I have always said that everyone likes new, whether it's a new car, new clothes, a new house, or even just new shoes. Becky G from Inglewood, California, is that "new" in today's hip-hop game. Join me this week as I take you on a ride to discover some fresh new talent from one of those run-down ne ... More >>
Shawn Anderson This week's Flier Of The Week is for a Sound Struck benefit show in Nevada. The Sound Struck strikes again. The group is leading a boycott of Arizona and features a handful of passionate musicians along with a bunch of people who have nothing to do with mus ... More >>
The Sound Strike, the musical boycott of Arizona organized last year in the wake of a controversial immigration law, is crowing about its success. The boycott is lead by former Rage Against The Machine singer Zach de la Rocha. It persists even though SB 1070 -- like an "eerily similar" measure p ... More >>
Besides pissing off big-name recording artists and motivating them to boycott Arizona, last month's passage of SB 1070 became an absolute call to arms for those in the local music scene. And one of the first artists to answer the call was DJ John Blaze.Along with P-Town hip-hop siren Queen YoNasDa, ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaFergie on stage with Black Eyed Peas at Jobing.com Arena. For more photos check out our slideshow.It's hard to believe that the Black Eyed Peas who performed last night at Jobing.com Arena once started out as a little known hip-hop group out of Los Angeles.A lot has changed since th ... More >>
In case you love the Black Eyed Peas but didn't care to see them open for U2 the last time they were in the Valley, get Pea-licious when the hip-hop dance group invades Jobing.com Arena March 31. Seriously, they're big enough to headline an arena?
We're willing to wager that a chunk of the 60,000 plus bodies that will be cramming into University of Phoenix Stadium tonight will be there specifically to watch opening act the Black Eyed Peas instead of the overwrought and over-produced spectacle known as U2. If you're of those cats who's mo ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraSee more shots of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine cast in our slide show direct from the red carpet. "We're not here for a premiere, we're not here for the stars, we're here to make history thanks to you!" A roar of applause echoed through the parking lot at Tempe Marketplace as Dan Ha ... More >>
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