Hardcore rap pioneer Rakim and his well chosen opening group, Jurassic 5, prove that in an age of MTV and flashy concert production, hip-hop fans still respect and respond to old school basics…
Perhaps the most energetic showman in hip-hop, Busta Rhymes hit the stage like a tornado and exited just as quickly, leaving a sold-out house of sweaty bodies in his wake. Fans seem satisfied by the…
Flashy pyrotechnics, elaborate choreography and props bolster four hours of solid performances by five R&B/hip-hop heavyweights at the Budweiser Superfest, nearing the end of its 30-city tour.
Riding a wave of controversy and publicity, punk-rap duo ICP prove themselves to be one-trick pranksters.
With his new "Unplugged" EP just three weeks old and his platinum debut, "Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite" (Columbia), still hanging tough on the pop charts 64 weeks after its release, it's no surprise…
Halfway through its second summertime go-round, the Smokin' Grooves tour displays a four-hour breezily paced menu that makes for nice --- if imperfect --- aural grazing of hip-hop-friendly acts new…
Wu-Tang Clan, the rap supergroup, are hardly an old-school collective, yet their 60-minute live set tapped into the jam-in-the-park vibe of rap's origins. Their gritty and aggressive lyrics often are…
Prodigy (Mayan Theatre; 1,500 capacity; $ 20) Produced by Bill Silva Presents. Band: Keith Flint, Liam Howlett, Leeroy Thornhill, Maxim Reality, Gizz Butt. Reviewed May 28, 1997. Using live frontmen…
The Chemical Brothers (Shrine Auditorium; 4,500 capacity; $ 18) Produced by Philip Blaine/Goldenvoice. Band: Tom Rowlands, Ed Simons. Reviewed May 10, 1997. On their first major U.S. tour, the…
Erykah Badu (House of Blues; 1,000 capacity; $ 22.50) Presented inhouse. Band: Badu, Joyce Strong, Karen Cox, Chonita Gilbert, Charles Bell, Hubert Eves, Norman Hurt. Opened and reviewed April 21…
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