Hip-Hop/R&B

Steal This Track from Courier GT

Steal This Track from Courier GT

This animated music video debut for “E.O.Y.” from Colorado hip-hop artist Courier GT is inspired by graphic novels and “Armageddon.” And the song — steal it now — is not inspired by Aerosmith, but maybe by Mos Def.



Watch: Jurassic 5 stomps through Colorado in “The Way We Do It” video

Winter On The Rocks 2014

The video accompanying “The Way We Do It” — Jurassic 5′s first song in eight years — is a love letter to Colorado.



Do Pharrell’s biggest hits start the same?

Grammys 2014

There’s no doubt that Pharrell is one of the best beat-makers in the business, but does he have a habit of starting songs the same?



Watch Justin Bieber rap Tupac’s “Dear Mama” at Cannes

Justin Bieber @ Pepsi Center

Here you will find a video of Justin Bieber rapping Tupac’s “Dear Mama” … shirtless …



Listen to the new Nicki Minaj song, “Pills N Potions”

Nicki Minaj @ Wells Fargo

Nicki Minaj has released the first single from her upcoming studio album, “The Pink Print.”



Album review: The Roots, “…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin”

Album review: The Roots, "...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin"

The Roots’ “…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin” doesn’t have the impact of “Undun,” and suffers from its generalizing lofty concept.



Michael Jackson, Tupac and other holograms: who did it best?

The Michael Jackson hologram performs at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

After the impressive Michael Jackson hologram performance at the Billboard Awards we look back at similar uses of the technology on Tupac, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Janelle Monae and others to see who did it best.



Macklemore offends fans with Jewish costume at secret show

Macklemore-Jewish

The Internet has taken Macklemore to task for dressing up as what some are calling an offensive caricature of a Jewish man.



Watch: Iggy Azalea on Jimmy Kimmel, performing “Fancy” and “Work”

Watch: Iggy Azalea on Jimmy Kimmel, performing "Fancy" and "Work"

Iggy Azalea stopped by Jimmy Kimmel to perform “Fancy” with Charlie XCX and “Work.” She also deciphered lyrics of “Fancy” for old people.



DJ Check One (Dameion Hines) celebrates J Dilla with “Welcome to Dillaville”

On Saturday at Cervantes, Dameion Hines is part of a show called “Welcome to Dillaville,” which includes former Pharcyde members SlimKid3 and Fatlip, Slum Village and Casual of Hieroglyphics, among others, in a tribute and celebration of J Dilla’s music.

On Saturday at 1Up Colfax, Dameion Hines is part of a show called “Welcome to Dillaville,” which includes former Pharcyde members SlimKid3 and Fatlip, Slum Village and Casual of Hieroglyphics, among others, in a tribute and celebration of J Dilla’s music.