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  • Performance/Q&A: Cody Chesnutt

    Performance/Q&A: Cody Chesnutt
    Cody Chesnutt believes in taking his time. He earned widespread critical praise for his first album, the lo-fi, double disc “The Headphone Masterpiece” in 2002, when Chesnutt also lent his voice to the Roots’ “The Seed 2.0”-...
  • SXSW 2013: An hour in the life of a (very busy) festival

    SXSW 2013: An hour in the life of a (very busy) festival
    The first wave of more than 2,000 acts is expected to descend Tuesday on Austin, Texas, for the annual music-business blowout that is the South by Southwest Music Conference: six days (and very late nights) of performances, speeches, parties, panel...
  • Chris Brown makes a new album — and tries to remake an old image

     Chris Brown makes a new album — and tries to remake an old image
    Chris Brown is in a Burbank studio previewing his forthcoming album, and pushing the reset button on a career bogged down by scandal. The embattled R&B singer takes a lengthy drag off his cigarette before pressing "play" on the title track of "X," his...
  • Is gay marriage a gateway issue for political activism?

    Is gay marriage a gateway issue for political activism?
    This week, as the Supreme Court took up two historic cases pertaining to same-sex marriage, it's been an exciting time to be a college student. Huge numbers of young people on Facebook and Twitter continue to post pictures and status updates in support of...
  • Tyler, the Creator's new album 'Wolf' now streaming online

    Tyler, the Creator's new album 'Wolf' now streaming online
    "I am the cowboy on my own trip," Tyler, the Creator raps on his new solo album, and now the curious can ride along with him: Though it's not due in stores until Tuesday, "Wolf" is currently streaming in full at Odd Future's Tumblr. The follow-up to...
  • Kanye West's 'Yeezus' leaks, Internet goes crazy

    Kanye West's 'Yeezus' leaks, Internet goes crazy
    "Yeezus," the highly anticipated new album from Kanye West, leaked online on Friday morning, resulting in immediate Twitter trending and sending less-ethical fans all over the world to various illegal download and mirror sites to get a free copy. The...
  • Frank Ocean vocal injury cancels Drake's OVO Fest opening night

    Frank Ocean vocal injury cancels Drake's OVO Fest opening night
    The opening night of Drake’s annual OVO Fest in Toronto has been canceled due to Frank Ocean’s recent vocal injury, Live Nation announced on Tuesday. The R&B crooner was slated to headline the first night of the two-day festival alongside...
  • Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'

    Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'
    On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida. A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
  • G-Dragon rep says blackface photo is a 'huge misunderstanding'

    G-Dragon rep says blackface photo is a 'huge misunderstanding'
    Earlier this week, the K-Pop superstar G-Dragon posted an image to his Instagram account that shocked many U.S. fans with its resemblance to a widely shared image of the Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin. Though the post didn't mention Martin by...
  • 'Emotional stress,' 'negativity' behind Chris Brown seizure

    “Emotional stress” and “nonstop negativity” are what caused Chris Brown to suffer a seizure early Friday, a rep for the singer said. The L.A. city Fire Department responded to a 911 call around 1 a.m. on Friday saying the 24-...
  • Watch Earl Sweatshirt perform 'Burgundy' on Jimmy Fallon's show

    Watch Earl Sweatshirt perform 'Burgundy' on Jimmy Fallon's show
    As Times pop music critic Randall Roberts wrote in a recent profile, Earl Sweatshirt is building a complicated relationship with fame -- even as his upcoming major-label debut promises (or threatens) to bring it closer. The L.A.-based rapper -- part...