6 Artists Who Have Lost Their Luster


It happens to many artists – they lose their ‘luster.’ As Maroon 5 once sang, “Nothing Lasts Forever,” and the same could be said about sustained commercial success and general relevance within the music industry. Many of the artists that are featured on this list are established, veteran artists who ultimately have little to prove….

10 Best Songs by Game


On Tuesday, October 14, West Coast rapper Game dropped latest studio album, Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf. While Game’s numbers have downgraded as of late commercially (who hasn’t), the rapper has had quite a run that has included three #1 albums. Across all his albums, Game has delivered some sensational songs – more than…

Regrettable Albums…Could it Be?


Sadly, not every album that saw the light of day in 2014 was a winner.  This is no reference to sales, but rather, a reference to releasing the ‘wrong’ album in regards to the material and quality of the album itself.  The 10 artists/albums in a recent starpulse.com post penned by ‘yours truly’ didn’t record…

12 Awesome Rap Rhymes from 2014


2014 has been filled with some exceptional one-liners courtesy of any number of rappers. While rap music in 2014 has been as strong as it has been in past years, it still has had its moments and definitely its memorable lines. Here are 12 awesome rap rhymes from 2014 in no particular order.  1) G-Eazy…

The Plight That Is Albums Sales – Billboard Chart Takeaways


Brentmusicreviews has been quick to highlight how R&B music sales in particular have fallen tremendously. While the R&B plight continues throughout 2014 (no shade Mariah), a general takeaway from studying the Billboard 200 Albums Chart will reveal that the album sales decline isn’t genre-specific. A successful album in the ‘new normal’ of album sales has much…

20 Of The Dirtiest Rap Songs – Starpulse.com


View this post on Instagram Today Im Proud to announce my New Partnership as "Brand Ambassador" for the #1 Vapor co #Mcig MCIG.org …LETS VAPE! A post shared by Rick Ross (@richforever) on Jun 24, 2014 at 6:31am PDT Once upon a time, there was this popular Christina Aguilera song called “Dirrty”.  That song has nothing to do…

Advice for Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey & 50 Cent


Three artists recently have experienced subpar weeks: Justin Bieber (n-word scandal), Mariah Carey (historically tepid album sales), and 50 Cent (below par first week sales and ‘extracurricular’ injuries).  The only way to atone and correct the ills of a horrid week – or several in the case of our Canadian pop star – is advice from…

Music Shopping List: Albums to Consider Purchasing June 10th, 2014


Last week, the music world received new offerings from the likes of Miranda Lambert (Platinum) and a comeback from 50 Cent (Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire to Win). This week, June 10th, 2014, the sole gargantuan offering comes from former White Stripes front man Jack White, who releases his second solo album Lazaretto. Otherwise, new release…

Coldplay Dips In Sales, Sits Pretty At No. 1


So let’s get the most boring part of the chart analysis/news over with. Coldplay keep the top spot warm, albeit with only 83,000 copies sold of their latest LP Ghost Stories. 83,000 copies is a far cry from the 383,000 copies the set sold just last week, its debut week. Despite the drop, that was sufficient…