| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Before a word is even said, Maxwell already knows the first thing everyone wants to ask him. "When is the album coming," he says with a laugh.
"It's a good question, because it means people care," he says, speaking by phone from his Las Vegas hotel...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Marsha Ambrosius knows how to craft a hit.
The singer-songwriter -- formally known as one-half of the neo-soul/spoken-word hybrid Floetry -- had already crafted tracks for Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx before she broke out with her solo...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:47 PM
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament.
Stalder won the boys' 18...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The title “Drake vs. Lil Wayne” conjures all kinds of mental pictures. Is this a video game bonus round? A 10 billion-selling double album? A pay-per-view-only arm wrestling tournament?
Believe it or not, it’s a real tour featuring...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Coldplay’s “Ghost Stories” is still No. 1.
The latest release from the British rock group logged a second week at the top of the Billboard 200 chart after moving an additional 83,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It’s...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
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'...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
As Walter White would surely tell you, slinging drugs is a dirty job. But if you’re going to do it, own up and do it right. On his new album, “My Name Is My Name,” rapper Pusha T does just that, boasting that he “sold more dope...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
There’s one thing that took a major backseat on the 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards: actual awards.
The telecast, which aired Tuesday, didn’t parcel out many trophies during its two-hour telecast. Instead most of the night was dedicated to live...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Sorry, zombies. AMC's "The Walking Dead" continues to have fans swarming Twitter, but the apocalyptic show couldn't top Tuesday night's BET Hip Hop Awards.
The music awards show, which gave multiple honors to Kendrick Lamar and Drake, was the most...