We are having a conversation about Frank Ocean's sexuality. We are living in a time and space where a talented, mainstream R&B singer admits to same-gendered romance. It's news. Or a Twitter sensation. Or a Tumblr-wave. Or whatever entertainment news is referred to as these days.
Late Tuesday even ... More >>
It's easy, sometimes, to forget who the greatest rapper Dallas ever spawned is -- especially when considering that, for the past 20 years, he's worked in a largely behind-the-scenes role, ghost-writing for other rappers and working closely as a mentor to genre luminaries Dr. Dre and Eminem.But, n ... More >>
Courtesy of Tre Wilcox and Loft 610Tre WilcoxI was worried when I first arrived at Loft 610. Chef Tre Wilcox, 37, was running late for our interview, and when he arrived he was distracted, looking toward the open kitchen with each question, which he would think about carefully before answerin ... More >>
Danny notes that "Smokey Robinson's eyes are supernaturally intense... like, seriously." Click to expand; see for yourself.Our Danny Fulgencio happened by the Dallas Rocks benefit Saturday night at Union Station, where Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons gathered quite the hodgepodge of celebritie ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, March 12, 2009...
Remember Ashley Dupree, New York Governor Elliot Spitzer's former call girl? Looks like she's found a new mentor in hip-hop icon Russell Simmons. It seems he's been "reaching out" to her in their yoga class. You know ... More >>
When I spoke to Erykah Badu in February 2008, shortly before the release of New Amerykah Part One (4th World War), she strongly suggested all was not well with the Black Forest Theater, from which Badu had hoped to save the soul of her native South Dallas. "Financially, it's a burden," she said. "It ... More >>