12 Hellish Songs


Nick Jonas said it best: “It’s my right to be hellish / I still get jealous.” Yes, “Jealousy” is certainly sinful and can land you in, well Hell. But this playlist-driven post really isn’t about jealousy, Biblical matters, or even as much about hell itself other than each song title features ‘hell’ in it (or…

Chrisette Michele Maintains Classicism in R&B


In a previous post (Kelly Rowland: More Risqué Than Beyoncé (and Others)), I discussed how Kelly Rowland was pushing the boundaries for women in R&B with her play on innuendo and the sensual.  Chrisette Michele‘s agenda is different.  Michele seeks to keep the traditional, classic elements of R&B alive – something that she has been doing from day…