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Ronnie Spector: girl group icon performs in the Bay Area

Ronnie Spector: girl group icon performs in the Bay Area

  • by Andre Torrez
  • Jul 2, 2014

It was only supposed to be a ten to fifteen-minute interview, but we went long; almost half an hour. That may not seem like a big difference, but with rock royalty on the phone, I knew that every minute with the girl-group icon counted.

Keepin' It Cazwell

Keepin' It Cazwell

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 15, 2013

With an almost innocent openness that counters a streetwise attitude, Cazwell has steamed up the music world with his amusingly sexy songs and videos.

Big Freedia is 'Queen of Bounce'

Big Freedia is 'Queen of Bounce'

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 12, 2013

The openly gay performer shares music and more in "Queen of Bounce," his new Fuse TV eight-part program.

Kent's state: Kent James drops 'Nick Name,' puts out 'Decade of Dirt'

Kent's state: Kent James drops 'Nick Name,' puts out 'Decade of Dirt'

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 30, 2007

The trademark tight white pants and Mohawk are gone. The artist formerly known as Nick Name, an out, proud and sometimes confrontational punk rock singer, returns to his folk, country and rock roots with his real name, Kent James.