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  • Jay-Z's 'Picasso Baby' performance has a filmic bent

    Jay-Z's 'Picasso Baby' performance has a filmic bent
    Jay-Z has a flair for the theatrical. Does he also have a flair for the cinematic? The rapper’s latest stunt, a six-hour performance of “Picasso Baby” — he rapped the song over and over at an art gallery in New York on Wednesday...
  • Hip-hop voices, beyond Kanye West and Jay-Z, are worth hearing

    Hip-hop voices, beyond Kanye West and Jay-Z, are worth hearing
    To judge by the media coverage this summer, only two hip-hop albums of note have been released. Both were recorded by multi-platinum multimillionaires raised on first- and second-generation hip-hop. As even your grandma could probably tell you, these...
  • Hear now: Rick Rubin classics celebrated by Trackstar the DJ

    Hear now: Rick Rubin classics celebrated by Trackstar the DJ
    Rick Rubin has remained in the public eye for nearly 30 years now, a rare producer/executive/music enthusiast whose ubiquity hasn’t diminished either his consistency or his image. Already in 2013, the co-founder of Def Jam Records, former...
  • Where will Jay-Z go after tonight's United Center show?

    Where will Jay-Z go after tonight's United Center show?
    We all know that after the party is the after party. But, um, where exactly is the after party? Hearts nightclub in the Goose Island neighborhood will be the sight of the Magna Carter Tour after party Thursday following Jay-Z's show at the United...
  • LeBron James adds Chicago artist's painting to his collection

    LeBron James adds Chicago artist's painting to his collection
    First Jay-Z became the proud owner of a painting by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley -- now LeBron James. The painting was given to James by Miami Heat player-turned-assistant coach Juwan Howard as a gift for winning the NBA Finals last season. Howard...
  • Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations

    Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations
    The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
  • Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up

    Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up
    Thanks to state Sen. Leland Yee’s alleged attempts to broker illegal gun deals for campaign contributions, candidates for California’s secretary of state are suddenly getting a lot of attention and news coverage. Yee is out of the race,...
  • In Brazil, music for the flaunters and the wanters

    Covered in tattoos and gold jewelry, MC Guime took the stage at a Sao Paulo club where patrons pay up to $4,500 for the VIP area, his lyrics fitting right in with the ostentatious surroundings. "Top of the line! Nike Shox sneakers, Oakley shorts, Oakley...
  • 2013 MTV VMA nominations announced

     
    Today, MTV revealed the nominations for the 30th annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), which will air live from Barclays Center Aug. 25 at 9pm ET/PT. The ceremony will be taking place in Brooklyn for the first time ever, with every artist who wins a...
  • Beyonce, a/k/a Mrs. Carter, commands Philly's Wells Fargo Center

     
    True to her reputation, Beyoncé — Mrs. Carter — delivered Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Belting out every note infallibly, dancing each synchronized step perfectly, Queen Bey makes us wonder if her music videos each...
  • TICKET BOX: Jay Z, Kanye at Wells Fargo Center, Sammy Hagar and Trace Adkins at Sands among 40 new shows this week

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Jay Z to bring his Magna Carta World Tour to Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on Jan. 9 Sammy Hagar and Trace Adkins, both at at Sands Bethlehem Event......