Do not cross Miranda Lambert.
You can go see her perform on Thursday, at Desert Sky Pavilion, and you can listen to her music, and you can probably even say you're a big fan, or go buy a t-shirt.
But crossing her does not seem to be a good idea, if the subject matter of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, her ... More >>
Mos Def/Yasiin Bey @ Celebrity Theatre|3/21/13It's clear that Yasiin Bey A.K.A. Mos Def is one of the most likeable guys in hip-hop history. The 39-year-old rapper is most known for his critically acclaimed album Black on Both Sides, as well as his work with fellow New York emcee Talib Kweli, as the ... More >>
When people ask what kind of music I like, I'm tempted to say "Good music." I understand the need for musical terminology, but there's really too much good stuff to limit what you listen to. It's a lesson Zero Zero teaches well. Nicole Laurenne and Michael Johnny Walker have the garage rock thing lo ... More >>
Were you looking forward to seeing what West Coast G-funk pioneer Warren G on Thursday, February 10? Looking forward to seeing if he could bring that old hutzpah to classics like "Regulate" and the curiously titled "Party We Will Throw Now?"
Well, we were -- we crowned the guy king of our weekly T ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix.
And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.
Taylor Swift is coming to town on Tuesday, May 28, at Jobing.com Arena. And...never has the thought of the pending apocalypse been so appealing.
Sure, Swift has her vocal detractors (like me), but her new album, Red was released in October and quickly sold a whole bunch of copies, which is somethi ... More >>
Southern rap is a ubiquitous force in hip-hop, a dominating sound that influences the rest of the nation.
Phoenix-based rapper hails from New Orleans, where the sounds he heard profoundly influenced the sound displayed on "Go Get It," his collaboration with revenue retrievin' star E40 and Thaddeou ... More >>
Each year, we regretfully feel obligated to make this list. Musicians that touch our hearts and change our lives come and go.
Some of these musicians had long, fruitful careers, while others seemed like they were just getting started.
Poet-musician Gil Scott-Heron left a lasti ... More >>
A fresh rap rivalry is brewing! This time it's B.o.B. and Odd Future that are throwing down, according to Billboard.B.o.B. has just dropped his hot new diss track "No Future," in which he's quite adamant about standing his ground as an established rapper."Body blow, upper cut, I do more than brui ... More >>
Maybe you've heard: Today is election day.This year's election is a little different than the 2008 one, though. It seems not everyone is happy with the progress the Kenyan/Indonesian/Martian guy who usurped the presidency has been making toward converting our economy to socialism. Crazy, right? S ... More >>
"Regulate" - finally explained via Wikipedia!A funny thing happened this past Thursday: a synopsis of the 1994 Warren G and Nate Dogg song "Regulate" popped up on the track's Wikipedia page.The song -- featured on the Above The Rim Soundtrack as well as Warren G's Regulate...G Funk Era -- te ... More >>