Archive for March 16th, 2011

Rihanna: I Like My Bod Even Though It’s “Not Perfect”

March 16th, 2011
In a barely-there dress on the cover of Vogue's April issue Rihanna looks crazy confident But the "Umbrella" singer 23 says that wasn't always the case "Over the holidays and during filming (the action flick Battleship) I realized I actually like my body even if it's not perfect according to...

Rebecca Black’s Viral Hit ‘Friday’ Breaks Into iTunes Top 100

March 16th, 2011
Rebecca Black's widely mocked viral hit "Friday" was released on iTunes only yesterday but has already cracked the digital retail giant's Top 100 tracks The song is currently at Number 69 and has been steadily rising up the chart all day putting the self-released single in the company of recent...

Listen: Keren Ann’s Lush, Upbeat New Album ‘101’

March 16th, 2011
Click to listen to Keren Ann's "101" Keren Ann's new album 101 her first record in four years marks a new direction for the singer-songwriter Whereas her previous records stuck to sad starkly arranged ballads 101 is comparatively upbeat and full of delicate melody and rich sonic detail The album won't...

Strokes’ New Album ‘Angles’ is Best Since Their Debut

March 16th, 2011
David Fricke has reviewed the Strokes' highly anticipated new album Angles – and in a four-star review he says the record was worth the wait  According to Fricke Angles is the Strokes' first step away from the sound of their instant-classic debut Instead of the rigid purity of Is This It...

Pearl Jam to Begin Work on 10th Studio Album

March 16th, 2011
Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament has told Billboard that the band have written 25 songs for a new album to be recorded later this year "April will be the time where we get together and learn to play all these demos and figure out which 12-15 of them float to...

Janet Jackson Signs Film Production Deal

March 16th, 2011
Janet Jackson has signed a production deal with Lionsgate to develop and produce a feature film for the studio Though Jackson has been an actress since before her music career began in 1982 this will be her first time working behind the scenes in movies Jackson has a pre-existing relationship...

Digest: Kelly Clarkson’s New Album Delayed; James Taylor Injured on Ski Trip

March 16th, 2011
Kelly Clarkson's New Album is DelayedKelly Clarkson announced on her Facebook page that her fifth album is finished but will not be released until September which she says is "the best time to release it apparently" According to Clarkson the new disc is influenced by Prince Tina Turner Sheryl Crow...

Rapper and Singer Nate Dogg Dead At 41

March 16th, 2011
Nate Dogg the singer and rapper best known for his collaborations with Snoop Dogg Dr Dre Warren G and Eminem has died at the age of 41 His cause of death has not been announced but the singer had previously suffered strokes in 2007 and 2008 Watch Nate Dogg's Best Guest...

The Stoner Arms Dealers

March 16th, 2011
The e-mail confirmed it everything was finally back on schedule after weeks of maddening inexplicable delay A 747 cargo plane had just lifted off from an airport in Hungary and was banking over the Black Sea toward Kyrgyzstan some 3000 miles to the east After stopping to refuel there the...

‘Glee’ Recap: New Directions Head to Regionals in ‘Original Song’

March 16th, 2011
The time has finally arrived where once again that almost-mythical (even though everything depends on it) competition the New Directions are preparing for happens Last night our favorite glee club headed to regionals to compete against the Warblers and Aural Intensity The episode was jam-packed with music and saw the...