Posts Tagged ‘LL Cool J’

Here’s the Foo Fighters’ July 4 RFK Stadium Show Line-up

Full of classic American-music superstars, it's far better than average arena fare.

Washington National Opera’s Show Boat, Reviewed

The Washington National Opera’s new production of Show Boat, the 1927 musical, opened only a few weeks after the release of “Accidental Racist,” the misbegotten country-rap duet in which Brad Paisley and LL Cool J team up to set back American racial politics by 90 years. As we now know, eradicating racism comes down to [...]

When Will the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Run Out Of Mainstream Acts to Induct?

This is the question Mike Conklin asks at L Magazine:
Right around the mid-80s, or 25 years ago, or the exact amount of time that needs to have passed since a band's debut in order for them to be eligible for induction, when hair-metal came along and ruined everything, it simply became cooler for rock bands [...]

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