Since hip-hop's genesis, beef has been as integral a driving force to the art as bravado. There's been some titanic tangles over the years, from Canibus facing off with LL Cool J to Jay-Z and Nas locking horns with one other, all of which have resulted in some relentless and incendiary rhymes being ... More >>
Over the weekend, Suicidal Tendencies played to a packed house at the Summit Music Hall. Before that, we had a chance to chat with the band's founding frontman, Mike Muir, the sole continuous member of the group, about how he first got into punk, how his group has successfully straddled the divide b ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! You've worked hard all week and now it's (almost) time to cut loose. As usual, plenty on tap this weekend. The Cobraconda dudes kick things off tonight at Illegal Pete's with a party celebrating the release of their new disc, Spring Break, while Real Estate showcases its ware ... More >>
Path One#TheSolution5 continues tomorrow night with the Art of Records at Family Affair. Here's a sample of the dopeness that awaits you: Path One's take on Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde There's tons of fresh goodness for you to get into this weekend, including a dance performance at Dikeou, reggae ... More >>
There's an element of slavish worship to any superhero myth, but that's particularly true for Captain America, a WWII-era propaganda comic that took a sickly young man who just really wanted to fight those damn Nazis and made him into the pinnacle of the American ideal -- which is, of course, ... More >>
This might be some of the weirdest copyright related news we've run across in a while. FilmOn founder Alki David has teamed up with a slew of musicians to file a lawsuit against CBS Interactive and CNET over CNET's distribution of LimeWire. Back in November, a federal judge had to issue a res ... More >>
Hanging the Hamster. The Five Digit Disco. Jerking the Johnson. There's a million terms for the ingratiating act of self-love. Look, if we're being real here, there's no shame in the game. After all, not everyone can be pleasured by super-fantastic lovers all day, everyday, and sometimes this ... More >>
Gaga's nostalgia-inducing butt.Although physical albums are on there way to being rendered completely useless, there was a time -- believe it or not -- back when telephones still had curly cords, that all recordings were only available in a tangible form. As such you developed attachments to ... More >>
Luther Campbell (aka Uncle Luke, aka 2 Live Crew front man, aka sister-paper Miami New Times columnist), has placed his hat in the race for mayor of Miami-Dade County. Nope, we're not kidding, but he's hoping to make a real change to the system, and he's taking the whole thing incredibly seri ... More >>
In recent years, there's been a parade of artists refusing to license their tracks, whether it's been for use in video games, commercials or television shows. Seems like some of these old timers have sticks up their butts when it comes to relinquishing artistic control and just don't get it. ... More >>
Sunday, August 9 is going to be a busy day for music in the Mile High, when Kings of Leon stops by Red Rocks, and the skater-centric Vans Warped Tour, pulls into Invesco with more than fifty bands in tow, including 3OH!3, Bad Religion, NOFX, Less Than Jake and Flogging Molly, among others. A few mor ... More >>
I deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I would: a) run out o ... More >>
Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: Enjoy this interview with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, where he recounts playing ambiguously pro-drug songs at a rehab center and getting into a pissing match with his label head.
Talk show fallout.
Gregg Gillis canít understand what all the fuss is about.
As noted in this April 26 Message column, the fallout from the Don Imus controversy so worried the folks at Clear Channel-Denver that they called a meeting of on-air talent from their eight-station cluster to discuss its implications. And judging by KHOW talk-show host Craig Silverman's reaction to ... More >>
Beneath his deranged exterior, Lil Jon is a man with a plan.
2 Live Crew
Give A Wit benefits anti-rape program
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
Rudy Ray Moore, the self-described King of Party Records, is looking for a little respect.
A new generation is rediscovering one of Denver's strangest bands.
Von Hemmling's Jim McIntyre is at home with the Elephant Six family. Literally.
The hip-hop trivia question wants to prove that he's still cool.
DJ Shadow makes instrumental music. But he can't keep quiet about the state of hip-hop.
THE LEADER OF MARILYN MANSON WANTS TO BECOME EVERY PARENT'S NIGHTMARE.