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Rihanna’s newest video is a piece of Pop-Art Brilliance, but did she rip-off M.I.A.?

February 19, 2010 by


Anyone who has ever talked to me about Rihanna will know that I’m pretty lukewarm on the singer. I don’t love her. I don’t hate her. I don’t really care about her. Yes, I think that she’s a fine singer who makes interesting fashion choices. Sure, I respect her for breaking out of the Beyonce-clone […]

New Erykah Badu single is Awesome, features Baby Alien.

February 14, 2010 by


This is a little late, but perpetually cool human being Erykah Badu has released the video for her second single off the upcoming New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh. Entitled “Jump in the Air (Stay There)”, the song features my current least-favorite, but globally embraced MC Lil’ Wayne. Both the song and the […]

Nneka is Nigerian Awesomeness… And will be at the Middle East!

February 3, 2010 by


Lucky us. Not only do we have MC Frontalot gracing our fair city on Monday, but the super-soulful Nneka will be making an appearance at the Middle East in Cambridge tomorrow evening. The best Nigerian import since petroleum, Hamburg-based Nneka has spent the majority of her young career garnering attention in Europe. Her debut album […]

Raekwon with Queen Yonasda, Capone and Noreaga at the Paradise Tonight

December 17, 2009 by


Raekwon, Queen Yonasda, and Capone N Noreaga at the Paradise tonight...