| Jun 12, 2015
| 4:09 PM
Rachel Dolezal leads the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, teaches African studies to college students and sits on a police oversight commission.
But the 37-year-old artist and activist with dark curly hair and light-brown skin now finds herself at the...
| May 29, 2015
| 5:33 AM
Like 'em or not, Florida Georgia Line has jumped into country stardom with both feet, and Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley hop around a stage like hyperactive puppies, lapping up the attention.
They seem to be here to stay, despite criticism that all they...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 8:49 PM
Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger and producer Brian Grazer discussed the importance of creativity in a freewheeling discussion that touched on Vladimir Putin, Jonas Salk and the late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard at the Milken Global Conference on...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:10 AM
Nelly and Florida Georgia Line. Ludacris and Jason Aldean. Darius Rucker and Jay Z?
The Hootie & the Blowfish frontman-turned-country singer says he's hoping to jump on a song with a rapper.
"I don't have much left on my bucket list. One of the things...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:35 PM
I'm going to swim a bit out of my depths this week. But, I received a special request from a friend, a guy I really respect, and am going to do my best to offer my two cents on the topic — at least the parts I may be able to understand or relate to....
| May 8, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Pasadena city leaders received tens of thousands of dollars worth of free tickets to the Rose Bowl in 2014, according to a Times analysis of ticket disclosure forms.
The disclosure forms don't provide the exact value of the tickets, showing only a range...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:17 PM
Earl Sweatshirt wants to clarify something.
"One thing that I’ve been exploring with [the stuff people have been] referring to as 'dark' is just, like, honesty," he tells The Times of his recent surprise record, "I Don't Like ..., I Don't Go...
| Feb 19, 2015
Say what you will about Florida Georgia Line. Call them the Nickelback of country music. Disparage bro-country as a genre. Tell me FGL isn't even "country": fine. The truth is, the way this winter is going, I'd give almost anything to jump into the...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 9:01 AM
He won top honors over other, more relevant acts. He represents the tastes of older Recording Academy voters. His most innovative work is a decade-plus behind him.
As Beck was being shamed by Kanye West for winning album of the year on stage at the...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 10:43 AM
After several social media spats, rapper Iggy Azalea is "taking some time away from social media" and handing the controls over to her management team.
The "Fancy" and "Booty" emcee's move comes after photos surfaced over the weekend showing her while...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Onstage, the Grammy Awards show on Sunday will once again be a picture of diversity. In one of the most anticipated performances of the evening, Paul McCartney will share the stage with Rihanna and Kanye West.
When it comes to handing out the major...