David Dimmick isn't much of a braggart -- at least as far as we can tell -- but he's got every effin' right to be. Since becoming a DJ in 1996, the dude's C.V. includes sharing stages with some pretty stellar icons from hip-hop history, like the Wu-Tang Clan, Pharohe Monarche, A Tribe Called Quest, ... More >>
To our extreme delight, there are quite a few artists that are dropping new music this year for the first time in a long time. We've been waiting seemingly forever for No Doubt's next album. Thankfully a few other artists didn't leave us hanging for as long.
We've selected five albums you definitel ... More >>
My favorite moment of Herman Cain's "That's it, I'm out of here" speech was when quoted Donna Summers' "Power of One," a favorite "poem" of us, and coincidentally, the theme from Pokémon 2000.
Brad Dwyer features another kids show in this week's installment of Record Heat, the much-loved Y ... More >>
Michael Rapaport. Not to be a dick, but when we think of the C-list star, shit films and even crappier television are the first things that pop into mind. However, after watching Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, our opinion has totally shifted -- Michael Rapaport is a ... More >>
Hey now, you're an All-StarMajor League Baseball announced the official All-Star Week musical performance roster on Wednesday, and it reads like the back of a Now That's What I Call Music compilation mix.
But thank god, we love Jordin Sparks and Michelle Branch. It would've totally sucked if ML ... More >>
Matt and Kim Marquee Theatre Tuesday, June 14, 2011I've been told time and time again that I need to see Matt and Kim live. I almost made it happen last year, but their Clubhouse Music Venue show sold out before I could get tickets. From friends and reviews, I gathered ... More >>
The Aquabats It's been almost six years since the costume wearing pop-punk veterans The Aquabats put out a new album. That's a pretty big gap, but you can probably attribute a big portion of that to the fact that Aquabat's lead singer The MC Bat Commander is also Christian Jacobs, co-creator of ... More >>
Know your memes, peopleIt's not hard to tell that Valentine's Day is not for everyone. A day whose sole purpose is to celebrate love can be quite a bitch for someone who just so happens to be flying solo for the time being. But wait -- what's wrong with being single? Certain people enjoy liv ... More >>
Maria VassettYo Gabba Gabba's DJ Lance Rock live at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix.Yo Gabba Gabba LiveComerica Theatre in PhoenixSaturday, December 4, 2010I haven't been to one of these afternoon kids shows before, so I'm not sure if there are generally so many indie-looking dudes with beards ecstat ... More >>
Yo Gabba Gabba! co-creator Christian Jacobs with Brobee
As the parent of two toddlers, I've seen every episode of the popular kids TV show Yo Gabba Gabba! a minimum of five or six times. While being forced to sit through the same episodes of certain children's television programs is torture th ... More >>
Biz Markie and the gang from Yo Gabba Gabba!
Not a lot of old-school rappers would be a good fit on a children's television show, but Biz Markie is definitely the exception to that rule. The popular rapper and beatboxer is probably best know for his hit "Just a Friend" as well as the song ... More >>
Matt and KimClubhouse Music Venue in TempeOctober 6, 2010Summer seemed to end about 48 hours ago in Phoenix, when golf balls
of hail fell from the October sky, finally banishing triple digit
temperatures from the Valley for a few months.You'd never know it inside the Clubhouse Music Venue where ... More >>
Nelly will attempt to fill Chris Brown's shoes during this weekend's All-Star festivities.
The Valley's about to get a little "derrty."
Universal Records rapper Nelly is doing the Nix's hip-hop fans a solid by filling in at the two gigs that Chris Brown abandoned eartlier this week due to the rece ... More >>