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 […]
JULY 18, 2000 Jill Scott’s debut album, entitled Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds, Vol. 1, opens with the song “Do You Remember.” She asks, “do you remember me?” before recounting a series of unforgettable memories. Surely, he remembered her. For the listener, though, this was an introduction. In retrospect, […]
In November 1999, Mariah Carey released her seventh studio album, Rainbow. By this point, Carey wasn’t just a superstar – she was the poster child for pop perfection with a catalog of hits that set the template for all the Mariah-wannabes that followed in her glittery footsteps. Having 13 number […]
In the business of hit-making, there’s no monkeying around! With their fourth album ‘Monkey Business,’ The Black Eyed Peas proved they had staying power.