Hip-Hop/R&B

UMS 2014 photos, review, video of day two: People Under the Stairs, Tanlines, StaG and more

UMS 2014 Day Two Seth M

Once nerves had settled from the early afternoon car crash, day two of UMS 2014 went smoothly with sets from People Under the Stairs, Tanlines, Roo & the Howl, StaG and more.



Jurassic 5 at the Ogden Theatre, 7-22-14 (photos, review)

Jurrasic 5 - Ogden | 07/22/14

The venerable Jurassic 5 shook the Ogden Theatre Tuesday night in the final show of a two-night stand celebrating the hip hop pioneers reunion after a lengthy break.



Watch Pharrell, Miley Cyrus in the “Come Get It Bae” video

Watch Pharrell, Miley Cyrus in the "Come Get It Bae" video

Pharrell’s obsession with females continues in his video for “Come Get it Bae” off “G I R L.” Like his video for “Marilyn Monroe,” the “Come Get it Bae” features the producer/singer dancing in a series of hats with a series of girls, but with one notable difference: Miley Cyrus.



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.