It's less than an hour's drive from Palestine, Texas to the World's Rose Capital, Tyler, Texas. Both are considered to be the "Big City," for the folks living outside of their borders. Though that Dogwood-scented pocket of East Texas isn't a Metropolis by most standards, there's a great deal of musi ... More >>
Red Bull and Trees hosted the Mountain South Regional Finals of the Thre3Style DJ competition on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Five of the region's most talented DJ stars assembled in a battle for the right to represent the Mountain South Region at the National Finals in Los Angeles this April. With ... More >>
By Dan Moore Psy's "Gangnam Style" is now the most-viewed YouTube video ever, which means it's been watched more than 830 million times. That means that the single biggest pop culture event of 2012--the video you're most likely to talk about with your grandma at Christmas--was, as I predicted back ... More >>
Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Keri Hilson, Far East Movement, LloydGexa Energy PavilionSeptember 10, 2011Better than: a Super Bowl halftime show. Mike MezeulLil Wayne at Gexa on Saturday night. For more photos, check out the slideshow. Lil Wayne is a shapeshifter -- and, at that, one who has alrea ... More >>
iTz VaNiLla IcE, y'ALl!It's coming: This weekend, in a video starring Dallas' Own Rob Van Winkle (aka Vanilla Ice), the Insane Clown Posse announced the lineup for its annual Gathering of The Juggalos event, which this year will run August 11 - 14 in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois.What's kind of crazy, t ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, September 28, 2010...Apparently MC Hammer doesn't like the fact that Jay-Z commented on how the has-been dancer/rapper at one point lost all of his money. Too bad... Max Weinberg won't be joining Conan as the comic heads to TBS.Caleb Followill tel ... More >>
Caity ColvardThe Double Wide Had a Pool Party, but not a real pool.This weekend was particularly warped. Aside from the Hurricane, and the Fourth of July being on the Fifth, and the Vans Warped Tour 2010 bringing sometimes bloody-nosed Andrew W.K. (and more) to Dallas, there was Joan Jett and Bla ... More >>
Pool parties, cookouts and cold ones--probably the best way celebrate the Fourth of July around here. And, as we mentioned earlier this week, the Double Wide will have all of those things on Sunday night. The pool party starts at 7 p.m. and the concert, which features Bruce Springsteen, Replaceme ... More >>
Saturday, July 3,at the Fort Worth Stockyards
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 >>
Your daily dose of music news for Thursday, February 12, 2009... Been waiting for the day when MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice would team up again and rock your socks off? Well kids, your dream has come true! This Friday, Stanley Burrell and Robbie Van Winkle will play a show together in the fu ... More >>
Local artists make waves with D-Town Boogie, but the real test comes in 14 months
I was a wide-eyed beat writer at Valley Ranch in the early ‘90s when a street magician came a calling, wanting to film some stuff with Dallas Cowboys’ players for an upcoming TV special. And ever since I’ve had a love/hate curiosity in David Blaine. (Come for Emmitt Smith's MC Hammer look ... More >>
The Majestic hosts an evening of African dance
Judging by his huge remix portfolio, Junior Vasquez is a house music senior
Final Friday cures local hip-hop the way cough syrup only wishes it could
Friday, September 30, at Liquid Lounge
The fate of Bill's
Haven't had enough Wu-Tang merchandise? Now there's a book.
Plus: A tribute to Rick James
Music from the Motion Picture Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax)
Charlie's high-flying heroines kick ass, but not the sequel syndrome
Letters from the issue of March 20.
Note to James Surls: Put away the bong and work, dude
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him
A complete and well-balanced arts meal
A Fort Worth crime-prevention group is warning parents about Goth-rock, but is that such a good idea?
September 3 - 9, 1998
Seventeen years after its advent, sampling remains mired in legal and aesthetic controversy
When Kevin Abdullah wrote a rap song for his idol MC Hammer, he thought he was getting his big break. Instead, he got screwed.
Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop