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Modern, popular, and iconic pop culture moments in music. From current events, to trending topics and more.

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 ...
Rikki La Rouge2 years ago
Review of "Thoughts" by Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins
"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...
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...
Mary Mayo2 years ago
10 Inspiringly Creative Music Videos
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...
Bob Robertson2 years ago
It Really Was 50 Years Ago Today!
The Beatles manager Brian Epstein had just come out of a drug-induced collapse in May 1967, in the Priory Hospital in Roehampton in West London, when he heard the group he had propelled to internation...
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 ...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
Review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming the Beatles: 3 of X
In the next chapter of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming the Beatles -- I just realized that the chapters are not numbered, which means that each chapter is a piece of a hologram, a snapshot of the whole, like...
Chelsea DeVries2 years ago
Music Magic: 16 Songs That Will Get Stuck in Your Head This Summer
We all love to hit the beach in the summer and on the way there, car rides need to pump you up and get you in the mood for summer. Without further ado, here are 16 songs you can replay over and over, ...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Review of Russ' Debut Album, 'There's Really A Wolf'
Russ is a major talent and before I get into the album I want to take a moment to recognize the artist.
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
In Depth Review of Logic’s ‘Everybody’
The production of the project is top notch. Executive produced by his partner in crime 6ix, the album also includes production from Logic himself, No ID, and a couple others. Features include the like...
Ninfa Bi2 years ago
Fifth Harmony, the Artists of the Future
Fifth Harmony is one of the most popular female pop groups in the world and has plenty of reasons to be. The girls are full of energy with which they make their music. They are four strong personaliti...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
An Ode to Hip Hop
I first wrote around this time last year. It served as my first piece to open up my Hip Hop blog. My blog has led me to dive in deeper into Hip Hop, and I've decided to expand on this piece. From my h...
Top Animated Bands
One of the top animated bands of all time is Gorillaz. The group, which is composed of two actual people - Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, with the help of a number of rotating music contributors - is...
L.A Banks2 years ago
One Bowie Fangirl's Interpretation of Blackstar
Although as a child, I was fed a fairly varied diet of good music, it’s fair to say that my ‘bread and butter’ was definitely Bowie. From starry-eyed mooning over Labyrinth to teen sulking accompanied...