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I write this article from a loving place.  John Legend is my mom’s favorite artist, and I’ve been conditioned to enjoy his smooth R&B style.  I’m not a diehard fan, but I definitely agree that he and his music are cool. However, liking a celebrity doesn’t mean it’s my job to defend problematic behavior.  Personally, I think it means the opposite.  Since I respect this person, I want them to do better.  ... Read More
Earlier this year, we talked about why the Left Eye is the shit: she advocated safe sex, she burned down her abusive boyfriend’s house, and she did charity work with children in underdeveloped communities.  Long live the '90s. That’s why we’re psyched that VH1’s Mixtape Festival will be presenting TLC on stage as a trio once again. We hear that Left Eye will be appearing on stage - as a digital projection made of archival footage. ... Read More
It's Friday! Gotta get down…OK, well we all know what comes before Friday, and guess what? If that day didn't excite you before, it will now. Or at least this new mixtape from the Weeknd will. It's called "Thursday" and it's just as smooth and sexy as it's predecessor "House of Balloons", if not more so. Download it today. It's ... Read More
I’ve got big love for this sisters-brother trio from London. I especially dig the downtempo ska vibe of this first single from their upcoming new album, Smoking in Heaven. Kinda makes me wanna skank, real slow like. Plus these ladies have a wicked fierce look: serious eyeliner, pompadours, and vintage galore. They even recorded their record entirely the old-fashioned way, using ribbon microphones and analogue tape. That’s dedication.   You need to ... Read More