It's been a mighty big year for hip-hop music in Arizona, most notably with the explosion of the locally-produced platinum hit "Mercy" by Kanye West. Producer and New F-Os member Lifted helped direct ears towards our corner of the map for his work on the massively popular track, but he hasn't been t ... More >>
Chances are some of you slackers are sleeping off a wicked hangover caused no doubt by an overkill of sweetened Halloween libations and tiny boxes of Nerds candy.
If I'm striking a chord, some of you are going to be looking for a remedy to cure your dehydrated bodies. Instead of tangling with the, ... More >>
Phoenix rappers Mr. Miranda and Random a.k.a Mega Ran proved to be a formidable tandem when they teamed up to form the powerful hip-hop duo, Mirandom late last year.
The two are currently working towards bringing new music regularly with weekly installments of Mirandom Mondays, and now fellow emce ... More >>
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Channeling the late, great funk doctor Rick James takes a lot more than throwing on a wig, and screaming, "I'm Rick James ... More >>
You never say an unkind word about the time.
It's that time of year again. We hope you're stocked up on all of your supplies, namely munchies before you begin your 4/20 shenanigans. Whether you're lighting up at home or going to a party, we've got you covered with 15 songs about marijuana or gettin ... More >>
You don't need us to tell you that Ashton Kutcher is kind of a knucklehead, but country star Miranda Lambert apparently needs a reminder after the television goofballs on-stage attempt at country crooning.
Kutcher presented Lambert with the Female Vocalist of the Year award at the Academy of Countr ... More >>
"This City," the first single from Patrick Stump, previously know as "that guy in Fall Out Boy who doesn't flash his wang on the interwebs," drops on iTunes today.The single, which features Lupe Fiasco, is from Stump's upcoming solo debut, Soul Punk. The record has been plagued with delays, but ... More >>
Trap's new mixtapeIt's been a productive few weeks for local hip-hop, giving us new video releases from local rappers Mav, Trap and Mr. Miranda, three of the busiest MCs in the Valley scene.
Mav is still promoting his 2010 release, Independent Hustlin', which recently won the "Best Album" award ... More >>
Local rapper Mr. Miranda -- yes, he's related to the Miranda Warning guy -- is putting together a Rick James tribute record.
The Super Freak Tape: A Tribute to Rick James won't be out immediately but since tomorrow would have been the late singer's birthday Miranda is putting it out now. The son ... More >>
Department of Public Safety"Cocaine's a hell of a drug" - Rick JamesTo the right is what 85 pounds of cocaine looks like.
This pile of coke, as well as about $28,000 in cash, was found in a Peoria home yesterday by officers from the Department of Public Safety.
The home, at 8014 W. Yucca Road i ... More >>
By Annie ZaleskiPop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The foll ... More >>