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In the first half of the '90s, Ishmael Butler went by the moniker "Butterfly" as part of the rap trio Digable Planets. After the outfit's 1995 split, the group performed one-off shows here and there, but since 2009, Butler has released music with Tendai ... More >>
Tegan and Sara • New Found Glory • Kadawatha
09.13.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison
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While this year's installment of the Honda Civic Tour felt more like an obscene barrage of advertisements (complete with a pamphlet about credit-buildin ... More >>
As expected, B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray is the number one album in the country this week. Of course, it only needed to sell 84,000 copies to do it. As Billboard notes, this is the first three-week run of no albums breaking 100,000 since February of last year. Cue alarm bells, death of The I ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayLupe Fiasco proves why he's the headliner. (Check out the slideshow for more pics from last night.)
Lupe Fiasco • B.o.B.
04.29.10 | Ogden Theatre
B.o.B. and Lupe Fiasco collaborated on "Past My Shades," which appears on the former's just released, soon to be number one albu ... More >>
If you haven't already been acquainted, meet B.o.B. (aka Bobby Ray, due at the Ogden with Lupe Fiasco on Thursday, April 29TONIGHT!), a dude that, if his record company has its way, will be well on his way to reaching ubiquitous status by the end of summer. Our friends at the Voice put toge ... More >>
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Hayley Williams, the frontwoman for Paramore, which opens for No Doubt on Wednesday, May 27, at Fiddler's Green, is already a star, but few thinks her career trajectory has peaked. Based on the platinum sales of Riot!, the group's last album, and a successful tie-in w ... More >>
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