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Prince’s Estate Slated to Release Book with Handwritten Lyrics and Poetry

After his death, Prince‘s popularity has only swelled and it seems like fans simply can’t get enough of the eclectic legend. In recent news, Paisley Park Enterprises (the merchandising division of Prince’s estate) announced that […]

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Oscar Brown Jr.’s Daughters Criticize Trump for Using Their Father’s Song

Trump delivers a speech at CPAC; Photo: Daily News/the Chicago Tribune Just in case you needed another reason to dislike Donald Trump, the Commander in Chief was slammed yet again for his usage of lyrics […]

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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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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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RIFF’d: Bell Biv DeVoe’s ‘Three Stripes’

After 16 long years Bell Biv DeVoe make a not-so-triumphant return with a new studio album Three Stripes. It comes at the heels of a lauded BET profile of New Edition, which in the end […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Anthony Hamilton

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Amp Fiddler

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Raphael Saadiq

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ — a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” Enter […]

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RIFF’D: Frank Ocean’s ‘Blond’

Frank Ocean‘s Blond is an appropriate follow up to Channel Orange. Instead of releasing a predictable and formulaic sequel, which would have been the easy thing to do he dove deep into his experiences as […]

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Rio2016 May Have its Controversies, but Brazil will Always Have These Songs

Rio 2016 has been mired in controversy; unsanitary living conditions, corruption and a blatant disregard for human rights have all overshadowed the olympic event. The negative headlines are overwhelming, but it shouldn’t take away from Brazil’s […]

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