The man behind SPIN's No. 1 rap album of 2011 headlined a Check Yo Ponytail show at Los Angeles' Echoplex on January 24 and brought Kid Sister and Main Attrakionz along for a hazy night. SPIN's camera captured all the verbal gymnastics (and Brown's backstage haircut).
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »