Detroit rapper Danny Brown has a new album, called Old. Brown's occasional boasts about receiving in-show fellatio aside, just about everyone who likes good rap music likes him, and this new work does not disappoint. But the title is really annoying.
Update: The Times-Picayune in New Orleans has just reported that Kidd Kradick died of cardiac disease -- information they collected from the preliminary autopsy results of the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office. The investigation into his death is ongoing, but the coroner's office reports no abnormal ... More >>
Pollo Campero If I had to rank the fast food I hate the most, fried chicken would absolutely be at the top. But, Pollo Campero had been calling me softly, whispering clucking in my ear. I argued and fought with it. I told that dumb-looking mascot on the store's sign that I didn't want his foo ... More >>
Via Diplo's Twitter accountDiplo and Dirk NowitzkiYes, it's true: Dirk Nowitzki celebrated turning 33 years old yesterday by hitting the town on Saturday night -- stopping off, even, at Rio Room to catch DJ sets from Questlove and Erykah Badu. There, as the clock struck midnight, the Mavericks fa ... More >>
WireImageNo doubt you were too busy to attend last night's Super Bowl shindigs. So once more into the breach -- or WireImage, which has invites to all the best parties. Like, once more, the private Audi Forum dinner party at the Rachofsky House, where Glee's Matthew Morrison found himself amongst ... More >>
Finally, the weekend we've been anticipating for nearly four years has arrived. All that build-up and excite will all culminate in Arlington on Sunday for Super Bowl XLV.And, trust us, the parties surrounding the event are many. So many, in fact, that we've created our own Super Bowl event page, ... More >>
Broken Social SceneFresh off the release of yet another critically acclaimed album Forgiveness Rock Record, Broken Social Scene is planning a North American tour that will pass through Dallas at House Of Blues on Saturday, February 19. The aptly named band, a revolving door of Canadian indie-rock ... 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 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 >>
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 >>
Another weekend, another flurry of Youtube videos showing you what you could have seen this weekend around the ol' Metroplex...Day 26 on Thursday, May 21, at House of BluesP. Diddy's modern-day boy band Day 26, stars MTV's Making the Band, stopped through town late last week for a show at the House ... More >>
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