It’s been awhile since I visited rihannanow.com, Rihanna’s official website. Yes, singers actually still own their own websites, although all of it is handled by their teams. I was reading the site’s bio page (text annoyingly written in lowercase with no italics when mentioning album titles) when I noticed a few factual errors or plain […]Read More Who the hell wrote Rihanna’s ridiculous website biography?
It must have been pretty weird for some folks at Disney last year. Pirates of the Caribbean, the once stellar franchise inspired by their theme park ride, released a fifth installment, Dead Men Tell No Tales (or Salazar’s Revenge in some countries) to very lukewarm reception. It was a far cry from its heyday. During […]Read More Does anyone even remember that ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film from last year?
For a pop singer in her prime, four years is a lifetime between albums, yet that was the amount of time Christina Aguilera took to put out a follow-up to her career-redefining Stripped. Back to Basics, which dropped in 2006, is the third English pop album in her catalog, but the second and final studio album […]Read More ‘Back to Basics’: Christina Aguilera’s over-sung, overstuffed throwback (Xploring Xtina Part 3)
Following a much-buzzed performance at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, Christina Aguilera’s “Fall in Line” is now in full motion as the singer’s second official single from her upcoming album Liberation. The 37-year old singer just released a cinematically filmed music video co-starring Demi Lovato, who is featured on the pop ballad. It’s no wonder […]Read More Christina Aguilera releases cinematic, bigger-budgeted “Fall in Line” music video
I don’t know if the world is still bawling over the ending of Avengers: Infinity War, but I pretty much got over it after a day. If it’s one thing I’ve learned about superhero movies and comic books, it’s that no one actually dies… unless you’re Peter Parker’s uncle. We’ve seen it countless of times […]Read More Who will die, return and stay alive in ‘Avengers 4’
All seemed fine when Grammy- and Pulitzer-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar invited a white fan from the crowd onstage to perform his song “M.A.A.D City” during his concert in Alabama. But when the fan, Delaney rapped the N-word as part of the lyrics, Lamar stopped the track and told her, “you gotta bleep one single word, […]Read More Hypocrite? Kendrick Lamar stops white fan who repeated the N-word in his lyrics
Critics hated Charlie Puth’s first album: it is currently the 15th worst-reviewed album of all time on Metacritic. So the 26-year old can breathe a sigh of relief with his new offering, Voicenotes, which dropped on May 11. This second studio album is actually good, to say the least. Two years ago, his debut album […]Read More ‘Voicenotes’: Charlie Puth’s funky F-you record is gold (review)