| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Is there any bar or nightclub in Baltimore worth a $20 cover charge?
If so — and I'm not convinced there is — it certainly was not Paparazzi Nightclub on a recent Friday night. The dance club that replaced the concert venue Sonar in February...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:17 PM
A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:56 AM
PHILADELPHIA – Nearly two decades into his unparalleled rap career, Jay Z hasn’t abandoned his lofty ambitions.
In the last year, the hip-hop magnate (born Shawn Carter) jolted the album release model when he struck a multimillion-dollar...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:44 PM
2 Chainz has a new album out. “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time” is another bass-rattling set of bouncy tracks that Miley Cyrus, and the world, can twerk to, and strippers can earn enough tips to rival any salary.
But that’s not the best part of...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 6:26 PM
There isn't much hip-hop on Coachella's main stage this year, which marks a significant shift from 2011 and 2012, when Kanye West and then Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg closed the annual festival with blow-out Sunday-night performances. But rap fans still had...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz, who received a drug citation during a traffic stop in Talbot County in February, was found not guilty.
The rapper, whose legal name is Tauheed Epps, was found not guilty of possession of marijuana and drug...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Rapper 2 Chainz was acquitted of drug charges Wednesday following his February arrest on suspicion of possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.
The Grammy-nominated "No Lie" rapper, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, was arrested on Valentine's...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:32 AM
For those hard-to-buy-for mothers, consider picking up tickets to one of the big concerts going on sale this weekend. Virginia Beach shows by Lil Wayne, Tim McGraw or Bob Dylan and Wilco could solve your Mother's Day problem.
The July 27 show by Tim...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Not even trying to mince words here: If you haven't accepted that the Y.N. Rich Kids are the best rap group doing it yet, you're doing yourself a terrible disservice, and I hope you stub your toe later today.
For those of you who missed the boat, the...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Lollapalooza presented festivalgoers with some difficult choices Tuesday when it announced its hour-by-hour schedule for the three-day, sold-out festival. Two headliners a day will play simultaneously at opposite ends of Grant Park: Nine Inch Nails and...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With "Fast & Furious 6" roaring into theaters this week, guests at the U.S. premiere of the film at Universal CityWalk got an early taste of the franchise's signature, over-the-top style -- including slick cars, tough characters and a grill-wearing panda....