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  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Local Rapper Futuristic's Video Viewed More Than 1 Million Times on Youtube

    Things are going well for Phoenix rapper Futuristic. The video for tje unsigned rapper's single, "I Guess I'll Smoke," from his released released album Traveling Local, has now surpassed one million views on YouTube. If you listen to him, it's clear he's bound for great things. And he's not the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Donald Glover Isn't Depressed, You Just Haven't Been Listening

    Donald Glover has been making the anti-rounds of press for Because The Internet, his latest Childish Gambino LP due out next month, bouncing from city to city and playing it in the open for anyone who reads his Twitter announcements. He's declined most interview requests, save for a scant Noisey fea ... More >>

  • Film

    April 18, 2013
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    April 12, 2012

    Childish Gambino at The Venue Scottsdale, 4/11/12

    Childish Gambino The Venue Scottsdale Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Judd Apatow and Paul Feig's Freaks and Geeks was one of those shows that seemed too good to exist -- and indeed it didn't for very long. NBC cancelled it after one season (they didn't even originally air all the episodes that had been ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2012
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    January 11, 2012

    Ash Avenue Comics Staff on Galapagos, Faces, and Drainbow

    Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, in which Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artists. If you would like your songs to be considered for future Sound Off columns, please email music@new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Holiday Gifts for Your Hip-Hop Cousin

    ​Alright, slacker. There's no more denying it: the holidays are here, and you need to get on that shopping list. Luckily, Up on the Sun has caught gift guide-fever, and over the course of this week we'll be offering you suggestions for the entire family. Yo yo yiggity yo, son. Christmas is u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Incoming: Childish Gambino, Andrew Bird, Rick Ross

    ​Comedian, Community actor and now rapper Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is coming to try out his new material on a Scottsdale crowd.His album Camp has been receiving an awful lot of good hype from the kids lately. (Some serious hate, too: Hipster Runoff has been slamming him for months ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Win a Pair of Passes to See Star Slinger at Rhythm Room

    There's no getting around it. No matter how awesome DJ Star Slinger may have been before getting shouted out by Donald Glover, AKA Childish Gambino, AKA Troy on one of TV's best shows, Community, he was immeasurably cooler afterward. The cred boost wasn't entirely necessary. Slinger, known as Darr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Ten Albums To Still Look Forward To In 2011

    As we get closer to the end of the year there are probably quite a few music nerds who are already working on their best of 2011 lists. After all, there have been some pretty amazing records released this year from the likes of Kanye and Jay-Z to the Fleet Foxes. But before you start compiling tho ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    Joel McHale Goes Beyond 'The Soup' at Dodge Theatre

    A man of many talents​If you've never seen The Soup or have no grasp on what's going on with celebs and reality television stars in Hollywood, you probably were a little lost at the Joel McHale show at Dodge Theatre last night. The E! host started off his New Year's Eve stand-up act with an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Joel McHale Brings Snark to Dodge Theatre

    We can't decide who's cuter​Some people love Joel McHale for his sarcastic commentary on E!'s weekly tabloid show, The Soup. Some think he's a great comedian and dramatic actor for his roles on NBC's Community and this year's The Informant! And others, like my mom and gaggle of female frien ... More >>