| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Kanye West and Iggy Azalea have been added to the West Coast lineup of the Budweiser Made in America festival slated to take place Aug. 30-31 at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, Live Nation unveiled on Wednesday.
West will topline the final night...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Kanye West and Iggy Azalea will join the lineup of this year's Budweiser Made in America Music Festival in Los Angeles, held Aug. 30-31, the weekend before Labor Day.
The Budweiser Made in America Festival is a two-day event held in Los Angeles' Grand...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:26 PM
R&B singer SZA is keeping good company these days. Her latest EP, “Z,” features appearances from labelmate Kendrick Lamar and Chicago’s own Chance the Rapper, and recently she decamped to a studio with Coldplay singer Chris Martin,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:52 AM
I consider myself a rap nerd, wholly able to quote lines and lyrics from acts ranging from AZ to Lil' Zane. When I saw The Rap Test, a new online quiz developed by 21-year-old programmer/developer Danny Friday, I knew that the time had come to showcase my...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:11 PM
For most of Friday, Quinton Bell said he made sure to stay off his feet and save any movement until the evening. But when his race came at the CIF State Track and Field Championships, the Costa Mesa High senior made sure to move his feet quickly at...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Booty, beauty, beats and Kate Bush. Below, a rundown of some of what happened this week in popular music.
-- A few decades from now, when music historians are writing the tome of Los Angeles in the early part of the century, two names will be at the...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:16 PM
During the first day of the Made in America festival, which had its Los Angeles debut in Grand Park this weekend, a hot and cloudless Saturday sunburned a lot of music fans before the Cali breeze drifted in at dusk to cool the crowd and relax the vibe. ...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:14 PM
The first day of the Made in America festival featured a diverse slate of acts (Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Capital Cities), pounding heat, snarled lines aplenty, busy porta johns, shirtless bros, girls in floppy hats and everything else that comes...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What makes a good Southern California music festival? Quality acts, artfully selected, with pleasant surprises and an overarching vision. Easy access to essentials for enjoying — not just surviving — the daylong adventures. Accessible good...