Hip-Hop/R&B

Watch: World AIDS Day Concert with U2, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West and more

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band @ Pepsi Center

Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen and Carrie Underwood took turns fronting a Bono-less U2 at the World AIDS Day Concert on Monday, which also included a performance by Kanye West.



Common, Jay Electronica at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Common, Jay Electronica Ogden Theatre

Common and Jay Electronica proved that “hip-hop is alive and well” at Denver’s Ogden Theatre on Saturday.



Best Colorado shows this week: Jenny Lewis, Johnny Marr and more

Beck @ Red Rocks 8/15/14

Jenny Lewis, Johnny Marr and more make our picks of best Colorado shows this week.



Pitbull and the culture of terrible music

Pitbull performs at Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre on June 11, 2013 in Englewood, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

He just hosted the AMAs and released an inevitably popular new album—Pitbull is back again. But why? And how do we stop him?



Your Old Droog EP review: He’s not Nas, but his debut is strong

Your Old Droog is sharp, dexterous, mischievous and funny. And based off the strength of his debut EP, he's worth keeping an eye on.

Your Old Droog is sharp, dexterous, mischievous and funny. And based off the strength of his debut EP, he’s worth keeping an eye on.



KL Tha General: Friends, Denver musicians remember the rapper, victim of deadly bar shooting

Friends are identifying the victim of a deadly bar shooting as Denver rapper Kevie Durham, known as KL Tha General. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook Page.

Kevie Durham, aka rapper KL Tha General, could sell a CD to anyone.



Watch: Run The Jewels’ Killer Mike gives passionate speech after Ferguson grand jury decision

Run the Jewels @ the Gothic Theatre

Ahead of the band’s show in St. Louis on Monday, Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike — who has been vocal since Brown’s death in August — delivered a passionate speech about the Ferguson decision.



4/20 Denver 2015: Method Man, Redman, Cypress Hill to play Cervantes

4/20 Celebration at Cervantes

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom has announced one of the first 4/20 Denver 2015 concerts with Method Man, Redman, Cypress Hill and more.



American Music Awards 2014: Watch Lorde, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift and more

Lorde performs at the 2014 American Music Awards. Photo by Kevin Winter Getty Images.

The 2014 American Music Awards managed to bring some impressive performances from Lorde, Sam Smith and more.



Denver rapper KL Tha General identified as victim of deadly bar shooting

Friends are identifying the victim of a deadly bar shooting as Denver rapper Kevie Durham, known as KL Tha General. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook Page.

Friends are identifying the victim of a deadly bar shooting as Denver rapper Kevie Durham, known as KL Tha General.