Groupie lit is getting around. Two recent publications bookend the extremes of this growing canon of female-authored works -- in other words, one's worth settling down with, while the other should be quit before it's hit.
* Groupies, Piss, and Penises: Five Shocking Music Memoirs
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Earlier this week, Rolling Stone our colleagues at L.A. Weekly reported that an ex-LAPD detective has implicated Sean Combs in Tupac's murder. Greg Kading apparently asserts in a new book that Suge Knight and Puffy ordered the murders of Biggie Smalls and Tupac, respectively, and that h ... More >>
Happier times for the whole countryChristopher Wallace, better known to posterity as the Notorious B.I.G., died fourteen years ago today in Los Angeles. (Obligatory S.F. cameo: a few days before, he did a radio interview here on WiLD 107 where he said he'd hired a security detail because he feare ... More >>
Richie Rich's credentials as a Bay Area rap pioneer are surpassed by perhaps only Too $hort. When Rich hit the scene back in the late-'80s as a member of the Oakland-based quintet 415, they scored big with the regional classic "41Fivin." Since then, he's journeyed a career arc that's taken in a s ... More >>
Sucka Free: Rick LeeIf you like hardcore Bay Area/West Coast rappers like Keak Da Sneak and The Jacka, or get titillated by industry gossip about Suge Knight allegedly getting a beatdown by a member of Akon's entourage, there's a new magazine just for you: Go Der (urban slang for "go there"). The m ... More >>