Hip-Hop/R&B

Big Freedia at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Big Freedia at The Bluebird Theater on 10/14/14.

Big Freedia brought enough shaking and twerking to the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday to fulfill Denver’s yearly booty quota.



Snoop Dogg backs Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon

Snoops Wellness Retreat

Could Snoop Dogg be the new Koch Brothers? The rapper is blowing up his Instagram with encouragement for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon.



Nas at the Paramount Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Nas at Paramount Theater 10.12.14

Thanks to context from the documentary “Time is Illmatic,” Nas’ performance at the Paramount Theatre in Denver brought new life to his legendary 1994 album.



Best Colorado shows this week: St. Lucia, Nas and more

Feed the Rocks @ Red Rocks

St. Lucia, Nas and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



Childish Gambino is hiding secret tracks on his website

Childish Gambino @ Fillmore Auditorium

Savvy Redditors have found a secret track hidden in Childish Gambino’s website.



Album review: Flying Lotus, “You’re Dead!”

With his fifth LP, "You're Dead!," Flying Lotus addresses the specter of death with equal parts grim meditation and "no hard feelings" humor.

With his fifth LP, “You’re Dead!,” Flying Lotus addresses the specter of death with equal parts grim meditation and “no hard feelings” humor.



Watch: Pharrell, Daft Punk “Gust of Wind” video

Watch: Pharrell, Daft Punk "Gust of Wind" video

Pharrell Williams is joined by aerialists, Daft Punk helmets and his own trademark hat in the new video for “Gust of Wind.”



Austin City Limits 2014 photos: OutKast, Eminem, the Replacements and more

Austin City Limits 2014

The first weekend of Austin City Limits 2014 brought sets from Eminem, Pearl Jam, OutKast, Skrillex, Beck and more to Texas.



Watch: Disclosure, Mary J. Blige perform “F For You” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Watch: Disclosure, Mary J. Blige perform "F For You" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live"

Disclosure and Mary J. Blige played the U.K. producers’ new version of “F For You” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”



Former Public Enemy member Professor Griff to moderate Colo. governor’s debate

Public Enemy @ The Ogden 12/8/12

Controversial figure and music legend Professor Griff will moderate a debate of lesser-known gubernatorial candidates Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Infinity Park International Ballroom in Glendale.