We revisit and rank the 50 best hits from the year 1995, plus interview artists like Alanis Morissette, Garbage, Monica, Kylie Minogue, Seal, Saint Etienne, Ace Of Base and more in the process. More »
The R&B diva’s 8th LP comes out just in time for Christmas. More »
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Producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins is responsible for creating some the best pop hits over the past two decades, from Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name” to Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” to Justin Bieber’s “As Long As You Love Me.” Next year will officially mark the… More »
In 1998, Bill Clinton was President, Monica Lewinsky was the most famous intern on the planet, the world had come down with Titanic fever and a show on MTV called Total Request Live was about to alter the sound of popular music. One such superstar who rose up through TRL’s glittery ranks was Britney Jean… More »
LL Cool J has unveiled the album artwork and tracklist for Authentic, out April 30. And in keeping with the nostalgic Kings of the Mic tour, apparently by “authentic” LL means “throwback.” The album is loaded with old school guest spots including: Snoop Dogg, Chuck D, Earth, Wind & Fire, Seal, Monica and freaking Eddie Van Halen. More »
With the 55th Annual Grammy Awards just days away, we’ve got that yearly itch to revisit the fashions of Grammys gone by. This time, however, we’re scratching it in a different way. This isn’t a hottest red carpet roundup. Instead, you’re not going to see Jennifer Lopez in that green Versace dress, or Rihanna rocking… More »
During the the BET Awards in Los Angeles, Mariah Carey did the honor of delivering a touching speech about her late friend Whitney Houston, who died on February 11. “The first time I heard Whitney’s voice, I was mesmerized, like the rest of the world,” Carey said after walking on stage. The songstress went on… More »
Yesterday we learned Whitney Houston’s official cause of death, but that won’t stop the tributes from coming. Many of today’s biggest artists were just growing up in the late 80’s and early 90’s when the pop diva was at her peak, so it’s no wonder so many have cited her as one of their… More »
Brandy and Monica’s video for “It All Belongs To Me”, their first pair-up since their top-selling 1998 smash “The Boy Is Mine”, is pretty much a straight forward visual that plays on the ladies’ man-sassin’ lyrics. In one tongue-in-cheek scene, Brandy dumps her man, instructs her ex to log off his Facebook, then changes the… More »
We’re happy that, lyrically, Brandy and Monica are getting along these days. That said, judging by some reactions to their new single “It All Belongs To Me”, listeners seemed to prefer their “The Boy Is Mine” feuding days better. Regardless, the ladies hit up the Tonight Show last night for an impressive, soulful performance of… More »
A few months (or weeks) from now, you may not remember who won the Super Bowl. But we bet you’ll remember who performed at halftime, and that’s just one reason why she dominates the latest Pop & Fizz chart. We’ve tallied the ups and downs of M.I.A., Lana Del Rey, Missy Elliott and the rest… More »
After fighting over a man in their hit single “The Boy Is Mine” fourteen years ago, Brandy and Monica have matured and called a truce. Their new collaboration, the snappy R&B tune “It All Belongs To Me”, is a sequel of sorts to their 1998 song, with both singers agreeing that their man “must be… More »
Did You Hear?
:: Katy Perry’s impending divorce isn’t getting her brand down — the pop singer is launching her own line of false eyelashes this February. Just in time to bat your lashes at your Valentine. [PopCrush]
:: Justin Bieber thought he could go unnoticed in Venice Beach by wearing… More »
“Excuse me, can I please talk to you for a minute?” So began Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine”, a cheeky female take on Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney’s classic “The Girl Is Mine”. The sassy slice of funk-pop went on to spend 13 weeks atop the Hot 100 chart, thus becoming the best-selling… More »
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:: If you thought giving birth was hard enough, just try to figure out how difficult it was to orchestrate Blue Ivy’s birth so that no media or paparazzi were able to sneak their way into an exclusive photo opp of Mama Beyonce. [TMZ]
:: Check out Rihanna’s new ride… More »
Who’s a big fan of Lil Kim? Monica. Who’s not? Biggie’s mom, Voletta Wallace. That’s what we’ve taken away from the controversy over the “Love All Over Me” singer’s new single “Anything (To Find You),” which Lil Kim has already laid down her vocals for and Monica is happy with, but now may not be… More »