[Editor's Note: In this column, award-winning music critic/goofball (and hip-hop coloring-book purveyor) Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Here's what you need to know about Robert Sylvester Kelly: He's the fucking best. At singing. At wearing masks. At making videos of himself havin ... More >>
[Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country.] By Mike Seely With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the n ... More >>
image viaNervo is Mim and Liv Nervo, a DJ tag-team who hail from Down Under. They've authored hits for stars like David Guetta and Kelly Rowland, spent the summer on the decks for the latest Britney Spears tour, and the tow-haired beauties are schooling dance floors from Ibiza to Miami. Catch ... 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 >>
Photo by Todd OwyoungOver the weekend, Chris Brown and pals came to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. He danced, he sang, he (presumably) did not hit anyone (couldn't resist). Young Money hanger-on Tyga, no-longer-auto-tuning T-Pain and Kelly Rowland played as well. Todd Owyoung went to capt ... More >>
Our beloved local cuddle-thug has been all over the national scene in advance of his appearance on this year's Blizzard Music Tour. During the Grammys, a commercial aired in which he pimped out a Sony Audio system in the new Ford Explorer. The humorous clip features his duet with Kelly Rowland, "Gon ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Cassidy's C.A.S.H.*Cassidy, C.A.S.H. The once gold-certified rapper returns with a new studio album. Stream the C.A.S.H. in full here. *Crushed Stars, Con ... More >>
French DJ David Guetta was at Home Nightclub last night, performing to an estimated 1,000 people. Guetta recently spoke with City Pages in Minneapolis, where he spins tonight. He describes his new album, One Love, as such: I've got some incredible people on the album -- Kelly Rowland, Kid Cudi, Akon ... More >>
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