MUSIC MUSINGS

Kendrick Lamar’s New Single Champions Self-Love

Kendrick Lamar’s New Single Champions Self-Love

  by Angel Lenise

Kendrick Lamar’s good kid m.A.A.d city was a gem. It amassed critical acclaim and spawned conversation on its instant classic appeal. It championed the west coast’s gangsta rap origins and reminded the rest of the hip-hop [...]

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Watch This Throne: Kanye West Rumored to be Teaming with Sir Paul McCartney!

Watch This Throne: Kanye West Rumored to be Teaming with Sir Paul McCartney!

  by Angel Lenise

It’s unclear whether Kanye West and Jay Z can get over their rumored feud and deliver on promises for a Watch the Throne part two. Either way, West is reportedly staying busy with another high-profile collaborator... Sir Paul [...]

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Taylor Swift Finishes What She Started at the MTV Video Music Awards

Taylor Swift Finishes What She Started at the MTV Video Music Awards

  by Angel Lenise

Barclays Center, we’re really happy for you. We’re going to let you finish. But The Forum is about to have the best MTV Video Music Awards of all time. If confirmed performances from Usher, Maroon 5, and Vanguard [...]

Tags: music musings, 5 Seconds of Summer, Angel Lenise, Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Fifth Harmony, Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5, mtv video music awards, nicki minaj, Rita Ora, Taylor Swift, Usher
Wu-Tang Forever: The Clan Signals ‘A Better Tomorrow’ with New Album

Wu-Tang Forever: The Clan Signals ‘A Better Tomorrow’ with New Album

  by Angel Lenise

Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nuthing ta f___ wit. Now, 20 years after the Staten Island set’s formation, all nine members (sans late rapper ODB) crashed The Daily Show for a comeback of historic proportions. Ghostface [...]

Tags: music musings, A Better Tomorrow, Jon Stewart, the daily show, wu-tang clan
This is the Remix: Beyonce Recruits Nicki Minaj for a Flawless Reboot

This is the Remix: Beyonce Recruits Nicki Minaj for a Flawless Reboot

  by Angel Lenise

If the Carters’ official statement regarding a certain May 5 elevator situation didn’t curb your curiosity, then this should. Following in the footsteps of her surprise December 2013 album, Beyoncé released a remix to the [...]

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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 [...]

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