“This … Is American Idol!” Ryan Seacrest finally exclaimed those words Jan. 16, which can only mean one thing: the 12th season of American Idol has begun. The show is going from city to city across the country to find its next Idol, who will take the crown away from last year’s winner, Phillip Phillips. […]
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Ladies and gentlemen, it is that time of year again when I tell you what albums, mixtapes and songs you should have rocked with in 2012. I fill you in on what upset me the most this past year and what to look forward to if the Mayans were wrong and 2013 actually happens. Here […]
It’s been three years since Alicia Keys last released an album, and during that time, quite a bit has changed in her life. After marrying and having a son with producer Swizz Beatz, Keys took some time off before getting back into music. With her fifth studio release, “Girl on Fire,” released Nov. 27, Keys […]
Rapper 2 Chainz exploded onto the scene when he released his first solo project, “T.R.U. REALigon” last November. The rapper formerly named Tity Boi underwent a name change in 2011 to make himself more radio and family friendly. The change has resurrected the career of the man who represented half of Playaz Circle, famous for […]
Drag Bingo brought Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj and Robyn dancing to the James E. Marks Intercultural Center May 9 at an event hosted by the Foundation of Undergraduates for Sexual Equality and the Office of Multicultural Programs. The hosts for the night included freshman Ian Crumm as J-Lo, pre-junior Ajay Raghavan as Nicki Minaj, and […]
After a very successful debut with “The Adventures of Bobby Ray,” B.o.B is back with his sophomore effort, “Strange Clouds,” which was released May 1 on Atlantic Records. With this album, the artist also known as Bobby Ray has no chart-topping singles, as opposed to his three hits the first time around en route to […]
After Nicki Minaj’s debut album, “Pink Friday,” went double platinum in December, expectations for her sophomore album have gone through the roof. After releasing a few singles that disappointed on the charts, Minaj pushed the release date back from February to April. Minaj released “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” April 3, which features an equal number […]
The 2012 Grammy Awards have come and gone, and no star shined brighter than Adele. For the first time since undergoing throat surgery last year, the star was onstage for an incredible performance of her hit single, “Rolling In The Deep.” Adele went home with six awards, including Album of the Year for “21,” which […]
Rick Ross will be releasing his fifth studio album “God Forgives, I Don’t” in the spring 2012. After an amazing year of music, it’s finally time to move on and take a look at what’s next in the world of hip-hop. Hopefully 2012 will bring us as many hits, exciting collaborations and breakthrough albums as […]
2011 was another great year for hip-hop. We had superstar collaborations, incredible debut and sophomore albums and exciting new artists emerging onto the scene. Take a look at my favorite albums, mixtapes and songs of the year. Top albums: 1. Jay-Z and Kanye West – “Watch The Throne” It’s hard to compete with either […]
On Feb. 13, 2009, Drake’s career took off. On that day, he released his critically acclaimed mixtape, “So Far Gone,” which almost won him a Grammy for the most popular song on that album, “Best I Ever Had.” Last June, he dropped his debut album, “Thank Me Later,” which sold 447,000 copies in its first […]
A life-changing event occurred at the Wells Fargo Center July 30. The Femme Fatale tour, staring Nicki Minaj and Britney Spears, breezed its way into Philadelphia. Playing to a sold out crowd, the show started at 7 p.m. with Nicki Minaj as the opening act. This time around, the “Pink Friday” singer was Spears’ partner […]
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