MUSIC MUSINGS

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 [...]

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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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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Beats: Glam’s Fourth of July Playlist

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Beats: Glam’s Fourth of July Playlist

  by Angel Lenise

We look forward to the Fourth of July for more than the extended holiday. There’s the fellowship amongst family and friends, set against the backdrop of a backyard BBQ or beachfront timeshare. The patriotic displays and shameless color [...]

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Bombs over Governors Ball: OutKast Readies for the Randall’s Island Stage

Bombs over Governors Ball: OutKast Readies for the Randall’s Island Stage

  by Angel Lenise

Consider it the summer of Stankonia. After reuniting on the Coachella stage for their 20th anniversary, Big Boi and André 3000 of OutKast are gearing up for their latest festival gig at New York City’s Governors Ball, [...]

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4 Perfect Playlists That Share How You Feel

4 Perfect Playlists That Share How You Feel

  by Katherine Fotinos

While we suggest you refrain from bursting into a musical number each time you’re eager to express an emotion, saying what you want to say via song is a meaningful form of communication—and you don’t even need to belt out the tune [...]

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Music Musings: A Song from Every Act Performing at Coachella

Music Musings: A Song from Every Act Performing at Coachella

  by Angel Lenise

The fringe accents and crop tops. The 90-degree desert forecast. The comfy kicks and covetable shades. The fanboy and fangirl freak outs that happen when your favorite act hits that stage. The first weekend of the Coachella Music and [...]

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