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Sir Mix-A-Lot will perform in Greeley on Saturday
Sir Mix-A-Lot appears Saturday at the Moxi Theater in downtown Greeley. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 the day of the show.
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Ice Cube talks up LA
Ice Cube thinks everyone should be exposed to 'the flavour of LA'. The 44-year-old entertainer famously represented South Central Los Angeles in his ground-breaking rap group N.W.A., and his 1995 cult classic film Friday also depicts life on City of Angels streets.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
[News] MC Ren Recalls Reconnecting With Ice Cube Post N.W.A
After Ice Cube left N.W.A , he reconnected with former group member MC Ren nearly a decade later when two appeared together in 1998 on MC Ren's song "Comin' After You."
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Ice Cube Talks Straight Outta Compton Movie Saying the Nwa Biopic Is Scheduled to Film This July
During a recent interview for the Blu-ray release of Ride Along , Ice Cube gave Steve an update on the progress of the Straight Outta Compton movie.
Comedian Capone Will Play Suge Knight In Ice Cube's Upcoming N.W.A. Movie
Suge Knight in the 1990s was nothing to laugh about, however Ice Cube has decided to enlist one of the funniest comedians to assume the role of Knight.
Why Outkast's Hey Ya! has stood the test of time
"Musically and lyrically, OutKast are unusual, even given the medium's history of experimentation.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
[News] Rolling Stone Names Classic Rappers Not In Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
LL Cool J and N.W.A are among the Rap acts named in Rolling Stone's list of "20 Classic Artists Still Not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Long Beach Election
LONG BEACH >> Kittens, puppies and the San Diego skyline have made appearances in the mailboxes of voters this year as candidates and their supporters dig deep, and sometimes misstep, in... LONG BEACH >> They are the “grass roots” candidates if there are any, five residents going up against the establishment in very long-shot bids in ... (more)
[News] N.W.A "Straight Outta Compton" Director F. Gary Gray Looking For "Hood Factor" During Casting
Director F. Gary Gray says "Straight Outta Compton" will focus on the shift in culture that took place during N.W.A.'s rise to fame.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Morning Buzz: Thursday 4.3.14
Last week's quake cluster under La Habra appears to be from a fault separate from the Puente Hills thrust fault that threatens downtown Los Angeles.
Director F. Gary Gray Discusses N.W.A Biopic "Straight Outta Compton"
The upcoming N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton is still in its early stages, but the film's creators have begun searching for actors to play the roles of the members of the iconic West Coast group.
The great adventures of masterful storyteller and hip-hop founding father Slick Rick
Well, you could make probably make that argument for any year half a decade before or after 1988 - this is the height of hip-hop's golden age we're talking about.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Best Bleeping Guide To Swearing In Rap Music You'll Ever See
Some people have way too much time on their hands, and sometimes that works to our benefit.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
2001 Rap's Dirtiest Year According to Profanity Study
Rap has well-earned rep for having the most profane lyrics, but just how many curses are on the most popular hip-hop albums? BestTickets.com's new study, "The Best F*cking Article You'll Read Today: Profanity in Rap Lyrics Since 1985," has a bevy of answers.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The 8 Ball 03.29.14: Top 8 1980s Rap Albums
The 8 Ball 03.29.14: Top 8 1980s Rap Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.29.2014 From N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton and The Great Adventures of Slick Rick to Run-D.M.C.'s Raising Hell and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 1980s rap albums! Welcome, one and all, to the 8 Ball in the Music Zone! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and as ... (more)
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Things just ain't the same for gangsters. N.W.A.'s "Efil4zaggin" debuted at number one on the Billboard charts in 1991, and ever since, rap has maintained an impressive foothold in American popular music.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Remembering N.W.A.'s Infamous Concert 25 Years Ago in Anaheim
An anti-police brutality activist took the podium at Tuesday's tense Anaheim city council meeting and began rapping the intro to "Fuck Tha Police" by N.W.A. Little did he know that history was being channeled as the world's most dangerous rap group performed the very same song nearly 25 years ago to the day! The Celebrity Theatre, literally a ... (more)
As MF Doom once said, rap these days is like a pain up in the neck. Seriously, the ratio of intelligent lyricists to not-exactly-lyricists-at-all leans heavily toward the latter in this time of ours.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Who should be inducted in 2015?
In 2015, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Pavement, Lenny Kravitz, Queen Latifah and Ani DiFranco will be eligible .