Where were you on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004? If you were a music fan, chances are you were picking up Usher's Confessions album, as it eventually went diamond and birthed "Yeah," a song that seems to get as much airplay today as it did 10 years ago. Or, if your radar picked up underground movements, ... More >>
Father-and-son reunion, and a semblance of emotion
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. This past weekend, Debbie and I finally reached our limit of how many shows we could attend and actually "see" over the course of three hours. Shit was like flippin ... More >>
An exhibit you can control
Plus: seasonal art picks!
Def Jam Rapstar is the latest attempt to merge the worlds of hip-hop and video games. In the past, this has involved shoehorning playable rapper characters into cliched genres -- a Wu-Tang Clan beat-'em-up! 50 Cent's first-person shooter! -- or rappers licensing a few throwaway songs to the l ... More >>
Spurred by this morning's rad New York Times piece on one of New York City's last great video arcades in Chinatown -- and in the Styles Section, no less! -- we present a nifty little roundup of the best places to play Video Games in New York City.
Nicki Minaj, in one of many "invincible Street Fighter 2 character" outfits. Photo by Santiago FelipeIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla keeps a running diary of Summer Jam 2010, where the best highlight Hot 97 could muster was a set from DJ Khaled. What happened, New York? Elsewhere, ... More >>
Drake debuts, Trey Songz gyrates, and DJ Khaled wins at the hip-hop event of the year
Dantes inferno rages on in Devil May Cry 4