By RYAN RITCHIE Jehovah's Witnesses are totally onto something with that whole "no celebrating" thing. I mean, Capitalismmas sucks, Thanksgiving is nothing more than an exercise in gluttony, and Easter is a joke because there's no Jesus and even if there was, he sure as hell didn't rise from the dea ... More >>
Editor's note: Ahead of the four-year anniversary of beloved '90s party Debaser, we invited party DJs Jamie Jams and Stab Master Arson to make a mix of some of the songs we can expect to hear at Saturday's party. What follows is their mix and commentary. By JAMIE GUZZI Hip-hop historians note that ... More >>
The World Series is about much more than baseball. It's a clash of two cities, two regional cultures, two rabid groups of fans, two color schemes, two outlooks on drug policy, and much more. (We ain't even gonna go into politics.)Starting right now, we're also making the World Series about music. To ... More >>
Chali 2naSo Chali 2na's coming to Yoshi's tonight. Dude may be the most likeable member of Jurassic 5, with his booming voice and salaam-to-that-ass demeanor, but he's also the one whose name mounts the most nihilistic assault on orthographic sensibility (distant second: Mark 7even). Not that th ... More >>
1. Alice Cooper - "Welcome To My Nightmare"You can't have Halloween without Alice Cooper. From his decapitation-happy live shows to his self-mocking sense of humor, he's rock's king demon. (Sorry, Marilyn--we know how hard you try.) But was Cooper ever better than when accompanied by the Muppets? ... More >>
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Face Time Teeing off with H-town rap royalty Scarface By Chris Gray Remember everyone thought Snoop Dogg wearing golf gear in 2004’s Starsky and Hutch and those Chrysler commercials with Lee Iacocca was so funny? Well, a couple of days before Thanksgiving, on-again, off-again Geto Boy and Houston ... More >>
Brian Coleman gets hip hop's golden years on the record
In Scarface, slinging yayo is the name of the game.
A fresh, vital hip hop scene is shaping up in the Bay Area, and MC Balance is leading the charge
For MC Immortal Technique, planting the seeds of revolution ain't nothin' but a g-thang
Andre Nickatina raps about being one of the Fillmore's hardest MCs, so what's he doing driving a Toyota?
From the book Lipstick Traces to his new The Dustbin of History, Eat Bay critic Greil Marcus has revealed the secret history of pop culture