After three days of panels on everything from feminism and film making to bicycles, banks and Burger King, the Art of Social Justice conference on the Auraria campus came to a close last night with a breathtaking speech by human rights activist, Dr. Cornel West. The Turnhalle Ballroom in the Tivoli ... More >>
Several nationally renowned artists and musicians are Denver natives: Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind and Fire graduated from East Denver High School; The Fray's Isaac Slade and Joe King were schoolmates at Faith Christian Academy. Now Denver's First Lady Mary Louise Lee wants to promote Denver's notab ... More >>
Several prominent artists and musicians are Denver natives -- Philip Bailey from Earth Wind and Fire went to East. Isaac Slade and Joe King of the Fray were schoolmates at Faith Christian Academy. Denver's First Lady Mary Louise Lee is aiming to continue Denver's notable legacy with "Bringing Back t ... More >>
Earth, Wind & Fire singer Philip Bailey, who was born at Denver Health in 1951 and an East High School graduate, returns to his hometown with the band for Denver Health Foundation's NightShine Gala on Saturday, April 28 at the National Western Events Center. Tickets and table sales to the eve ... More >>
Inspired by Philip Bailey's song of the same name, One Eyed Kings, the MC/producer duo of Bravo One and Mr. Bostic, have produced a new track called "Children of the Ghetto," which is built around a sample of the Bailey tune and features Molina, Akir, and Big Samir. The outfit will be debutin ... More >>
Our friends over at CNN just posted a partial list of performers appearing on the "We Are the World" remake. From the looks of it, we put more thought into this whole thing than the organizers did. Okay, sure, there were a handful of bona fied stars that took part -- and we're assuming they've be ... More >>
It's been a hellacious day over here at Backbeat HQ. I've been busier than a one-eyed cat keeping watch over two mouse holes. In addition to digging out from a litany of e-mails leftover from last week's DNC onslaught and from the long weekend, I've spent the day putting the finishing touches on an ... More >>
Wed alert! Colorado's two-time Democratic presidential candidate once stood up for John McCain.
Return to Cookie Mountain (Interscope)
Bad taste is not against the law!
The Unkindest Cut
These days, former Nation of Islam spokesman Jamal Muhammad is focusing on the hip-hop nation.
The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.
EARTH, WIND AND FIRE'S PHILIP BAILEY RETURNS TO HIS HOMETOWN EAGER TO TURN YOUR FROWN UPSIDE DOWN.