Here's a thing that could happen: maybe you are in a restaurant ordering dinner when suddenly there's a flurry of activity among the waitstaff and a buzz among the patrons. You just came in for a bowl of pho... and so did Jay-Z. (Guess who's getting his meal first.) In all our oohing and aahing ove ... More >>
Ten years ago last week, one of the most vicious legal battles in rock history took another ugly turn. Ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl found themselves in King County Superior Court over a dispute with Kurt Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, over the band's considerable royalti ... More >>
Have you grown tired of hearing the same played out Christmas songs on 99.1 yet? Of course you have. Even if you avoid the radio, you hear the music at the grocery store, company holiday parties, even at bars you escape to in order to avoid holiday overcheer. It's almost depressing. Christmas ... More >>
Cunning criminals, violent geniuses, charismatic characters. Villains give us chills and keep us on the edge of our seats. With more rappers now dabbling in acting, we decided to cast some of your favorite hip-hoppers as movie villains. Here are ten rappers and their evil alter-egos.
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to email@example.com. Thanks, homies. Anti-Single of the Week: "Garage Sale Rap," Random White Guys From A Garage Sales Company That Might Actually Be A Real Thi ... More >>
Former Geto Boy Big Mike attempts to set the record straight about his arson conviction.
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "I'm Back," Slim Thug feat. Devin The Dude Wire To Wire Bun B spoke with The Source TV recently. And ... More >>
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to email@example.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Viva La Revolucion," Soulbrotha Wire To Wire Slim Thug says March will be highlighted by the relea ... More >>
The Nick-and-Jessica split, tarot-style
Forget caroling. Here are a few hip-hop jammy-jams to warm your yule log.
An argument for a new holy day: Pacmas
The officially sanctioned Tupac Shakur biopic emerges, and it's quite money
Saturday, June 8
Behind current blaxploitation pulp literature is - surprise! - the music biz
Ruff Ryders boast about boozing; Cash Money brags about billfold size. At least the rap's good.
A new book chronicles the bloody rise and fall of Death Row Records
Hollywood never realized that Tupac Shakur was always better than his movies