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Ethan Brown

September 13, 1999 | Feature
Pop Music: Blonde Ambition

With the frank, bawdy Hard Core, Lil' Kim cast herself as the Mae West of hip-hop. Now, on her new album, she plans to go beyond the boudoir.

September 6, 1999 | Feature
Masters of the House

The production team Masters at Work have been injecting el ritmo Latino into dance music since Ricky Martin was in Menudo. Now that salsa rhythms have hit the radio, they're ready to glide from the clubs to the top of the charts.

September 6, 1999 | Pop Music Review
Sour Puff

Hard on the heels of his recent arrest, Puff Daddy releases his long-awaited album. Does it explain the life of rap's most celebrated producer? Nah.

August 9, 1999 | Pop Music Review
True Believer

Rock and roll may be out of fashion, but Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band prove that emotional and artistic daring outlasts pop.

July 12, 1999 | Feature
Night Shift

Is John Davis the city's next Peter Gatien?

July 12, 1999 | Feature
Heavenly Music

Where to hear New York's mightiest gospel choirs make a joyful noise. Can we get an "Amen"?

June 28, 1999 | Pop Music Review
Missy in Action

Hip-hop is still responding to the sonic gauntlet thrown down by Missy Elliott on her debut. On 'Da Real World,' she rises to her own challenge.

June 21, 1999 | Pop Music Review
House Afire

The media has gone gaga for European electronica, but the real story in dance music is happening right here in the New York clubs.

June 21, 1999 | Feature
Pay Dirt

Is "The Source" stiffing its stringers?

May 31, 1999 | Feature
Southbound Traffic

Was it spring break -- or a drug run?

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