Why USC and not a black college, Dr. Dre?
I was in Detroit preparing to give a speech last week when the news came across my Twitter feed: "Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine donate $70 million to to create new degree." As one of the first university presidents from the hip-hop generation, I had to stop and read the story immediately.
Tue May 21, 2013
Balthazar Getty On the 10 Music Acts That Have Influenced Him Most
Balthazar Getty has been acting since he was 13 but, perhaps more remarkably, he was making music since even before that.
Sun May 19, 2013
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Says Eazy E Doesn't Get The Credit He Deserves Because Of AIDS
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Says Eazy E Doesn't Get The Credit He Deserves Because Of AIDS Posted by Joseph Lee on 05.17.2013 It's hurting his legacy... TMZ reports that members of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are claiming that Eazy-E doesn't get the credit he deserves because he died of AIDS.
Thu May 16, 2013
The West Coast Rap All Stars' 'We're All In The Same Gang' Is 23 Years Old Today
This song, produced by one Dr. Dre , featured the rhymes of King Tee , Body & Soul , Def Jef , Michel'le , Tone-Loc , Above the Law , Ice-T , NWA 's Dre, MC Ren and Eazy-E , J.J. Fad , Young MC , Digital Underground , Oaktown's 3.5.7 and MC Hammer .
For those of us who came of age during the early years of hip-hop, AVA at Casino del Sol has quite a show hitting the stage this week, as four of the biggest and bestest rap acts of the era have combined to tour as Kings of the Mic .
Wed May 15, 2013
WMGI-FM Terre Haute
Music's Dr. Dre, Iovine give $70 million to USC ac...
Rapper Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine have donated $70 million to establish an entrepreneurial undergraduate program at the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles school said on Wednesday.
Eazy-E Hologram -- A-OK with N.W.A
DJ Yella -- one of the founding members of N.W.A -- will not be reaching back like a pimp and smacking the person who greenlit the Eazy-E hologram ... 'cause he thinks it's pretty damn cool.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Theater review: 'How We Got On' premieres at Sacramento's B Street
Courtesy of B Street Theatre Brian Quijada, left, Terrell Donnell Sledge and PaSean Wilson star in "How We Got On." Idris Goodwin's savvy new play "How We Got On," premiering on the West Coast at the B Street Theatre, is full of affecting surprises.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
A Walking Playlist
It's early in the morning, and you're off to start the daily grind. Playlist selection is crucial to alter your mood -- from groggy to human in a pre-caffeinated state -- and ultimately to shape your day.