It’s appropriate that we take some time to talk about Polow Da Don this week, given that we dedicated last week to his protege Hit-Boy. Though the two have worked together plenty, you’ll find that their styles are very different. Hit-Boy gravitates towards hard-hitting sounds, and big hip-hop beats, while Polow has a more melodic and (dare I say) sensual technique, lending itself well to modern R&B.
May 4, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
April 2, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
This weekend at the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards, the network revived its rich tradition of sliming people as entertainment. Just one of the many hazards of being the “Kid’s Choice.”
March 28, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
It’s here, and it’s worse than we expected. I think we all felt a tinge of disappointment when we found out Pitbull was doing the theme song for Men In Black 3 instead of Will Smith. The cheesy brilliance of the Will Smith theme song is a kind of nostalgic tradition for those of us who grew up in the 90s, and that bald-headed asshole Pitbull is besmirching our childhood memories.
This week on Twitter: Taylor Swift wishes her dad a happy goth birthday, LMFAO has beef with Santigold, and Soulja Boy has the KONY thing figured out
March 9, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
At the end of each week, #Top40Tweets lists a cross-section of artists on the current pop charts and puts their tweets on display (along with their current chart number) for your enjoyment/scrutiny. This week, we look at 5 artists on the Billboard Music Charts.
February 24, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
It can’t get any more simple than the title. With the Academy Awards coming up this Sunday, we got to thinking — if each of the Best Picture nominees were a popular rapper, which ones would they be? With the help of science and intuition, here’s what we came up with.