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Busta Rhymes

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    What Stephen Marley Learned from Dad: "Do it for the Love and Not the Fame"

    Many musical offspring have faltered under the pressure of trying to live up to the level of greatness once bestowed on their popular progeny. Stephen "Raggamuffin" Marley has refreshingly bucked those odds, and has in fact, become a modern-day legend of reggae music in his own right, and has done s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Jurassic 5 - Marquee Theatre - 7/19/2014

    If having a packed house from start to finish is the benchmark for a great show, then Dilated Peoples and Jurassic 5 had a great one July 19. The Marquee Theatre was full of hip-hop heads throughout the evening, from M.C. Supernatural's opening freestyles all the way through J5's encore. Many nota ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    5 Must-See Concerts This Weekend, 6/6 - 6/8

    Who says live music slows down during the summer? This weekend, catch anything from local pop music to weirdo rappers to top-notch EDM producers. You can always check our comprehensive concert listings for many more options as well.

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Snoop Dogg to Perform DJ Set Tonight at Firehouse Tempe

    In addition to his prodigious talents as a rapper, actor, hip-hop impressario, author, producer, Hot Pocket video-maker, youth football coach, Rastafari worshipper, and weed smoker (note: the last two are interchanagable), it turns out that nonuple threat Snoop Dogg/Lion is also a right good DJ.

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions as to how to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Music

    July 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2012

    Top Phoenix Music Stories of the Week

    The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants. So enjoy this digest-style sampling of some of our biggest stories f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Win Tickets to Talib Kweli's "Prisoner of Conscious" Show at Club Red

    Talib Kweli doesn't seem to like downtime. Last year he released the celebrated Gutter Rainbows, and Idle Worship, a nu-soul collaboration with singer-songwriter Res, teamed with Yaslin Bay (his partner in Black Star) for the Colbert Report, and took to the streets for Occupy Wall Street. It's dif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Against Me!, Phife Dawg, The Heist at The Mint, Over the Weekend

    Against Me! and The Cult at the Marquee Theatre Last night's lineup was strange, to say the least. Noise rockers The Icarus Line drew comparisons to Iggy Pop while Against Me! played its first Phoenix show after singer and guitarist Tom Gabel announced the decision to start living her life as a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    San Francisco's Fast-Rapping Watsky Launches 22-City Tour in Tempe

    What's in a name? Well, maybe a lot, but surely not everything. Take the rapping white kid from San Francisco who goes by the name Watsky. A handle like that certainly doesn't evoke images of a slick, fast-talking rapper who also has a penchant for spoken word poetry; but that's what George Watsky ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2012

    Phife Dawg at Club Red, 6/22/12

    Phife Dawg Club Red Friday, June 22 If there was one point that was made clear in last year's documentary Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, its that the members of the influential hip-hop group won't be staging a reunion anytime soon. Although Q-Tip is on (relatively) cord ... More >>

  • Music

    November 3, 2011
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    June 15, 2011

    Seven Awesome Things About The Gathering of the Juggalos

    ​ When it comes to summer music festivals, most people tend to think of well established, corporate-sponsored events like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, or the Pitchfork Music Festival. But one music festival that seems to be establishing itself as something of a big ticket in recent years is the annual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Travis Barker Calls His Critics Nazis

    ​Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is not responding well to those who have critiqued his new solo album, Give the Drummer Some, according to Spinner.Many fans of his work with Blink-182 have recently expressed that they don't particularly care for his solo work. Barker responded by calling his crit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Club Trinity Debuts in Scottsdale

    ​Say adios to Club Rain, as the lascivious Latin dance den located in south Scottsdale has been replaced with an entirely new joint. Club Trinity now occupies the Papago Plaza space that formerly housed Rain and will focus more on dishing out hip-hop and Top 40 tracks instead of cumbias and regg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Crime Ring Spanned Years, Involved Local Nightclubs and Exotic Auto Dealerships, Cops Say

    Three people have been arrested and accused of bilking a bank of $750,000 and running a network of shady businesses with the infusion of millions of dollars of capital from Mexico.The crimes spanned the last decade and included businesses that would be familiar to many readers, including:* CBNC, the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009

    Urban Legend

    Our decoder ring says: Great show

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009

    Urban Legend

    Our decoder ring says: Great show

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Hip-Hop Artists Invade the PHX During All-Star Weekend

    Snoop Dogg is scheduled to appear at Scottsdale nightspots Club Rain and Barcelona during All-Star Weekend. If we learned anything from the hullabaloo over last year's Super Bowl in Glendale, it's that the actual sporting event is almost secondary to the slew of celebrations that take place. It s ... More >>

  • News

    February 12, 2009
  • Music

    May 1, 2008
  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Black Milk

    Caltroit
    (Music House)

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2006

    Plugged Up

    As of today, the voting is open for the '07 PLUG Music Awards, the indie market's version of the Grammy's, or, uh, not really. PLUG's pretty tight though, giving ups to artists that wouldn't otherwise ever see an award or trophy. And it's all based on internet voting, so it's a bit more populist tha ... More >>

  • Music

    June 29, 2006
  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Far From Phoenix

    With thrashed vocal cords and van wrecks galore, Greeley Estates pays its dues on the road

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    A Time 2 Wait

    By the time you read this, Stevie Wonder's first new album in 10 years may or may not be out. But no one's camping out waiting

  • News

    August 25, 2005

    Ladies' Night

    Our naughty nighthawks join 2,000 screaming, horny wenches for The Main Event, Part 2

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Coyote Blues

    Biz is down at CBNC post-Loren Wade, but the chicas are still foxy, the playas friendly, and the jamz tight

  • Dining

    July 8, 2004

    Mariachi Mamas

    Mariachi Pasión breaks the mold

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Weapons of Mic Destruction Tour

    M.O.P. & Pharoahe Monch bring the noise

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2004
  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    David Banner

    Mississippi: The Screwed & Chopped Album MTA2: Baptized in Dirty Water (SRC/Universal)

  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    A Whisper in the Crowd

    Hip-hop rediscovers minimalism, thanks to a sea of surprisingly great singles

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2003
  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    The Neptunes

    The Neptunes Present... Clones (Star Trak/Arista)

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Rock the Mic Tour, featuring Jay-Z and 50 Cent

    There's plenty of "Ice" to cool the Valley

  • Music

    June 12, 2003

    The Tao of Pooh

    The brash Phoenix rapper Pooh Baby fights for her slice of the hip-hop pie, and MTV listens

  • Film

    January 9, 2003

    Straining Day

    Narc desperately struggles to prove its grit

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Deep Black

    Listeners had to travel far beyond mainstream to find sublime black music in 2002

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Revenge of the N*E*R*D

    After stepping out of the studio, Pharrell Williams finds the rock-star role suits him just fine

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    High and Dry

    Tha Liks X.O. Experience (Loud/Columbia)

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Breakestra

    Live Mix Tape Part Two (Stones Throw)

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Slum Village

    Fantastic, Vol. 2 (GoodVibe)

  • Music

    November 11, 1999
  • Music

    August 6, 1998

    Poetic Justice

    After a decade on hip-hop's front lines, Gang Starr is finally reaping the rewards

  • Calendar

    August 6, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 6 - 12, 1998

  • Music

    December 11, 1997

    Rhymes of Passion

    Hip-hop court jester Busta Rhymes rides high with new album and groundbreaking tour

  • Calendar

    December 11, 1997
  • Music

    July 25, 1996

    Pick Up Your Microphones

    Blunt talk on the Smokin' Grooves Tour with the Fugees, Spearhead and A Tribe Called Quest

  • Music

    July 4, 1996
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