| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:27 AM
This week is a lot more low-key than last, but then again last week was pretty packed. It wasn't just because of Artscape. On Saturday alone, Cass McCombs gave a beautiful show at Golden West Cafe; Scottie B. killed at Metro Gallery, right after all the...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Plan your week with our guide to what's happening
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Captain America: The First Avenger
Friends With Benefits
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style)
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Compare Yelawolf to Eminem and you could miss the point. Sure, both are white rappers with chips on their shoulders and working-class backgrounds, but it's Yelawolf's power with the pen and his tenacity on the microphone that should be drawing the...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:53 AM
This week the Smashing Pumpkins, Wale, Natalie Cole, Bryan Adams, Anthrax, and even Pauly Shore announced upcoming regional concerts.
Wale, who's touring with new album "Ambition," has two area shows coming up: first, he'll open for Lupe Fiasco at...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:15 PM
How did Mac Miller do it?
It seems improbable, but the party-all-the-time Jewish rapper from Pittsburgh found himself at the top of the Billboard 200 on Nov. 16, without a radio hit, and more important, without a major-label machine there to take the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:25 AM
This surprise show, headlined by hip-hop's most popular potheads, sold out quickly, unsurprisingly. This year was Wiz's breakthrough year, scoring hits and Grammy nominations (two for "Black and Yellow," sorry Ravens fans) from his major-label debut,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Mac Miller, the rapper on the rise from Pittsburgh, brings his Blue Slide Park Tour to Rams Head Live tonight. If you're unfamiliar with Mac, here's what you need to know: He doesn't take himself too seriously ("goofy" might be an apt description), he's...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Lady Gaga's "Artpop" predictably took top sales honors last week, as the flamboyant singer claimed her second consecutive No. 1 album with much-eroded sales.
Gaga's Interscope album sold 258,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The hottest ticket of the Cruzan Amphitheatre’s Country Megaticket this year also proved to be the last of the series, with Luke Bryan packing them in Saturday.
The show sold out in one hour when tickets went on sale in July 19, and the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Pop icon Rihanna sings about Molly and moonshine.
Rappers Lil Durk and Wiz Khalifa named one of their collaborations "Molly Girl."
And in her hit "We Can't Stop," Miley Cyrus sings of dancing with Molly.
Molly, a drug popular in the club scene,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Maybe this explains where Miley Cyrus got her protruding tongue from?
The former Disney star-turned-tabloid fodder is decked out in a scantily clad Michael Jordan jersey and shorts in producer Mike Will's NSFW music video for his song “23,”...