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  • Five songs for Tax Day

     
    If you're still lollygagging on those returns, here are a few jams to get you through that last 1099....
  • Coachella 2012: Brokechella revels in staying home

     
    The one guaranteed parting sensation of Coachella - more than sunburn, tinnitus or the suspicion you've seen a ghost - is mortal terror at your credit card statement afterwards. If that was enough to keep you at home this year with the common people,...
  • Biggie Smalls would have turned 40 today

     
    The Notorious B.I.G. would have been 40 today, May 21. The Times' August Brown looks back at the rapper, whose output and persona were impossibly impactful on rap and pop culture at large....
  • Kanye West, Jay-Z's 'Throne' dominates BET Award nominations

     
    Kanye West leads the list of nominations for the 2012 BET Awards, which the network announced on Tuesday. West scored a leading seven, six of them the result of his heralded collaboration with Jay-Z....
  • Pharcyde: L.A. hip-hop’s far side

     
    In 1992, the group released the rollickingly irreverent 'Bizarre Ride.' The quintessential album's being celebrated with a box set, a reunion show and more. This post has been corrected. Please see bottom for details. In the haze of memory, it's......
  • 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...
  • 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...