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Rapper Andre Johnson, aka Christ Bearer

Rapper Who Cut Penis Off was Allegedly on Drugs

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 22
More gruesome details surface regarding the Wu-Tang-affiliated rapper who severed his penis before jumping off his building in an apparent suicide attempt.

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Music Features

Betty Who releases her EP "Slow Dancing" This Month

Dig These Discs :: Linda Rondstadt, Billy Porter, Betty Who, Thievery Corporation, Shonen Knife

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 21
Linda Ronstadt releases 14 of her best "Duets." Billy Porter sings Broadway. Japanese pop group Shonen Knife goes for 20. D.C.-based duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton drop their seventh album. And Aussie Betty Who has an EP.

Pet Shop Boys onstage

Pet Shop Boys on Tour

By Michael Flanagan | Apr 19
A Pet Shop Boys show is a joyous celebration in so many ways. You would be well advised to get tickets in advance to this concert.

Rebecca Pidgeon will play a show at Housing Works on April 18

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

Godfather of house music Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Knuckles, RIP

By Cornelius Washington | Apr 13
In the world of music, more change came in the past 50 years than in the preceding 150. The man who merged all the popular genres into a timeless art-form was Frankie Knuckles.

Shantung silk jacket, redesigned in 1993, and black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson during her historic performance on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1939.

Marian Anderson’s Concert Dress Goes on View in DC

By Brett Zongker | Apr 11
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

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CD Reviews

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

By Steven Bergman | Apr 24
Another pop star catalog is given the Broadway biography treatment, and despite heartfelt performances the results don’t yearn for necessity.

Somebody’s Party

By JC Alvarez | Apr 18
Singer/Songwriter Erik Hassle returns with his latest offering "Somebody’s Party", which is the Swedish vocalist’s latest EP, and it is what everyone will be talking about well into the summer.

A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder - Original Broadway Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Apr 18
The acting chameleon, Jefferson Mays, and Bryce Pinkham head a slapstick cast in this humorous musical of love and murder.

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Performance Reviews

The Australian Bee Gees

The Australian Bee Gees

By Matthew Martello | Mar 24
The Australian Bee Gees celebrate their 1,000th performance at Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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