Tag: Coolio

  • 1995 Pazz & Jop: Lost in the Soundscape

    Buffeted by two equally implacable forces, the advertising department and the hand of God, the 22nd or 23rd Pazz & Jop Critics’ Poll got off to a depressing start, and not just because the Blizzard of ’96 immobilized New York on our earliest due date since Clay Felker ruled this precinct of Alternia. One of […]

  • 1994 Pazz & Jop: Hegemony Sez Who? Does ‘Alternative Rock’ Rule or Rool?

    The shoo-in winner of the 21st or 22nd Pazz & Jop Critics’ Poll is hardly a shock, except perhaps to those who’ve declared the nifty little pop band Green Day a sign of the zeitgeist. Most wily young alternacrits had handicapped Hole’s Live Through This at No. 1 months ago, and without much to-do about […]

  • This Week in Food: Coolio’s Chili Cook Off and a Stinky Cheese Festival

    Stinky Cheese Festival, Marseille/Tour de France Restaurants, 630 Ninth Avenue/Additional Locations, Monday through Sunday Stinky-cheese aficionados can embrace their love of aroma all week long with special cheese menus at all Tour de France restaurants. Pont-l’Évêque, raclette, and quadrello di bufala are a few of the featured cheeses diners can experience in dishes such as […]

  • 1995

    Villagevoice.com, the Voice‘s website, makes its debut. Stern Publishing launches OC Weekly, a weekly serving Orange County, California. The Voice begins selling advertising nationally. PJ Harvey’s To Bring You My Love was named best album and Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” was named best single in the Pazz & Jop Music Critic’s poll. Felicity Huffman wins the […]

  • He’s Got Your Disease

    I heard the hype and thought I’d hate him. So I put on Eminem just so I’d have an informed negative opinion and looked forward to the $5 I’d pocket at the local used CD store. Twenty tracks later, I couldn’t wait to play him again. “God sent me to piss the world off,” says […]