Have you ever wondered what pop stars would look like if they were working class, regular folk like you and me? What if they didn’t have the time or money to hire personal trainers, nutritionists, make-up artists, and stylists? What if Fergie never really hit it big with the Black Eyed Peas, and spent the rest of her life as an aging Vegas cocktail waitress?
July 11, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
April 18, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
Like many celebrities before her, Nicki Minaj is releasing her first fragrance this fall. What might be perceived as “selling-out” in another genre of music, is actually a rite of passage for a commercial pop star. Let’s look at the marketing materials of 20 pop star perfumes, and get a sense of how this whole celebrity fragrance business really smells.
March 9, 2012 | Crystal Gibson
Fun.’s We Are Young hits #1 on Billboard – This song has been catchy from day one and Janelle Monae’s fantastic verse doesn’t hurt either. Since the song was featured in a Superbowl commercial for Chevy, the band has been seeing tons of attention. Anyway, if you cannot get enough of the video, you [...]
February 22, 2012 | Crystal Gibson
So, you’re going through a break-up. It’s likely that you are too caught up in trying to mend your heart and are oblivious to the fact that there are three stages of a breakup. You should also beg your ears and your pride for forgiveness because you’ve likely subjected yourself to some questionable pop music. Carrie Underwood, Adele, Taylor Swift — these are all musical staples of a rough split. Let’s break down the stages of a breakup and try and understand why we listen to the songs we do when our hearts are broken.