There Will Never Be Another Left Eye!!

Rikki La Rouge
in Culture

Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was taken from us much too soon in a tragic and fatal car accident while she was in Honduras, doing mission work and going on her own personal and spiritual cleansing retreat. Sh...

Review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming The Beatles: 6 of X

Paul Levinson
in Entertainment

Rob Sheffield makes the case for Ringo in the next chapter of his stellar Dreaming the Beatles, putting the question regarding Ringo as whether he was an all-time genius drummer who made the Beatles p...

The Worst Song to Ever be Created

Skunk Uzeki
in Culture

Sometimes, bad music happens to good bands. Elvis Presley infamously sang "Confidence" as part of a children's movie he filmed in the late 60s. Chuck Berry's song, "My Ding-A-Ling," was his only solo ...

TLC: One of the Most Iconic Girl Groups in the History of Music

Rikki La Rouge
in Culture

Currently, as I write this piece, the remaining members of the trio TLC, T-BOZ, and Rozanda "Chilli" Thomas are soon going to release their farewell studio album. Staying true to Left-Eye, her spirit ...

Review of "Thoughts" by Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins

Rikki La Rouge
in Buyer's Guide

"Thoughts" is a book collection of poems, essays, and pictures written by Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, lead singer of TLC. She is known for her smoky and sultry yet unadulterated vocal stylings on all of t...

Music and Concert Documentaries on Netflix

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

Too few people watch documentaries, which means that many music and concert documentaries on Netflix go unwatched. It's a damn shame, too, because there are a multitude of great ones no one sees. With so many movies and shows on the streaming service, it's hard to figure out what to watch. So often, quality shows are drowned in a quantity of crap. And documentaries can be made and uploaded to the service on the cheap. If you're a music lover and want to learn more about your favorite bands or th...

Review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming The Beatles: 5 of X

Paul Levinson
in Entertainment

Rob Sheffield's short chapter in his Dreaming the Beatles (actually, they're all short, which is good) is about "It Won't Be Long," and is about as fine a piece of music journalism, or rock 'n' roll a...

Best Indie Rock Bands

Skunk Uzeki
in Culture

We're pretty sure that VH1 has done at least one list ranking the best indie rock bands of all time. Indie rock has been around for longer than hipsters have been in Brooklyn, and the fact is that man...

Chirino: The Portrait of The Champion of Salsa

Rikki La Rouge
in Culture

Willy Chirino born Wilfredo Jose Chirino in Pinar del Rio, Consulacion del Sur Cuba. He left Cuba at age 14 through Operacion:Pedro Pan which is a program that air lifted 14,000 children out of Cuba t...

10 Inspiringly Creative Music Videos

Mary Mayo
in Entertainment

It goes without saying that music is one of the biggest and continuously growing industries in the world and with more music available than ever before and it’s not just musicians that are in on the a...

Listen To The Music!

Marlene Affeld
in Culture

Ever since pre-historic cavemen first banged two rocks together in an eurythmic beat that entertained the ear, music has been an integral part of every culture in the world. Whether it be drums covere...