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Monday, March 24, 2014

March 21, 2014

The transition from credible rapper to comedic actor is so familiar as to almost be a bona fide career path, but while everyone from Ice Cube to Mos Def has gone from spitting
01.30.2014 | 77 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's episode of The Disclaimer, I highlighted 2 Chainz and Pusha T's Feb. 8 concert at the Rave as one of my winter concert picks in part on the grounds that it was the only major rap show of the year announced so far. Funny how quickly things can change: Hours after that episode was recorded, the Rave announced a trio of big rap shows:Juicy J with Travis Scott, Saturday, March 29. Ticke...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
 The knock against French alternative rockers is that they essentially write the same song over and over again. That criticism is more or less fair, but man, the songs “Lisztomania” and “1901” from 2009’s sterling
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
 Created as a way to fill airtime on Fox during the off season of “American Idol,” “So You Think You Can Dance” has been a reliable hit in its own right, albeit nowhere near the cultural sensation that “Idol” was in its prime. Like “Idol,” the show hits the road at the end of each season with a
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

Aug. 21, 2013

Pop music is such a competitive field that in order to separate from the rest of the pack an artist needs a good gimmick. Lady Gaga sufficiently plays the role of drag-queen provocateur; Katy Perry
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
 It may sound strange to suggest that a band that has been together for more than 30 years is still capable of releasing an album that captures the feeling of being
07.16.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM

With Tyler the Creator

By Shepherd Express Staff
Buoyed by the support of Kanye West, who signed the Cleveland rapper to his GOOD Music label, Kid Cudi emerged as one of 2009’s breakout artists with his Internet hit “Day ’n’ Nite.” Cudi’s debut album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day, wasn’t the precious sung/rap album some might have expected from that single, though. Instead it was an epic, hyper-conceptual, experimental mood piec...

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