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The Story Behind Rivers Cuomo’s Japanese Lyrics

Scott Murphy (left), Rivers Cuomo (right); Photo: Facebook  Weezer‘s songwriter and frontman, Rivers Cuomo, is also in another band, Scott & Rivers. And for some reason, they’ve decided to write songs in Japanese. The other […]

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LL Cool J Becomes First Rapper to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Photo: LL Cool J/Facebook James Todd Smith (a.k.a. LL Cool J) is a rap legend and icon, and now the Queens-born rapper will add another chapter to his lore by becoming the first hip-hop artist […]

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Willie Nelson Has Apparently Died, and He Even Wrote a Song About It

Willie Nelson in the official video for ‘Still Not Dead’ off his record ‘God’s Problem Child’: Photo: Willie Nelson/YouTube A Chicago-based radio station reported yesterday that the Country Music Hall of Famer Willie Nelson passed […]

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RIFF’d: Lana Del Rey’s ‘Lust for Life’

Lana Del Rey‘s fifth studio album Lust For Life is the sound of a budding songstress taking full flight. She’s enjoying the fruits of her labor while still growing as an individual, and relishing every […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume XXIX

Oasis bring to life an endearing tale in the early 90s in which a random beautiful woman from San Francisco saved the band from a breakup, Coldplay show some political teeth, Grizzly Bear bring the home […]

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RIFF’d: Shabazz Palaces’ ‘Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star’/’Quazarz vs. the Jealous Machines’

With the release of their double album Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. the Jealous Machines, Shabazz Palaces blast light years into the future, expanding their vision and redefining the parameters of […]

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RIFF’d: Haim’s ‘Something to Tell You’

Haim‘s sophomore album Something to Tell You is a revealing examination of broken relationships; the various ups and downs, the turbulent emotions and the looming sense of regret. Haim looks closely at this conundrum while […]

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RIFF’d: TLC’s ‘TLC’

TLC‘s self-titled album is an adamant affirmation of core values; ones that have solidified them as iconoclasts and locks for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Comebacks of this nature are always sketchy as […]

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RIFF’d: Vince Staples’ ‘Big Fish Theory’

Vince Staples‘ sophomore album Big Fish Theory is a bold and audacious move towards creative liberation. In just 12 songs, Staples showcases his versatility as a blossoming writer, displaying a knack for parodying, embracing and criticizing the […]

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Rhyme nor Reason: Lil Yachty

Introducing ‘Rhyme nor Reason’ – a SONGLYRICS’ look at lyricists that make us want to jam a pencil in our brain. Or as a man named Shakespeare once wrote: ‘Was there ever any man thus beaten out […]

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