Comedy is a combination of hard work, creativity, timing, and -- depending on which comedians you talk to -- an ample amount of drugs may or may not be involved as well.
I don't claim to be a professional comedian. Not even close. But I do think I have a decent ear for humor, an ability to discern ... More >>
Kool A.D., Fat Tony, Chingo Bling, Franchise n Yung, Amber London
August 14, 2012
Call it Underground Rap, or Alt-Rap, or Underground Alt-Rap, but whatever the fuck you call it, these guys won't really care. They are making music, spitting rhymes, touring the country, and having the ti ... More >>
The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place -- lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good -- so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Every year, it seems like there's one weekend around this time of year where the sports gods decide to remind us that we are heading to that abyss section of the sports calendar, where trying to find actual sports topics to carry blog posts and five hours of radio a day is somewhat daunting.
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Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Each week, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture.
This Week's Panel: Scarface, D-Risha, O.N.E., Kyle Hubbard, Scooby, Chane, Renzo, Preemo, Show, Yung Truth, CB Kings
Not Invited: Manny Pacquiao ... More >>
Rocks Off is waiting for the day that our 52-year-old mother sits us down for a serious talk and says that she's ready to pursue her dream of becoming a rapper.
She'll say, "Mi hijo, you know Lil Casper's mom, Brenda, on 4th Street? Her boyfriend set up a home studio for her. She's spitting that ... 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."I'm gonna be completely be ho ... More >>