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  • Tyler, the Creator denies inciting riot at SXSW

    After a March 13 SXSW showcase, the rapper Tyler, the Creator was arrested on suspicion of inciting a riot. The artist, born Tyler Okonma, was caught on video leading a chant of "Push, push, push" from the stage, allegedly encouraging the crowd outside to...
  • Schoolboy Q, Beck albums debut high on Billboard 200 chart

    Schoolboy Q, Beck albums debut high on Billboard 200 chart
    A Top Dawg is on top of the Billboard 200. Schoolboy Q, part of the Black Hippy rap crew signed to L.A.'s Top Dawg Entertainment, debuted at No. 1 on Wednesday with "Oxymoron," the first of his three albums to be released by TDE in partnership with...
  • 'Game of Thrones' to issue hip-hop/reggaeton mix, 'Catch the Throne'

    'Game of Thrones' to issue hip-hop/reggaeton mix, 'Catch the Throne'
    This post has been updated. See below for details. A "Game of Thrones" mixtape. Let that sink in for a second. Now. What would that sound like? War drums and pastoral lutes? Maybe some gutteral Gregorian chants? Music that sounds like Marcus Mumford&...
  • Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more

    Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more
    A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the...
  • Watch: Randy Newman blazes through 'I Love L.A.' on 'Tonight Show'

    Watch: Randy Newman blazes through 'I Love L.A.' on 'Tonight Show'
    Don't trust Randy Newman's rumpled-grandfather look. That's a needless warning, of course, for fans of the great L.A.-based singer-songwriter who came to a strange brand of stardom in the 1970s with such barbed pop tunes as "Political Science" and...
  • Watch Rick Ross and Kanye West perform 'Sanctified' on 'Arsenio'

    Watch Rick Ross and Kanye West perform 'Sanctified' on 'Arsenio'
    Give Rick Ross credit for playing to his strengths. Though the Miami rapper's new album "Mastermind" is largely a disappointment -- a stale rehash of ideas he's served up far more convincingly elsewhere -- Ross wisely focused on the record's best song...
  • SXSW 2014: A late night of K-pop, pure noise, 50 Cent and Lady Gaga

    SXSW 2014: A late night of K-pop, pure noise, 50 Cent and Lady Gaga
    AUSTIN, Texas — The state is known for its stalwart independent streak, but on the first night of music at South by Southwest, Austin was a place for the world to mingle. From L.A. buzz bands to K-pop superstars and pop-rap titans, Tuesday's late-...
  • Pharrell to debut fragrance -- three guesses for its inspiration

    Pharrell to debut fragrance -- three guesses for its inspiration
    For those who want to smell like Pharrell Williams, your chance is coming this fall. The superstar producer-performer continues his recent pop culture breakout with the next logical move -- a fragrance. Williams has teamed with Japanese fashion...
  • Rick Ross' 'Mastermind' Rules the U.S. Charts

    Rick Ross easily led a field of high-profile new releases last week, as the rap titan's "Mastermind" conquered the U.S. album chart. Ross' Maybach Music/Def Jam title captured No. 1, reaping first-week sales of 179,000 copies, according to Nielsen...
  • 'Happy,' 'Let It Go' enjoy post-Oscar sales bumps

    'Happy,' 'Let It Go' enjoy post-Oscar sales bumps
    Rapper Rick Ross may have the top-selling album in the U.S., but the past week was a good one to be associated with an animated film. In the days following the March 2 telecast of the Academy Awards, songs from Disney's "Frozen" and Universal Pictures'...
  • Armin van Buuren, Avicii tapped for Disney remix album

    Armin van Buuren, Avicii tapped for Disney remix album
    "Let It Go," the soaring showstopper from “Frozen,” has an unlikely remix coming out soon. The Academy Award-winning smash sung by Idina Menzel got a reworking by Dutch electronic dance music DJ Armin van Buuren. His remix is just one of...