10. The Idea of Beautiful, Rapsody
The black mamba of super producer 9th Wonder's Jamla Records team reached a new pinnacle in her career, and in her evolution as an artist this year. Sprinkled with collaborations from Big Remo, BJ the Chicago Kid and Childish Gambino, Rapsody takes us on a journey ... More >>
Lauryn Hill, Nas
Monday, October 29
From darkness there was light, sound and a burst of atomic energy as Nas came to the stage with a gang of musicians ready to work through a 90-minute set last night at the Palladium Ballroom. It only took the four minutes of the first song for ... More >>
Katy Perry, Robyn
Verizon Theater in Grand Praire
July 28, 2011
Better than: the petroleum aftertaste of cherry chapstick.Rachel ParkerWhat the hell is going on in this picture? For more crazy shots from last night's show, check out the slideshow.
A lingering cotton candy scent filled the ... More >>
You mean that Primus song wasn't about this guy?Primus is a band we discovered pretty early on in life and whose sharp and innovative playing we've only grown to respect more and more as we've aged. Unfortunately, though, our first exposure to the group was to their biggest single of the '90s:&nb ... More >>
Ricky Martin will be performing at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie tomorrow night. And, yes, that kind of has our mouths watering. No, not because we have a thing for the recently outed Latin singer, but because, gluttons that we are, our stomachs have always growled when we hear his song "Shake ... More >>
Larry Gayao, all souled up. It's been a while since we've heard any new material out of Larry Gayao, former frontman for equally adored and despised Odis, which called it quits in April of lat year. We here at DC9 HQ had some fun at that band's expense, sure, but our stance was never that the ban ... More >>
The Hood Internet, Yeahdef, Red SeanThe LoftJune 25, 2010
Better Than: sitting on the wall like you were Poindexter. Mattie StaffordSee the rest of the night's pics in our slideshow.Going to see Chicago's Hood Internet, I figured the crowd would be predominately college-age and looking for a par ... More >>
Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot."
It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so
we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature.
The plan: to take four or five at a time and play each CD for as long as
I can stand it.The 5 BrownsThe 5 Browns in Hollywood (E1 Entertainment)Residing in U ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, December 11, 2009...Ouch. Nas has been ordered to pay Kelis a whopping $51,000 A MONTH in child support. I guess she has to keep that baby in gold-plated diapers somehow...W. Axl Rose got into a fight with a photographer in Los Angeles as he was ab ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, May 4, 2009...After six years of marriage Nas and Kelis have decided to call it quits. The couple is splitting up... even though she's seven months pregnant.Jimmy Buffett is now a business partner with the Miami Dolphins. I just hope Bill Parcell ... More >>