Dawn Richard, with Bridget Kelly and Ro James SOB's January 17, 2013 Better than: The late night Riff Raff show at the same venue. Sometimes it's refreshing to leave your apartment, your cubicle, your laptop, wherever, and go listen to a singer you love sing some songs you love in a roomful of peo ... More >>
Finally, celebrate Goldenheart’s release
Dawn Richard goes solo at S.O.B.’s.
When Last Train To Paris, the sole album by the hip-hop/R&B trio Diddy-Dirty Money, landed in stores 16 months ago, it would've been fair to assume it was the end of something, not the beginning. The mogul formerly known as the artist formerly known as Puff Daddy had been more of a professional cele ... More >>
To supplement this year's Pazz & Jop launch, Sound of the City asked a few critics to expand on the reasonings behind their voting. Here, the British critic Alex Macpherson finds protest music and love songs that were worth holding on to past the end of the calendar year. Every year, I cavil about ... More >>
Diddy-Dirty Money, Tyga, Lloyd Hammerstein Ballroom Friday, April 22 Better Than: That time Diddy's son took Nicki Minaj to his 16th birthday party. "Diddy's not so much my thing," said a friend as we waited amid hundreds of fans and at least ten gigantic spinning cardboard cutouts of Ciroc bott ... More >>
On Diddy–Dirty Money's harsh, jarring, surprisingly emotive Last Train to Paris
Power 105 Power Live, Featuring Rick Ross and Diddy Governors Island Sunday, August 22 The weather on Sunday in advance of Power 105's Power Live concert at Governors Island was fitting, considering its star attraction. There was a thick, slowing dampness in New York City yesterday--not so m ... More >>