Tevin Campbell Recalls Getting Drunk & Being Rude To Wyclef Jean In The Studio

It was back in the R&B icon’s younger days, and things became so uncontrollable that Wyclef called Tevin’s mom. Apparently, it did not help. His songs are classics that, when played in a public setting, can cause an entire room to erupt in concert, and Tevin Campbell is sharing some tales of his youth. The … Read more

Lawyer: Hussle lifted up neighborhood he was gunned down in

LOS ANGELES – Nipsey Hussle was a hip-hop star who sought to raise up his neighborhood with him until a friend from the same streets gunned him down, a prosecutor said in his closing argument Thursday. “This man was different,” Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney John McKinney told jurors, seeking to humanize Hussle after … Read more

from reject to cover classic

In 1984 – the same year that Bruce Springsteen, Prince and Madonna ruled the pop charts with “Born in the USA,” “Purple Rain” and “Like a Virgin,” respectively – there was another classic that never saw the light of day. Leonard Cohen’s towering tune “Hallelujah” was rejected – along with the rest of his “Various … Read more

Jim Jones Speaks On Lil Tjay, Offers Prayers: “It’s Terrible Out There”

“Being a rapper in today’s society is definitely the most dangerous job in the world,” says Jones. Hip Hop continues to wait on more news regarding Lil Tjay’s condition. The New York rapper was reportedly shot while out with two others in New Jersey, and while the person police believe is responsible was arrested, it … Read more

Quincy Jones III Recalls Michael Jackson Turning Down 2pac Collab Over Biggie Smalls Loyalty

Quincy Jones III says Michael Jackson turned down working with Tupac out of loyalty to The Notorious BIG Quincy “QD3” Jones III, son of the legendary Quincy Jones, says that Tupac’s team reached out to Michael Jackson in hopes of him appearing on “Thug Nature,” but the collaboration never came to fruition because of The … Read more

Lubbock musician battling stage four cancer, friends seeking financial help

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – A Lubbock musician in a popular local band is battling stage four pelvic cancer, and his friends and bandmates have created a GoFundMe page to help with the mounting medical expenses. Ben Vasquez, 46, also known as Lexxxi Steel (the one in the cool top hat), founded Whips-N-Kisses with Doug Stapp … Read more

Machine Gun Kelly screams at crew member, smashes guitar at MSG

Machine Gun Kelly lost his cool in the midst of his sold-out Madison Square Garden concert Tuesday when he was caught screaming at a crew member and smashing a guitar. The “Bloody Valentine” singer stormed off the stage toward the end of his show in New York City, making his way over to a male … Read more

Jackson Wang Interview: The Magic Man

88rising’s Head in the Clouds Forever showcase at Coachella remains one of the biggest nights for Asian representation this year. For two consecutive weekends in mid-April, 88rising took over Coachella with a lineup spanning across past, present, and future that had unexpected surprises from 2NE1 reuniting to debut performances that made history. Jackson Wang, a … Read more

Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale: Ney Matogrosso at Broward Center July 15, 2022

He’s not a household name in the US, but Ney Matogrosso is regarded as one of Brazil’s most important male singers. “I have not really had the ambition of having this international career; it’s never really been a goal for me,” Matogrosso tells New Times over the phone. “I never thought I’d be some global … Read more