Akon "Could You Be The Reason"

Akon "Could You Be The Reason"

Taking the backseat to allow label signee T-Pain dethrone him as the “new Nate Dogg” of hip hop hook-crooning, 2007 political pundit target Akon makes…

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Mariah Carey "Touch My Body"

Mariah Carey "Touch My Body"

Following what seemed like a never-ending emancipation, all Mimi wants to do now is get her freak on. Privately. Sadly, that’s not too easy a…

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Princess (of Crime Mob) "Pretty Rave Girl"

Princess (of Crime Mob) "Pretty Rave Girl"

Now the lone female standing in Atlanta hip hop group Crime Mob since the surprising departure of “stiletto…pumps…in…the club” partner Diamond late last year, Princess…

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Yael Naim "New Soul"

Yael Naim "New Soul"

Last week, there arrived a surprise debut within the Billboard Hot 100 Top Ten. Premiering in the #9 spot, between the latest heavy rotaters from…

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Sean Garrett featuring Ludacris "Grippin' On The Bed"

Sean Garrett featuring Ludacris "Grippin’ On The Bed"

Looking at the charts today, with it’s many DJ-hosted posse cuts and producer-as-“rapper” vanity offerings, the notion of strictly being a behind-the -scenes hit crafter…

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Usher featuring Young Jeezy "Love In The Club"

Usher featuring Young Jeezy "Love In The Club"

From miles away you can feel the impact coming; “Love In The Club”, a recently leaked new cut from Usher, is going to be a…

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Paramore "Love's Not A Competition (But I'm Winning) (Kaiser Chiefs Cover)"

Paramore "Love’s Not A Competition (But I’m Winning) (Kaiser Chiefs Cover)"

With in-your-face pipes edged with a hint of bratty snarl, Paramore focal point Hayley Williams loses out on the stiffened English-accented iciness that Ricky Wilson…

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The B-52s "Funplex"

The B-52s "Funplex"

It’s been thirty years since Athens, Georgia’s prized B-52s first got the party started and, despite a lengthy gap since their last all-original collection (Good…

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Re-Up Gang "Good Morning"/ "Dey Know Yayo"

Re-Up Gang "Good Morning"/ "Dey Know Yayo"

After a lengthy hiatus, our favorite hood chefs, the Re-Up Gang, return with the third chapter in their heavily embraced mixtape series, We Got It…

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Sheryl Crow "Drunk With The Thought of You"

Sheryl Crow "Drunk With The Thought of You"

Beautifully flirting with her long-established appreciation for the sounds of Nashville, Sheryl Crow motions to two of country music’s favorite pastimes (alcohol and heartache) on…

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