Risqué Versus Heartfelt: Heartfelt Always Wins


In pop culture, we are in a day and age where being risqué is perfectly acceptable. Risqué has been occurring throughout the years and is nothing new, but as times have progressed, the envelope has been pushed even more. In other words, openly singing and rapping about hardcore sex, irresponsible tales of using drugs and…

MGK Keeps It Real on Sophomore Album ‘General Admission’ (Review)


MGK • General Admission • Bad Boy / Interscope • Release Date: October 16, 2015   “Yeah b*tch, yeah b*tch, call me Steve-O…I’m a wild boy, f*ck an eighth I need O’s.” Sigh, those ferocious words gave Cleveland MC Machine Gun Kelly, often referred to as just MGK, a big hit with “Wild Boy”. “Wild Boy”…

25 Chart Takeaways: Kendrick Lamar On Top Again


During a quiet week, Kendrick Lamar holds at number one. The highest debuting album comes by way of Action Bronson (Mr. Wonderful). Those and 23 more takeaways you won’t want to miss – with a dash of humor thrown in from your resident music nerd! 1) Kendrick Lamar spends a second week atop the Billboard…

25 Chart Takeaways: Kelly Clarkson Earns Third #1 Album 


The first American Idol victor has been able to establish a career beyond the show. This week, Kelly Clarkson lands her third number one album. That and many more chart takeaways worth examining! 1) Kelly Clarkson scores her third number one album with Piece By Piece. The numbers – sales and overall impact – are…

25 Chart Takeaways: Big Sean Scores His First #1 


The Detroit rapper got it done – Big Sean scores his first #1 album. That takeaway and 24 more! 1) Big Sean finally landed at the top. After two albums debuted at #3, the MC’s third album Dark Sky Paradise debuted at #1. 2) Kid Rock settles for the runner-up spot, but First Kiss sells…

Review: John Fogerty, ‘Wrote A Song For Everyone’


John Fogerty⎪ Wrote A Song For Everyone⎪ Vanguard ⎪⎪US Release Date: May 28, 2013 Featured Artists: Foo Fighters; Keith Urban; Shane Fogerty; Tyler Fogerty; Miranda Lambert; Tom Morello; Zac Brown Band; My Morning Jacket; Kid Rock; Dawes; Bob Seger; Brad Paisley; Alan Jackson; Jennifer Hudson; Allen Toussaint; Rebirth Brass Band  Executive producer: Julie Fogerty John…