One of the most intriguing questions of the NFL off-season is whether there will be further investigation into the allegations that Ray Lewis sucked Bambi's antlers. In American sports you can do just about anything--be involved in a double murder, father six illegitimate children--just so long as y ... More >>
If you don't like M.O.P., you probably don't really like rap musicor so the cliché goes. But there's something in the sentiment: For nearly two decades now, Billy Danze and Lil Fame have been putting out passionate, uncompromising rap music that's rooted in a resolutely east cost aesthetic. ... More >>
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!If the band Spoon can be trusted, then Billboard is about to announce (and here we are!) that the Arcade Fire and their label, Merge, have the #1 record in the country. (They've already done it in the UK.) The Suburbs sold 156,000 copies its first week out, ... More >>
Jonah SchwartzSir Lucious Leftfoot and Teflon Don have (justifiably) monopolized the conversation in recent weeks, but there's at least one other new hip-hop album worth clearing earspace for: Pilot Talk, a soothingly mellow alternative from the Damon Dash-backed Tribeca transplant Curren$ ... More >>
The National Football League has a large millionaire population which predictably contributes overwhelmingly to Republicans over Democrats. Yet this week we learned from rightbloggers that the NFL is in fact a wing of the liberal conspiracy.
Early this month Rush Limbaugh and Dave Checketts coll ... More >>