Category: Music

Roc Nation’s J. Cole Secures Grammy Nod

Posted on December 21, 2011 | No Comments

2011 was a break out year for Roc Nation signee J. Cole. Releasing his debut album “Cole World: The Sideline Story” to favorable reviews and over 200,000 first week sales, life couldn’t get any better for the North Carolina native.

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Nicki Minaj Disses Lil Kim… Again

Posted on December 20, 2011 | No Comments

In new track “Stupid H*e,” reigning queen of Hip Hop Nicki Minaj shows no mercy to the Queen Bee. Referring to the former Notorious B.I.G. protégé several times in the song as the track title, there’s doesn’t seem to be any inclination that these two will kiss and make up anytime soon.

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Etta James Terminally Ill

Posted on December 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

Renowned R&B musician Etta James is terminally ill, according The New York Times. She suffers from chronic leukemia. Her hits include “At Last” and “I Rather Go Blind.” She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall…

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SOS: Did R&B Sell its Soul?

Posted on December 19, 2011 | 3 Comments

Soul music is a sound that allows the souls of mankind to connect harmoniously. It is communication though melodic sounds and soulful cries that cause the listener to respond with goose bumps. It was this Godly sound that carried a generation through a tumultuous period in American history and uplifted a people who had little to nothing to grasp hold onto.

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