New Music: Kanye West – “Power”

Forgive me for sleepin’ – no, literally, I was asleep when this leaked – but a new Kanye West joint leaked early this morning. “Power” is rumored to be the first single, or perhaps ‘street’ single, off Kanye’s mysterious next album, ‘Good Ass Job‘. I’m loving the beat (no word yet on who produced this), … Continue reading

“ねぇ” [VIDEO]

One of my all-time favorite Japanese groups, Dreams Come True – aka DCT – has a new song out on iTunes in Japan today. The single, “ねぇ” (pronounced “Neh”) is the latest in their legendary career – which spans over 30 years. DCT was first signed to Sony Records in Japan in 1988, and have … Continue reading

Xtina & Janet Shine on American Idol Finale

Despite the numerous, and random, performances on last night’s two hour American Idol finale show, there were two performers who stood out; Christina Aguilera and Janet Jackson. Both ladies showed up and showed out! Christina’s out-of-this-world vocals were on full display tonight, and Janet – well, Janet simply reminded us all just how dope she … Continue reading

Preview Xtina’s ‘BIONIC’

Last week when Amazon UK posted the 30-second snippets from Christina Aguilera‘s upcoming album, ‘Bionic‘, I held back from posting them. Don’t get it twisted – I loved the clips, but I don’t believe songs or albums can be judged accurately based on short clips. As with all major releases these days, Aguilera’s ‘Bionic‘ has leaked (well, the … Continue reading

M.I.A. x Complex

CLICK IMAGE TO SEE FULL SIZE With her new album, ‘MAYA‘, set to drop late June, M.I.A. graces the cover of the June/July 2010 issue of Complex magazine – looking as dope as you’d expect her to. The issue hits newstands June 8th, but you can head over to right now to read the full … Continue reading

Dear God 2.0

It’s been nearly a year since we first heard the title track and lead single off The Roots‘ upcoming new album, ‘How I Got Over‘. Finally we get not only a final release date, June 22nd, but another great song off the album, “Dear God 2.0. The song features Jim James of the band My … Continue reading

Who’s Gonna Love You?

Amerie just released a brand new song, “Who’s Gonna Love U”, via her Twitter (@itsmeAmerie). When loaded onto my iTunes library it was labeled with an album title ‘Breakups to Makeups‘ – so I’m not sure if she has a new album in the works or not, but I do know that I’m kinda’ feeling … Continue reading

Marsha Ambrosius LIVE @ SOBs 5/18

Sorry for such late notice, but my girl Marsha Ambrosius is returning to New York tomorrow night! Set to take the stage at SOB’s – this is Marsha’s first show back in NYC since her last sold-out, line around the block show at SOB’s last August. Joining Marsha on stage will be up and coming … Continue reading

Make It Through the Night

Today the full version of Mariah Carey‘s cover of “Help Me Make it Through The Night” surfaced online – and it’s pretty awesome. The song is a cover of the 1970 country classic of the same name, originally by Kris Kristofferson. Mariah sang the song briefly in her 2008 film, ‘Tennessee’. The way her career … Continue reading

Xtina Visits Haiti

As a U.N. Global Ambassador Against Hunger, Christina Aguilera took a break from her busy promo schedule for her upcoming album, ‘Bionic’, and visited Haiti for a few days. Watch a short, yet sweet, video below where Christina sings at one of the school’s she visited in Haiti. View More Photos After the Jump!