| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:21 PM
As tours of California go, 2 Chainz is probably ready for this one to be over.
Just days after the rapper was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in downtown San Francisco, the MC was arrested Tuesday at LAX on drug charges, according to various reports,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Rapper 2 Chainz was arrested at LAX this week after officials found marijuana and a bottle of “purple drank” in his checked bag.
Tauheed Epps, 35, was removed from a departing flight and arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A Metro bus driver was mourned Thursday at a makeshift memorial in downtown L.A. after her death in a head-on crash with a speeding tow truck driver.
It was around 5 a.m. Wednesday when Matt Mattu, the owner of the 7-Eleven at corner the 5th Street...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A ballot measure to cap the number of medical marijuana shops in Los Angeles won in last month's election with support from nearly every corner of the city, according to a Times analysis of election returns.
Proposition D received majority support in...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Sean “Diddy” Combs knows his way around the small screen — whether he’s launching reality competitions, peddling vodka in commercials, starring in music videos or doing guest spots on dramas.
But the hip-hop mogul’s next TV...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Rap videos can be tricky to understand as an art form. If you aren't in tune with the culture, you might just dismiss them all as a cavalcade of ginormous butts, bottles, cars and one tough guy in the back row counting a large wad of money. (People in...