Don't let the tight jeans and thick-rimmed glasses fool you. The brothers who make up The Knux were raised about as far away from the suburbs as you can get: New Orleans' Ninth Ward. Still, Krispy Kream and Rah Almillio (aka Kentrell and Alvin Lindsey) found their sound by listening to just a ... More >>
Photo by Geoff McLean What began as a simple phone interview with Jesse F. Keeler for this week's profile of the dance duo MSTRKRFT turned into something considerably stranger, and more amusing. Yes, Keeler talked at length -- but when he had to use the primitive toilet in the group's new Toronto s ... More >>
Suge Knight files lawsuit against Kanye West Former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight has filed a $135,000 lawsuit against Kanye West for a gunshot wound and a robbery of his diamond-stud earring that occurred at West’s pre-MTV Music Awards party back in August 2005. According to TMZ, Knight bel ... More >>
Will Ferrells umpteenth sports comedy is only half bad. His half.
OutKast's Depression-era hip-hop musical has a loving respect for the Old South.
Searching for gems in the flood of seasonal discs.
Four Brothers makes revenge a frat party.
It'd Be Cool if this sequel were any good. Too bad it ain't.
This Right Here Is Buck 65 (V2)
In which yours truly auditions for Gimme the Mike.
Love, Angel, Music, Baby (Interscope)
All hail the return of royalty.
Only one man can save us from our own devastating lack of sex appeal.
Kelis gives thanks to more than her mammaries.
Through injury, adversity and obscurity, Orlando Terrell struggles to keep his music alive.
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
Cee-Lo breaks from the Mob in a solo quest to save hip-hop.
To hip-hop's OutKast and Black Eyed Peas, the glass is half full.