On July 8, actor Michael Rapaport's directorial debut, a documentary called Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, will earn its release theaters in New York City and Los Angeles. Later that month, on July 28, the film will begin a run locally at Dallas-area Angelika Theat ... More >>
DJ ShadowLong hailed as one of the untouchable patriarchs in the storied past of hip-hop royalty, producer, DJ, and vinyl archivist DJ Shadow has been responsible for some of the most innovative music that the genre has seen over the course of his nearly 20-year career. These days, having not rel ... More >>
DJ Bad Holly admits that she got her start at DJing through a complete and utter accident. Holly Evans, a.k.a. Bad Holly, volunteered to DJ a party at Doublewide last year at the last minute--and to her surprise received and abundance of positive feedback. "Several people I'd never met came up to ... More >>
Justin Bua at 4th Wall Gallery.Even if the name Justin Bua doesn't ring a bell, chances are you've seen New York City-raised artist's work--most notably, his almost ever-present piece "The DJ." It's the image on which Bua made his name as a prominently hip-hop-centric artist, leading the way to his ... More >>
Tuesday, April 14, at the Granada Theater
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, January 15, 2009... Run-DMC (the Kings of Rock!), Metallica and Jeff Beck are the newest inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I wonder who's going to DJ for Run-DMC since Jam Master Jay has passed? I pray to god it's not Grand Mast ... More >>
Yeah, Grandmaster Flash graced the ones and twos at Ghostbar this weekend. But who cares? The people there didn't seem to.
Friday, September 12, at Ghostbar
A bevy of new music DVDs, just in time for the holidays
Things that go bomp in the night
DJ Rob Viktum's unlikely upbringing was in—get this—Amarillo
Friday, February 23, at Gypsy Tea Room
Elite Force has the tech-funk résumé to deserve his overblown moniker
Friday, September 30, at Liquid Lounge
The 10 most radical hip-hop albums of all time, featuring Public Enemy, NWA and...Mos Def?
Power in the Blood (One Little Indian)
Subway Series (Om)
For the Arsonists, there is no underground. It's all just hip-hop.
Is the Clash still the only band that matters?
The Beastie Boys throw down Nasty, but what's the point?
Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop
Elvis T. Busboy drives his soul train into the future
How could Duran Duran make a comeback when it never went away?
Adam Ant's back, so unplug the jukebox and do us all a favor