Normally I do these things on Radiohead or Bruce or Madonna, but my editor cleared one for Carly Rae Jepsen, who was a complete unknown a year ago. That's how big the biggest hit of the year is. Problem is, it's that mass-mass appeal that I think keeps me from all the way enjoying it. It's a cute so ... More >>
Courtesy of the artist Shakira October 22, 2010 @ Oracle Arena There was no opening act for Shakira on Friday night at the Oracle Arena. Quite simply, Shakira (Our Lady of "Hips Don't Lie," "She Wolf" sensation, "Waka Waka" wonder of the 2010 World Cup) needs no introduction. ... More >>
One More Star in Heaven... More Michael Jackson remembrances and upcoming tribute parties...Davey-D emails with an interesting take on MJ's cultural impact: "MJ was the soundtrack of many of our lives. He was our Saturday morning cartoon hero. He was our answer to the Osmond Brothers. He was one wh ... More >>
Let's Remember Him This Way When a pop culture icon passes, it's never a happy thing. The death of Michael Jackson has definitely sent shivers through the urban community, most of whom revered MJ's music, which was an essential soundtrack for most of their lives. Well, up until Bad, at least. But ... More >>
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