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  • Review: The soundtrack and score for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    Review: The soundtrack and score for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'
    Outside of the darkened theater, what use are stand-alone action movie soundtracks such as  "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"? As a tool to relive Hollywood action via headphones while pretending to leap tall buildings? To add big-screen drama to, say, the act...
  • Album review: 'Z' by SZA raises Top Dawg Entertainment's ambitions

    Album review: 'Z' by SZA raises Top Dawg Entertainment's ambitions
    Yes, SZA is the first female artist signed to Top Dawg Entertainment, the vanguard L.A. hip-hop label behind Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q. But her album "Z" represents high ambitions for the label. It's a lean, dreamy and genre-destroying debut that...
  • Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon

    Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon
    Anne Hathaway has yet to make good on her oft-professed desire to perform in a Broadway musical. Her Oscar-winning turn as Fantine in the 2012 movie version of "Les Miserables" showed that she has the singing chops. And if we need more proof, the...
  • Anne Hathaway, Jimmy Fallon rap Broadway-style

    Anne Hathaway, Jimmy Fallon rap Broadway-style
    Now this in my kind of hippity-hop. On Tuesday's "The Tonight Show," Jimmy Fallon and Anne Hathaway performed Broadway versions of famous rap songs. They gave a show-tune makeover to Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice," 50 Cent's "In Da Club" and Kendrick...
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant: daydream believer

    Cecile McLorin Salvant: daydream believer
    Miami-born Cecile McLorin Salvant must get tired of being called a prodigy. Because at just 24, she can claim a best jazz vocal album Grammy nomination for last year's "WomanChild." When she was 21, Salvant won the prestigious Thelonious Monk...
  • Prosecutor accuses Oscar Pistorius of repeatedly lying at trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa — The prosecutor in the murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius accused him of repeatedly lying to the court and offering versions of events so improbable that "nobody would think it is reasonably or...
  • Coachella 2014: Nas celebrates legacy with help from Jay Z, Diddy

    Coachella 2014: Nas celebrates legacy with help from Jay Z, Diddy
    Nas, Jay Z and Diddy hit the stage together at Coachella to celebrate a landmark hip-hop album. Twenty years ago Nas, a hungry 20-year-old emcee from New York's tough Queensbridge projects, issued his debut, “Illmatic.” The album, with its...
  • Coachella 2014: 10 rising acts you should know now

    Coachella 2014: 10 rising acts you should know now
    This post has been updated. See below for details. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a mere two weeks away, so those looking to impress with underground knowledge better start cramming. Few souls are more in demand than geeks armed...
  • Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar keep it light on 'Spider-Man' collaboration

    Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar keep it light on 'Spider-Man' collaboration
    There's no hiding the intent behind "It's on Again," the new Alicia Keys single boasting guest spots from Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams. In the song's opening moments, Lamar is heard shouting that this song "is for the warrior"; soon after,...
  • Pharrell Williams to join NBC's 'The Voice' in the fall

    Pharrell Williams to join NBC's 'The Voice' in the fall
    Maybe Pharrell Williams' over-sized top hat is a good luck charm.  His album "Girl" is in the top 5 on the pop charts; his single "Happy" has sold more than 3.3 million downloads in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan; and earlier today, his latest...
  • Future, the Roots added to 2014 BET Experience lineup

    Future, the Roots added to 2014 BET Experience lineup
    Future and the Roots are the latest additions to the 2014 BET Experience. The sing-songy Atlanta rapper and the Philly hip-hop band will headline late-night concerts during the three-day festival slated for June, the Black Entertainment Television...