Aaliyah (Singer)

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Four Dallas Beats Producers You Need to Hear Now

    When it comes to genres that have been allowed to flourish in the age of the online music cloud, few have risen to greater prominence than future sounds, better known to most as beats. An all-encompassing chimeric blend of electronic, hip-hop and soul that, beats takes DJs and producers of more trad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    10 Reasons 1994 Was Pop Music's Greatest Year

    By Art Tavana Was 1994 the best year for pop music in history? Quite possibly. Sure, some of it was terrible, but overall it was amazing: Nordic black metal, Britpop, pop punk, trip hop, and the best R&B of the '90s (Boyz II Men were peaking). Hip-hop's Golden Age was winding down, but a new, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Bruno Mars at American Airlines Center, 8/12/13: Review

    Bruno Mars American Airlines Center August 12, 2013 Bruno Mars stands on the very end of the stage, adorned in a brown Panama hat, bathed in red-hued stage lights and wearing a smirk on his face. For the last hour and a half, Mars has driven the capacity crowd into a tizzy by running through the va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    College Athlete-Rappers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Anyone who has ever watched college sports has seen more than their fair share of those NCAA commercials emphasizing the 'student-athletes who are going pro in something other than sports.' After all, they're shown during every single commercial break. So, I decided to look into some of the NCAA's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Day One Aboard the S.S. Coachella: Father John Misty May or May Not Have Vomited, and More

    By Liz Tracy The S.S. Coachella set out to sea rather unceremoniously. There weren't horns, not a streamer in sight, and no one smashed bottles against the body of the ship. But we'd all been aboard the Celebrity Silhouette for about four hours at that point, and Father John Misty was launching ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Some Thoughts On The "Digital Resurrection" of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes

    News came this week that TLC plans on touring again. Yes, even the "L." In our post-Coachella hologram world, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes will be joining the tour through use of video projections, announced exactly ten years after her death in 2002. Cue heavy, sad, sigh. I remember MTV News sharing the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2008

    Last Night: DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist at House of Blues

    The Hard Sell? Only a little. (Jessica Walker)DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist Jan. 19, 2008 House of Blues Better Than: When I drink too much Shiraz and play classic '80s records for my friends for hours and hours and hours… Wand-ed down once again for another live music extravaganza at House of Blu ... More >>

  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    Singles Going Steady

    What's Hot on iTunes

  • Music

    February 19, 2004
  • Music

    August 29, 2002

    DJ /rupture

    Minesweeper Suite (Tigerbeat6) / Gold Teeth Thief (Violent Turd)

  • Film

    February 21, 2002

    Damned Amusing

    Anne Rice's cheesy vampire queen doesn't suck

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Crunk and Disorderly

    Timbaland and Organized Noize are making the music go bang, and rap radio's never sounded so good

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Bilal / Usher / Chocolate Genius

    1st Born Second (Interscope) / 8701 (Arista) / Godmusic (V2)

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Lame Old Song

    Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been

  • Film

    March 23, 2000

    Jet set

    Here's one Hong Kong hero who's ready to conquer

  • Music

    November 10, 1994

    Black and white

    Madonna isn't a failed icon; she's a failed artist