Nelly (Rapper)

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    June 26, 2014

    The 10 Biggest Douchebags in Country Music

    By Mike Seely Mainstream country music gets an unfair rap as being universally over-polished and formulaic, a notion that artists like Kacey Musgraves and Eric Church obliterate every time they strap on their guitars. But there's a granule of truth to the stereotype, and a particularly damaging sub ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013

    Florida Georgia Line: Brian Kelley on The Band's First Headlining Tour

    Here's to the Good Times, country duo Florida Georgia Line's platinum debut record, is more than just an album title; it's a promise to fans for a tightly woven, danceable, and good-time rocking theme of country music and party anthems. Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, from Ormond Beach, Florida and ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    5 Reasons Why Miley Cyrus Is Good for Hip-Hop

    Forget gang and murder references. There is nothing more gangsta than singing about lines in the bathroom, getting high on purple stuff, and trees in your lap -- especially when you're 20 years old. No matter the bleached blonde hair or teddy bears she likes to bring on stage and dance with, Miley C ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    The Five Greatest Hip-Hop Clean Versions of All Time

    There's a reason Arrested Development's fourth season came fully-bleeped despite being on Netflix, and it's the same reason some people prefer their Die Hard replays on basic cable and their "Gold Digger" MP3s ripped from a Wal-Mart version of Late Registration. Sometimes the censored version is jus ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    Bettye LaVette on the Death (and Possible Rebirth) of Detroit

    When Bettye LaVette swears, she swears. The Detroit songstress sounds passionate when she talks (and occasionally tosses out a little blue language), but she punctuates each burst with a wonderful laugh, one that somehow conveys the power in her voice as much as her songs. She's been busy exercisin ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    10 Black Pop Stars Who Should Go Country

    See also: Q&A: Darius Rucker: "Even If I Wasn't Playing It, I'd Be Listening to Country." See also: Seven of Music's Most Beautiful Mustaches to Inspire Your Mustache Movember Growth [Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    Our 12 Favorite NSFW Videos (NSFW. DUH.)

    See also: Miniature Tigers Get Sexy @ Crescent Ballroom We've documented the fact that Miniature Tigers' new album, Mia Pharaoh has no shortage of totally sexy songs. The group's latest video, "Sex on the Regular" furthers the vibe, featuring a fox lady with a singing vagina. You know, because no ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Danielle Kamela, What Are You Listening To?

    ​Danielle Kamela Kamela is one of the FOX Sports Arizona Girls. Check them out on Facebook here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? 102.5 KNIX-FM. I love cruising around Arizona with my windows down listening to some country music. Alwa ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012
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    October 26, 2011

    Music Videos Beavis & Butt-Head Should See

    ​Beavis & Butt-Head makes its triumphant return to MTV on Thursday, October 27 at 10/9c, and quite frankly, we can't wait. This preview of "Holy Cornholio" looks promising, but one thing is missing--music videos! Half the fun of watching Beavis & Butt-Head was listening to the duo's commentar ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011
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    December 2, 2010

    Hyper Crush at Jackrabbit Lounge, Afterlife Tonight

    Hyper Crush​Looks like Los Angeles-based electro hip-hop trio Hyper Crush is going to have a busy night tonight. The band is scheduled to perform at two Valley clubs, all within less than 4 hours.First, they'll hit Jackrabbit Lounge in Scottsdale, which continues its quest to be a House of Blues-s ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    B.o.B. Performs at Jackrabbit Lounge This Weekend

    B.o.B.​Arizona might not have a House of Blues yet, but the owners of Jackrabbit Lounge are hoping the nightclub becomes a destination for live music lovers in Old Town Scottsdale.Since Don Serpe purchased the bar back in July, the bar has hosted nearly 10 Top 40 performances, including Nelly, DMX ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Nelly Wears Heartbreak on His Sleeve in "Just a Dream"

    Nelly​Nelly is no stranger to singing about pot ("Must Be the Money"), and he had the biggest party summer hit of 2002 with "Hot in Herre," but he went a surprisingly tame route with "Just a Dream," the lead single off his upcoming release, 5.0. The song, rumored to be about his ex-flame Ashanti, ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Aaron Taylor Talks KISS FM, DMX, Bob Marley, Usher, Masters At Work, and More

    DJ Aaron Taylor​Name: 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 >>

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    February 15, 2009

    Shaq & Cedric the Entertainer All-Star Comedy Jam: By the Numbers

    Before we jump into the review, here are a few stats you should know about Cedric the Entertainer's show at Celebrity Theater last night. Number of performing comedians: 5 (including host Cedric and Aries Spears, Deray Davis, Tommy Davidson, and Kevin Hart) Number of comedians in the audience who ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    The Lowdown on All-Star Weekend's Biggest Parties

    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 >>

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    January 2, 2009

    Just Announced: The Game, Rev. Horton Heat

    We've got a lot of show announcements for you this week, though by and large they're D-listers. The major exception is The Game, who's coming to the Celebrity on February 21. As a long time West Coast partisan, I've always admired the way the Compton rapper went to head to head with 50 Cent's G-unit ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008


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    September 15, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Monster Commutes, Miniature Tigers, Common and Earth Dance 2008

    Earth Dance 2008 Despite a last minute location change, Earth Dance 2008 blasted DJ-spun, raving goodness till early Sunday morning on September 13 and 14. Read: about Earth Dance 2008. See: a slideshow of photos from Earth Dance 2008. Common at the Marquee Theater Common is about as close to ... More >>

  • News

    May 17, 2007

    Belle of the Ball Gag

    Straight out of Tent City, Mistress Seven wants to hurt -- and be hurt

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    August 7, 2003

    Original Soundtrack

    Bad Boys II: The Soundtrack (Bad Boy/Universal)

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    January 16, 2003

    Arizona Squeeze

    The Grammys blow off the state's most promising entries

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    January 2, 2003

    The Seeds of Time

    People remember 1982 for Men at Work more than they do for Elvis Costello or Gang of Four. Why should 2002 be any different?

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    January 2, 2003

    Critics VS 2002: Rebuilding From Ash

    2002 spent the year in a 9/11 hangover. Through the confusion, notable and amazing works still arose

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    September 5, 2002

    Revenge of the N*E*R*D

    After stepping out of the studio, Pharrell Williams finds the rock-star role suits him just fine

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    May 2, 2002

    Street Sweet

    The three regular Jersey girls of 3LW look angelic. But the devil's in the details.

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    February 7, 2002

    Immaterial Girl

    With a diverse following and a stand-alone attitude, Nelly Furtado hit it big by being herself. But how long can it last?

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    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

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    August 30, 2001

    Ooh Child

    MTV's blockbuster TRL Tour proves black is beautiful and profitable

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    December 18, 1997