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Frank Ocean x Migos x Calvin Harris

February 24, 2017 14:52:26 Posted at February 24, 2017 14:52:26
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen

When Frank Ocean gave us a visual album, a music video, a new album and a magazine all in one weekend last year, I was worried we wouldn’t hear from him again for a decade. We didn’t have to wait a decade. Last night, Calvin Harris aka Taylor Swift’s ex, aka the dude who changed his name so it sounded more “racially ambiguous” (never forget Full Story

Jay Z, the songwriter

February 22, 2017 19:34:25 Posted at February 22, 2017 19:34:25
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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It was announced this morning that Shawn “Jay Z” Carter will be the first rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Songwriters are only eligible after 20 years in the industry so since his iconic debut Reasonable Doubt dropped in 1996, Jay’s first year of eligibility was last year. Full Story

Katy Perry’s purpose

February 22, 2017 15:53:21 Posted at February 22, 2017 15:53:21
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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No, that's not a Bieber reference. If you haven't heard, Katy Perry has coined the term "purposeful pop" in reference to her new song Chained to the Rhythm. The music video was released yesterday. I'll get to the video. First, let's unpack why Katy thinks this song is so full of purpose. Full Story

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Beyoncé is worthy

February 13, 2017 15:18:14 Posted at February 13, 2017 15:18:14
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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Kevin Mazur/ ROBYN BECK/ Christopher Polk/ Jason LaVeris/ Lester Cohen/ Getty Images

There is a lot I would say to Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter if I ever got the chance. I would tell her that she is the single greatest artist of my generation and that it has been one of my life’s pleasures just to be her fan. Full Story

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We The People

February 13, 2017 13:18:56 Posted at February 13, 2017 13:18:56
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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A Tribe Called Quest ended their performance at the 2017 Grammy Awards with Q-Tip yelling, “RESIST!  RESIST! RESIST!” So, it was the most 2017 performance of the night. ATCQ was joined by Busta Rhymes and Best New Artist nominee Anderson .Paak. ATCQ’s classic jam Award Tour kicked off the performance and I’ve determined that it will always make me happy when I hear it. Full Story

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Chance took the Grammys to church

February 13, 2017 12:44:32 Posted at February 13, 2017 12:44:32
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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Kevork Djansezian/ Rich Polk/ Kevin Winter/ Jeff Kravitz/ Kevin Mazur/ Steve Granitz/ Getty Images

In January, I wrote about how Chance The Rapper was leaning hard into his good guy persona. I also wrote about how having “Grammy-award winning” in front of your name means ultimate validation for artists and how much I wanted that for Chance. Full Story

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