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  • DJ Mustard sets the beat for mainstream hip-hop and R&B

    DJ Mustard sets the beat for mainstream hip-hop and R&B
    On a quiet Tuesday night in September, in an overly air-conditioned Mid-City recording studio, DJ Mustard was alone and preparing to work. The L.A.-based producer, one of the defining figures in hip-hop at the moment, is known for his stark and club-...
  • Fall's Pop Concerts: Fans Can Look For Iggy, B.B. King, Fleetwood Mac

    Fall's Pop Concerts: Fans Can Look For Iggy, B.B. King,  Fleetwood Mac
    Pumpkin ale? Check. Foliage-peeping bifocals? Check. Music? We've got that for you, from summer songs that've overstayed their welcome to edgy indie rockers in sweaters, tweedy U.K. singer-songwriters and masked Heartland rockers. Check out these 20...
  • Made in America lineup is a vivid look at rap's competing interests

    Made in America lineup is a vivid look at rap's competing interests
    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...
  • Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park

    Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park
    "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." She...
  • Family of man shot by FBI raises questions about shooting

    The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified. While relatives of...
  • Beyonce leads 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominations

    Beyonce leads 2014 MTV Video Music Award nominations
    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...
  • 2014's best music so far

    2014's best music so far
    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...
  • 'SNL' season finale teases Maya Rudolph's new show

    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...
  • Rapper 2 Chainz gets sobriety bracelet from judge after drug plea

    Rapper 2 Chainz gets sobriety bracelet from judge after drug plea
    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,...
  • Winter 2014 in Rock/Pop Music: From Jay Z to John Prine

    Winter 2014 in Rock/Pop Music: From Jay Z to John Prine
    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...
  • More recordings played at NATO 3 trial

    More recordings played at NATO 3 trial
    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....