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Ever wondered what Lady Gaga would sound like if she had vocal prowess of melismatic proportions? Christina Aguilera’s “Not Myself Tonight” is your answer. The video is mostly Christina Aguilera doing her best mini-Madonna impression a la Gaga. If you thought “Telephone” was provocative, “Not Myself Tonight” is 10 times as raunchy.
I know, I know, you can’t contain your joy right now. It’s true, K’naan has cooked up yet another version of “Wavin’ Flag,” this time with will.i.am and David Guetta riding shotgun. Why, yes, it thoroughly kicks the original’s ass. I’m surprised you even have to ask.
For some reason, the futuristic vibe doesn’t translate live. The first time I heard “Kick, Push” fit grabbed me immediately. “I’m Beamin’” doesn’t do that for me.
Don’t look now, but the Milwaukee Bucks are about to pull off the biggest upset of the 2010 playoff season. The Bucks are only one win away from eliminating the Hawks. Who saw that coming?
Is it just me or does it seem like he’s spent a ton of energy on songs that didn’t make his album (“Generation Lost,” “I’ll Be in the Sky,” “Haterz Everywhere,” etc)? His album could have really used some of those songs.
As a music critic and consumer, I’ve always had a predilection for songs that effectively move artists beyond their comfort zone. And these include well executed genre-benders. Case in point: B.o.B.’s reimagination of Vampire Weekend’s “The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance.”
The song is forgettable, but the video is one of the best I’ve seen all year.
Premier says he paid a visit to Guru in the hospital before he passed. He talked about the meeting on his Sirius radio show, Live from Headqcuarterz. Primo says he found his friend in such…
The Smoking Skills ad before your eyes was designed to raise awareness on the hazards of smoking in a hip and fresh manner. That said, if you noticed the anti-smoking message in this ad we’re…
Esco and Junior Gong finally drop a video for their triumphant lead single, “As We Enter.” You already know how I feel about this song. We’ll find out if the rest of Distant Relatives is…
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