Misogyny in Music

Things are not looking good for Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, who are being forced to pay 7.2 million dollars to Marvin Gaye’s estate for copying the soul singer’s 1977 hit “Got to Give it Up” on their extremely successful 2013 single “Blurred Lines.” However, lurking under the lawsuit and copyright violations is a more important […]

Nicki Minaj Pills N Potions Fail

For those of you who may not know, I am not the biggest fan of Nicki Minaj. Honestly, I don’t know what it is. Sometimes her songs are quirky and catchy, other times they just fall flat of my expectations of what pop music should be. (You can argue that she’s more in the rap […]

“The Boys” have nothin’ on Nicki Minaj & Cassie

The music video for Minaj and Cassie’s recent collaboration was released on Thursday. Minaj quietly released the “The Boys,” the first single from her upcoming re-release Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up, in September. The Young Money artist collaborated with Bad Boy musician Cassie on the track, with Minaj laying down three verses alongside […]

Nicki Minaj, Rihanna release album covers

Intentional or not, competition among the artists is already underway. Rihanna unveiled the album art for her seventh full-length album, Unapologetic, via Twitter earlier today. The album cover features Rihanna nude from the waist up, with numerous emotionally charged words covering her body. “Love” covers her face, allowing her troubled expression to peek through. “Side […]

Nicki Minaj Denies Mariah Carey’s Gun Threats

After a video surfaced Tuesday night of “American Idol” judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey battling it out during an audition, Carey is now claiming that Minaj threatened to shoot her. After the accusation was put out, Minaj took to Twitter to deny the claim and fired back at Carey putting up, “Ironically no camera […]

Video Music Awards

On September 6th the 2012 VMA’s will be broadcast on MTV. Last year was said to be one of the best VMA’s since the earlier 2000s. Now this year, the VMA’s will have an entirely new set and artists, from Skrillex to One Direction. The fans say they are excited for this VMA’s because they […]

Bieber Brings an Older Sound with “Believe”

This is not your little sister’s Justin Bieber. Believe, which releases on June 19, has been cited as Bieber’s “coming of age” album. The album boasts featured artists Ludacris (who collaborated on Bieber’s breakout single, “Baby”), Big Sean, Nicki Minaj, and Drake. A majority of the songs on the album are penned or co-written by […]