The Woodies may not carry the cachet or star power of the Billboard awards or the Grammys (or even the MTV Music Video awards), as evidenced by the absence of most of the award winners. But for the thousands in attendance in Austin, it mattered little, and those watching at home likely won’t care at all.
In another installment of Radio.com’s year-end coverage, Nate Patrin examines how the most powerful rap releases of 2013 were focused on something smaller, and in the wake of “meh” big albums, this might be a future trend.
What was the last album you liked that talked about fracking AND gender politics? Dan Weiss sums up the year with his favorite albums, from Lady Gaga to a Malian blues album by Basseyou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba.
Lorde, Haim, and Nelly — three words, three albums and only one of them garners the Radio.com Album Of The Week award. Is Justin Timberlake still seeing clearly? Is Danny Brown still pushing boundaries? Find out in the rundown of this week’s new releases
With Yeezus season behind us, we can now focus on autumn’s real raison d’être: fuzzy cardigans and new albums.
Rock the Bells celebrates the past on their 10th anniversary but the results came up painfully short.
“I was doing my job, so I didn’t really know what was going on until it was too late,” the rapper protested in regards to the shocking incident.
A Redditor who claims to have been at the show described the incident in detail, saying that Brown had been getting close to “random girls” in the front of the crowd throughout his performance.