| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Rapper 2 Chainz has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance after police at Los Angeles International Airport said last summer he was carrying codeine, a key ingredient in chemical mixture "sizzurp."
The 36-year-old MC, born...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:25 AM
2 Chainz: The Atlanta hip-hop artist, who actually wears three or more necklaces in concert, is in town to promote his second album, “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time,” and will perform Tuesday night at the Fillmore Miami Beach (1700 Washington Ave.)....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Food has always played a significant role in the Sweetlife Music + Food Festival, but this year's lineup of chefs, food trucks and more could arguably rival the music talent.
Woodberry Kitchen's Spike Gjerde, one of Baltimore's most famous chef-...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Album review: Rick Ross, “Mastermind”
**1/2 (out of 4)
By now, Rick Ross fans know that enjoying the flashy rapper means focusing on the details of his stories, not wondering if his larger-than-life boasts about making huge gains in...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Lawyers for the so-called NATO 3 got their first crack at cross-examining the first of two undercover Chicago police officers Thursday after Cook County prosecutors finished playing more than 50 undercover recordings that form the backbone of their case....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:50 PM
High above the arena floor, Drake strolled around a suspended catwalk at the Honda Center in Anaheim, singling out audience members for a few seconds of face time with the man they’d paid to encounter.
“You’ve been giving me love all...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:29 AM
What a difference a year makes. As cliché as the notion may sound, there was no escaping it Saturday night at Cali Christmas, the annual sampling of the year’s radio rainmakers presented by L.A.’s Power 106 FM.
The night’s headliners...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Even in the coldest months, there is no slowdown in the Chicago concert season. Here's a sampling of some of the more notable shows in the next few months (listed chronologically):
Jay Z: After last summer's massive coheadlining stadium tour with Justin...
| Dec 21, 2013
Consider this a purge.
A necessary year-end draining of the snippets, moments and bolts of cultural lightning that burned hot in my skull, sometimes left a mark, sometimes faded quickly, but always jolted me awake in 2013 and became, if only for one...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:37 PM
When 2 Chainz issued a cookbook, he focused on dishes that could be pulled off in the small confines of a tour bus. Boy George looked at macrobiotic cooking for his, while Coolio opted for comfort foods with a healthful twist (he termed it “Ghetto...