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The Hartford CourantSuzanne Hopgood was walking through the Connecticut Convention Center with Michael Freimuth, explaining to me why Freimuth was picked from 350 applicants to run the new Capital Region Development Authority. The authority's board, headed by Hopgood,...
Pop & HissTraveling hip-hop festival Rock the Bells announced this year's three-city tour stops will be held on two consecutive days in each of its three host cities. The lineup features the return of Missy Elliott and a host of young buzzy MCs, including ASAP...
Pop & Hiss“Brooklyn rappers don’t go 'whoop whoop,' they rob.” If there was any doubt about the stickup bona fides of the borough that produced the Notorious B.I.G., the Boot Camp Clique and M.O.P., Mr. MFN eXquire educated the Echo crowd shortly....
Pop & HissAsk Freddie Gibbs what’s on his iPod, and he’ll inevitably tell you the same thing: early Scarface, Geto Boys and Ice Cube. Occasionally, he’ll mix in some old-school R&B or some 2Pac. But 2Pac’s favorite record was the Geto Boys'......
Pop & HissFresh off a triumphant performance of "Doggystyle" at this year's Rock the Bells, Snoop Dogg has announced that he has begun work on its sequel, "Doggystyle 2: The Doggumentary." The only catch is that it will be produced by Swizz......
Pop & HissA consensus seems to be growing that Los Angeles is in the midst of a renaissance for independent music. In a recent Sunday feature, we set out to discover just how it is that while the major labels continue to......
Pop & HissThree years ago, the Wu-Tang Clan revolted. Disenchanted by the RZA’s operatic direction, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Method Man opted for a Puritan approach, returning to the essence on 2007’s “8 Diagrams”: kung fu clips,...
Lauryn Hill, Nas, Cypress Hill, Black Star, Mobb Deep to perform classic albums at Rock the Bells 2011Pop & HissTraveling hip-hop festival Rock the Bells is taking a page out of the genre’s history books by focusing on a set of game-changing albums for this year's showcase. Though still relatively downsized from lineups of the past, a who’s who......
Pop & HissBecause not everyone can afford to see Roger Waters. Thursday Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Os Mutantes @ the Music Box. The off-kilter pop of Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti can, admittedly, be an acquired taste. While there's a gentleness through much......
Turn It UpIt’s winter in Chicago, but so what? Music doesn’t own a condo in Florida, so expect plenty of worthwhile reasons to get out of the house or apartment in the first few months of 2011 to see a concert. Here’s......
Turn It UpWeezer: Fans have been clamoring for Rivers Cuomo to revisit the sound and ultra-sincere intent of his band’s first two albums, so now he’s taking them literally. The first night of this mini-residency will be devoted to the band’s 1994......
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