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Ten music fests to get you through the rest of the summer in the city

Oh, you thought you were done?

You figured that because the Stampede and Calgary Folk Music Festival have come and gone that the sounds of summer were all dried up? 1,413 more words


Obama warms up White House for rapper Wale

WASHINGTON (AP) — He can croon the blues. He can belt out gospel. But Barack Obama draws the line at rap.

“My rapping skills are terrible,” Obama told a crowd of teens visiting the White House on Thursday. 217 more words


Letter: Rapper propagates hate and violence

The human race will never evolve if we keep allowing people like Action Bronson to propagate hate and violence, even if it is meant to be “artistic,” through freedom of expression or under the umbrella of free speech. 111 more words


Free Weezy Album - Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne released another project this year titled Free Weezy Album (FWA) amidst his feud with Birdman and Cash Money Records. This album is really, really, REALLY, disappointing. 448 more words

Music Review

Summer '06

Vince Staples released his sophomore album Summer ’06 a few weeks ago. This album is great; a lot of people are not giving him the attention he should be getting. 343 more words

Music Review

After filing for bankruptcy, 50 Cent is still stuck with his 52-bedroom Connecticut mansion

Mondays are rough — especially if you’re 50 Cent.

Originally reported by The Wall Street Journal, the rapper filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, estimating between $10 million and $50 million in assets and debts. 456 more words


Chilly Gonzales checks in on chamber music

Chilly Gonzales is a self-described musical missionary whose current passion is chamber music.

That has prompted a collaboration with Hamburg, Germany’s Kaiser Quartett and resulted in an album called Chambers. 897 more words

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