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Shoot Em Up: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Drop ‘Bang Bang’

Shoot Em Up: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Drop ‘Bang Bang’

  by Angel Lenise

Nicki Minaj may have pushed back the release date for “Anaconda,” but she still has new music to share. After Monday’s leak of her bodacious “Bang Bang” collaboration with high-powered crooners Jessie J and Ariana Grande, the [...]

Tags: Angel Lenise, Ariana Grande, Jessie J., music musings, nicki minaj, Star Scoop
Flashback Friday: Watch a 19-Year-Old Kanye West Freestyle at Fat Beats

Flashback Friday: Watch a 19-Year-Old Kanye West Freestyle at Fat Beats

  by Angel Lenise

Before his near-fatal 2002 car accident, before he was producing beats for Jay Z, before he was combating classism and krushing on Kim K., Kanye West was an aspiring rapper, in an ill-fitting polo, looking for a chance to make it [...]

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Notable Nominations: Beyonce Leads the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Noms

Notable Nominations: Beyonce Leads the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Noms

  by Angel Lenise

Let the Moonman madness ensue. Almost a month before its annual Video Music Awards, MTV has announced its list of 2014 nominees (via SnapChat, no less). While 2013’s Brooklyn installment saw top nominations for Justin [...]

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Mic Check? There’s No Truth to Adele Album Rumors, After All

Mic Check? There’s No Truth to Adele Album Rumors, After All

  by Angel Lenise

If you, like us, had gotten your hopes up and started setting aside coins for Adele’s new album and tour, prepare for a hard truth. It was all. A. Lie. Martin Mills, chairman of the parent company to Adele’s XL [...]

Turning 25: Adele Announces a New Album, Tour for 2015!

Turning 25: Adele Announces a New Album, Tour for 2015!

  by Angel Lenise

We thought we’d find someone like Adele once she went on hiatus in 2012 after “Skyfall” climbed the charts. But there was—and is—no one with pipes strong enough to belt out “Rolling in the Deep” and make us catch all types [...]

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Yeezy Season Approaching: Kanye West Previews 20 New Songs

Yeezy Season Approaching: Kanye West Previews 20 New Songs

  by Angel Lenise

In case you missed it, Kanye West is Kanye West’s biggest fan; and when he has something to offer the world, he holds little back. Despite being heckled during his July 4 set at London’s Wireless Festival (induced by a classic [...]

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