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RIFF’d: Leon Bridges’ ‘Good Thing’

Leon Bridges‘ second full-length album Good Thing is a break in form, a venture that has him reaching into uncharted territory. For fans of Coming Home it’ll be a departure from his Otis Redding-like approach to […]

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Billboard Reporter Hits the Streets to Quiz People on Adele Lyrics

Billboard’s Taylor Ortega takes to the streets of NYC to talk Adele; Photo: Billboard In honor of pop singer Adele‘s 30th birthday, entertainment reporter (and comedy writer) Taylor Ortega cruised the streets of New York […]

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RIFF’d: Janelle Monáe’s ‘Dirty Computer’

As a Bad Boy protégé, Janelle Monae has since day one been groomed to be an entertainer. The path that has been chartered for her has propelled her into the spotlight, but has not made […]

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RIFF’d: Tinashe’s ‘Joyride’

After numerous delay’s Tinashe has tentatively come forward with her third studio album Joyride. As expected, the hold up threw a monkey wrench into the equation as the album’s narrative is disjointed and at times […]

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RIFF’d: En Vogue’s ‘Electric Cafe’

After 14 long years, the legendary En Vogue has thrown their hat back in the ring with a highly polished effort in Electric Cafe. As if it were ever in question, the main themes running through […]

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RIFF’d: Toni Braxton’s ‘Sex & Cigarettes’

Not one to lie dormant, Toni Braxton is always in the lab. Her latest effort Sex & Cigarettes is an edgier body of work that shines a spotlight on break-ups. In just eight songs she […]

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Frank Ocean Sues Producer Over Songwriting Credits

Photo: Grammy.com R&B singer Frank Ocean is suing producer Om’Mas Keith over songwriting credits for Ocean’s critically acclaimed album Blonde. Ocean tried to get Keith to sign an agreement that said that Keith had no part […]

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RIFF’d: Tyga’s ‘Kyoto’

Tyga‘s newest album Kyoto is a project that has the young lyricist opening up like he never has before. The past few years have been mired in controversy and gossip, and Kyoto was his chance to not […]

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Jermaine Dupri Notches Second Hip-Hop Nod into Songwriters Hall

Jermaine Dupri celebrates his Songwriters Hall of Fame nod on his Instagram account; Photo: Instagram/Songwriters Hall of Fame Longtime rap veteran Jermaine Dupri recently announced that he will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of […]

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Musicologist Claims to Have Made the Happiest Christmas Song Ever

A performance of the ‘happiest Christmas song in the world’ at UK shopping centre, Intu; Photo: YouTube/Intu Dr. Joe Bennett, a Boston Conservatory musicologist has announced that he has created the happiest Christmas song in the […]

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