April 16, 2014 10:27
Last Friday night when Outkast convened the most coveted musical reunion that will happen in 2014, Bun B was doing the exact same thing as anyone else who cared and didn’t have a Coachella ticket: He was watching it happen on his computer....
April 2, 2014 10:31
Good luck making it through the summer without hearing Young Thug’s “Danny Glover,” or any of the derivative iterations that will be released, at least a dozen times. Like Rich Homie Quan’s “Type of Way” last year, it’s insanely hook-y chorus is going to find its way into every trap DJ mix in the hottest part of 2014....
March 26, 2014 09:00
You need to get back in the arms of Girlfriend The contest for most memorable rock riff of the ‘90s was already over when Nirvana dropped Nevermind in September of 1991, but only took a sing...
March 5, 2014 10:19
Last week, Unknown Hinson took home an award that almost seems tailored for him: the first ever (and probably last) Ameripolitan Award for Best Outlaw (Male). This time last year, however, a set of unfortunate circumstances caused the “Kang, baby” to put away his crown and all his chart-toppin’ hits along with it....
Feb. 26, 2014 09:45
It’s entirely possible to know the music of earnest southern soul crooner Clarence Reid while at the same time be completely unaware of the porn-rap originator Blowfly, but like Spike Lee to Mars Blackmon, they are one in the same....
Feb. 19, 2014 09:07
Take a trip to Wayne’s world A performance by saxophonist Wayne Shorter is a once-in-a-lifetime geographic anomaly in a lot of places, yet after this Friday night, jazz’s greatest livi...
Feb. 12, 2014 09:30
It’s been about 14 years since Muscadine, a quasi-legendary, borderline apocryphal collaboration between the time zone-hopping Jonathan Wilson and the reclusive Benji Hughes, went its separate ways....
Feb. 5, 2014 09:52
The Stylistics. Gene Chandler. CarlCarolton. The Chi-Lites. Not a single one of these Philly and Chicago soul acts are ever mentioned in Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove, the rather comprehensive memoir of Roots drummer and certifi ed soul authority Ahmir Thompson, and he’s Philly born and raised....

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