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Rick Ross

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Phoenix Rappers Shining Soul Detained at Canadian Border -- Again

    Phoenix hip-hop duo Shining Soul say Canadian Border Services Agency recently stopped, detained, and heavily questioned them at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport. The duo was trying to get to a concert scheduled as part of its "Hometown Foreigners Tour." This is the second time the pair -- F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    What Stephen Marley Learned from Dad: "Do it for the Love and Not the Fame"

    Many musical offspring have faltered under the pressure of trying to live up to the level of greatness once bestowed on their popular progeny. Stephen "Raggamuffin" Marley has refreshingly bucked those odds, and has in fact, become a modern-day legend of reggae music in his own right, and has done s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    25 Must-See Metro Phoenix Concerts in June

    Feeling warm? Don't let it get to you...seriously. Look, we know you're miserable now that the heat's really kicking in, but just crank up the A/C, grab a ice-cold beverage, and think happy thoughts. You can't stay inside all the time, especially there is many an excellent show to see during the mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Jay-Z Insists He Knows What Twerking Is (But Magna Carta's Good Anyway)

    At 43 years old, it seems safe to say that Jay-Z is on top of the world. Within the past year, he's become the face of an NBA basketball franchise, had a beautiful child with his tremendously famous wife, and had a mega-collaboration with Justin Timberlake. Hell, he even picked up the new title of s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Download Frank Ocean's Django Unchained Outtake

    By now you've probably formed an opinion about Django Unchained, the controversial new Quentin Tarantino film starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, and Leonardo Dicaprio. But don't let that stop you from diving into Karina Longworth's excellent Phoenix New Times cover story this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Taylor Swift, Warren G, Rick Ross, and More Just Announced Shows

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    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.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    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.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    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.

  • Music

    April 5, 2012
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    December 19, 2011

    Latino Hip-Hop Trio Mob Fam Ink Deal With MC Magic's Nastyboy Records

    ​Money Power Respect's list of clientele continues to grow in relevance and notoriety. Off of the heels of Hannibal Leq's Hype Music deal, MPR stablemate's Mob Fam recently locked up a deal of their own, signing with local independent music label Nastyboy Records, the label founded by Phoeni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2011

    Kreayshawn at Marquee Theatre, 11/19/11

    Kreayshawn Marquee Theatre Saturday, November 19, 2011 I love Tempe for the most part. This city has lots of great restaurants and bars, but there are certain elements that drive me crazy. Thanks to a free Kreayshawn show and the big ASU/U of A game, most of the things I hate about Tempe came out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Duos With More Chemistry Than Jon Cryer and Ashton Kutcher

    ​ Last week's season premiere of Two and a Half Men had nearly 28 million viewers due to sheer curiosity. It played out like a revenge fantasy of Chuck Lorre killing off Charlie Sheen without the gore or entertainment of Kill Bill. Alan (Jon Cryer) wasn't the least bit upset about his brother ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Lil Wayne's "John" Video Premieres Today, Showcasing Spare Tires, Knife-Wielding Strippers, and Rick Ross in a Wheelchair

    Wikimedia Commons/RJ ShaughnessyLil Wayne​Lil Wayne's new video, "John," premieres today. Weezy's latest visual opus finds the rapper in an abandoned warehouse, outside on a dock, on top of a mountain of car tires, and surrounded by bats, while guest rapper Rick Ross rolls around in a wheelchair ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Tony Morales, What Are You Listening To?

    Tony Morales​Tony 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 >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011
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    February 15, 2011

    Incoming: Dashboard Confessional, Dokken, Lil Wayne, The Twilight Singers, Foreigner

    Foreigner circa 1981​No, you don't have double-vision -- veteran rockers Foreigner are playing a show at Wild Horse Pass' Ovations! Live Showroom this April. The band, formed in 1976 by former Spooky Tooth member Mick Jones, have cranked out numerous smash hits -- "Cold As Ice," "Feels Like The Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    James Ray Trial: "Spiritual Warrior's" Attorneys Try to Keep Cult Expert From Testifying at Trial

    Ray Stern​"Spiritual Warrior"/snake-oil salesman James Arthur Ray -- accused of manslaughter in the deaths of three participants in a 2009 sweat-lodge ceremony in Sedona -- doesn't want the jury in his upcoming trial to hear what two experts on cult behavior have to say about his "self- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Soulja Boy Claims He Wrote "Whip My Hair"

    ​Now that the song has been out for a while, Soulja Boy is claiming he wrote Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair," according to Idolator.Yeah right, I'm calling bullshit. On Sunday, Soulja Boy (@SouljaBoy) tweeted in self-important all caps, "YES ITS TRUE I WROTE 'WHIP MY HAIR' FOR WILLOW SMITH. THATS WH ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Kanye West's "Monster" Video Leaks

    Look who's mean muggin'​It's a pretty slow day today as we creep towards New Year's Eve and all of that excitement. I'm still deaf from last night's Steve Aoki show, but that didn't stop me from watching a leak of the latest video from Kanye West -- "Monster." It's pretty rough right now and has b ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2010
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    June 11, 2009
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    May 8, 2009

    Just Announced: Jenny Lewis, The Cult, Idols Live, Rick Ross

    Jenny Lewis: Coming to the Marquee in July. Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis is finally, finally, making an appearance in Phoenix, Stateside Presents announced today. The cute-as-a-button indie songstress is a critical darling (hell, my colleague Albert Ching in Orange County has reviewed her shows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Hitsville: The Year in Music, by the Numbers

    By Randall Roberts You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barrier ... More >>

  • Music

    September 25, 2008

    Nelly

    Brass Knuckles
    (Derrty Ent, Universal)

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2006
  • News

    September 26, 2002

    The Big Stink

    Fur is flying over whether one of the most popular animal charities in town has gone to the dogs

  • News

    January 10, 2002

    A Path Divided

    Years ago, a dispute over money and power split the Valley's Sikh community. Then one of their own was gunned down after September 11. Will the bloodshed be enough to put them back on the same path?

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Picket Fencing

    Scientology critic Jeff Jacobsen helped get the church in hot water over a Florida death. Now, church members have figured out where he lives.

  • News

    May 2, 1996
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