Rihanna Seemed Sober at the Concert for Valor, Sounded Awesome

HBO held its veteran-honoring Concert for Valor on the National Mall Tuesday evening, and rough early estimates were that it would draw 800,000 people to see spectacles such as the Zac Brown Band singing the national anthem and Jamie Foxx leading a crowd-wide chant of "USA! USA! USA!" » 11/12/14 12:00pm 11/12/14 12:00pm

Conservative Wants to 'Blacklist' Women and Musicians of Color

I know what you're thinking: Conservatives listen to music!!??!!? Well, nah, not really. By all outward appearances, it seems that they mostly listen to artless garbage and patriotic pablum that reinforces their collective boner for dog-whistle racism and century-old social mores. (JK, Nuge! "Free for All" is a… » 5/30/13 12:40pm 5/30/13 12:40pm

Jay-Z Has 99 Problems But Mitt Romney Ain't One

Mr. Beyonce and Hova of our hearts Jay-Z performed alongside Bruce Springsteen at a Obama rally in Columbus, Ohio last night. When it came time to perform his classic albeit campaign trail inappropriate hit "99 Problems," Jay-Z decided to rework the lyrics to be a little more apropos. He's got 99 problems, but Mitt… » 11/06/12 2:00pm 11/06/12 2:00pm

In an Unexpected Move, Lady Gaga Celebrates Her Birthday by Sweatin' to the Oldies

Yesterday was Lady Gaga's 26th birthday. She celebrated by perspiring a lot with her closest friends. No, she didn't host a marathon dance party inside a space ship rocketing to Mars, filled with aliens, exotic animals, and men with extremely sculpted torsos. Instead she and her friends got wild and crazy by riding on… » 3/29/12 8:00pm 3/29/12 8:00pm