How a post-punk synth band became a poor man's U2.
2009 is shaping up to be busier than 2008 for Cyndi Lauper. Following her Grammy nomination for the acclaimed Bring Ya to the Brink (2008) album, the tireless
It’s about time that Elvis Costello’s wife, pianist and singer Diana Krall, appeared on Spectacle (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST on the
The audience interested in seeing a black drug-dealing, rogue cop trumps any audience interested in seeing an entertaining film with plenty of black characters about the birth of America's most revolutionary and transformative civil conflict of the century, challenging white supremacy. Yet, with Negroes like Nellie neatly assimilated into the hegemonic beat, white racism really does not have to exist for blacks to perceive and profess oppression.
Gavin Rossdale is accustomed to success. After all, he was catapulted to stardom in the mid-‘90s as the lead vocalist and guitarist of Bush,
We live in a world were the love ethic is under attack from all sides, not lest of which is its commercialization and commodification, or even distillation down to the romanticized romantic view, providing plenty of excuses for acting unloved, satiated with material possession.
How The-Dream took me from a modern R&B hater and made me into an R&B believer. Revisiting The-Dream's debut, Love Hate, in anticipation of the March release of Love vs. Money.
1. The latest book or movie that made you cry? I don’t like the latest books and movies, but I always cry when I see
Recently, new age music got a major dose of street cred courtesy of an unlikely source. Though it wasn’t televised or even publicized all
The cell phone company found the biggest, blackest group of loud bling-wearing, “wife-beater and jeans” thugs in American hip-hop to rock the crowd in order