There is absolutely nothing wrong with cross-genre collaboration. Anything that widens an artist or listener's musical scope is encouraged. Rap and country, as disparate as they can seem, can coexist peacefully within a single track (ie. most of Odelay). But when it's bad, good God almighty it's bad ... More >>
It's been about a month since the controversy surrounding bad-idea song of the decade "Accidental Racist," the duet by Brad Paisley and LL Cool J, exploded all over everyone.
Paisley's on tour now, and last night he arrived at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in suburban St. Louis. Photographer Jo ... More >>
Lists will inevitably be remembered as the highest point of pop-culture Internet journalism. Why? BECAUSE WE LOVE THEM.
Sometimes, however, the sure-fire can't-miss format of the list fails us from a journalistic standpoint. Here are ten of the worst music-related lists that I could find before goi ... More >>
Monday, Brad Paisley, a white man, joined hands with LL Cool J, a black man, and attempted to end racism with a song called "Accidental Racist" (below), wherein Paisley addressed the debilitating dread of being an affluent white male in America and LL panthered around in the background, high-fiving ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Whether Justin Bieber is being chased by a pack of fans while riding a Segway or pretending to get shot and killed on a popular television show, he can is increasingly dispatched in any setting.
Your moment of certainty came this weekend, when Bieber and 50 Cent accompanied Floyd Mayweather, Jr., ... More >>
Just as Thanksgiving was a reminder of Irish rock band the Cranberries, today's national holiday is a celebration of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and quirky Seattle alternative rock trio the Presidents Of The United States Of America. For your Presidents Day, enjoy this list of the six best PO ... More >>
Blake Griffin can jump very high and has very long arms. Last night, his Los Angeles Clippers played the Oklahoma City Thunber, and he put those two skills to work in turning six foot ten inch, 260 pound Kendrick Perkins' into a wisp of smoke. We are lucky to have someone like Griffin in our current ... More >>
Wouldn't it rule if Karl was there?You could spend tomorrow at work...or you could bunk off and go to a fabulous party in support of the St. Louis fashion scene. The event, taking place at a private home, is a trunk show and installation of Fendi's fall collection, as well as accessories and some ... More >>
Todd OwyoungSalt-n-PepaThis year marks the 25th anniversary of Salt-N-Papa's groundbreaking debut, Hot, Cool and Vicious - and the ladies seem to be finding their second wind. Building on the success of 2010's Fresh Fest tour, the assiduous femcees headlined another all-star roster featuring ... More >>