| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:28 AM
When "XXL" revealed the cover of its March "Freshman Class" issue — the hip-hop magazine's annual anointment of rising rappers most poised for major success — there was a fresh-faced, parka-wearing kid in the bottom-right corner, throwing a...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:47 PM
It's easy for internationally renowned musician Shodekeh to journey with just carry-on luggage; his instrument travels in his soul.
The Baltimore-based beatboxer and vocal percussionist performs in a multitude of genres and music domains, including dance...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The All Rap Round Robin is far from the average microphone-too-low, DJ-too-loud, consistently tardy hip-hop show.
Now entering its fifth year, the gathering of the city's on-the-fringe hip-hop acts will converge Friday night on Floristree. The event will...
| 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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Amid all the talk of HBO’s drama "True Detective," little has been written about the music, and the way it paints the Louisiana mystery a certain color of brown. From the opening theme, the Handsome Family’s “Far From Any Road,” to...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:55 PM
We're a touch late to the game on this, but recently, both Hall & Oates and "Ballin' Oates" have been popping up on shuffle with a mysterious frequency, so much so that it deserves mention.
Hall & Oates? Dismiss them at your peril: The team long ago...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Paul Simon and Sting, Miley Cyrus and Lady Antebellum, all at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, DJ Pauly D on New Years Eve at Sands Bethlehem Event Center......
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:47 AM
RZA is the latest artist to pay tribute to Paul Walker.
After news broke Saturday that the star of the “Fast & Furious” franchise had died in a single-car accident, the de facto Wu-Tang Clan frontman crafted a track in tribute to the actor,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Yahoo has taken a small step to bulk up its video portfolio with the acquisition of Evntlive, an early-stage startup that had created a "virtual venue" for live Internet concerts.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Evntlive announced Friday that it...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
As two of YouTube's most successful rappers--their "Epic Rap Battles of History" channel has more than 1.2 billion total video views and almost 5.4 million subscribers--Nice Peter and EpicLLOYD (Peter Shukoff and Lloyd Ahlquist to the historical record)...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
To judge by the media coverage this summer, only two hip-hop albums of note have been released. Both were recorded by multi-platinum multimillionaires raised on first- and second-generation hip-hop.
As even your grandma could probably tell you, these...
| 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...