| Sep 15, 2011
| 6:43 AM
The hype surrounding J. Cole's debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, is hitting a new gear, with only 12 days before it drops. On Wednesday, he dropped a video and a song — the vibrant clip for his radio-friendly-but-still-good single "Can'...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:25 PM
Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 11:45 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Nobody needs extra motivation before the Battle of the Bay girls' volleyball match.
But when Newport Harbor High ran onto its home court Saturday night in blue T-shirts that said "We run this town" in white letters, rival Corona del...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 11:36 AM
TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, the Black Keys and Patti Smith are among the headliners at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion Sept. 10, organizers will announce today.
The announcement follows months of...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:06 PM
JLo, we imagine, is a very organized woman. She has albums to record, music videos to shoot, booty-toning exercises to do and rom-com scripts to read. Plus, she's got to prep for galas with Prince William and Kate, and plan her upcoming Latin American...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 8:38 AM
R&B-pop star Chris Brown, the Tappahannock kid whose career has at times felt like a dangerous rollercoaster ride, will dare a return to national morning television on Friday, July 15.
He's set to appear on NBC's "Today" program as part of the show's...
| Jul 17, 2011
L.A.-based designer John Eshaya is in a rockin' mood. The former vice president of women's wear for Ron Herman launched his swanky-jeans-and-tees collection, Jet by John Eshaya, in 2008 and has added leather and glazed denim (which resembles leather) to...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:33 PM
In June, when Sade was preparing to kick off her first tour in more than a decade, the husky-voiced crooner tweeted about her love of Baltimore and entertained reporters while relaxing in her 2,100-square-foot suite at the Hotel Monaco. When in town,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:03 PM
As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic.
What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 9:04 PM
A silly and rather pointless Twitter war came to an end this weekend, when hip hop artist Chris Brown showed magnanimity and took the high road in the feud.
Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham had been ripping Brown for his use of profanity in his...
| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...