| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire” won the prize for R&B album at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
A decade into a career that boasts more than 35 millions records sold and 14 Grammys, Keys said she was struggling to find herself. After...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The electronic music scene has been heavily monopolized.
Duos like The Chemical Brothers, Justice and Daft Punk have been emblematic of the electronic genre and have therefore defined its qualities.
Within that established realm, there have been...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Jhené Aiko offered a quick warning before she played her single, “The Worst.” It’s best enjoyed alone with a joint (her words).
She curled into a plush leather chair, took a long sip from a cocktail and gently swayed as the wrenching...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Singer Chris Brown has filed a countersuit against the man who accused the artist of attacking him earlier this year outside a West Hollywood recording studio.
Brown filed an assault and battery lawsuit Wednesday against Sha’Keir Duarte, an...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:57 PM
In the wake of his latest run-in with the law, it might be time to ask if TV needs to take a vacation from Chris Brown. A permanent vacation.
The volatile singer was arrested and charged with felony assault on Sunday after allegedly punching a man --...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Chris Brown was arrested early Sunday and charged with felony assault after an altercation in Washington, D.C., police said.
The R&B singer and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy were involved in a fight with another man outside the W Hotel just before...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Chris Brown had a felony assault charge reduced to a misdemeanor in a Washington, D.C., court on Monday before being released on his own recognizance.
The singer did not enter a plea when he appeared before a judge at D.C. Superior Court following a...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:50 PM
British roots music band Mumford & Sons took the top honor for its album "Babel" at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony Sunday. The night mostly distributed honors broadly to an array of younger generation acts including New York indie...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:28 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Music obsessives could play spot the post-punk reference all day while listening to Savages’ first album, “Silence Yourself” (Matador/Pop Noire). But there is nothing particularly derivative or nostalgic about...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Tyler, the Creator is back.
Wary perhaps of being outdone by his Odd Future pal Frank Ocean -- who performed and picked up a pair of prizes at the Grammy Awards earlier this week -- the attention-loving L.A. rapper announced Thursday that he'll...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Frank Ocean is "like 10, 11 songs" into his next album, the follow-up to last year's Grammy Award-winning "Channel Orange."
Speaking Tuesday night to Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1, the L.A.-based R&B star said the album is shaping up to be "another...