| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:21 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:59 PM
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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&...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Rick Ross had come to South by Southwest, as indeed he goes most places, to boast.
"I just celebrated my fifth No. 1 album," the Miami rapper said Saturday night at the Fader Fort. Last week, Ross's so-so "Mastermind" debuted...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The man who told CBS News in 2011 “the biggest terrorist is Obama in the United States of America” is taking a break from rapping about politics.
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco said his fifth album, “...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Jay Z has broken his silence over pressure to shutter his forthcoming holiday collection for Barneys New York, and the hip-hop mogul says he’s being unfairly “demonized” for not responding to protests.
After two high-profile...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A flurry of hip-hop shows are set to blow through town this holiday season, featuring everyone from Drake to Jay Z to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Not sure which tickets to spring for? Pop & Hiss is here to help with a guide on which shows are worth gifting....
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:52 AM
After a holiday hiatus, “Saturday Night Live” returned slightly refurbished, with Sasheer Zamata as one of the most high-profile cast additions in recent memory as well as new writers LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones, who joined the team after...