Bell Biv DeVoe

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    August 21, 2013

    I wanna get freaky with you: The ten most WTF-worthy lyrics of '90s-era R&B

    If you're the type of person who don't see nothin' wrong with a little bump n' grind, then gather round. This one's for you. During the hypersexualized years of the Clinton era, the potent blend of R&B that took hold had a penchant for cliched, over-the-top lyrics about gettin' busy, getting freakin ... More >>

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    April 21, 2012

    Cypress Hill at the Ogden Theatre, 4/20/12

    CYPRESS HILL @ OGDEN THEATRE | 04.20.12Cypress Hill gets it. After coming to town last year on April 19, the premiere stoner rappers of the last two decades intentionally made a 2012 performance in Denver on the actual weed holiday of the year: April 20. As B-Real shared with a sold-out Ogden Theatr ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Fun., Gotye, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, SP Double and more

    Welcome to the end of the work week! Unsurprisingly, your musical options are plentiful this weekend: Gotye packs the Ogden tonight for a sold-out show with Kimbra, Fun. is at the Fox Theatre, John Scofield returns to Colorado after the successful three night stand with Phil Lesh not too long ago, B ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Bell Biv Devoe and Blackstreet at Wells Fargo on 4/14

    Never trust a big butt and a smile. Ah, yes, these sage words of Bell Biv Devoe have served us well into adulthood. Those few nuggets of wisdom undoubtedly saved us from a world of heartache and subsequent therapy. And don't even get us started on Teddy Riley of Blackstreet (or Guy, if you're old-sc ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Top five things NOT to feed your date this Valentine's Day

    Like most major holidays, Valentine's Day is a day for foodies and, even more important, foodies for the day (FFTD). FFTDs plan romantic dinners; try to convey deep, passionate love through chocolate selections; and purchase just the right edible gifts to show their partners how much they care about ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    Erykah Badu offers a window seat to her soul at the Fillmore

    ​ Erykah Badu • Janelle Monae 06.16.10 | Fillmore Auditorium Before Erykah Badu's set, a DJ was spinning and doing live mixes of pop hits of yesteryear, stopping or slowing down the music every now and then to let the crowd enthusiastically fill in the blanks. During "Poison" by Bell Biv D ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddlin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Boyz II Men, Stevie B and Break EFX at the Ogden Theater

    Photo: Chad FahnestockBoyz II Men, Stevie B and Break EFXFriday, November 28, 2008Ogden TheaterBetter than: Listening to the recorded soundtrack from the ten-year high school reunion of any graduating class from the 1990s.The reactions varied wildly. When I told people that I was covering the Boyz I ... More >>

  • Music

    July 8, 2004

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    Out of the Darkness (veedee Records)

  • Music

    February 6, 1997

    Show Them the Money

    New Edition is banking on a reunion to revive its members' fortunes.