When you're the Carters on vacay in Cuba ....
You've gotta expect to get slammed by South Florida's exilio Cubanos. Even if you dress like Maya Angelou and her bagboy on a humanitarian mission circa '64.
So it was probably no surprise to Jay-Z and Beyonce when Republican politicos Ileana Ros-Leht ... More >>
Remember when the Red Hot Chili Peppers would run around with socks precariously covering their penises? That signature on-stage antic resonated so much with the alternative rock audience -- and eventually wider popular culture -- because it was the closest the Peps had ever come to expressing th ... More >>
Teo Castellanos' final words fired out at the audience like a cheer through a bullhorn, and the lights came up. I found myself not only standing and clapping, but also awkwardly fighting back tears I couldn't explain. "Tears of overwhelm," I decided later, was the best way to describe them, as me ... More >>
DJ/producer Seth Troxler has to be one of the most archetypal characters in contemporary EDM. Born and bred in the Detroit techno scene, schooled by the scene veterans and absorbing all the sounds he could get his hands on at the record shop/DJ hub where he worked as a teen, then cutting his teet ... More >>
Nikki Giovanni was once known as the princess of black poetry, but nowadays she shares the queendom with the likes of Maya Angelou. Bold, forthright and sharp, Giovanni has paved the way for new generations of young black poets, she celebrated hip hop and recognized its power before many of her pe ... More >>