Mariah Carey, Me. I Am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse

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 me.  Yes, I can fix problems just like that for … Continue reading Advice for Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey & 50 Cent

Mariah Carey, Me. I Am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse

Review: Mariah Carey, ‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’


 After a five year hiatus, Carey ‘brings the heat’ on comeback LP Me. I Am Mariah… Mariah Carey • Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse • Def Jam • US Release Date: May 27, 2014 Nearly five years ago, Mariah Carey released a solid, if not necessarily flashy album in Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel. Like her previous albums of the 00s, Memoirs featured a … Continue reading Review: Mariah Carey, ‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’

Could Mariah Carey’s New Album Flop?


Years ago, the notion that one of today’s most gifted, preeminent artists could release an album that could potentially ‘flop’ would have been laughable – absurd.  However, as R&B/pop diva Mariah Carey continually prolonged her long-awaited follow-up to the underperforming, oddly titled Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, one has to wonder if the album even has a shot. That’s not throwing shade towards Carey or … Continue reading Could Mariah Carey’s New Album Flop?

Jhené Aiko, Sail Out

10 Memorable Tracks from November


Need ten jams to spin? Here’s my list of ten of November 2013’s hottest joints! 1)  Lady Gaga featuring R. Kelly, “Do What U Want” (ARTPOP) “Applause” may have been a bust of sorts, but Gaga got herself together with the help of one of R&B’s most salacious presences, R. Kelly.  Playing on words, “Do What U Want” accomplishes Gaga’s love for double meanings.  If examined … Continue reading 10 Memorable Tracks from November

Thoughts: Mariah Carey’s “The Art of Letting Go”


Mariah gets her ‘swag’ back on latest single “The Art of Letting Go” Mariah Carey ⎪ “The Art of Letting Go” (Single)⎪ Island ⎪⎪ US Release Date: November 11, 2013 “Letting go, letting go ain’t easy / oh, it’s just exceedingly hurtful / ‘cause somebody you used to know…watch, as you’re falling down…” Those are the relatable, truthful lyrics that Mariah Carey sings on her … Continue reading Thoughts: Mariah Carey’s “The Art of Letting Go”