For the third year in a row, I felt like this was a better year for individual songs and singles than it was for albums. I suppose it makes a certain kind of sense in a digital era that the … Continue reading
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Like last year, I didn’t think 2012 was a strong year for albums. But there were a good number of individual songs that I loved this year. Here are the first 10 of the best songs of 2012 after the … Continue reading
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Tagged 702, 80s synth pop, Antoine Dunn, Art Dealer Chic, Big Boi, black music, black pop, Bones, DJ, hip hop, Jay Electronica, Just Blaze, Kaleidoscope Dream, Keith Murray, Kelly Rowland, Luke James, Machine Gun, Meelah, Melanie Fiona, Miguel, Mo Better Blues, Museum, R&B, Rashad, RZA, soul music, The Black Keys, The Man With The Iron Fists
702 should have been huge stars. Jealousy is a perfect showcase for why I think this is true. The song is not single-worthy in the conventional sense, as it structurally has small ebbs and flows instead of crescendos and sweeping … Continue reading