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 >>
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 >>
LOCALS ONLY For the last year and a half, Infinite Mindz has been on a tear locally. Since the release of its debut album, Monkey Rebellion Musik, last year, the group has been in demand for shows, as well as being nominated in the Best Hip-Hop Group category at this year’s Westword Music Showcas ... More >>
"Where my reality show at, dogs?" DMX gets a reality show Even though DMX is sitting in a Miami jail waiting to answer to a variety of charges including drug possession, weapons possessions and animal cruelty, some television producers think his life would make for some great entertainment. The sh ... More >>
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NBA All-Star Weekend
DJ Clinton Sparks has become a rising star by working harder than anyone else.
Free Yourself (J Records) I Need an Angel (J Records)
Beneath his deranged exterior, Lil Jon is a man with a plan.
D12 looks to get out from underneath Eminem's shadow.
Confessions (Arista Records)
White and bright, Sole emerges as independent hip-hop's newest anti-hero.
Don't hate them because they're buff, drive BMWs and attract girls like flies. The boys of B2K are OK.
Dez wants to put Denver on the hip-hop map all by himself.
The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.
Ex-Denver DJ Big Jon Platt on how to succeed in business by really, really trying.