When talking food with other people that like food, it would be perfectly fine to say that Dallas has had an excellent year of making new burgers. You should feel free to clink your glass with your fork, or raise an index finger into the air, as if you are saying, I'm speaking now, and calmly let fl ... More >>
Mutt's Cantina will make you feel like the very model of a major American eater. I did, anyway, at the newish dogparkstaurant in Uptown, which I visited yesterday. What's more American than eating a bacon cheeseburger while freshly live animals look on? An evening at Mutt's, beginning to end, is s ... More >>
Dirty Projectors have a lot to live up with their forthcoming 2012 album Swing Lo Magellan. Past efforts include an album of Black Flag songs recorded only from memory, and a concept album about Don Henley's life. The band's output has slowed since 2010, when they peaked as blogosphere darlings ... More >>
It looks like T-Pain is playing the waiting game for his forthcoming album Revolver, which he finished recording two summers ago. He's been keeping busy in the mean time: This past summer, T-Pain released a mixtape called prEVOLVEr, which featured a few tracks without any Auto-Tune assistance for a ... More >>
Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to musicians about the music no one expects them to like. We're calling it Unexpected Influences -- because, we hope, that's what it will show.A.Dd Local hip-hop duo A.Dd , rappers Paris P and Slim Gravy, has been on our radar ever si ... More >>
Turns out Tum Tum's hardly the only local hip-hop artist making waves this week...
Speaking of new music video's the Dallas contingent of Young Money Entertainment, Lil Twist, has a mew one for his Bow Wow-featuring song called "Lil' Secret," which pretty much follows the same formats as most of the old Bob Wow video's before he dropped the "Lil" from his name. Which is to day: Th ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, May 14, 2010...Bow Wow has learned the rules of social politics: deny, deny deny... and blame it on Chris Brown. Looks like roadies live by the same rules as blog commenters...2Pac continues his reign as the hardest working dead man aliv ... More >>
Up to this point, we really haven't heard too much from 16-year-old Dallas rapper Lil Twist. We knew a few things, of course: Namely, that he's a member of Lil Wayne's Young Money crew and stopped by to join the man on stage at Wayne's American Airlines Center performance back in December '08. (H ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, January 5, 2010...It's probably not a good idea to tweet while driving drunk in your "Lambo," right Bow Wow?Lady Gaga has been offered a Las Vegas residency? Wayne Newton better start hiding his extra stage blood--now!Weezy's Rebirth album has bee ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, April 14, 2009...In what should be a surprise to no one, Phil Spector was found guilty in his re-trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson. He could spend at least the next 18 years in prison.Billy Bob Thornton's band The Boxmasters has canceled the re ... More >>
Your daily dose of music news for Friday, February 27, 2009...People are starting to stand up in defense of Chris Brown's actions--like Kanye West and Bow Wow. Meanwhile, everyone else in the world is still backing Rihanna.In Orem, Utah, tonight, Vanilla Ice and MC Hammer will share a stage for the ... More >>
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