The term "flop," in a musical context, usually refers to an unsuccessful album. Though singles constantly perform above or below expectations, a song will rarely get a reputation as a flop unless there's a lot riding on it, such as a pre-release single from a big-name album. In 2011, Beyonce's "Run ... More >>
Barack Obama's in town! This means that a) traffic is going to be a disaster and b) we can write some fan fiction. One of his stops is an expensive dinner hosted by Anna Wintour and Harvey Weinstein -- could you think of a pair more opposite in physicality but more alike in power? -- at Weins ... More >>
The young rapper had a killer sound. Then the street rubbed him out.
Jay-Z and Madison Square Garden have a little history between them. In 2003, on the occasion of his retirement, Jay-Z recorded his MSG farewell concert on 35MM film. That footage became Fade To Black, the single best concert film of the decade. In 2009, on the occasion of the eight year anniversar ... More >>
Which doesn't make The Blueprint 3 a classic. But we'll take it. For now.
Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. Last week's season premiere followed the adventures of Bikini Girl and Blind Guy, and the eternal flaming hotness of Kara DioGuardi, the newest judge. More auditions this week. Dean Anthony Bradford, who suffers from Spasming Facial Hors ... More >>
Jay-Z's aura finally outshines his artwhat a drag it is getting old
The new battle over queer kids' ruckus in Greenwich Village