Hip-Hop/R&B

Nick Waterhouse at the Bluebird Theater, 7-21-14 (photos, review)

Nick Waterhouse @ the Bluebird 7/21/14

With his signature clean cut look and cozy stage arrangement, Nick Waterhouse transports fans back to an R&B recording studio in the 1950s. And that was the feeling at the Bluebird Theater on Monday, as Waterhouse made Denver an early tour stop in support of his 2014 LP, “Holly.”



Jurassic 5, Dilated Peoples at the Ogden Theatre, 7-21-14 (photos, review)

Jurassic 5

Los Angeles “backpack rappers” Jurassic 5 and Dilated Peoples enjoyed a convivial crowd Monday at the Ogden Theatre during the first of a two-night stand.



UMS 2014 guide: 15 local and national acts to hear at the indie showcase

UMS 2012 Friday

To help you navigate UMS 2014, we’ve provided suggestions of 15 local acts and 15 national acts to catch this week.



Best shows this week: Nine Inch Nails, Wye Oak and more

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails, Wye Oak and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



Watch Drake’s ESPY highlights

Watch Drake's ESPY highlights

Drake sang “Let It Go” from “Frozen,” made light of the Macklemore drama at the Grammys and more with a gig hosting the ESPYs on Wednesday.



The new Drake album has a name already

Drake w/ Waka Flocka Flame & J. Cole @ Comfort Dental Amphitheatre 5/13/12

Time to start unraveling the deep mysteries behind the title of Drake’s fourth album.



Lauryn Hill at the Ogden Theatre, 7-13-14 (photos, review)

Ms Lauryn Hill - Ogden 07/13/14

Extra innings doesn’t seem to fully fit as a metaphor describing Ms. Lauryn Hill’s sprawling set at the Ogden Theatre on Sunday.



Watch a clip of Kanye West’s unaired reality show

ACL 2011 Friday

TMZ has acquired a hilarious clip of the rapper’s unaired reality show about Brett Grolsch, called “Travel Agent to the Stars.”



Lauryn Hill at the Boulder Theater, 7-12-14 (photos)

Lauryn Hill, The Reminders @ The Boulder Theater

Taking the Boulder Theater stage after nearly an hour delay, Lauryn Hill made her return to Colorado for the first of two shows on Saturday.



Listen: The 10 best Lauryn Hill songs

Lauryn Hill

In advance of her two nights in Colorado, Reverb has put together the 10 best Lauryn Hill songs.