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Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J Deal Is ‘Official’

Wiz Khalifa has always been a fan of Three 6 Mafia, and what’s not to love? With a rowdy rap catalog that includes the hits “Tear da Club Up,” “Sippin’ on Some Syrup” and “Stay Fly,” Three 6 has grown to become one of hip-hop’s most iconic groups. And the Pittsburgh hitmaker will be working […]

‘X Factor’ Judge Simon Cowell ‘Pretty Cool’ To Astro

When hip-hop whiz kid Astro refused to perform for his life after being placed in the bottom two during the November 17 episode of “X Factor,” Cowell tore into the 15-year-old MC. But Astro, who was eventually eliminated from the competition weeks later, isn’t holding any grudges. Actually, he thinks Simon — who later admitted […]

‘Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn': Year In Review

This week’s Twilight Tuesday is dedicated to the 10 best “Twilight” moments of 2011. Selecting the list proved to be a daunting task, considering an action-packed year full of “Breaking Dawn – Part 1″ news, interviews, photos, videos and more. Among the biggest highlights were saucy honeymoon photos, much ado about a sex scene, the […]

New Reno-area shows: Kelly Clarkson, Social Distortion, Styx, more

Tanya Tucker: The country singer, known for hits such as “Little Things,” “Soon” and “Strong Enough To Bend,” will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 26 in the Grand Ballroom at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Tickets cost $35 in advance; $39 day of show. Room and show packages are available. Details at 888-551-7007 or 775-824-4467. […]

Madonna To Play Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show

The worst-kept secret in sports and music has finally been confirmed: Madonna will play the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI on February 5. The gig has been rumored for months, but on Sunday night the NFL confirmed that Madonna will make her Super Bowl debut in an extravaganza that will be “imagined” by Cirque […]

‘Dark Knight Rises': Top 10 Photos of 2011

The entirety of this year has been spent in “The Dark Knight Rises” anticipation. Last year was all about “Inception” and its accompanying conspiracy theories. (COBB’S WEDDING RING IS HIS TOTEM!!! OMG!) But 2011 was nothing but pure excitement for Christopher Nolan’s return to Gotham City. Fans waited eagerly for any bit of information that […]

B.o.B, Lil Wayne Rhyme Beneath ‘Strange Clouds’ In Video

The video for B.o.B’s “Strange Clouds” dropped Monday morning (December 5); the Motion Family-directed clip features Bobby Ray and Lil Wayne rhyming in a field beneath a sky of — you guessed it — strange clouds. The song serves as the first single off B.o.B’s sophomore effort of the same name. But when MTV News […]

T.I. Calls Taylor Swift Duet ‘Phenomenal Opportunity’

Just a few days after completing an 11-month prison sentence in September, T.I. received a phone call directly from Taylor Swift, requesting that he join her on the Atlanta stop of her Speak Now Tour. “I was pleasantly surprised and confused,” T.I. said of receiving the phone call from Swift. “I was confused because I […]

Roscoe Dash Already Planning J.U.I.C.E. EP Follow-Up

Though he is classified in the rapper category, Dash is known to employ lots of melody into his songs. After breaking out in 2009 with his “All the Way Turnt Up” single, Dash has become one of the more popular hook men in rap. As a featured artist he has sung hooks for Big Sean […]

Jay-Z/Kanye Can’t Top Yuck: My Favorite 2011 Album

Year-end album lists are kind of like going to a high school reunion: You feel obligated to do it, you way overthink things and nobody wants to show up with an unfashionable look that nobody else is rocking. Some people reach for an obscurity to up their cred or go with the big, dumb, obvious […]