A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock ā€˜Nā€™ Roll ā€“ 10 Music Acts Who Changed Genres

Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Maybe it’s an exaggeration to call Taylor Swift’s career a Kafka-esque Metamorphosis, but her evolution from country ingénue to bubblegum pop princess has been dramatic. (Some of the changes have been a might ugly— in aping Lily Allen’s misguided tongue-in-cheek twerking display, Swift demonstrates that two wrongs don’t make a right.) Other artists have struggled with genre hopping (lest we forget Brad Paisley’s head-slapping duet with LL Cool J, “Accidental Racist”). But here are 10 musicians... READ MORE

Concert review - Alanis Morissette

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 7:25 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Concerts Photo by Williams & Hirakawa The dream of the '90s was alive in Downtown Los Angeles on November 2. On that fateful night, one of the venues dubbed Nokia was housing R&B's salacious sensation R. Kelly; the other, more intimate Club Nokia was nesting "angry girl" Alanis Morissette. But that angry girl, scorned by another '90s icon (Dave Coulier of "Full House"), has grown into a joyous woman. Her recently released album, Havoc and Bright Lights (Collective... READ MORE