Antonio "L.A." Reid

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    A Minute-By-Minute Rundown of that Ridiculous New TLC Movie

    [Editor's Note: In this new column, award-winning music critic/goofball (and hip-hop coloring book purveyor) Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Better put on your shoes because your socks are about to be blown off.] On Monday night I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Freddie Holland of Match Foods, Inc.

    This is part one of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice profile of Freddie Holland of Match Foods, Inc., maker of Match Meats. Part two, a Q&A with Holland, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe, follows on Friday. Robin Wheeler​"I was raised on a farm. We raised our cows with bottles, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    East St. Louis duo Unladylike sign with VMG/Def Jam, Move to NYC

    East St. Louis has never really had a hip-hop artist blow up nationally. Raw Resse, Beano, and Da Bangaz all had local club hits that led to record deals but little else--nothing on the level of Nelly, let alone 314 money-makers like Jibbs or Murphy Lee. The latest hope for the Eastside comes a pai ... More >>

  • Music

    August 27, 2008

    Nas/Talib Kweli/ Jay Electronica

    8 p.m. Wednesday, September 3. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard

  • Music

    July 26, 2006

    Bee True

    From wowing locals to impressing P. Diddy, rapper Rebecca "Bee" Plasencia is on her way

  • Music

    September 15, 2004

    Usher Wants His MTV

    Why a pop megastar still feels neglected by the mainstream

  • Music

    March 28, 2001

    Hall Pass

    Looking for influence, significance, development and perpetuation at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame