Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar headlines at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Courtesy photo)
Kendrick Lamar headlines at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Courtesy photo)
Bruno Mars and Beyonce took home multiple BET Awards. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Four-hour BET Awards keep fans entertained

Mainstream media is a-flutter about Sunday’s four-hour BET Awards show, which gets…

Bruno Mars and Beyonce took home multiple BET Awards. (Courtesy photo)
George Clinton appears at Stern Grove this weekend with Parliament Funkadelic. (Courtesy photo)

George Clinton keeps funk flame alive

“Everybody wants a piece of the funk,” says George Clinton. The 75-year-old…

George Clinton appears at Stern Grove this weekend with Parliament Funkadelic. (Courtesy photo)
Kendrick Lamar, pictured onstage at the Forum in Los Angeles, is the artist with the most nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards.  (John Salangsang/Invision/AP)

Kendrick Lamar tops Grammy nominations with 11

Rapper Kendrick Lamar is the leading nominee for the 58th annual Grammy…

Kendrick Lamar, pictured onstage at the Forum in Los Angeles, is the artist with the most nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards.  (John Salangsang/Invision/AP)
Southern California-based Cold War Kids drew a big crowd on Saturday at Outside Lands. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Outside Lands Day 2: Billy Idol, Cold War Kids, Kendrick Lamar, G-Eazy, Black Keys, Big Freedia, missing Fantastic Negrito

Attending music festivals can often be illuminating in most unexpected ways. Take,…

Southern California-based Cold War Kids drew a big crowd on Saturday at Outside Lands. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Neo-soul great D'Angelo appears on Outside Lands' Sutro Stage at 7:45 p.m. Friday. (Courtesy Che Harvey)

2015 Outside Lands headliners

IF YOU GO Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Where: Golden Gate…

Neo-soul great D'Angelo appears on Outside Lands' Sutro Stage at 7:45 p.m. Friday. (Courtesy Che Harvey)
Matt Sayles/Invision/APKendrick Lamar performs at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday

Was Macklemore’s apology to Lamar too little?

Everyone felt sorry for Kendrick Lamar after the dazzling young rapper was…

Matt Sayles/Invision/APKendrick Lamar performs at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday