The Gourds are scheduled to Friday, September 6, at The Compound Grill. When I was young, I used to love Friday night because it meant TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Funny) -- the ABC block of programming that included Dinosaurs, Full House, Boy Meets World, Hanging With Mr. Cooper, Muppets Tonight, a ... More >>
This week, Christina Caldwell brings us the story of iamwe, a Phoenix-based indie rock band. The band's forthcoming record She's a Soldier tells the tale of a 100-year-old Englishwoman. "We're all fighting our own personal wars," the band says. Anthrax members Joey Belladona and Charlie Bela ... More >>
Tony MoralesTony Morales Morales is the pit master at Big Earl's BBQ and owner of Desert Smoke BBQ. Cheer him on at the Arizona Barbecue Festival this Saturday, March 26 at the Scottsdale Waterfront. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? ... More >>
The Nappy Roots are scheduled to perform on Friday at Club Red in Tempe. Now that the chill of winter is starting to subside (temps are supposed to get into the high 70s) you've got little excuse to stay cooped up inside your domicile this weekend. Why not book it to the ongoing Renaissance Festi ... More >>
Art and soul
Lil' Jon's been serving manic 'crunk' nuggets to Dirty South enthusiasts for years. And now, he's a pop star.
Drinkin' Grand Marnier, smokin' pot. It's the life God chose for Nappy Roots.
After stepping out of the studio, Pharrell Williams finds the rock-star role suits him just fine
Iroc Beats' new track blew up the Billboard chart and got the Valley Finally on tha Map
Straight outta Bowling Green, Nappy Roots makes hip-hop for post-recessionary shot callers