10 months ago | Profiles
In his song "CTW (Change the World)," from the just-released Force of Nature Vol. 1, local rapper Plat Maravich questions the stereotypical rapping paradigm. "Got money, got girls, but can you change the world?" he raps. It's a lofty goal for any ...
11 months ago | Concert Reviews
Even diehard rap fans will tell you: There's something about recorded rap music that often doesn't translate well to the stage. It makes sense for a lot of artists; for those who rely on a carefully chosen vocabulary, much of what makes an artist ...
12 months ago | Commentary
The past is all the rage and it has been for some time, including in music, where certain sounds can instantly transport the listener to a different place and time. Particularly during childhood and adolescence, these tunes make up the soundtracks...
1 year ago | Concerts
THU | SCHOOLBOY Q at OGDEN THEATRE | 3/27 Schoolboy Q just released Oxymoron, his latest album, to general acclaim. He has embraced a style that is dark and creative, using unique but effective beats and a persona that is difficult to put a finger...
1 year ago | Commentary
It's common knowledge that the popular music industry is dominated by a few huge companies, sometimes referred to as the Big Three: Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group. It used to be the Big Four, until EMI was s...