My thoughts on the best albums of 2010, numbers 12-7.
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My thoughts on Rahsaan Patterson’s new song, “Easier Said Than Done”
The thing that is interesting to me about all the lists I’ve read about music in the Aughts is how little the lists reflect the impact of the internet. Reading most lists, you wouldn’t think that the industry changed as … Continue reading
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Tagged Aaliyah, adina howard, amerie, Anthony Hamilton, ashanti, bedtime stories, beethoven, benjamin bush, Beyonce, Bobby Brown, Bobby Womack, Brandy, Britney Spears, carlis p, Ciara, Cindy Herron, daily trade, dance of the sugar plum fairy, Dawn Robinson, Digital Black, dinah washington, En Vogue, Erykah Badu, freedom, Goodie Mob, jawann peacock, Jazz, Jill Scott, johnta austin, Joi, Joi Gilliam, klientel, lala brown, Latocha Scott, Latoiya Williams, Lil Kim, lina, Lyfe Jennings, Madonna, mama's gun, Mariah Carey, mark middleton, Maxine Jones, millie jackson, moonlight sonata, neptunes, operatic vocals, Organized Noize, OutKast, panther, pharrell, Playa, posh spice, Rich Harrison, Ricky Bell, Rihanna, rodney jerkins, ryan leslie, Sad But True, sean garrett, shanice, Smoke E. Digglera, Static Major, stephen garrett, steve garrett, stranger on earth, swing, tchaikovsky, Terry Ellis, Timbaland, Usher, Van Hunt, victoria beckham
So… Barack Obama has chosen Joss Stone to record the theme song for his campaign. I can’t get with this choice, y’all. I mean, as far as wack ass appropriation goes these days, Joss Stone is pretty harmless. She’s serviceable. … Continue reading