Released on September 24, 1991, A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory is the quintessential moment where hip-hop let its jazz muse fly. Others – most notably Gang Starr – had explored fusions between jazz and hip-hop, but Q-Tip, Phife Dawg and Ali Shaheed Muhammad evoked a cool bebop ethos that none had achieved before. They metaphorically drew comparisons between
Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., the accordionist and ambassador of zydeco music who performed under the stage name Buckwheat Zydeco, died Saturday following a battle with lung cancer. He was 68.
"It is with deep sadness that I have to announce that our great, beloved leader Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural, Jr. has passed away. He died at 1:32 AM Louisiana time,
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Bruce Springsteen visited The Late Show Friday for a long conversation that featured Stephen Colbert asking the E Street Band leader to name his five favorite Springsteen songs. "That's a tough one," Springsteen admitted.
After quickly canvassing his legendary catalog, Springsteen began
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