I'd have no problem with Governor Jan Brewer's whining like a stuck javelina about the Obama administration's jerking 287(g) agreements with Arizona, and promising to not pick up, or answer questions about every brown person 'Zona cops pull over. That is, if either her kvetching or the administratio ... More >>
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If Adam Dumper is feeling a little melancholy right now, there's a good reason. This week has a bit of a "best of times/worst of times" vibe for the local hip-hop impresario and street artist, who's better known by his alter ego Dumperfoo.
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Today, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., better known to the world as Snoop Dogg, turns 40. He's scheduled to share his birthday in Phoenix, performing at the Arizona State Fair tonight.
Both of these things say a lot about how rap has changed since Snoop's debut record, Doggstyle, hit record store ... More >>
Photos by Luke HolwerdaNKOTBSB gets beamed down to the US Airways Center stage.REVIEW BY MELISSA FOSSUM AND DANIEL RAVEN New Kids On the Block and Backstreet Boys have grown up a bit since their heydays on MTV and the music charts, and so have their fans. But that hasn't stopped the bands fr ... More >>
The 1980's dreamboats that all the girls loved, Rick Springfield, has been arrested for a reported DUI in Malibu, according to Spinner.Springfield was pulled over for speeding on the Pacific Coast Highway Sunday night. Drunk driving was the cause for his fast and furious actions. He was driving w ... More >>
After too many disagreements with his restaurant manager and some trouble with bouncing paychecks, Flavor Flav's fried chicken restaurant in Clinton, Iowa has closed, according to Pollstar.First and foremost, Flav claims that restaurant manager Nick Cimino "isn't running the business right," whic ... More >>
The "architect" of Arizona's ethnic cleansing laws, stymied by the 9th CircuitTo borrow a phrase from that great modern philosopher Flavor Flav, when it comes to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal's recent ruling on Prop 200, don't believe the hype.Because hype, fake outrage and panic is basically what ... More >>
DJ Aaron TaylorName: Aaron TaylorAKA: Vanilla Gorilla (not really)Current club schedule: Thursday at Jackrabbit Lounge, Friday at Suede, and Saturday at Myst.Genres spun: Hip-hop, Top 40, old school, electro, reggae, or anything else you might tip for.How did you get started as a DJ? Back in '94, ... More >>
Like any ginormous corporation, you can't blame Food Network's faults on the folks in the trenches doing the real work. You have to look up, way up. To the millionaires calling the shots, keeping the company profitable at any expense, and wringing their hands in anticipation of their next bonus chec ... More >>
This is an installment in The Posse Project, a 12-day series where www.PHXmusic.com catches up with all 12 guys pictured on the cover of N.W.A's first album, N.W.A. and the Posse. Today we continue with Sir Jinx, a producer who went on to create the beats for some of the hardest hitting diss trac ... More >>