Talk about larger than life. Chicano singing star Lupillo Rivera, who rose from the absolutely nowheresville Long Beach barrio to conquer the highly charged realm of traditional Mexican corridos , has survived both a devastating car accident and mysterious volleys of gunfire, yet he's never faltered.
Digital Underground's list of former members boasts enough names to field a football team, but the one constant player has always been Gregory Jacobs, a.k.a. Shock G. His deep baritone is behind the 1990 hit The Humpty Dance , and his influence as a producer goes even deeper.
Blake Shelton and wife Miranda Lambert delivered an emotional performance of their hit "Over You" on last night's episode of "The Voice." The couple live in Oklahoma and Shelton said he is planning a benefit to aid tornado victims.
The Avett Brothers' Bob Crawford performs at MerleFest 2013. MerleFest and The Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis will host the N.C. Bluegrass Pavilion at the 2013 IBMA World of Bluegrass, offering a variety of workshops, videos and music with a focus on North Carolina-based musicians and events.
Norway 's award-winning jazz group, Jaga Jazzist is out with an exciting new album: "Jaga Jazzist Live with Britten Sinfonia"; this is Jaga Jazzist's sixth album release to date and is the first to feature them performing with an orchestra.