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

J M2 years ago
What Are You Listening To?
Music has the power to lift our spirits when we are feeling down. If you are looking for something to make your hips move and your feet groove, or you want to boost your mood, look no further. I have ...
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Tristan Ramos2 years ago
I Made My Cousins Watch Eurovision
Since last year, I have been an avid fan of the Eurovision Song Contest. Despite people's first impression of it being a cross between American Idol and America's Next Top Model, I enjoy it for the en...
Angel Dearborn2 years ago
Paying The Devil His Due
Have you ever known a band within the last past decade who made it? Is there such a thing that exists today in the music industry? It seems like things have changed their game. You can now listen, dow...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Dani Felt Consultants Keeps Their Clients Connected
As a musician, enlisting a music consultant to amplify your career can feel like beginning a relationship that proceeds from parallel universes and distances the artist’s passion from the pragmatics o...
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 ...
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.