Category Archives: Music

Music Review: Adele 21

Adele is all grown up. Already a hit in the UK, 21, the follow up to her successful critically acclaimed 2008 debut 19, is an open book full of brokenhearted memories and candid piano-driven ballads. 21 opens with two mid-tempo songs, the single “Rolling in the Deep” and the track “Rumour Has It,” which features a fiery Adele over a straight drum beat as she proclaims to a former lover that the new woman he’s chosen for himself is not a good fit. “She, she ain’t real/she ain’t gone be able to love you like I will/she is a stranger, you and

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Fantasia: Back To Me

It’s a shame when an artist’s personal woes casts a shadow over their talent. Unfortunately, it happens all the time: Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson to name a few. Such is the case for Fantasia. Her third studio album Back to Me hits stores today, only a couple of weeks after she tried to commit suicide in her North Carolina home. Tongues are wagging about her questionable behavior and her romantic life is so deeply submerged in media scrutiny, no one seems to be talking about her stellar new album and the aptly titled, Chuck Harmony produced first single

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There was no way I was going to let the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death pass without paying tribute to him in some way. Like many of you, I have that where-were-you-when-you-found-out memory. I was sitting Indian style in front of my TV, clenching my jaws and biting my nails, trying to ignore the indelible song in my heart that told me the King of Pop was indeed gone. When the news was officially announced, I shed a few tears and pissed off more than a few of my neighbors by blasting my favorite MJ cuts until the wee

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