Stopped clocks are right twice a day. Geoffrey Arend is married to Christina Hendricks. Performance artists get federal funding. Canada is south of Detroit. People wear Google Glass and think they look awesome. Some things you just can't explain, like how really shitty bands occasionally luck into r ... More >>
If there was ever an example a good musical soldier, it would be Nigel Godrich. The British producer has been an essential behind-the-scenes figure with Radiohead for years and years and years, so much so that he's colliquolly referred to as a sixth member of the band. Radiohead's titanic sound sh ... More >>
The early 2000s were Nelly's salad days, a time period where the University City rapper was known more for slinging out hits than his efforts to take over Branson or for dealing with burglars at his Wildwood home. An example: Nelly had the number one song in the country nine years ago today ... More >>
Egan O'KeefeLast night, Nelly held his fifth annual Black & White Ball at the Chase Park Plaza. Celebrities, athletes and various members of the local glitterati came to to the Jermaine Dupri co-hosted event. DJ Charlie Chan warmed the crowd up with a DJ set full of contemporary pop, hip-hop ... More >>
This call to the bullpen presented by Taco Bell.Major League Baseball just announced the participants in its "Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game" to take place this Sunday, July 12. As my colleague Keegan Hamilton opined, the last time a roster this motley was assembled h ... More >>
On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>
Last night's Lil Wayne concert at the new Chaifetz Arena included a slew of surprise guests, including Nelly and Birdman, but ultimately it was Weezy's night. The show, which was announced a little more than two weeks ago, brought in concert-goers who filled the lower portion of the 10,000-seat are ... More >>
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