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Ever since Disney's acquisition of LucasFilms was announced, the prognosis by fans has been mixed. Three new Star Wars movies is good news, right? Sure, but what about yesterday's news that Disney has shut down LucasArts? Yeah, the future of the saga a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away is up ... More >>
Not really. Drew kinda seems like the white wine swilling type. Actress, producer, director, Covergirl, Playboy model, Drew Barrymore, known for her role in movie classics such as E.T., Firestarter, Boys on the Side, 50 First Dates, and as Brian the Dog's girlfriend on the animated tel ... More >>
I can just picture it now. Thirteen seasons ago, each member of the Dancing With the Stars backing band hopped off a bus in Hollywood with stars in their eyes. Little did they know, they'd have the asses of chubby D-list stars in their peripheral sooner than they'd think. It's another one of ... More >>
graphicshunt.comIt appears that Arizona State University students are just drunk enough to somewhat impress the folks at the Princeton Review.ASU ranked number 17 this year in the publication's list of top party schools in the nation, which is an improvement from last year's ranking of... oh wait ... More >>
Cahleb Branch, head of Money Power Respect, works at his desk.How much does it cost to book GZA from Wu-Tang Clan? Or Lil Jon? Or Nicki Minaj?Cahleb Branch knows, because his company, Valley-based Money Power Respect Entertainment, books international shows for them, among a slew of other well-kn ... More >>
Maria VassettZ-Trip performs during the Red Bull Thre3Style at Venue of Scottsdale.Red Bull Thre3StyleVenue of ScottsdaleApril 7, 2011 "I like taking [people] on journeys hat they weren't even thinking about going on. There are so many roads to go down, I've always loved that about being a DJ." ... More >>
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 >>
Nicki EscuderoGetting wasted while watching a concert is pretty commonplace, and if you're like me, then drinking makes even the most boring show a little more bearable.But, inevitably, I'd have to be productive the next day at work - -something a hangover doesn't help.That's why this past wee ... More >>
These days, the lines between indie and mainstream music are difficult to pinpoint. With indie artists featured prominently in mainstream media (I'm looking at you, Twilight soundtrack), it's hard to see what makes indie music, well, indie. When you add celebrities to the mix, it becomes even more d ... More >>
DJ Kris the FistName: Kristian Herrera AKA: Kris the Fist Genres spun: Hip-hop, dancehall, and dubstep. Current club nights: I was a regular at the Hidden House for the last two years, but for the last few months I've been at Hanny's on Fridays and Saturdays for the first couple hours they're ... More >>
Pitbull, sinking his teeth into SB 1070Cuban-American rapper Armando "Pitbull" Perez is taking a bite out of Arizona over the state's "papers please" legislation by canceling a stop in Phoenix at the Celebrity Theatre as part of his "Mr. Worldwide's Carnival" tour.The popular rapper, perhaps b ... More >>
So make sure your little mosters are in them.Okay. I stole the joke. But it was so obvious I couldn't resist. Evidently making music, performing sold out concerts, winning Grammys, finding the most outrageous fashions that she can, and working for Polaroid is not enough for the Lady. Now she has ... 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 >>
Rob G., a tattoo artist known for his work on celebrities such as Suns star Shaquille O'Neal, hip-hop stars G-Unit, Ice Cube, Lil Jon, and DMX, and the New England Patriots, died at his home in Orlando, Florida on Monday, January 26.
Get Off the Stage
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Pimping ain't easy
Rappers soften up like asphalt
SF author Tamara Palmer digs deep into the Dirty South's rap explosion
U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)
Biz is down at CBNC post-Loren Wade, but the chicas are still foxy, the playas friendly, and the jamz tight
Friday Nutz Live
Chart-toppers for February 7 through 13
An acquired taste becomes a guilty pleasure
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures
The secret life of the gentlemen's DJ
Our denizens of the dark get singed by the hot chicas and fly papis at Club Bash's Noche de Salsa
We All Have a Plan (Hefty Records)
Good 2 Go (Atlantic/VP)
This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.
OutKast partners Andre 3000 and Big Boi diverge wildly on their two-CD duel Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Lil' Jon's been serving manic 'crunk' nuggets to Dirty South enthusiasts for years. And now, he's a pop star.