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Ludacris

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    The ten best all-star remixes in rap

    In music, the term "remix" can mean a lot of different things, even in rap. But one of the most celebrated traditions in the rap industry is collecting verses from the hottest names in the game for a second go-around on a tried-and-true instrumental. On the one hand, you can wind up with a collectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    The ten best mixtapes DJs of all time

    Over the last decade or so, mixtapes have revolutionized the rap game and altered how marketing in general is approached. Not only have the rappers received substantial acclaim, but the DJs have realized just as much stardom. Although there are numerous DJs -- guys like Statik Selektah, Trap-A-Holic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Nuggets never win in Utah -- except for last night

    Denver blog posts are feelin' it. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein enjoys lauding Danilo Gallinari and (yes, it's true) Evan Fournier in recapping a rare Nuggets victory in Utah. The Cauldron's Jon Caldera on the Independence Institute's latest court victory. Denver Frank quotes Bob Costas quoting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    The ten greatest southern rappers of all time

    It took a long time for the south to be recognized as a major player in the hip-hop scene, and it still has a ways to go to be held in the same regard as the East and West Coasts, but with the emergence of a new breed of countrified rappers such as Big K.R.I.T., Future, Yelawolf and 2 Chainz (and ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    The ten best movies featuring rappers

    Wu-Tang has been immersed in kung-fu for so long, it was inevitable that one member of the Clan would make a major appearance in a martial arts movie at some point. The RZA appeared briefly in Ghost Dog in 1999, but only for a passing moment, though he did produce the soundtrack. In The Man with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Win tickets to see Caspa this Thursday night at the Fillmore Auditorium with Flosstradamus

    Got plans this Thursday? You do now...well, potentially. Caspa -- the dubstep phenom known to his mom and dad as Gary McCann, and known otherwise to everybody else as the Dopest Ghost in Town -- is bringing his bass-banging dance extravaganza to the Fillmore with Flosstradamus, Nadastrom and Sinden. ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2012

    Nicki Minaj

    Thursday, August 2, Wells Fargo Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Gregg Gillis of Girl Talk on how his sets have become more complicated over the years

    Girl Talk (due this Saturday, June 23 on the Westword Music Showcase Main Stage) started when Gregg Gillis was earning his degree in biomedical engineering. Eventually Girl Talk took up enough of Gillis's time to become a full time endeavor. Although influenced in part by early mash-ups, Gillis was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Girl Walk // All Day director Jacob Krupnick on the mash-up of Rick Ross and ballet

    Girl Walk // All Day star Anne Marsen​It's like a mash-up of mash-up: The film Girl Walk // All Day takes the manic moods of remix master Girl Talk's 2010 record, All Day, and pairs it with a story of Girl and her city, told through dance. In advance of tomorrow's screening at the Denver Fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Review: Millionaires at the Marquis, 6/13/11

    ​MILLIONAIRES at MARQUIS | 06.13.11"Wobbling between the monitors, the Green sisters continued to talk more about being drunk and the desire to fuck before going into the Madonna 'Dress You Up' rip-off, 'Stay The Night.'"

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Parks & Recreation: Top five Tom Haverford moments

    Those Ludacris's are coming in great. ​Aziz Ansari brings his Dangerously Delicious tour to Denver tonight. The stand-up album he's supporting, Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening, was one of the funniest releases of 2010. He also plays Tom Haverford on NBC's Parks and Recreation, which re ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010
  • Music

    July 15, 2010

    3OH!3

    Streets of Gold
    Photo Finish Records

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    The Weekend Show Down: hi-dive Hullabaloo brings the rock mayhem

    ​There's nothing like experiencing the sweat, thump and catharsis of a great show. Trouble is, you live in Denver, the land of embarrassing riches when it comes to music, the land of too many shows and too little time. So which ones are worth checking out? Glad you asked. After the jump, we've ... More >>

  • Music

    June 10, 2010
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    April 28, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Jónsi, Wire Faces and more top our weekly playlists

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Tom Petty, KS107.5 Summer Jam, Chautauqua Auditorium shows announced

    This year's Red Rocks line-up has been filling in rather nicely, and there's been a few more additions this week, including a second Sting date that's been added, Blues Traveler's annual Fourth of July show, the Barenaked Ladies, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Reggae on the Rocks, Celtic Woman and To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Cypress Hill, Willie Nelson, Natalie Merchant top sellers at local record stores

    ​While no specific artist dominated sales across the board at local record stores for the week ending April 25, Natalie Merchant's Leave Your Sleep, Cypress Hill's Rise Up Willie Nelson's Country Music claimed the top spots at Albums on the Hill, Independent Records and Twist & Shout, respect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Who'd have thought Justin Bieber's My World 2.0 would prove an accurate title?

    There you have it: Fourteen-year-old Bieber's debut full-length is on top of the Billboard album chart. His debut EP, meanwhile, is at number five. That one's called My World (get it?) -- can't argue with either title. This makes him the youngest chart-topper since Stevie Wonder, yet something te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    The Weekend Showdown: The (Andrea) Ball

    ​ We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments. Andrea Ball's g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Flobots, Gorillaz top sellers at local record stores

    ​Flobots' Survival Story, released last week on Universal Republic, grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while coming in second behind Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes at Independent Records. Gorillaz's Plastic Beach was also a strong seller for the week ending March 21. See the full brea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Poptimystic: Taio Cruz did what?!?

    Taio Cruz is a British dude who wrote and produced for A-listers until 2008, when he stepped in front of a mike. Now, two years later, he has broken a Hot 100 record by having the Ludacris-assisted remix of his single "Break Your Heart" enter the chart last week at 53 and make the ridiculous climb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    This Just In: Black Eyed Peas, Ray Davies, Twiztid shows announced

    ​Quite a few shows announced this week that will be going on sale this weekend: The Black Eyed Peas, who just added another trio of Grammys to the three they already have, bring their E.N.D. World Tour to the Pepsi Center on Saturday, March 27. Ludacris and LMFAO open the show. Tickets for the tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Over the Weekend: KS-107.5's Summer Jam

    Luda. KS-107.5 Summer Jam Fiddler's Green June 12 By their very nature, hip-hop radio station festivals like KS-107.5's Summer Jam (the station's twelfth consecutive sell-out) tend to promise more than they can deliver. The lineups are generally stellar -- proof that despite changes in the music i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    T.I. grabs top spot at Independent Records

    Rapper T.I.'s Grammy-nominated album Paper Trail knocked Bobby Valentino off the number one spot on Independent Records top seller list for the week ending February 22. The Fray moved up to the number two spot from number four, while Lil Wayne and Ludacris still remain in the top ten. See the full b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Ludacris Independent Records' top seller

    For the second week in a row, Ludacris grabbed the number-one spot on Independent's top seller's list (week of Jan. 26 to Feb. 1), beating out Kanye West and Bruce Springsteen and Akon. The full breakdown is listed after the jump.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Week in Review: 1/26/09 - 1/30/09

    In terms of music news this was a slower week in the Mile High City. The biggest items were news of Overcasters being invited to perform at South By Southwest on the heels of a particularly harrowing trip to the East Coast a few weeks ago with the Fluid, followed closely by DJ Vajra's inclusion in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Ludacris first on Independent Records' top-sellers list

    Ludacris's latest release, Theater of the Mind, which was third on Independent's Jan. 12-18 top seller list, moves up to first for the week of Jan. 19-25. (hed) p.e. made a strong showing last  week as well. The full breakdown is listed after the jump.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    (hed) p.e.'s New World Orphans tops Independent Records' top sellers

    (hed) p.e.'s concets in Denver and Colorado Springs last week must've fueled sales of the band's latest album, New World Orphans, which was released January 13, on Suburban Noize Records. Kanye West and Ludacris also made strong showings, as did the Notorious soundtrack, which features cuts by Jay-Z ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Mile High Makeout: My head is spinning

    Photo: Lucia De Giovanni Last night, I had the honor and privilege of guest deejaying at Matt Fecher's New Music Mondays at the Larimer Lounge, playing music from my collection next to the incandescent DJ Ginger and firestarter DJ Hot to Death. Ginger played a couple of body-rocking sets, including ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008

    What song will play for Obama's acceptance speech? The 10 (or so) best guesses

    Which song will electrify the crowd next Thursday? In a little more than a week, 75,000 lucky ticket-holders will head for Invesco Field, ready to usher in a new era of photos for their Facebook pages. They'll walk through the closed (and possibly burning) streets of Denver, arriving hours early t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Ichiban, Ludacris, Wyclef Jean, Jay-Z

    Locals Only When Ichiban’s name was announced as the winner of Best MC at this year’s Westword Music Showcase, the hip-hop heads in attendance were taken aback but so was the rapper himself. “There were so many dope MC’s in the category this year, I was actually very surprised,” Ichiban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (7/26/08-8/01/08)

    Ludacris thinks about what he's done Here's a handy one-stop guide to all the great content you might have missed this week while you were busy pondering the political implications of Obama's rejection of the new Ludacris track written to support him...

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2008
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    December 21, 2007

    Friday Rap-Up: Lupe Fiasco, 50 Cent, DMX, The Vapors movie, Infinite Mindz

    Locals Only There’s a lot of rappers in Denver, but there’s only a handful who can really shine on the microphone. Check out this video, “The Crown” from up-and-coming group Infinite Mindz with a verse from SP Double and O.N.E. singing the hook. Don’t sleep!!!

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007
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    June 11, 2007

    What You Missed This Weekend (June 8-10)

    CacheFlowe, Joe Sampson, Nathan & Stephen and George & Caplin Hi-Dive Friday, June 8 Slide Show Live Review

  • Music

    October 12, 2006

    Ludacris

    Release Therapy (Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam)

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Juvenile

    Reality Check (Atlantic)

  • Film

    July 21, 2005

    Boyz N the Studio

    Hustle & Flow is short on action, long on scenes of recording.

  • Music

    June 9, 2005

    Ciara

    Saturday, June 11, Coors Amphitheater, 303-830-8497.

  • Film

    May 5, 2005

    We're No Angels

    In Paul Haggis's Los Angeles, good and evil Crash into one another.

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    The Beatdown

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

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2005
  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Club Scout

    NBA All-Star Weekend

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    For Better or Curse

    An FCC crackdown has radio stations on high alert.

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    The Stations Remain the Same

    The hits just keep coming on radio.

  • Music

    April 29, 2004

    Tech N9ne

    Thursday, April 29, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

  • Music

    March 29, 2001
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