| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:38 AM
The early candidate for rap album of the year begins with a mother warning her son to stop following in the footsteps of his incarcerated father.
The colorfully delivered advice was given to Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson, the 24-year-old rapper better...
| May 17, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Lorde, the 17-year-old singer-songwriter from New Zealand, waited more than halfway through her hourlong set to satisfy the majority of the Preakness InfieldFest crowd on Saturday afternoon.
They wanted "Royals," Lorde's Grammy-winning hit single....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Del. Jon Cardin rejected Thursday the endorsement of a Baltimore-based rapper after learning that the man who calls himself Ski Money is facing charges of human trafficking.
Cardin, a candidate for attorney general, said he knew nothing of the rapper'...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:58 AM
March 21 update: The Preakness InfieldFest's Jagermeister Stage will feature the San Diego rock veterans Switchfoot, country act Eli Young Band, classic rock-meets-country duo Sundy Best and the electronic dance music-leaning cover band Go Go Gadjet....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:01 AM
The first rap record to enthrall Zsuzsanna Ward was "Illmatic" by Nas.
Better known as ZZ Ward, the genre-defying singer-songwriter grew up in Oregon, far from the dangerous New York surroundings Nas memorably depicted on his 1994 album. But as all...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:53 PM
King Los is not merely a young rapper on the verge, cultivating buzz and working with Diddy's record label. He's also a Ravens fan — in his words, a "humongous" one.
So while many a weekend musician has slung together tributes inspired by...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:37 AM
In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul got a lot of attention Wednesday for mounting an honest-to-God filibuster of President Barack Obama's nominee for CIA director, John Brennan. The nation's political class marveled at his real-life Mr. Smith act, the funny stuff his...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Before his record-breaking sophomore season at Iowa Western Community College, Deon Long spent his summer days working out and running routes with Maryland quarterback Ricardo Young and wide receiver Stefon Diggs.
The offseason workouts clearly paid...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Towson community leaders have seen a decease in community disturbances related to Towson University's annual Tigerfest in recent years, and hope that trend continues when the annual end-of-year celebration takes over campus this weekend.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A man was stabbed and two other people were injured in an early-morning fight in the second floor of Charles Village Pub in Towson, Baltimore County Police said Saturday.
According to police, a man was stabbed, a second man received minor cuts to his...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:55 PM
A man stabbed multiple times in a weekend bar fight in Towson was identified by officials as a former University of Maryland football player.
Ryan Schlothauer was injured after intervening in an argument between the accused stabber and a female...