When I first heard the name Bruno Mars, the immediate thought that came to mind is a classically trained singer with a bouncer's build--like a more fit Cee Lo. Imagine my disappointment when "Bruno Mars" ended up being a lanky crooner.
It's been a big couple of weeks here for music-related Internet memes. First, two weeks ago, there was that whole slowing a Justin Bieber song down 800 percent to make it sound like a 30-minute, and pretty damn amazing, Sigur Ros song. And then there was the sheer glee we all had with Cee-Lo's " ... More >>
The Caddyshack soundtrack is slightly phallic.If Cee-Lo wrote the greatest song of all humankind with "Fuck You," which has sufficiently taken over the Internet this week, then Meat Loaf certainly deserves a firm No. 2 spot for his own masterpiece, "California Isn't Big Enough (Hey There Girl)," ... More >>
From Cee-Lo's epic new "Fuck You" video.Cee-Lo Green, formerly of the Goodie Mob and Gnarls Barkley, released one of the greatest songs in the history of humankind last week. It's called "Fuck You" (NSFW) and it's full of modern poetry. But, beyond it's lyrical genius, "Fuck You" has an indescrib ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, June 3, 2009... A writer for the MTV Movie Awards has confirmed that the Bruno ass-in-Eminem's-face stunt was staged. Noooooo! MTV would never script any show they produce! Two of hip-hop's biggest up-and-comers are joining forces on a joi ... More >>
Asleep in the Bread Aisle (SchoolBoy/SRC/Universal Motown)
With "American boy" leading her excellent American debut, Estelle is the latest British star to make a go at the States
With "My Dougie" in tow, he's looking to get paid
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The Odd Couple (Atlantic)
Finding Forever (G.O.O.D./Geffen)
St. Elsewhere (Downtown)
Casual music listeners shouldn't suffer from the boredom of radio and MTV
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.
Prince Paul's latest concept record attacks lame commercial hip-hop--by co-opting it
Our writers clean out the CD bin