History made: SXSW 2009, Austin, Texas
History made: SXSW 2009, Austin, Texas

David Dallas travelled to Austin Texas in 2009 to play SXSW

Concert review: Nas' Illmatic, Austin, Texas
Concert review: Nas' Illmatic, Austin, Texas

"Smarten up, Nas." With one line from Takeover , the savage takedown of the Queensbridge native who arguably still held…

SXSW: Bigger than Texas
SXSW: Bigger than Texas

My son asked for a space-themed birthday party this year. Sounds quite simple but there is much more to it than you'd think…

Jay-Z's full SXSW showcase hits web (+10 links)

Jay-Z's full SXSW concert, a new Battleship trailer and Zowie's new single all feature in this compilation of the best links…

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Nicki Minaj to host MTV EMAs
Nicki Minaj to host MTV EMAs

US rapper Nicki Minaj is to host MTV's Europe Music Awards.

No 'booty' for Lorde's lyrics

While Iggy Azalea is busy shaking her booty with J Lo, Lorde gets down to writing songs about female empowerment.

Gwen Stefani new album with Pharrell

No Doubt lead vocalist Gwen Stefani is working on a follow-up to her 2006 solo album The Sweet Escape with songwriter and…

Slash: Today's rock stars are lazy

Guitar hero Slash has slammed his younger contemporaries, insisting today's rock stars lack the work ethic of the legends…

Lorde's Hunger Games track
Lorde's Hunger Games track

Lorde has finally released her new song Yellow Flicker Beat.

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