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  • Michael Jackson's 'Bad' to get 25th anniversary reissue

     
    Michael Jackson's seminal 1987 album "Bad" will be reissued as "Bad 25" with new music and a never-before-released concert video for its 25th anniversary, Epic/Legacy Recordings and his estate announced on Monday....
  • Dance music that gets feet and emotions moving

     
    In honor of Robin Gibb, Chuck Brown and Donna Summer, we list five heavy-hearted dance tunes. Getting on the good foot got a little harder last week with the deaths of three important dance-music stars: disco queen Donna Summer, go-go......
  • Quick chat: Ice-T on the L.A. riots, LL Cool J and more

     
    Ice-T’s directorial debut, “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap,” documents the genre’s history through interviews with such artists as Dr. Dre and Kanye West. But the rapper-turned-actor (he’s now a regular on NBC’s...
  • Michael Clarke Duncan death: Coroner unlikely to investigate

     
    The L.A. County coroner's office is unlikely to investigate the death of "Green Mile" actor Michael Clarke Duncan. Duncan died Monday at a local hospital, several weeks after suffering myocardial infarction. A spokesman for the coroner's office said a...
  • REVIEW: Singer's Philly show offers pop music -- as it should be

     
    Music styles come and go, but each generation produces at least one songwriter who produces pure pop music. Not the mass-produced, soul-less, sound-alike garbage now flooding radio, but well-crafted, melody-driven songs with intelligent lyrics. Eric...
  • Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs you might not have heard in 2010

     
    I have always been vocal in my opposition to year-end Best lists, but lately I find myself becoming somewhat addicted to them. My change in attitude, I think, is related to the realization that my list really doesn’t matter -–......
  • Report: Notorious B.I.G.'s 1997 slaying getting fresh look from LAPD

     
    IS A COLD CASE WARMING?: The 1997 slaying of rapper Notorious B.I.G. has been one of L.A.'s enduring mysteries. CNN reports that LAPD officers are still actively working the "Biggie Smalls" case: "According to one law enforcement source, the...
  • Antoine Fuqua’s Tupac project to shoot in April

     
    Moviehole says that Antoine Fuqua's long-gestating Tupac Shakur bio-picture is April. Morgan Creek has it. Is there a leading man yet? George Tillman's Biggie Smalls movie, “Notorious,” turned out terrific, though it wasn't a big money maker....
  • Billboard Hot 100 notches 1,000th No. 1 single: From Ricky Nelson to Lady Gaga

     
    Lady Gaga has snagged a piece of pop music history in landing the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with her new single “Born This Way.” Even more significant than posting the highest first-week digital sales......
  • The Game and Snoop Dogg release the video for 'Purp & Yellow' remix

     
    Basketball and rap music have been intertwined since the days of Kurtis Blow. As the shibboleth goes: Rappers want to be ballers, ballers want to be rappers, and occasionally, Shaquille O' Neal accomplishes both. Then again, it helps when you......
  • Notorious B.I.G.: On #biggieday, celebs and fans remember slain rapper Christopher Wallace [Video]

     
    Notorious B.I.G., aka Biggie Smalls, aka Christopher Wallace, was killed 14 years ago -- and though his slaying remains unsolved, on Wednesday fans remembered the rapper using the #biggieday hash tag on Twitter, naming favorite songs, quoting lyrics or...