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Poetry and hip hop unite at Latinos

Poets and rappers will share the stage at a joint event to be held Friday, June 24, at...Ericksen, Mike Christenson, Douglass, Kayo Kate Laster and Pete Musto. Rappers will be Big Mano, True Eyes (formerly of WOlf Pack), the Tlingit...
ARCTIC FLOW Livin' Large

...written biographies, press releases or explanations of the rappers' individual styles. Instead there are links to pictures and...subject matter," led to an explosion of popularity for the rappers outside of Alaska and a bumped-up touring schedule throughout...
New sports arena could become major music site

...venue. But it could quickly become the state's prime live music venue, beating out the cavernous Sullivan Arena - where rapper Coolio became so frustrated with the sound system during a 1996 concert he kicked the speakers off the stage. The arena will...
Today in History

...musician Kyle Cook (Matchbox Twenty) is 39. Actor John Hensley is 37. Rock musician David Desrosiers (Simple Plan) is 34. Rapper A+ is 32. Actress Jennifer Landon is 31. Actor Jeffrey Licon is 29. Actress-singer Lea Michele (TV: "Glee") is 28...
Today in History

...56. Actor-singer Harry Crosby is 56. Rock musician The Edge (U2) is 53. Rock musician Rikki Rockett (Poison) is 53. Rapper Kool Moe Dee is 52. Rock musician Ralph Rieckermann is 52. Middle distance runner Suzy Favor Hamilton is 46. Rock singer...
Rapper Murs performs tonight

Tonight the rapper Murs will be performing at Marlintini's Lounge for the first time in...there last year," said Prunty, who sees it as a win-win because the rappers can see the beauty of Alaska. Murs, now working independently, is...
Rapper Lil Wayne's new release, 'Tha Carter III,' sells a million

...numbers to back up his bragging - the rapper's new CD has sold a spectacular 1 million...about 50,000 copies short). A prolific rapper who's been ubiquitous on the mixtape...the CD that would send the New Orleans rapper into superstardom. "I've been saying...
Jazz & Classics ... & Everything Else

...2011 article in the New York Times, Thompson said that just as Booker T & the MG's 1960s recordings are still sampled by rappers, he wanted to make the kind of record hip hop artists of 2051 would want to sample.If Thompson is right, Jones' work will...
Three music writers' top 10 albums of the year

...may disagree, but Nas is the best rapper alive, and with "Life is Good...full of examples of the Los Angeles rapper's versatility, creativity and willingness to take chances most other rappers would blanche at.4. Jack White...
3 soldiers indicted in fatal shooting

...for Wright and $75,000 for Cox and Walker. Wilkins was a hotel housekeeper trying to make it as a rapper. The soldiers also are rappers in a group known as "Ground Up." The Aug. 14 dispute began in the parking lot of The New Sunset Strip...


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