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Mad Decent’s all-ages format alters EDM party vibe

Atlanta is slowly started to become a popular destination for electronic music events, at least since Identity and Counterpoint Music Fest hit the city in 2012. This past Summer, Mad Decent, a growing electronic music label, held one of its many block parties here in Atlanta.

Outraged by Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda video? Perhaps you should butt out

In the summer when America’s racial wounds are rupturing , and th…

Rihanna Rocks Denim Short Shorts 2 Ways At Charity Basketball Game

Now that’s how you dress if you might run into an ex! Although RiRi sat court side while Chris Brown played in a charity basketball game, she made sure her legs were the main attraction in her casual yet sexy look — and she also sported her favorite summer staple earlier in the day in a totally different way!

Hunter Hayes, Dwight Yoakam and Hillary Scott are also among performers at the Sept. 8 event.

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REPLY: WEATHERSBEE COLUMN

Keeping families together

I appreciate Tonyaa Weathersbee’s column in which she states that being poor exposes parents to levels of vulnerability that people of means will never experience.

Ashley Wallbridge at Marquee Dayclub The English producer/DJ who has released eight EPs and one full-length album returns to Las Vegas as part of his global tour. He’s pulling double duty at Cosmo’…

 NextGen Climate on Friday recrafted its attack on Gov. Rick Scott and began airing a second ad telling him to return the $200,000 in campaign cash he accepted from the Collier Family, which leased land that became the site for oil drilling near the Everglades. 

Head to Mahomet for Head East

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Head East will headline this weekend's Sangamon River Music Festival in Mahomet.

Chicago hardcore-types Rise Against have achieved what was once thought impossible for a political US punk band: mainstream success on their own terms.

Virginia-based reggae band SOJA continues a four-night Hawaii run Sunday with a return performance on Kauai, accompanied by Maui-born singer/songwriter Anuhea.

Presented by BAMP Project and Tom Moffat, the 21 and over concert begins at 6 p.m. at Kilohana Pavilion in Puhi. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Rihanna -- Banging Drake Again ... and She Really Wants You to Know It

Rihanna
Banging Drake Again ...

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 10:22PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman, Sir Mix-A-Lot and Soulja Boy have all come forward with their reactions to Young Money queen

Stax O’ Soul

Eddie Floyd was the big haired, big voiced vocalist of such soul nuggets as Knock On Wood, I’ve Got To Have Your Love and Big Bird

Why do I do it? Why do I insist on organizing everything to death? Not just my living space, but my thoughts and, as it turns out, charts and lists, particularly the ones the late Casey Kasem used to…

Rise Against in-depth on new album, The Black Market

Chicago hardcore-types Rise Against have achieved what was once thought impossible for a political US punk band: mainstream success on their own terms.

Virginia-based reggae band SOJA continues a four-night Hawaii run Sunday with a return performance on Kauai, accompanied by Maui-born singer/songwriter Anuhea.

Presented by BAMP Project and Tom Moffat, the 21 and over concert begins at 6 p.m. at Kilohana Pavilion in Puhi. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Judas Priest are one of the headliners named for day two of the 2015 Soundwave festival. Photo: Getty Images

If you're a Soundwave fan we've got good news and bad news.

Warp Records confirm new Aphex Twin album, share tracklist and artwork

Update: Warp Records have confirmed the release of Aphex Twin's new album,

APHEX TWIN Neues Album kommt im September

Es waren kryptische Zeichen, die vor wenigen Tagen andeuteten, das etwas Besonderes los sein muss im Hause

Fernandina Beach FL News Leader. The local news source for Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach FL

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Concerned school families are bracing for a tough decision in Bedford County.

School board members and other officials discussed work planned, completed or underway as part of the efficiency study completed by Prismatic Services Inc. last spring.

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell on Thursday laid bare his troubled marriage during a remarkable day of testimony that revealed he and his wife are living separately for the trial and he is staying in his parish priest’s rectory.

BIRDMAN, SIR MIX-A-LOT & SOULJA BOY REACT TO NICKI MINAJ'S "ANACONDA" CLIP [VIDEO]

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 10:22PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman, Sir Mix-A-Lot and Soulja Boy have all come forward with their reactions to Young Money queen

Following success of 2013's Stay Trippy, Juicy J quickly hits the studio for his next project, The Hustle Continues, and delivers a visual for its first single, "Low" featuring Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby and Young Thug.

From Here To Obscurity: Music Library Compilations: Bs

Beat The Retreat: Songs By Richard Thompson (1994). This is a pretty fun tribute album. Best track: Dinosaur Jr. - "I Misunderstood." I can't find a copy of that, though, so here's a close runner-up.

Flying Lotus is on his game right now. With anticipation for his October album, You're Dead!

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Rihanna -- Banging Drake Again ... and She Really Wants You to Know It

Rihanna
Banging Drake Again ...

It'll be a busy weekend in The D!

Olympia Entertainment is advising guests attending the Eminem and Rihanna concerts Friday and Saturday nights at Comerica Park to arrive early and be prepared for high traffic volumes.

Rihanna -- Banging Drake Again ... and She Really Wants You to Know It

Rihanna
Banging Drake Again ...

It'll be a busy weekend in The D!

Olympia Entertainment is advising guests attending the Eminem and Rihanna concerts Friday and Saturday nights at Comerica Park to arrive early and be prepared for high traffic volumes.

BIRDMAN, SIR MIX-A-LOT & SOULJA BOY REACT TO NICKI MINAJ'S "ANACONDA" CLIP [VIDEO]

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 10:22PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman, Sir Mix-A-Lot and Soulja Boy have all come forward with their reactions to Young Money queen

Following success of 2013's Stay Trippy, Juicy J quickly hits the studio for his next project, The Hustle Continues, and delivers a visual for its first single, "Low" featuring Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby and Young Thug.

JazzHQ: Euge Groove

Chart-Topping Multi-Instrumentalist EUGE GROOVE Keeps The Groove On New CD

GOT 2 BE GROOVIN’ Featuring Peter White, Paul Brown, Elliott Yamin, Trin-i-Tee 5:7’s Chanel Haynes & More

Los Manglers, “Can’t Wait” {

Coining ‘tropicalia brutalia’ and showing us a good time.

Spend some time following internet conversations about your liberal cause of the day (global warming, racial injustice, etc) and eventually someone will get to the nut of why the issue pisses many…