| May 1, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Erykah Badu is far from the first pop singer to perform for a despotic ruler. But she's certainly found some novel arguments for justifying it.
The R&B singer has been on a Twitter counteroffensive after being faced with a wave of criticism for her...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:59 PM
"Music Box." "Butterfly." "Rainbow." "Glitter." "Charmbracelet." Things found in a tween's room, or Mariah Carey album titles? Um, both! Back in the '90s/early '00s, Miss M was definitely shooting for a more, shall we say, innocent crowd.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Nick Cannon has donned whiteface to promote his upcoming album, "White People Party Music." If this is what "post-racial" looks like, who knew it would come wearing plaid flannel?
On Monday he posted an Instagram picture of himself done up as white...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:19 AM
Miami-born, SoCal-raised, globally in-demand EDM mystic Steve Aoki will turn up with his turntables in an unusual spot on April 18: poolside at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday for $54 ($79 day of...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:09 PM
“Simplethings” opens with fuzzed-out guitar chords, slow-tempoed and menacing but still seductive. The singer, Miguel, has a story to tell, but he doesn’t seem to be in too big of a hurry to get through it.
With deep echo that...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Sharp-tongued Simon Cowell arrived in the U.S. from Britain 12 years ago as the face of a show so powerful that competitors coined it the "Death Star" because it destroyed everything around it.
But Cowell's effort to follow "American Idol" with his...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
As a child, Rachel Thomas was fascinated with breaking things because she likes to, in her own words, “test boundaries.”
Recording and performing under the name KSRA, the 29-year-old Logan Square resident does the same with her genre-defying...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Mariah Carey and her husband, Nick Cannon, have popped their Bel-Air home back on the market at $12.995 million after a hiatus of more than a month.
Their seriousness about finding a buyer this time around may be indicated by their choice of a listing...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.”
Buatta's luxurious interiors,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In an effort to promote his upcoming album, "White People Party Music," Nick Cannon has posted a photo of himself in whiteface to his Instagram with the caption:
It's officialâ¦ I'm White!!! #WHITEPEOPLEPARTYMUSIC #Wppm in stores April 1st!!!!!!Dude...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Roy Choi's Pot opened in the Line Hotel in Koreatown on Tuesday, the prime spot for galbi-loving fans of '80s R&B looking for the edge of modern design and creative-agency touches along with the built-in option of an after-the-party-it's-the-hotel-lobby...