True story: Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and The Voice and Nicki Minaj of...well...Nicki Minaj, now are clothing designers! AT KMART! This week, Mr. "She Will Be Loved" joined Ms. "Starships" in becoming part of the Kmart family with clothing lines that continue the 'Mart's tradition of mediocrity. Press ... More >>
Everyone has been all abuzz the past few weeks about Nelly's partnership with Honey Nut Cheerios. (Eh, not really, we just wanted to use that super cool pun.) So we got to thinking -- what other rappers should land cereal deals? See also: Nelly Explains His New Honey Nut Cheerios Commercial
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 >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
UPDATED October 11 with photos of the event. You can now add Pharrell Williams into an exclusive group of hip-hop artists with their own booze brands, joining Ludacris, Jay-Z and Sean "Diddy" Combs. The award-winning producer/artist was on hand Wednesday night to promote his new brand, Qream, a 12. ... More >>
courtesy of Christina GradyChristina Grady, a south-county native, has gone on to a career dancing in Hollywood, snaring gigs with some of the heavyweights of Top 40. She's a woman of many interests: She was offered a scholarship to study medicine and is now starting to work on a singing car ... More >>
Diddy Dirty Money has cancelled its May 15th appearance at the Pageant, we have just been informed. Refunds area available at the point of purchase. So far, it seems like the other dates on the group's Coming Home Tour remain intact. St. Louis was supposed to be the last stop. We are very s ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
courtesy of Tef PoeTef Poe's War Machine is a nineteen-track tour de force. The Force member's musical versatility has always been his calling card, and so it's not surprise that Machine embraces diversity and defies pigeonholing. Genre-wise, it touches on warm R&B, ominous hip-hop, celebrato ... 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.) Ryan Adams and the Cardinals' III / IV*Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Cardinals III/IV The Consequence of Sound review of III / IV sang its praises: "This year ... More >>
The Food Safety Bill finally gets its Senate vote today. The San Francisco Chronicle rehashes the details of the legislation that was introduced nearly two years ago, and reports that a procedural vote last week indicates the bill's likely to pass.Brent Cunningham of the Washington Post opines on fo ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, January 21. The Bottleneck Blues Bar at the Ameristar Casino, 1260 South Main Street, St. Charles.
Kelli Best-Oliver is on a quest to become a full-fledged foodie. Beginning this week, she will chronicle her adventures for Gut Check. She writes about any damn thing she pleases at South City Confidential.I have no formal culinary training. It's been ten years since I worked in a restaurant, wai ... More >>
Heard rumblings about this last year, but my suspicions were confirmed yesterday: Local singer-songwriter Todd Sarvies -- better known as John Boy's Courage -- is one of fourteen contestants on P. Diddy's new MTV reality series, StarMaker. (Which, you might remember, held auditions at Blueberry Hill ... More >>
Just Like You
Year of the Dog
Columbia's True/False Festival is the coolest four-year-old in Missouri.
Press Play (Atlantic)
2005's Top WTF? moments
Week of November 2, 2005
Monday, October 31; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Boo the Clown helps Unreal overcome our fear of clownkind, and La Leche League puts it all out there during World Breastfeeding Awareness Week. Plus -- want to see a truly blushing bride? Take away her dress.
A critical fatwa of Live 8
A paean to the big bad bottle
Forget caroling. Here are a few hip-hop jammy-jams to warm your Yule log.
The Grind Date (Sanctuary)
Welcome Back (Bad Boy)
New York: A Mix Odyssey (Tommy Boy)
Beg for Mercy (Interscope)
All Got Our Runnins (Vice Internet Exclusive)
Murphy's Law (Universal)
Week of September 10, 2003
East Coast Lounge, 2825 North Broadway, 314-621-9777
King of the rink Leo White is ready for prime time, but is prime time ready for him?
Soulard Farmers Market
Rapper Nas steps back into the ring, fists flying
A racist Billy Bob gets funky in Monster's Ball
Cleaning out the inbox yields interesting results
Four new releases don't tell all of the Captain Beefheart story