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  • In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand

    In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand
    There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified nature of relations between black communities and the...
  • Her Minajesty: Bow down to Queen Nicki

    Her Minajesty: Bow down to Queen Nicki
    "$50K for a verse, no album out!" Nicki Minaj spits in the middle of her Earth-shattering guest spot on Kanye West's "Monster." Think about that for a second: When the track, which also features Jay Z, Rick Ross and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, first hit the...
  • New Year's Eve parties in Chicago area

    New Year's Eve parties in Chicago area
    Let's be honest, ticketed New Year’s Eve parties tend to offer the same exact things. You can usually count on an open bar, a buffet, champagne, party favors and lots of bros in vests. It can be hard to choose which party to go to because, really,...
  • Justin Bieber is 2014's most tweeted-about artist

    Justin Bieber is 2014's most tweeted-about artist
    Beyonce's surprise self-titled album was, unsurprisingly, the most tweeted-about album of 2014, but overall, Justin Bieber generated the most buzz in the music crowd on Twitter, according to a comprehensive new report from the social media platform....
  • Grammys 2015: Rap album nods spark controversy -- again

    Grammys 2015: Rap album nods spark controversy -- again
    Last time around, the race for Grammy rap album proved to be so hotly contested its eventual winner, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, wound up apologizing to leading favorite Kendrick Lamar. And for the second year in a row, the rap album category has sparked...
  • Timbaland praises Chicago rapper Tink: 'She saved my life'

    Timbaland praises Chicago rapper Tink: 'She saved my life'
    UPDATE: Timbaland gave the go-ahead to release the full version of the Tink-assisted original version of the new Rick Ross and Jay Z song "Movin' Bass" and the good folks at Fake Shore Drive ripped it for your listening pleasure. Listen below.   ...
  • French Montana, hot up-and-coming rapper, coming to Sherman Theater

    French Montana, hot up-and-coming rapper, coming to Sherman Theater
    One of music’s hottest up-and-coming rappers is headed for a regional venue. French Montana, whose 2013 debut “Excuse My French” topped the rap and R&B charts and hit No. 4 on Billboard’s overall albums chart with the platinum...
  • Chief Keef reportedly dropped from Interscope Records

    Chief Keef reportedly dropped from Interscope Records
    Update: Keef posted a text conversation with Chicago rapper Lucki Eck$ to Twitter that if accurate, reveals he's officially no longer on Interscope and hasn't been for a week now:  ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿Bro ass is LuckilySlow pic.twitter.com/7g8C1NwLrn —...
  • Looking forward, looking back at Sunset Strip Music Festival

    Looking forward, looking back at Sunset Strip Music Festival
    More than guitars, more than drums and certainly more than the shirt guitarist Dave Navarro characteristically went without, nostalgia was crucial to Jane's Addiction's hometown concert Saturday night in Los Angeles. Fortunately for the band — if...
  • 'That was subversive for 2012'

    'That was subversive for 2012'
    A combination of gruff rap and beats that sound like "Tetris" on crystal meth, Mykki Blanco is equal parts Marilyn Manson and DMX. She is also the female alter ego of 28-year-old California native and former Chicagoan Michael Quattlebaum Jr., and you...
  • Concert Review: Outkast, A$AP Rocky and Rick Ross at the BET Experience

    Less than three months ago, Atlanta outfit Outkast played its first full-length show in a decade at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The set - analyzed by thousands in absentia via live stream - was less than universally praised, with...