| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:05 PM
"Hello, Los Angeles," said Metric lead singer Emily Haines near the end of the band's second song on the city's first day of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Her next words were far more ominous: "They're going to eat me alive, if I stumble."
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:24 PM
When it was first announced, the lineup for this weekend's Made in America festival in downtown L.A. seemed an unfocused commercial mix-and-match of mass-market rock, electronic dance and hip-hop.
On second and third glances, it mostly is, at least at...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Beyoncé leads all nominations for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with eight, the network unveiled Thursday morning. Nods were spread among numerous hits from the pop diva's provocative, self-titled visual album, which she released without warning late...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
According to our calculations, 42 bajillion albums are released between January and June of any given year. So there’s no reason to wait until December to discuss our favorites. With that, the albums and songs we’ve most enjoyed to this...
| 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.)....
| May 18, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The season finale of “SNL” is frequently a giddily messy cavalcade of guest stars, and last night’s episode, hosted by Andy Samberg, was no different. Between Martin Short, Paul Rudd, 2 Chainz, Lil Jon, Pharrell Williams and basically...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:17 PM
The rapper known as 2 Chainz got another piece of jewelry for his collection Monday when an L.A. judge handed him a sobriety bracelet after he pleaded guilty to a charge related to carrying codeine at LAX.
The 36-year-old performer, born Tauheed Epps,...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:15 PM
For those lucky, or crazy, enough to take in both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, the biggest struggle is mapping out who you’re going to see.
Everyone’s plan of attack seems to be different.
| 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 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-...
| 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...