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Music celebrities in the growing entertainment industry.

Ryan Cole2 years ago
Dua Lipa "Dua Lipa" - An Album Review
'Having answered her calling as a musician, [Dua Lipa] is poised to become a dangerously exciting pop star.' The words of NME's Thomas Smith, describing one of the UKs hottest new talents in July last...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
SZA Makes Her Big Debut With 'CTRL'
"I’ve been on the low key, Grindin'" Top Dawg Entertainment's leading lady, Solána "SZA" Rowe finally makes her debut with the soulfully blunt album, CTRL. The album includes production from the likes...
Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Country Artists Of All Time - Do You Agree?
Greatest Artist compilation lists had, have and will always stir up controversy. Nothing is as sacred as your own favorite singer and when he/she doesn't make the list or is ranked in the nose-bleed s...
Review: Rory Gallagher Irish Tour '74
It has been 22 years since the legendary Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher passed away at the age of only 47. He is still adored by an army of loyal fans and held in high regard by musicians ranging from...
Corey Gittleman2 years ago
Pop Punk Bands that Adapted to Modern Music
It used to be simple for pop rockers, all it took was a few guys with a loud distorted guitar, a smooth riffing base, and some bumping drums. As time goes on and music progresses, making music is no l...
It's So Far Out, The Way Out Is In
I remember the moment George Harrison first caught my attention. It was during the run-up and broadcast of The Beatles Anthology documentary series in 1995, when I was 13 and "Free As A Bird" was constantly on TV. George looked rather enigmatic, so somehow I got drawn in. He might also be responsible for killing my Robbie Williams crush by being rather easy on the eye, and witty in interviews. Such is the way of teenage hormones! But it did go beyond the usual whims and ways of the teenage pop i...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Tupac, The Man He Was and Always Will Be
Lesane Parish Crooks. Tupac Amaru Shakur. 2Pac. Makaveli. What can I say. A legend of Hip Hop that was taken from us far too soon. The California-raised-Harlem-native made such a huge and everlasting ...
Miley Cyrus Proves Social Savvy
Miley Cyrus is showing once again her support of causes near and dear to her heart with the release of her latest single, "Inspired." “In celebration of #pride and the desperate cry for more love in t...
Marcia Frost2 years ago
Neil Diamond in Indianapolis
Few performers have been on tour for 50 years, and even fewer can play to sold out concerts filled with many who weren’t born 50 years ago. Neil Diamond has managed to accomplish both of these tasks during his 50th Anniversary Tour. The main reason Diamond has grown new audiences and kept old ones is something that was unheard of all those years ago when he started: karaoke. The top barroom activity is loved by all ages and a quick internet search of the Top 10 Karaoke Songs of all time will alm...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Review of Bryson Tiller's 'True to Self'
I’m randomly listening to Bryson Tiller’s debut album TRAPSOUL, thinking, "Damn, just one more month.” Then with a simple tweet notification, my wishes were granted. We’ve been waiting for this for wh...
Remembering Prince, An Artist That Defied Boundaries, On What Should Be His 59th Birthday
“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” Today, we recognize what would have been the 59th birthday of Prince, the iconic artist who left us last spring. On ...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
There Will Never Be Another Left Eye!!
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...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
Review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming The Beatles: 6 of X
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...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
TLC: One of the Most Iconic Girl Groups in the History of Music
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 ...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
Review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming The Beatles: 5 of X
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...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
Chirino: The Portrait of The Champion of Salsa
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...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
Review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming The Beatles: 4 of X
I don't want to get too far into Rob Sheffield's addictive book without posting another review, so I thought I'd check in here after finishing a chapter on George, which comes after discussions of Rin...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
A Written Tribute to the Queen of Our Hearts: Selena
Selena Quintanilla-Perez, or simply known as Selena, was born 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas. She called Corpus Christi home later on is an icon in Latin Music and general music after crossing over with ...