• Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    10 Tripped Out Songs About Hallucinogens and Psychedelics

    See also: The 10 Coolest, Scariest, Freakiest Songs About Heroin See also: 10 Songs About Cocaine See also: 15 Songs to Light Up to on 4/20 Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. It's in many ways the enduring holy trinity of pop music. Like it or not -- we're not advocating anything -- drugs are responsib ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Seven Awesome Things About The Gathering of the Juggalos

    ‚Äč When it comes to summer music festivals, most people tend to think of well established, corporate-sponsored events like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, or the Pitchfork Music Festival. But one music festival that seems to be establishing itself as something of a big ticket in recent years is the annual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Sir Jinx: What Happened After N.W.A. and the Posse?

    ‚ÄčThis is an installment in The Posse Project, a 12-day series where catches up with all 12 guys pictured on the cover of N.W.A's first album, N.W.A. and the Posse. Today we continue with Sir Jinx, a producer who went on to create the beats for some of the hardest hitting diss trac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Phoenix's Top 10 Local Hip-Hop MCs

    As our readers have pointed out before, "Top 10" lists are subjective. The list that follows is our take on the ten best hip-hop MCs in the Valley. But since there are dozens and dozens of rappers in the PHX, we're sure to leave somebody's favorite out.

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Bach to Basics

    Because it's not Taco Bell's Cannon

  • Film

    September 14, 2006

    The Longest Yawn

    Heavily padded football movie hits all the familiar notes

  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Blaze Rock

    Death of a Dream
    (Urban Authentic Music)

  • Film

    November 10, 2005

    Off the Tracks

    Clive Owen gets pushed to his limits, right along with the audience

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    O.C. Can You Say

    When indie goes prime-time, what's left?

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Fast Track

    Smooth-rhyming rapper Ol' Green Eyes rides his ticket to overnight stardom

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Scopin' Shorties

    The Kreme Machine parachutes into Jamaican Blue Lounge, an oasis of anti-Snottsdale in the belly of the beast

  • Calendar

    August 15, 2002

    Suburban Nightmare

    Anger Management Tour brings Slim Shady to Valley of the Sun

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    The X-ecutioners

    Built From Scratch (Loud Records)

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    High and Dry

    Tha Liks X.O. Experience (Loud/Columbia)

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Rap and Roll (and Fold)

    Thanks to Dr. Dre and his partners in crime, smoking dope looks cool again

  • Calendar

    April 10, 1997