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You’re 15 minutes late to the scheduled interview, stalled by a traffic slog, a lack of direction and a persistent absence of time. Fortunately, the man you’re supposed to meet with, owner Don Salter of Mesa’s The Saltmine Studio Oasis, doesn’t notice the absence and forgets about your interview — you later discover all tall, lean men apparently look alike. So you wait for an extra half hour as he completes the vocal discussion in his office and sets up Studio A for an older couple who appear as if they stepped right off the farm with a young man clad in black.
Nicki Minaj, the rapper who has had much success on the pop charts with songs like "Starships" and "Super Bass," says the rerelease of her sophomore album will be nostalgic for her early fans.
ATLANTA — Rapper 2 Chainz took some major risks two years ago when he bolted from Ludacris' Disturbing tha Peace record label, changed his stage name and left a group to pursue a solo career.
Rap and hip-hop music has deeper, cultural roots than chart-topping artists such as Chris Brown and Lil’ Wayne may lead people to believe. The two genres have a long history of promoting social change and breaking down racial barriers, according to Dr. Matthew Whitaker of Arizona State University. He will discuss these subjects and more in his “History, Hip Hop and American Pop Culture” presentation on Friday, which is part of the Faces of Diversity Brown Bag lecture series sponsored by the city of Phoenix.
Here in the highly opinionated 21st century, we find ourselves in a divisive mood about so many things -- the economy, taxes, health care, the Super Bowl halftime show.
Katy Perry's "Firework" is a top contender at Sunday's "2011 MTV Video Music Awards," airing live from Los Angeles beginning at 9 p.m. EDT.
Wednesday’s Lil Wayne concert at Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion in Phoenix has been postponed. A representative at the venue’s box office said the rapper was taking a couple of days off after an injury over the weekend. The concert will be rescheduled. LiveNation.com will post the new date on its website as soon as it is available. For questions regarding tickets, call the pavilion box office at (602) 254-7200.
"No Strings Attached" begins with an intriguing premise: A guy and a girl agree to have sex wherever they want, whenever they want, without all those pesky emotions getting in the way. This is apparently what the kids these days, with their rock 'n' roll music and their video games, refer to as being "friends with benefits."
A Florida native born to Haitian parents, Jason Derulo built his reputation in the music business as a rap and soul songwriter, penning tunes for artists from Lil Wayne to Pitbull. He gained fame as a singer in 2009, when “Whatcha Say” climbed to the Billboard pop Top Ten chart. Derulo performs at the Arizona State Fair.
YUMA — An Arizona judge issued a bench warrant Tuesday for Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Wayne after he failed to appear for a hearing on drug and weapons charges because he is serving jail time in New York.
Rapper Lil Wayne listens to the judge's sentencing inside the courtroom, with his attorney Stacey Richman by his side at Manhattan criminal court, Monday, March 8, 2010, in New York. Lil Wayne was sentenced Monday to a year in jail for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in 2007.
NEW YORK — After saying goodbye on concert stages and online video streams, Lil Wayne had nothing to add as he was sentenced Monday to a year in jail for having a loaded gun on his tour bus. The Grammy Award-winning rapper delivered only a brief bow to fans and supporters as he was led out of a courtroom in handcuffs to start serving his sentence.
Lil Wayne's new album, "Rebirth," has been delayed until November, but it hasn't stopped the Grammy-winning rapper from touring this summer.
YUMA -- Rapper Lil Wayne appeared in court for a pretrial update on the investigation into drug possession and weapons charges he faces in Yuma County.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Kobe Bryant has the NBA title he needed most — the one without Shaq.
ORLANDO, Fla. — LeBron James had no shot. Dwight Howard scored 24 points — 14 on free throws — and Rafer Alston added 18 as the Orlando Magic, sick of seeing replays of James' dramatic Game 2 buzzer-beater, downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-89 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in an Eastern Conference finals getting nastier by the minute.
LOS ANGELES — Lil Wayne won three Grammys, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won a pair while Carrie Underwood, Coldplay and Radiohead snagged one apiece as the Recording Academy doled out the bulk of their 110 trophies during the pre-telecast ceremony.
LOS ANGELES — Robert Plant and Alison Krauss' unorthodox partnership yielded rich rewards on Grammy night, as the pair nabbed five Grammys for their haunting CD "Raising Sand," including record and album of the year honors.