Yesterday, famously antagonistic Bronx-born rap artist Timothy "Tim Dog" Blair died of a diabetic seizure at the age of 46.
One of the most boisterously brash voices ever heard on a rap record, Tim Dog was the epitome of the hulking hip-hop bully archetype. Debuting in 1987 as the featured guest op ... More >>
This Friday, one of the '90s most prominent r & b groups, En Vogue, returns to B.B. King Blues Club for a night of some of this generation's most satisfying soul music. While it was originally scheduled to be a 20th anniversary reunion tour, disputes this year within the group have left En Vogue as ... More >>
Ordinarily there'd be some sort of joke in this caption, but at the moment we're a little intimidated.For weeks now, our weekly music-writer embarrassment session "Are You Smarter Than a Rock Critic?" has puttered along innocently, proving just how precious little this generation of Wikipedia ... More >>
"I don't want this façade of me diving into the indie scene - there's not a conscious effort to that at all."
Back in '08, when Solange Knowles released her sophomore album, the daffy, Motown-checking Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams, she sang "I'm no soul girl equipped with no afro." No ... More >>