Tamara Palmer

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  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Lil Wayne is scheduled to bring his "I Am Music" tour to Phoenix this week, but be warned before you drop $35 to $75 on a ticket. While New Orleans native Dwayne Carter Jr. had the best year of his career in 2008, he has repeatedly wasted fans' ti...

  • 7 years ago | Local Wire

    Omaha's Tilly and the Wall doesn't have a drummer. But the band's figured out a way to lay down the beat just the same: Member Jamie Pressnall provides percussive rhythms by tap-dancing. Yes, tap-dancing. Left to the wrong feet, it could all turn ...

  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    It's been almost 20 years since Queen Latifah recorded her first song, "Princess of the Posse," an assertive rap with Jamaican inflections. She was the definitive strong-minded female rapper of the '90s, and at the time it seemed unlikely that she...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    A tour pairing Dirty South hit-makers Juvenile and Bubba Sparxxx may seem incongruous. On the surface, the rappers don't share much in common: Juvenile's upbringing in the rough Magnolia Projects of New Orleans is in contrast to Sparxxx's childhoo...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    The buzz from this year's Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Southern California was about the second coming -- no, wait, make that the third coming -- of Bauhaus, which stole much of the spotlight. Bauhaus -- Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, Kevin Has...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Like their collaborator Lil Jon, Atlanta's Ying Yang Twins (the team of Kaine and D-Roc) burst onto the mainstream as the ambassadors of brash, bass-heavy urban club anthems, i.e., crunk. U.S.A. is expected to surpass the platinum achievement of i...