Jermaine Dupri

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    From Casa Bonita to Linger to MGM's to Dazzle, it's all about (real Denver) atmosphere

    As I sat down to pen another love letter to Casa Bonita, I realized Westword has done that many times, in some form or other. In fact, just as I love Lakeside, other writers love Casa Bonita...certainly far more than regular diners do. But it wasn't just a trip to Casa Bonita over this past weekend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Lil Wayne is not for the children

    ​Didn't somebody wise once say: "Lil Wayne is not for the children?" Oh, wait, come to think of it, that was ODB. Nevermind. And it was "Wu-Tang is for the children!" We digress. Nonetheless, the point remains. It doesn't take much to deduce that a guy that talks about the things Wayne talks a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008
  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Janet Jackson

    20 Y.O. (Virgin)

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    August 18, 2005
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    February 24, 2005

    The Beatdown

    All-Star Weekend put a jewel in Francois Baptiste's production crown.

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Club Scout

    NBA All-Star Weekend

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    The Hustler

    DJ Clinton Sparks has become a rising star by working harder than anyone else.

  • Music

    December 16, 2004

    Fantasia and Ruben Studdard

    Free Yourself (J Records) I Need an Angel (J Records)

  • Music

    August 12, 2004

    Crunked Up

    Beneath his deranged exterior, Lil Jon is a man with a plan.

  • Music

    July 1, 2004


    D12 looks to get out from underneath Eminem's shadow.

  • Music

    April 8, 2004


    Confessions (Arista Records)

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Heavy Soul

    White and bright, Sole emerges as independent hip-hop's newest anti-hero.

  • Music

    August 29, 2002

    Millennium Madness

    Don't hate them because they're buff, drive BMWs and attract girls like flies. The boys of B2K are OK.

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Coast to Coast

    Dez wants to put Denver on the hip-hop map all by himself.

  • Music

    December 10, 1998

    Christmas Packages

    The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Getting Big

    Ex-Denver DJ Big Jon Platt on how to succeed in business by really, really trying.