In the past year, the hip-hop scene has traded in a great deal of its diamond-encrusted Jesus pieces and record-label logo necklaces for items with a bit more "vintage designer" style.
From coast to coast, we are now seeing entertainers and tastemakers flash their vintage Chanel and antique Versace ... More >>
"What do you get for the woman who has everything?" That question must have been plaguing Sean Carter for the past weeks, at least. His lovely wife, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, whom he so callously stole away from our fair city even though she is 100 percent too good for him, turns 31 today.
In the p ... More >>
Heights' Wire Road Studios Celebrates Grand Opening
Trey Songz has good people. An hour before his scheduled arrival at Wire Road Studios -- quite a cutting-edge, modern music chamber, considering the humble neighborhood living around it -- to join about 20 hip-hop heads, hype men, helpers and hang ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to email@example.com.
Judgmental as it might s ... More >>
Ed. Note: Due to an email malfunction, Shea was unable to send his review until Monday evening.
Photos by Marco TorresRick Ross
October 24, 2010
10:09 p.m.: Just walking in now. Papa Reu is finishing the catchy-but-not-catchy-enough-to-still-get-very-excited-about-hearing-it-l ... More >>
Photos by RizohFrom left: Paul Wall, Johnny Dang, C-StoneHip-Hop for HIV concert
July 31, 2010
2:55 p.m.: Here now. It's crazy packed. The line to get in reaches back, back, back. Good to see. Before we get inside though, we should clear up a few of the plot points for the day ... More >>
Photos by Marco TorresBrandi Garcia and TraeTrae Day
July 22, 2010
3:36 p.m.: Some dark, menacing clouds are off in the horizon. After everything that's happened this past year - the ban, the last-minute venue cancellation, etc - is there any way that it won't rain today? It s ... More >>
OG PRPaul Wall is the subject of this week's music feature. Read that right now. Two weeks ago, he released his fifth studio LP, Heart of a Champion. Buy that right now. Go on. We'll wait.
Now, in that feature that you just read, it notes that the central theme driving the creative ... More >>
Just a few late-breaking notes before Rocks Off gets the hell out of here...
Austin lo-fi garage trio Woven Bones has canceled its show at Mango's tonight. No reason was given; all the more reason to go see Lightning Bolt and Indian Jewelry at Khon's.
Aurora Picture Show's screening of W ... More >>