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Prodigy Fails to Remix Jay-Z’s 99 Problems

Speaking of Prodigy, as someone born somewhere in the 80′s I craved, received and love Prodigy. As a proper hipster now, I would of course deny liking a band that made it to all the huge stadiums, but I’ll be honest and admit that their sound was what got me out of the Nirvana funk.

Let’s listen to their new mix of 99 Problems. I think it’s not

20 Nov 2010 | More

Bonnaroo 2010: Saturday, Strictly Main Stage with Dead Weather and Jay-Z

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Saturday at Bonnaroo was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. There is no hyperbole in that statement. None. I was riveted by the performers I saw on Saturday. My expectations were extremely high going into the day and I wasn’t disappointed in the least. If anything, my expectations were exceeded.

14 Jun 2010 | More

Bonnaroo 2010: Friday, Nas and Marley to The Black Keys

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I was awakened Friday morning, not to the piercing sun nor the unforgiving Tennessee heat, but to flies the size of a baby’s fist. Ah yes, the life of a Bonnaroo’er. After a quick “shower” in my RV and a morning refreshment (lite beer, it’s essentially the same as water), I headed to the press tent for media orientation.

13 Jun 2010 | More

Bonnaroo 2010: The Happy Trail

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It’s a little known fact that President Dwight Eisenhower hired a “coach” to assist him in handling the fledgling technology known as television. Let’s face it, Ike was more comfortable developing military strategies behind the scenes than being the center of attention to millions of new TV viewers.

10 Jun 2010 | More

Bonnaroo 2010: The ‘Journey’ Begins

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Flashback to 1999: Arkansas’ favorite son was still in the White House, many of us were enjoying the tail end of one of the greatest economic booms in American history, boy bands were infesting the airwaves, and I was in the middle of one of NYC’s infamous Sunday night hip-hop parties at the Tunnel Nightclub.

7 Jun 2010 | More

Jay-Z, Muse and Gorillaz to Headline Coachella

Muse, Gorillaz and All Points West hero Jay-Z have been confirmed to headline the 2010 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, set to take place April 16-18 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA, where the can’t-miss festival debuted in 1999.

19 Jan 2010 | More

Jay-Z to Make U.S. Music Festival Debut at All Points West

He’s the greatest in the game in this writer’s humble opinion, and now the crowds at All Points West’s kick-off on Friday, July 31st at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ, can also prepare to give respect. Jay-Z (or rather, J. Hova) is now confirmed to make his U.S. music festival debut as he takes over the night’s headlining spot vacated by the Beastie Boys…

23 Jul 2009 | More