Nelly (Rapper)

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    July 7, 2014

    Country Music's ten biggest douchebags

    Mainstream country music gets an unfair rap as being universally over-polished and formulaic, a notion that artists like Kacey Musgraves and Eric Church obliterate every time they strap on their guitars. But there's a granule of truth to the stereotype, and a particularly damagin ... More >>

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    May 29, 2014

    Weirdest Internet search quirks of all 50 states (including Colorado) according to Estately, the site behind our recent list of the ten best states for hippies, has a new target: the Internet search quirks of all fifty states, including Colorado, produced by running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms and questions each state was s ... More >>

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    March 5, 2014

    One label controls almost all of hip-hop, and that's a problem for music fans

    It's common knowledge that the popular music industry is dominated by a few huge companies, sometimes referred to as the Big Three: Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group. It used to be the Big Four, until EMI was subsumed into the other three. Before that, it was the ... More >>

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    March 3, 2014

    The 12 best concerts in Denver this week: March 3 to March 7

    Editor's note: Hall & Oates are now going as Daryl Hall & John Oates, because apparently that's the way you add gravitas to a catalogue that will turn your pants pastel and put shoulder pads in whatever shirt you're wearing if you listen long enough. Here's the thing: They needn't bother -- the song ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Railroad Earth, Walk Off the Earth, tickets on sale this Friday

    Railroad Earth return to the area to play a two-night stand at the Fillmore on Friday, January 17, and Saturday, January 18. General admission tickets (.$27.50/$30 and $50 two-day) go on sale this Friday, November 1, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs a ... More >>

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    October 15, 2013

    New Denver shows on sale this week: Panic! at the Disco, Wayne Static, Thomas Dolby

    Panic! at the Disco's Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die tour hits the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, January 18. Tickets ($29.95) go on sale this Friday, October 18 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on local radio and what's selling at lo ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    New Denver concerts on sale: Pixies, Imagine Dragons, Cher, Hawkwind new date/venue

    With new bassist Kim Shattuck in tow, the Pixies are slated to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, February 13, with Best Coast. Tickets ($49.50/$55) go on sale this Friday, October 11, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on lo ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    November 15, 2012
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    June 13, 2012

    Kirsten Hamling allegedly stole $243K raised by Firefighter Calendar

    Last November, the Denver District Attorney's Office announced an investigation based on allegations that Kirsten Hamling had diverted funds raised by the Colorado Firefighters Calendar, one of the city's highest profile charity endeavors. Now, six-plus months later, that inquiry has led to multiple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    James Morrison on why he considers his latest album, The Awakening, to be his first

    James Morrison (due tomorrow night at the Fox Theatre) first started performing at open mike nights in England before he hit it big as a singer-songwriter with a crossover appeal between pop, rock and R&B music. Two of his songs, "Broken Strings" and a cover of "Man In The Mirror," earned him a dece ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    Three wines that prove why moscato isn't just for hip-hop stars

    The wine world's practically been doing head spins over the past six months as notable hip-hop players Nelly, Drake, Kanye West, and even poor, misbegotten Lil Kim spit verses praising moscato, a fairly under-the-radar wine known by most as a sweet wine from Italy. It seems that a few vaunted membe ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Top 5 greatest Super Bowl halftime shows

    See also: Super Bowl commercials: Elton John, Flava Flav, Echo and the Bunnymen and more and Video: M.I.A. flips off Super Bowl audience during halftime show Judging by the voluminous groans echoing across the country, word is spreading that Madonna will be headlining the Super Bowl halftime show, ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011

    Colorado Firefighter Calendar: DA investigates as founder Kirsten Hamling resigns (PHOTOS)

    Big pics below.​Fired Up for Kids, a charity founded by Kirsten Hamling that annually produces the hunk-laden Colorado Firefighter Calendar, is embroiled in controversy right now. The Denver District Attorney's Office confirms that it's got an investigation underway even as Hamling has resigne ... More >>

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    May 1, 2011

    DJ Vajra wins Denver DMC DJ battle at Casselman's, 4/30/11

    Brandice RobinsonDJ Vajra proving his prowess on the wheels of steel DMC DENVER World DJ Championship 4.30.11 | Casselman's Bar & Venue The DMC's went down last night at Casselman's, and DJ Vajra won after enduring massive attacks from underling DJs with lesser talents and a gripping face-off with ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Zip up your track jacket: The original Shag! is back, December 23 at Beauty Bar

    ​Before Beauty Bar, there was the Snake Pit, a club best known for its dance nights. From Drum and Bass to '80s throwbacks, each weekly event brought a slightly different but enthusiastic crowd to the cozy, two-room club. Beauty Bar is paying homage to the nights with some reunion-style dance ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Bruce Springsteen, Cee-Lo, Rihanna top sellers

    ​Kid Cudi's Man On The Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager might have dominated last week's charts, but this week, it's disappeared from the top ten at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout and moved down to the number four at Independent Records.

  • Music

    July 22, 2010

    Freeway and Jake One

    Thursday, July 22, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    April 23, 2010

    Top 10 weirdest musical duets

    A couple of nights ago, we had the absolute pleasure of seeing William Shatner and Lin Yu Chun do a rendition of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" on Lopez Tonight that made our hearts cream with loving ecstasy. We have no clue what to actually think of Lin Yu Chin (other than that the internet seems t ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    What are Jay-Z's 99 problems? We know a bitch ain't one.

    ​ It's well known an this point that Jay-Z (appearing tonight at the Pepsi Center with Sound Tribe Sector 9, Trey Songz and Young Jeezy) has 99 problems, and a bitch, most certainly, ain't one. Curiously, though, until now, no one's really taken a hard look at just what Hova's 99 problems are ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008


    Brass Knuckles
    Derrty Ent, Universal

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    September 19, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: DJ Vajra, Lil Wayne, Nate Dogg, 50 Cent vs. Kanye: Pt. 2?

    Photo: Resonating Art Meet DJ Vajra, your favorite DJ's favorite DJ LOCALS ONLY DJ Vajra isn't just one of the best turntablists in Colorado -- he's one of the best in the nation. Vajra was recently tapped to do a showcase at this year’s DMC World Finals at London's indigO2 on Saturday, Septemb ... More >>

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    August 29, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (8/23/08-8/29/08)

    Axl Rose is displeased that people are actually hearing the long-fabled Chinese Democracy Here's a handy list of all the great content you might have missed this week while you were avidly following the story of the blogger who was arrested for leaking tracks from the Guns 'N Roses Chinese Democrac ... More >>

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    April 23, 2008
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    April 26, 2007
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    October 5, 2006

    Janet Jackson

    20 Y.O. (Virgin)

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    August 4, 2005

    Kutt Calhoun

    Thursday, August 4, and Friday, August 5, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525; Saturday, August 6, Aggie Theater, Fort Collins, 1-970-482-8300.

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    June 30, 2005

    Fat Joe

    All or Nothing (Atlantic)

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    April 28, 2005

    Mariah Carey

    The Emancipation of Mimi (Island)

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    February 17, 2005

    Club Scout

    NBA All-Star Weekend

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    November 4, 2004

    Soul School

    After fifteen years of the grind, De La Soul is still schooling folks.

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    October 7, 2004



    Suit (Universal)

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    June 17, 2004

    The Beatdown

    All I need is the air that I breathe.

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    March 4, 2004

    The Beatdown

    A punk-rock burlesquecapade puts the suicide squeeze on one local venue.

  • News

    February 12, 2004

    Buff Football

    Nothing beats a naked pigskin party for some raw excitement.

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    November 20, 2003
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    November 6, 2003

    No Apologies

    Junior Senior is proud to be a silly dance band.

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    N.E.R.D. Alert

    In Chad Hugo's world, art and commerce co-exist.

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    Bare Necessities

    Sometimes a girl -- even an almost-naked girl -- just needs a mom.

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Kings of the Hill

    Ten years in and two MCs deep, Hilltop Klick aims for a higher state.

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    D.O.L.L. Parts

    The members of Division of Laura Lee use musical ingredients from plenty of countries -- but not their own.

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    August 30, 2001

    Hit Pick


  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Cure for the Common Cody

    The Bills are really piling up around here!

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    March 15, 2001

    Out of Africa

    These horticultural hobbyists are no shrinking violets.

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Dialing for Dollars

    It's out with Howard Stern and in with more Britney as radio conglomerates chase the almighty buck.

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    August 24, 2000

    Urban Renewal

    How could an R&B outlet become the most popular radio station in Denver? The little girls understand.