Chaz Kangas


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  • 12 months ago | Hip-Hop

    Break out your finest Zubaz and don your finest neon slap bracelets, because we’re about to time travel backwards two decades to a simpler time, before the Internet, social media or snarky music blogs. That’s right! This Saturday, March 5 at the M...

  • 2 years ago | Hip-Hop

    For all the songs that have been written about the sun and its subsequent sunshine, the star that sustains life on this very planet is finally  making its place in the music video industry thanks to Minneapolis indie-ground hip-hop legends At...

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    As of last Friday, July 10th, Minions is in theaters. The lovable yellow overall-clad henchmen of Steve Carrell's "Gru" character from the first two Despicable Me films finally have a motion picture to call their own. Minions have become a ubiquit...

  • 2 years ago | Television

    The year 2014 may go down as humanity's Weirdest. By that, we mean it's the year that the Prince of Parody "Weird Al" Yankovic has made "Weird" the new cool. After three decades of pop-decimating debauchery, we saw Yankovic finally land his first ...

  • 3 years ago | Hip-Hop

    By Chaz Kangas As the man behind the Tupac hologram and last year's aborted George Zimmerman/DMX boxing match, Alki David is no stranger to controversy. Now the 46-year-old Greek billionaire has another wild idea: He wants to bring battle rap, the...

  • 4 years ago | Local Wire

    A 38-year-old Jersey-born rap veteran who is a certified member of Mensa, Chino XL has called L.A. his home for a decade and a half. "I feel like there's more space, metaphorically, because there's space physically," XL says. "Whenever Jesus was t...


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