| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:26 PM
File this under things that probably won’t end well: Kanye West has tapped Miley Cyrus for a collaboration.
While pundits are suddenly interested in the phenomenon that is twerking (seriously, folks, its not new despite what countless think pieces...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
When I call up A$AP Ant he's already in Connecticut, getting ready to perform at the Comcast Theater in Hartford alongside chart-toppers Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B., and a slew of other young, up-and-coming rap stars. It's one of the final stops on the Under...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:21 PM
OMG, did you see Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth step out together Thursday night?
Cyrus joined her actor fiance at the Los Angeles premiere of his corporate thriller "Paranoia" at the DGA Theatre, neatly squashing ongoing rumors that the two...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:40 PM
w/ Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, B.o.B and more. $50-$90, 6 p.m., Aug. 8. Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, oakdale.com
At 6:48 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, @KirkKnight tweeted, "Somebody need to cook for me. This fast food...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
It’s been impossible to escape Miguel’s R&B gem “Adorn” -- not that we've dared tried to.
Miguel’s self-produced slow burner, with its subdued electro groove and his swoon-worthy emotive croons, was a sleeper surprise and...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The popular music of youth has always been about release: sexual (early rock and roll), anger (punk), aggression (metal) and urban frustration (early rap). Hot rapper A$AP Rocky’s show Thursday at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg was all of the above....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Staples Center held a hell of a hip-hop concert Saturday night, one that through nearly four hours delivered some of Southern California’s most accomplished rappers both young and older, as well as a singer on the cusp of superstardom.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Last year BET tagged its annual awards spectacle as "Too big to miss" — a phrase the network should have held for this year.
Sure, the historically unpredictable ceremony will feature dazzling performances – Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Two years ago at Powerhouse — the annual summer hip-hop concert presented by L.A.'s KPWR-FM (105.9), a.k.a. "Power 106" — the Compton rapper Problem performed on a small outdoor stage designed to showcase up-and-coming acts. In 2012 he made it...
| Jun 17, 2013
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One can imagine an alternate reality in which Kelly Rowland might have spent the last few months playing it safe, coasting on the attention of the Destiny's Child Super Bowl reunion with straightforward, midtempo love songs. Or she may...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:15 PM
This summer's up-and-coming concert season is rife with enough star power to break those vacation savings, so Pop & Hiss has decided to make things easier. Here's a guide to help you plan what shows are worth catching, depending on your mood.
| May 14, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Influential hit radio station KIIS-FM held its annual Wango Tango concert at the Home Depot Center in Carson. It featured Pitbull, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B. and others. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts was there to review....