Every time an artist changes their style, fans explode. They feel betrayed. Whether it’s Bob Dylan’s choice to go “electric” at the Newport Folk Festival, Kid Cudi’s transformation into a punk rocker or even Taylor Swift’s step in the pop direction. Childish Gambino’s new album, “Awaken, My Love!” can be seen as a step into […]

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Comedian extraordinaire Kathy Griffin has made a career out of mocking the ridiculousness of celebrities. Her stand-up shows are often just streams of consciousness about her observations of and interactions with various celebrities. She’s never been one to shy away from controversy. In her new book “Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index,” Griffins reveals […]

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Are you offended by your friend putting a heinously ugly picture of you sleeping on their Snapchat? Celebrities are here to prove to us that they can be just as, or more, embarrassing than your average citizen. That being said, D.J. Khaled is definitely leading the pack in the contest for most inappropriate Snapchat. 1. […]

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Piracy is a multifaceted issue. There’s no doubt about that, and record labels are not happy. Ever since the start of the 21st century, the number of peer-to-peer websites (where people are able to share files through a central network) skyrocketed. Recently, music labels sued YouTube ripping sites and they want $150,000 for every illegal […]

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Lady Gaga returned to the world of pop music on Friday after a long, three-year break with “Perfect Illusion.” It’s her first single after the infamous “ARTPOP.” In the interim, she produced a jazz album with Tony Bennett that no one asked for and starred as Jessica Lange’s understudy in the fifth season of “American […]

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A little more than two years after Beyoncé changed the music industry with her self-titled magnum opus, she has once again set the world ablaze. “Lemonade,” in yet another world-stopping moment, was released on Tidal late Saturday night after an HBO special with the same title premiered. A powerful, ambitious work, “Lemonade” pushes Beyoncé to […]

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Lady Gaga is on the brink of a massive comeback. For those who love her, it is a blessing. And for those who do not — please get better taste. Having largely stayed away from the world of pop music since 2013, she has planted the seeds to a return to the top. Her Golden […]

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“Hello… it’s me.” Adele, the voice of our generation and Taylor Swift’s biggest nightmare, is back with a massive new song. So let’s get this over with and just give Adele all of the Grammys now. After an unusually long hiatus of four years, during which time the music industry completely succumbed to unexceptional artists, […]

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There is no pop star more underrated or under appreciated than Janet Jackson. She’s sold over 100 million albums worldwide. In the United States, she has 27 top-ten singles, and ten of those are number-ones. Her albums, from “Control” to “Rhythm Nation” to “The Velvet Rope,” were groundbreaking, fusing multiple music genres and pushing the […]

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For as long as I can remember, celebrities have generally stuck to focusing on their own career. Singers sang, actors acted and there was rarely a clash between any two professions. Yes, famous personalities would advocate for charities or sponsor brands, as they still do, but they would seldom comment on a company’s way of […]

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