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2008 Stories by Lance Lester

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  • Ice Cube, Trick Trick, AwkQuarius

    published December 11, 2008

    There was a time when Ice Cube was known as one of the fiercest lyricists in music. And the NWA co-founder's four-album solo run of AmeriKKKa's... More >>

  • Q-Tip, The Cool Kids

    published November 13, 2008

    It's hard to associate the word "comeback" with an entertainer who's often associated with being a cog in hip-hop's "golden age." But the term... More >>

  • Kings of Leon Ready to Hold Court

    published October 23, 2008

    For a moment, imagine that you're Caleb Followill. You front Kings of Leon, and on your band's just-released fourth album, things... More >>

  • Uh Huh Her

    published October 16, 2008

    Uh Huh Her garnered immediate attention with its first EP, 2007's I See Red, which was followed by this year's equally acclaimed... More >>

  • The Broken West, The Hope Trust

    published September 25, 2008

    When you're a rock band pegged with the "power pop" descriptor, it usually means you're cursed. But for Los Angeles' The Broken West, that... More >>

  • The Black Keys, Jessica Lea Mayfield

    published September 25, 2008

    With the new millennium, the world's most famous two-person band, The White Stripes, entered the public eye. Since then, it seems, a... More >>

  • Katy Perry, All Time Low, Tyga

    published August 28, 2008

    Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" has been the undeniable hit of the summer. The best indication of the song's prowess: its sustained ability to... More >>

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