Better Than: Oprah
Tyler, the Creator lost his virginity at age 17 in his grandmother's bed. Yep. You know that now. But chances are, if you're like the type of Tyler obsessive that bought tickets to the Highline Ballroom's sold out interview between the controversial rapper/designer/video director ... More >>
Next month MTV2 will debut Hip-Hop Squares, a rap-centric takeoff on the "tic-tac-toe with trivia and celebrities" game show Hollywood Squares. (The non-genre-specific version of the show aired its last episode in 2004.) The show will be hosted by Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg, and MTV has announced a fe ... More >>
Thursday, August 18
Better than: no other concert I've ever been to, and I've been to a lot.
Maybe Kreayshawn is hip-hop's Andy Kaufman, a high-concept satirist pulling an elaborate cultural prank with her sister V-Nasty acting as the crowd-baiting Tony Clifton. Maybe ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanAt the roller rink birthday parties of my youth there were always the people I like to call "the show-offs." They would skate laps around everyone, do tricks and put the rest of us, clinging onto the railing, trying to stay upright, to shame.
I was prepared to meet some of ... More >>
Tonight, Voice contributor and hip-hop sommelier Ben Westhoff will read from Dirty South, his look at the populist rise of rap music from the southern states, at Williamsburg's Book Thug Nation. The book focuses on the bigger names to have emerged from the south, with chapters based around Bi ... More >>
It's been a big week...for child protective services? First there was Botox mom, and now this: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, new parents of twins Moroccan and Monroe (I know), have already had a little moment with CPS. Cannon told Piers Morgan of all people that he was approached in the hospital ... More >>
Mariah Carey gave birth today at 12:07 p.m. to twin babies, a boy and a girl. To top it off, today is also Carey and Nick Cannon's fourth wedding anniversary! And they listened to "We Belong Together" after the twins were born, according to Carey's rep. I'm verklempt. No word yet on what the twin ... More >>
CBSEx Citibanker Debrahlee Lorenzana has been all over the national and local news, starting with last week's issue of the Voice and, most recently, hitting the TV morning show circuit, including appearances on Today and Good Morning America this morning -- despite her current employer JPMorg ... More >>
Yeah it's Christmas, but it's also the dawn of the first of many, many maddeningly inconclusive conversations you're about to have about your New Year's plans. Let this guide help you. We're out of here for the day, and back on Monday. Enjoy the long weekend.
May your holidays look a lot like this. ... More >>
As you may recall, Eminem kicked off his press tour for Relapse by claiming that he had urinated on Mariah Carey, back when they were dating. She also makes a cameo or two on the actual album, in amongst the Kim Kardashian and Sarah Palin references. Her pint-sized husband, Nick Cannon, eventually ... More >>
President Obama came down on the credit card companies. They're still trying to hang the socialist and elitist raps on him, but they don't seem to be sticking.
Mayor Bloomberg got mad as hell about the MTA fare hike -- but didn't bother to tell his friends in Albany. His "Puppets for Educational ... More >>
In the week Rush Limbaugh called us "some magazine," we invited our friend Status Ain't Hood back for a day. Oh, and right: Congrats Tom!
Interviews: Wavves' Nathan Williams on drugs and the beach, Albert Maysles on HBO's new Grey Gardens, Ian Svenonius on Kanye West and his new band, C ... More >>
One of the less-publicized (until now!) features of the Tribeca Film Festival is its outdoor screening of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie tonight at 6:30 at the World Financial Center Plaza, which its publicists hope to make "a world record-breaking event for most people assembled ... More >>
There's more to Earth Day than anti-Communist ravings and deposits on water bottles. Nick Cannon, actor-DJ-Mr. Mariah Carey, and Spongebob Squarepants, fresh from his Earth Day appearance on the Daily Show, are here to tell you that the Empire State Building will power down for 60 seconds tonight ... More >>
The picture via our brethren at Runnin' Scared, who are pretty much the TMZ of photos like this one
Today is Earth Day, and in her honor, we are apparently powering down the Empire State Building for an elegiac 60 seconds, a spectacle that cannot hope to compete with this photo--taken this morning, ... More >>
The way we see it, you can never have enough Nick Cannon and Spongebob Squarepants at the Empire State Building.
Yeesh, that Craigslist Killer suspect is getting his laundry aired out: now they tell us he kept his victims' underwear, along with his gun (!), in a hollowed-out Gray's Anatomy. Also, ... More >>