Once upon a time, there was a young multi-racial, multi-talented girl from Long Island, New York. Born to an Irish-American mother and an Afro-Venezuelan-American father, she would grow up to have one of the best voices the music world would ever hear, a witty way with words and a masterful gift of […]
The year was 1999. On the personal front, Mariah Carey had just finalized her divorce from her husband Tommy Mottola. Unfortunately, that presented some problems for her career as well. Tommy might’ve been her ex-husband, but he was still the current head of her record label, Sony. His powerful position complicated […]
Prior to his tragic and untimely passing, DMX was working on a new album for Def Jam. It was slated to be his first major label release in a decade and a half. There was a melancholic excitement when initial reports stated that X completed the album before his passing. […]
To say that the year 2020 has been a disaster would be an understatement. We’ve been living through a pandemic, fighting for our lives, our jobs, our safety, and our sanity. Though no one thing could fully distract us enough from the horrors of the time, it’s vital to cling […]
Ava Max has been making waves for 2 years, and now her debut album finally arrives.
The year was 1995. Mariah Carey was only five years into her career, soaring off the success of her blockbuster selling album, Music Box (1993), and her very first holiday album, Merry Christmas (1994) – which would later go on to become the best-selling Christmas album of all time. Within […]
Who can #Verzuz Janet? Who can #Verzuz Mariah? There is one answer to both questions: Janet V. Mariah. While Jackson released her breakout album 4 years before Carey, the 2 co-existed harmoniously in the 90s as perfect complements to one another. There were never any rumored rivalries, just respect.
August 24, 2010 Rewind back to summer 2010 when Katy Perry was back with a new album, Teenage Dream, and once again on top of the charts ruling the world with another smash summer anthem “California Gurls.” Fitting to help rep the West Coast, Snoop Dogg joined Perry’s response to 2009’s […]
JULY 18, 1995 When Monica released her debut album in 1995, she was the last of the Teen R&B star trinity to release music. Both Aaliyah and Brandy had come out with their albums, Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number and Brandy respectively, in 1994. Monica was introduced to the […]
JULY 19, 2019 Beyoncé has recorded an extensive body of work over the course of her twenty plus year career in the music industry. She has sold millions of albums, singles, and concert tickets. She’s starred in blockbuster films, and created her own documentaries. However, if we’re speaking strictly about […]