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Juicy J: Trippy Nonstop

Memphis rap legend Jordan “Juicy J” Houston is still drunk from last night, nursing a ginger ale alone in the bar at Morton’s the Steakhouse…
Jeff Weiss / September 6, 2013

Wale, ‘The Gifted’ (Maybach Music Group/Atlantic)

Wale can’t live without his Tom Ford Black Orchid cologne. It’s been his perma-scent since Rick Ross shared aroma secrets during an ostensibly all-night bender…
Jeff Weiss / June 27, 2013

Rush to Judgment: The Agony and Ecstasy of 2013’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Hell hath no fury like a Rush fan scorned. For over a decade, the cult of the Toronto prog-rock power trio has been waiting for…
Jeff Weiss / April 19, 2013

Tyga, ‘Hotel California’ (Young Money/Cash Money/Republic)

If you go to Safeway, a supermarket chain based in California, you can buy an off-brand soda called “Dr. Skipper.” It’s probably the third-best Dr.
Jeff Weiss / April 12, 2013

Special Report: Lil Boosie’s Life Behind Bars

Before you get to Isaac Franklin’s former farmland, the two-lane road dead-ends. Coils of barbed wire slash the swollen Southern air. A brick placard reads:…
Jeff Weiss / January 28, 2013

T.I., ‘Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head,’ (Grand Hustle/Atlantic)

The dilemma is “street cred” or “Hollywood.” These aren’t my words. They were taken from the “America’s Sweetheart” episode of T.I. & Tiny: The Family…
Jeff Weiss / December 19, 2012

The Call of the Wild: Alaska’s Untamed Music Scene

"The Yukon is the place for us! That's where we want to live. Up there, we'll get to yell and cuss, and act real primitive"…
Jeff Weiss / November 8, 2012