MUSIC MUSINGS

Jay Z, Macklemore, and Kendrick Lamar Lead the Grammy Noms Pack

Jay Z, Macklemore, and Kendrick Lamar Lead the Grammy Noms Pack

  by Angel Lenise

Somewhere in America, Shawn Corey Carter has much to celebrate: Roc Nation's leading force reigns as the most-nominated artist for the 2014 Grammy Awards with nine chances to take home the gold. It wasn't long ago that Jay Z wrote [...]

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Music Musings: Gabe Saporta Gets the Holiday Party Started Right!

Music Musings: Gabe Saporta Gets the Holiday Party Started Right!

  by Valis Vicenty

Last week saw holiday season kick off  with a slew of soirees, one of which toasted the opening of RadioShack’s pop-up shop at the crossroads of the world, Times Square. Cobra Starship frontman Gabe Saporta took over the turntables at [...]

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Music Musings: Is VEVO Giving Gaga a Round of Applause?

Music Musings: Is VEVO Giving Gaga a Round of Applause?

  by Angel Lenise

In the months leading up to her anticipated ARTPOP return, we've witnessed Lady Gaga bare it all for the sake of Marina Abramović-endorsed art, script boo's into her MTV Video Music Awards performance, and get immortalized by the one [...]

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Kanye West Taught Melanie Fiona to Give Fans Something They Can Feel

Kanye West Taught Melanie Fiona to Give Fans Something They Can Feel

  by Angel Lenise

When Melanie Fiona first released “Cold Piece” three months ago, she never thought the Alan Nglish-produced track would ever get the video treatment. “I probably could have [shot a video] if I wanted to,” the [...]

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Music Musings: Opening Night on Tour with Yeezus

Music Musings: Opening Night on Tour with Yeezus

  by Angel Lenise

For his first solo tour in five years, Kanye West reminded us that beyond his controversial rants and “bad guy” persona is a certain musical prowess that can't be contested. After Kendrick Lamar opened the North American leg of [...]

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Music Musings: A Macklemore, Bruno Mars, and Magna Carta Playlist

Music Musings: A Macklemore, Bruno Mars, and Magna Carta Playlist

  by Angel Lenise

In case you missed Kelly Clarkson and will.i.am announce the 2013 American Music Award nominees, we've got you covered. Need help deciding whether Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, or Rihanna deserve your votes? Consider it handled. (Yes, [...]

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