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Prince (music artist)

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  • Peanut Butter Wolf premieres an exclusive mix in advance of this Sunday's 10/10/10 celebration

     
    Slightly more than a decade ago, Stones Throw titan Peanut Butter Wolf dropped "My Vinyl Weighs a Ton," a crate-digging classic that remains one of the seminal statements of the Underground golden era. Even by 1999, San Jose-bred Wolf, birth......
  • Remembering Rodger 'Uncle Jamm' Clayton, early L.A. rap promoter

     
    The name Rodger Clayton might ring unfamiliar to the 35-and-under set, but his death from a heart attack Sunday marks the untimely loss of one of the pioneers of Los Angeles hip-hop. A founder of the legendary mobile disco crew......
  • 72 Hours: Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, Janelle Monae, Hard Haunted Mansion among the weekend's best concerts

     
    The weekend's top shows. Thursday Corinne Bailey Rae @ the Avalon. A Grammy darling after the bouncy coffeehouse soul single "Put Your Records On" introduced her to the world in 2006, Rae returned this year with a far deeper, complex......
  • Latin Grammys show had international flavor, many acts

     
    By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican pop-rock group Camila and Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra tied with three awards each at the Latin Grammys, a jubilant event that drew reggaeton artists in jeans, mariachis in traditional sui....
  • Newcomer Miguel ready for the spotlight with his 'eclec-tric' hybrid of R&B

     
    R&B upstart Miguel had an unlikely introduction to music. “I was actually part of a freak show, had an extra arm -– that’s how I learned to play the guitar. I then worked my way up to tight-rope-walking, then lion-taming,”......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: The final stretch

     
    We've made it to the final week of “Dancing With the Stars” Season 11, ballroom fans! Can you believe that just three months earlier, the contestants were just meeting their professional partners for the first time? We barely knew who......
  • How Prince's all-gold Fender Stratocaster came to be

     
    What: One-of-a-kind Fender Stratocaster, fully gold-plated from the top of the headstock to the bottom of the electric guitar’s signature solid body Who: Prince (the artist formerly known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince) Where: He’ll...
  • Album review: Ciara's 'Basic Instinct'

     
    Ciara has been the most synthetic of the R&B divas over the past decade, an electro-leaning vocalist whose instrumental palate has heavily favored stark 808 beats, sassy, seductive vocal lines and, often, weird, futuristic Gary Numan-esque bleeps woven...
  • Times music writers pick their favorite albums of 2010

     
    In this day and age, critical consensus is hard to come by in the world of popular music. There are as many musical subgenres in 2010 as there were album releases four decades ago, and even the most plugged-in fan......
  • Michael Jackson hearing: Security guard describes frantic efforts to revive dying pop star

     
    After the lunch hour, a security guard for Michael Jackson took the stand and described the frantic final moments when he saw Jackson’s physician kneeling over the singer, who was sprawled next to his bed. Jackson was lying with his......
  • 72 Hours: Little Dragon, Jandek and your weekend in rock

     
    The weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts has resumed with the conclusion of the holiday season, albeit significantly later than it should have been posted.Pop & Hiss apologizes for the delay. Don't hate. Thursday Peter &......
  • Tigran Hamasyan's global view of jazz

     
    Given how Tigran Hamasyan’s career began, it might have been more surprising to learn the 23-year-old pianist didn’t one day sign to a major label. With his fourth album, "A Fable," due next month (his first for Universal France) the......