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Dr. Dre

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    DJ Sober and PicnicTyme Are Booty Fade, Dallas' Newest Party Starters

    "BOOOOOO-TY FADE! BOOOOOO-TY FADE!" chants a mob of people in snapback caps, cardigans and cowboy boots. The Dallas-based DJ duo of Sober and PicnicTyme are just getting started under the tent at Thin Line Film and Music Festival's main stage. And then a speaker blows out. "Sorry for those technica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Charting Trent Reznor's Anger Levels, Which are Currently at an All-Time Low

    Trent Reznor sure is a happy guy these days. In a recent interview in the Fader, Reznor is even shown as chipper when facing a root canal. Reznor's apparent changed mood is so interesting because he has faced his demons so publicly in his music. Reznor today is sober. His first Nine Inch Nails albu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Did Rapper Tim Dog Fake His Own Death? Arrest Warrant Says "Yes"

    As long as there have been celebrity deaths, there have been celebrity death sightings. A quick Internet search will turn up allegations of people spotting Elvis Presley in the steamy Memphis heat, or Jim Morrison in a Parisian cafe. There are those who would swear on a stack of polygraph machines ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Eazy-E and Ol' Dirty Bastard Holograms will Headline Rock the Bells. We're More Excited About Snow Tha Product

    Rock The Bells season is officially here. This Tuesday, promoters Guerilla Union held their launch party/press conference for this year's festival. Hosted by HOT97's Peter Rosenberg, the festivities started off with the longstanding tradition of freestyle extraordinaire MC Supernatural rapping the 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    The Coachella 2013 Awards

    The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers. "WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA." The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Hood Loved It: Kendrick Lamar Gets Intimate at Trees

    Kendrick Lamar Trees Thursday, January 19 Since the last time Kendrick Lamar graced a Dallas stage, his star has only been on the rise. His most recent mix tape, Section.80, has garnered buzz, rave reviews and a spot on Drake's upcoming tour with ASAP Rocky. That's one buzzy tour, but the party las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    The Long Arm Sees All: Ten Musicians Arrested in Texas

    When Snoop Dogg was issued a citation for marijuana possession at a border checkpoint outside El Paso last week, the world reacted with shock and disbelief. We had no idea this beacon of sobriety -- the same guy who penned "Smoke Weed Everyday" - could act so out of character. Of course, Texas is f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Meet Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean and Curren$y's Secret Weapon: Fort Worth Producer Cardo

    Cardo's a dude worth knowing.​Ronald La Tour very clearly remembers the first time he met Wiz Khalifa. It was a few years back at this point, when Khalifa was just starting to make a name for himself, releasing mixtapes at an impressive clip and earning endless praise for each. After some fruitful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    The Story of N.W.A.'s "Boyz-n-the-Hood" and The First Time It Ever Earned Radio Airplay

    ​Today marks the 20th anniversary of John Singleton's Boyz n the Hood, the film that, in many ways, put the tragic world of Los Angeles street culture into our nation's collective consciousness. Really, it's a point relative to nothing other than the fact that it might make a few of us feel old. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Six Reasons We Hope Shaq Doesn't Return to Music Now That He's Retired From Basketball

    Stick with movies, Shaq​It's hard not to love Shaq. He's managed to create a superstar persona out of being a lovable oaf. Oh, and there's that whole basketball thing. He's one of the greatest players of all time, if only because of his size. But, yesterday, the Big Diesel finally went and announc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: You Shoot, We Score

    Texas music looks great. It provokes the imagination and illustrates the intangible. For years, we've been providing the necessary flavor to help filmmakers tell their stories. It's what we do; we're obviously good at this kind of thing. And it goes both ways: Movie soundtracks are the kind of thin ... More >>

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Hip-hop's Public Enemy

    Minister G. Craige Lewis has one goal: Get hip-hop out of the church. Forever.

  • News

    October 13, 2005

    The Other Farmers Market

    Local marijuana growers cash inon well-heeled tokers' love of fine weed

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Fade to Black

    Jay-Z previews his latest opus, The Black Album

  • Film

    July 17, 2003

    Bad Boys of Dumber

    See it, don't see it--whatcha gonna do?

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Ill At Ease

    Nas steps back into the ring, fists flying

  • Music

    March 7, 2002

    "A Good Guy"

    Dallas says goodbye to another local musician

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Crunk and Disorderly

    Timbaland and Organized Noize are making the music go bang, and rap radio's never sounded so good

  • Film

    October 4, 2001

    Cop an Attitude

    Protected by a badge, Denzel swaggers through L.A.'s mean streets

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    D12

    Devil's Night (Shady/Interscope)

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Talent Show

    With Greatest Hits, The Legendary Fritz proves he's more than "pretty good"

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Out Here

    LeAnn Rimes

  • Music

    October 21, 1999
  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Blowing his Cover-up

    We don't want to tell One Ton how to run its business, but...

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    Rock on

    Chris Rock's Bigger and Blacker than anyone, and his new album may be the funniest hip-hop album ever made

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    The preacher and the Prophet

    Why can't we all just get along? The history, or not, of Russell and Jeff's Deep Ellum

  • Music

    April 29, 1999
  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Beat down

    Dallas' hip-hop scene is more vital than ever, but you'd never know it: no clubs, no radio, no major-label deals. But the musicians, some of this city's best, refuse to give up.

  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    Big in Japan

    P-Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell doesn't want America to lose its funkiness

  • Music

    May 15, 1997

    Rapper's delight

    Erotic D looks Beyond 2000

  • Music

    April 11, 1996
  • Music

    February 29, 1996

    Rapper's delight

    Erykah Badu emerges from nowhere with a record deal and vast ambition

  • News

    February 1, 1996
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