Songwriters Wrote An Open Letter Asking For More Fairness

By Alyson Camus | April 2, 2021

‘The most successful songwriters in the world can’t pay their rent’

Kobe Bryant Memorial Downtown L.A.: The Lakers Legend’s Deep Connection With Music

By Alyson Camus | February 1, 2020

The scene is all gold and purple


By Alyson Camus | June 9, 2019

Weyes Blood is at The Troubadour on Thursday

The Most Googled Artists From 2004 To 2019

By Alyson Camus | April 29, 2019

Lady Gaga is the all-time winner with 31 months at the top

These Days: Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | September 14, 2016

Not white enough to crossover

10 Songs: Thursday, April 16th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | April 16, 2015

Yeah! – Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon, Ludacris – While this was a huge hit for Usher, as was the album Confession, it heralded the end of Usher as great black hope, heir to Michael Jackson’s crown, it crossed over, yes, but only to a white audience that loved black r&b – A

Jay Z Launches Tidal, His New Streaming Service

By Alyson Camus | April 1, 2015

Jay Z recently purchased the streaming service for some $56 million and he wants to make it as a competitor to Spotify, or Rdio. Alicia called it the ‘beginning of a whole new era’,… but for whom exactly? A new era for Jay Z and Madonna to make even more money? What’s new exactly? A new sound? a better listening experience?

10 Songs: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | July 23, 2014

o To 100/The Catch Up – Drake – Drake sucks on stage and can drag over an album but when he drops a single and when it is out of the blue like “Started From The Bottom” and this very well rhymed state of the Drake (he is sick of apologizing to girls) he is in a whole other league – A

10 Songs, Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | May 7, 2014

Good Kisser – Usher – excellent beat heavy, rhythm unsteady, major league return by Usher with a huge dancefloor appeal. It should be big – A