Ranking Chris Brown’s Albums


As hard to believe as it may be, resident ‘bad boy’ Chris Brown has released six studio albums. Oh it seems just like yesterday that Brown was singing about “running it” and then of course there was that career-turning incident with Rihanna. But this point isn’t judging Brown the man, but rather Brown the artist….

Quickie: 1 Favorite from Each Chris Brown Album 


Chris Brown is a name that no longer possesses the innocence of a bright, teenage R&B star. At one time, Brown wasn’t a bad boy, but rather a self-proclaimed country boy from Virginia. Throughout his career, Brown has evolved, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. Regardless, with six albums under his belt (including X),…

The R&B Malaise Continues: Sales Continue to Sag


R&B sales just aren’t what they once were – there’s just no other way to state it. When a major label R&B album is released these days, the expectation – save for a select few artists – is that it’s not going to sell. Sure, that’s a hella pessimistic view, but what has dissuaded such…

55th Grammy Awards Reaction – The Triumphs and Fails


First and foremost, I am rarely happy with the results of the Grammys.  I think some of the winners are underserving while some losers have the right to feel as if they’ve been snubbed. As expected, the 55th Grammy Awards wasn’t short of its idiosyncrasies.  I’m not going to go into the performances, though I do plan to discuss…