Allison Rapp is a New York City-based music and culture journalist. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, City Limits and more. She tweets at @allisonrapp22
Go-Go’s on HOF Induction: ‘We’d Gotten Used to Being Rejected’
"I was afraid to be hopeful, but when I found out we got it, I just cried until I peed my pants.”
The Song Elton John Can’t Wait to Stop Playing
"I have to say, when the last show is done at the end of the tour, I will never, ever sing that song again.”
How Tawny Kitaen Became Whitesnake’s ‘Here I Go Again’ Video Star
"That’s her! She’s the Whitesnake woman!" video director Marty Callner reportedly said when first meeting the actress.
14 Rock Stars Who Haven’t Released an Album in 10 Years
It's been at least a decade for all of them, and the future is uncertain for many.
How Tom Petty’s Security Guard Inspired ‘Nightwatchman’
Songwriter took direct inspiration from the man charged with guarding his life.
How Peter Frampton Found His Way Again After ‘Comes Alive’
Guitarist discusses album that made him a global star in new UCR interview.
Hear Elton John and Rina Sawayama’s New Single ‘Chosen Family’
"She is just an extraordinary talent," legend said of the London-based singer.
How a Rare Mistake Led to Eddie Murphy’s Big ‘SNL’ Break
The 19-year-old's sharp improv skills landed him a regular gig on the show.
Meet the Man Who Almost Replaced Bon Scott in AC/DC
Singer Steve Burton auditioned for the gig on the recommendation of band's roadies.
B.J. Thomas Diagnosed With Stage Four Lung Cancer
The "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" singer is receiving treatment in his home state of Texas.