Chart Takeaways: Mary J. Blige’s Underwhelming Debut


“Same sh*t, different day,” the profane saying goes. Adapted to the Billboard Charts, “Another week, a different chart.” Okay, okay it doesn’t quite work, but you can’t blame me for trying. As has been the trend every Monday, here’s analysis of the latest Billboard 200 chart. There is some more of the “same sh*t” of…

7 Songs That ‘Get Your Blood Boiling’ in 2014


 Sometimes, you just have to get down and dirty – get the blood boiling with filth. Yes, that filth is sex, fantasies, and metaphors for sex. Some artists have a knack for nastiness. These seven songs definitely have the bedroom in mind. One artist even makes an appearance twice – can you guess whom? Here…

Review: Maroon 5 Deliver A Captivating Effort on ‘V’


  Maroon 5 • V • Interscope • US Release Date: September 2, 2014 Overexposed, Maroon 5’s fourth album marked a change of pace for Maroon 5. After three albums of a clearly established sound with minor tweaks, Overexposed opted for trendier pop. Despite drawing the ire of some critics and fans, it also produced…

Maroon 5 Love…


On September 2 – this guy’s birthday – Maroon 5 dropped their fifth studio album, V. Heading up to the release of V, I composed a couple of different articles centering around a personal favorite band. Yeah, yeah, Maroon 5 got some criticism from yours truly in regards to their Overexposed album, but that never…