Acting came...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 3:38 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Grammy Award winning Singer Faith Evans Monday pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor DUI charges stemming from her August arrest at a drunken driving checkpoint near Marina del Rey.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Edward Moreton...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:04 PM
A well-known hip hop talent agent who has managed the likes of rappers Wyclef Jean and Akon, has been arrested and charged with running a cocaine trafficking ring that spanned both the East and West coast.
According to police, DEA agents apprehended...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 3:27 PM