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Ludacris

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Observations from a Very Ludacris St. Patrick's Day

    This weekend, Dallas celebrated one of it's most beloved local traditions with the Lower Greenville St. Patrick's Day Parade. The booze was flowing, the traffic was blocked off, and the turn up was very real. To further add to the excitement, our annual parade concert stage was headlined by none oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Ludacris: An Appreciation

    This is a statement that your brain will reflexively disagree with but also one that it will eventually accept as truth: Ludacris is one of rap's greatest and most unstoppable guest-verse performers of all time, and, despite his millions of album sales and shelf full of awards, remains somehow under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    The 8 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, March 14-16

    SXSW music weekend is here! If you haven't already packed a bag and headed for Austin yet, or if you don't plan to at all, don't fret. Since 35 Denton is on hiatus, lots of bands are stopping through Dallas and Fort Worth on their way out of the massive week-long music festival three hours south of ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014
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    March 10, 2014

    The 14 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, March 10-16

    We are now in the dead heat of festival season. Even though everyone's making their way down to Austin this week for some giant, week-long Doritos® party, there's still plenty going on right here in our own backyards. From Macaulay Culkin's pizza-centric Velvet Underground cover band to Miley Cyrus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Here's the Full Lineup for the Dallas Observer St. Patrick's Day Concert on Greenville

    You can't have a true St. Patrick's Day concert without a few staples: a mega-ton of beer, a sea of green-covered people who may or may not look that way because they've had more than their fair share of said beer, and a long list of bands and performers. We've already announced that hip-hop giant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    St. Patrick's Day Ludacris Tickets are On Sale Today!

    We're bringing Ludacris to this year's St. Patrick's Day proceedings. Now, Ludacris is one of those people whose personality has loomed so large as to occasionally obscure his actual music, so by way of reminding you what it actually means to go to a Ludacris show, allow us to list the first four so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    ICE FORCE LEVEL TWO: May The Lord Have Mercy On Us All

    Welcome to our second ever live weather blog, where the news is made up and the weather doesn't really matter. Here are the facts -- it's cold. How cold, you ask? Well, imaginary internet person, it's really very cold. Cold enough that, were Jack Nicholson to head outside with an axe right now and e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Ludacris Will Headline This Year's Dallas Observer St. Patrick's Day Concert

    St. Patrick's Day in Dallas is a quiet celebration of our Irish heritage and Catholic faith. Just a couple friends wearing matching outfits and standing in the street. No reason you wouldn't remember last year, but just in case you have it looked sort of like this. To these proceedings the Dallas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Ludacris Throws Legal 'Bows in Dallas, Proving Rap Beefs Aren't What They Used to Be

    Back in October, Demitri Brown and Donna Evans-Brown filed a not-at-all-frivolous lawsuit in Dallas County District Court claiming that Christopher Bridges, aka Ludacris, had stolen their trademark and illegally used it to build his Atlanta-based record label/entertainment empire. The dispute cente ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Dallas Music Producers Claim Ludacris Stole Their Business Name, Throw 'Bows in Court

    It was in 2001 that Christopher Bridges, a.k.a. Ludacris, released "Move Bitch," a song still considered his masterpiece. (The inimitable chorus: "Move bitch, get out the way/Get out the way bitch/Get out the way.") It was the third single from the album Word of Mouf, and it helped propel the corn-r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Five Reasons Why 2 Chainz Should Make A Presidential Bid

    I don't know about you, but this election coverage is really starting to wear on me. Headline after headline, months and months of media saturation, all to try and convince me to wake up 25 minutes earlier on November 4 to hit an elementary school on the way to work. I'm so fed up with the overkill ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2012

    Preview: 2 Chainz at Main Street Event Center

    Friday, April 6, at Main Street Event Center

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    The Top 10 Music Video Vixens of All Time

    Jani Lane was 47.​Last night, Warrant singer Jani Lane died alone in a motel room in Los Angeles. He was 47 years old. The news was somewhat puzzling for those who didn't know him. At one time, Lane was on top of the world, with several hits that topped the charts. But Lane also battled an addi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Chef Scott Gottlich Takes the Long Road Home

    Scott Gottlich, chef and co-owner of Bijoux and The Second Floor.​From a bachelor's degree in history at the University of Oklahoma to restaurant owner and chef, Scott Gottlich's career progression may seem odd. But that's the path -- with a few important stops in between -- that led the Dalla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Listomania: The 15 Best NFL Team Anthems

    ​This whole "Super Bowl" thing has been pretty unavoidable this year -- and, for obvious reasons, infinitely more so in these parts than in years past. Then again, with media all over the place, thousands of out-of-town-guests, and an alleged 100,000 hookers (or not) converging in the metroplex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    The Problem With... Enrique Iglesias' "Tonight"

    A quarter of a year has passed since Enrique Iglesias released his first hit in a couple of years with "I Like It." I didn't like it then, and I don't like it now.With his latest material, Iglesias seems to be throwing off the suave, mysterious Latin male facade he utilized for so long and replacing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Clearing Out The Mailroom: Monday, October 18, 2010.

    ​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 a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Buckcherry (Los Angeles, CA)All Night Long (Eleven Seven Music)You know when yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Watch: Dorrough feat. Yo Gotti -- "Hood Chick Fetish"

    Speaking of new music videos and, uh, fetishes, the biggest rapper going in Dallas released a new music video this weekend for the song "Hood Chick Fetish," from his Gangsta Grillz mixtape and, one assumes, from his upcoming sophomore release, Get Big, from which we've already seen the title track i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Picture Show: K104 Summer Jam at Verizon Theatre

    Roger CaldwellCiara at the Verizon Theatre​Ludacris, Ciara, Bay Bay, Dorrough, 8Ball MJG, Fat Pimp, and Tum Tum performed at the Verizon Theatre for K104's Summer Jam, presented by AEG, in Grand Prairie Saturday night, July 31st. See the full lineup--plus some choice audience shots--of the Summer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    The Problem With... Nicki Minaj's "Your Love"

    Count me among the thousands who've been charmed by Nicki Minaj's eyelash-batting. I swear, it's like she's that eyelash-implants girl from The Simpsons. Nicki has been making rounds this past year releasing mixtapes and guesting on a bunch of tracks, including Luda's "My Chick Bad" -- where she ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2010
  • Music

    July 1, 2010

    Justin Bieber, Sean Kingston

    Monday, July 5,at the Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    You Haven't Filled Out Your Census Form Yet, Dallas? Why, Why, That's Ludacris!

    Ludacirs 2010 Census Dallas, TX from DTP TV on Vimeo.Christopher Brian Bridges came to town to a couple of weeks back to beg Dallas to fill out the Census -- because, look, we clearly need the push. In this just-posted trip recap, he rolls by K104, hits Cowboy Bradie James's place at the Ashton, sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Today In Music News: Duff Creates With Jane, British Music Fans Have No Sense And Luda Helps The Man

    Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, March 31, 2010...Since Jane's Addiction can't keep Eric Avery around, I guess Duff is the next best thing.  Plus he can give the boys some sound financial advice.Liam Gallagher best British frontman ever?  Ever? Ludacris: U.S. Census ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2010
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    February 11, 2010
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    February 1, 2010

    To Get Into All Those All-Star Game Parties, It'll Cost You a Thou. That's Ludacris!

    ​Here's the most up-to-date list of NBA All-Star Weekend parties I've seen to date -- though there are some notable no-shows, among them John Singleton's "Black Hollywood Red Carpet" throwdown with Vivica A. Fox at the Fashion Industry Gallery on February 14. That's because that particular event i ... More >>

  • Music

    January 1, 2009

    Ludacris

    Theater of the Mind (DTP/Def Jam)

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2008

    It Was Ludacris at Keller's Drive-In Today. And Tommy Lee Too.

    The scene at Keller's today. And I swear Tommy Lee and Ludacris are somewhere in this photo. Hell of a thing, getting caught up in a celebreality-show shoot while just trying to grab a burger and beer at 2 p.m. on a Saturday. Shoulda known something was up when the kiddo and I pulled into Keller's D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Reunion Arena is Dallas' New X Spot

    Dave Mirra will be in town this weekend to see if Dallas' gravitational pull is enough to weigh him down. Doubtful. The perfect remedy for Trinity River tired head? Spend a weekend with thousands of dudes who don’t give a damn about our new toll road unless it includes a half-pipe. Oh, and don’t ... More >>

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    June 7, 2007
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    June 7, 2007
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    April 10, 2007

    That's So Craig Watkins!

    Craig Watkins, you are one powerful man. Seriously, that's what Ebony says in its May issue (the "Ebony Power 150" issue, to be exact), and who are we to argue with the fact that the Dallas County District Attorney has "The New Power"? The magazine's list of "the next generation of African-American ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2007

    Jamie Foxx to Play Nokia. Wonder If He Does Any Ray Charles.

    We can't tell Jamie Foxx from Ray Charles anymore. That's how much of a genius he is. So he says. Just yesterday I was reading in The New York Times a review of Terrell native Jamie Foxx's Monday-night concert at Madison Square Garden. Sounded kinda...awful. Sample sentence: "He began with a lacklus ... More >>

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Juvenile

    Reality Check (Atlantic)

  • Film

    May 5, 2005

    We're No Angels

    In Paul Haggis' Los Angeles, good and evil Crash into one another

  • Film

    April 21, 2005

    Days of Thunder

    Some Dirt and a Crash highlight the eclectic 35th USA Film Festival

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2005

    Game On

    And clothes off

  • Film

    February 3, 2005

    The Hustle

    Why the biggest deal at Sundance was no big deal at all

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Ludacris

    The Red Light District (Def Jam)

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    Pleasant Grove needs a drummer, the Oasis of Hope needs your support,and Tom Heinl needs a cigarette

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Rock Star Olympics

    Snoop Dogg vs. Bob Marley? Ike vs. Courtney? Let the games begin.

  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    Ludacris

    Chicken-N-Beer (Def Jam South)

  • Music

    August 21, 2003

    N.E.R.D. Alert

    Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams plan for the revenge of the N.E.R.D.

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Chingy

    Jackpot (Capitol)

  • News

    March 6, 2003
  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Gossip Folks

    Thanks to The O'Reilly Factor and Pepsi, Ludacris got a bad rap

  • Music

    March 28, 2002
  • 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

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