On Sunday, Kanye West went on a Twitter rampage, looking to initiate a dialogue about the usage of the words “bitch” and “nigga” in lyrics. In the name of curiosity, we did a little digging to find out exactly how often Kanye will appear on a song where either he or another musician use either of the words he has called into question.
September 4, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
NASA is broadcasting a will.i.am song on Mars, so here are 10 of his most outer-space obsessed lyrics
August 28, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
In a few minutes, NASA will make history in the goofiest way possible. They’re going to premiere will.i.am’s new single “Reach For The Stars,” via the Mars Curiosity Rover. You can watch the broadcast via the embed in this post, and while you wait for the show to begin, you can comb through some of will.i.am & the Black Eyed Peas’ space-obsessed lyrics.
August 20, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
US Weekly is reporting that Nicki Minaj is confirmed to be joining the judging panel for American Idol next season. To celebrate the unconfirmed announcement, we combed through Nicki Minaj’s lyric book. If her raps have any bearing on her Idol critiques, the American Idol Season 11 contestants are going to be up against a motherfuckin’ monster.
December 31, 2011 | Aaron Zorgel
2011 was a year. And like years before it, people released albums. And like those other years, we ranked what we thought was the best of the genre we cover. Top 15 Pop Tracks: 2011 Nicki Minaj – Super Bass From Pink Friday. Producer: Kane Beatz. Nicki Minaj made the jump from hip-hop buzz-babe to [...]
Santa’s Comin’, Girl: Why Justin Bieber’s Christmas album is the craziest thing you’ll hear this season
All you need to know about Justin Bieber’s Mistletoe Christmas album is that it’s fucking insane. On the 8th track, an adaptation of Christmas traditional “Little Drummer Boy,” Bieber trades rhymes with Busta Rhymes and somehow comes off as the crazy one. Though Busta steals the show with his rapid-fire gibberish, Bieber steals the show [...]
After months of speculation, the Metro reports today that Amy Winehouse’s death was caused by alcohol poisoning. According to the coroner’s report, Winehouse had 416mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood; the legal limit in the UK is 80mg per 100ml while 350mg per 100ml is commonly considered the lethal limit. The report continues, adding [...]
Continuing his sky-rocketing trip to the top o’ the pops, Toronto R&B breakout The Weeknd is contributing to Lady Gaga’s upcoming Born This Way: The Remix album and now thanks to Disco Naïveté his contribution (a collaboration with producer Illangelo) is available for your streaming pleasure. Listen to their remix of “Marry the Night” below. [...]