It was two hours before Friday's concert, and already fans of Jason Aldean were tailgating in the gravel parking lot. Not surprising since Aldean's "My Kinda Party" tour has sold out in venues across the country, often in under a couple of hours.
When Conan O'Brien randomly started following Sarah Killen's Twitter page (@LovelyButton) she got nearly 19,000 followers, a new iMac, a free wedding gown, gratis wedding rings, $2,600 in donations for her cancer walk, and the chance to meet Ludacris.
A good pitchman can boost any product's name recognition with some high-quality shilling. A bad one, on the other hand, can quickly ruin the brand images that companies spend years and millions carefully honing.
Until recently, celebrity rocker Tommy Lee didn't worry about the environment. He was too busy being one of his industry's foremost rude boys. Now the Motley Crue drummer thinks it's "really cool" to evangelize about how the earth is in trouble.
LAS VEGAS -- Common is spitting rhymes on me. Literally. As I lean against the stage set up on the dance floor of the Jet Nightclub inside of the Mirage, Common is towering above me, freestyling and giving shout outs to his friends in the crowd -- Carmelo Anthony and Jadakiss, seated to my left, Nick Cannon and Kenny Smith, seated to my right, and Amare Stoudemire and Dwyane Wade, who are standing behind me.
The Scene spent the day in Atlanta with rapper Ludacris. Do you have a favorite hangout in the capital of Georgia? What's your favorite Ludacris track? Send us your suggestions and read your comments below.
See: If you fancy some offbeat Atlanta history, head to Oakland Cemetery. Amongst the leafy oak trees, camellias and magnolias is buried all of Atlanta, from princes to paupers. Look out for ornate carved monuments of the great and the good, contrasted with the unmarked indigents' graves in Potter's Field.