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Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 27th Anniversary

Posted by Shaliah on September 19, 2016 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)
Today is the 27th anniversary of the Greatest Female Performer's Rhythm Nation 1814 album. Rhythm Nation 1814 was a concept album that addressed social issues such as racism, drug abuse, tragedies, and poverty. It was ranked #277 in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2012. In my opinion, this album is ranked with the other top concept message albums: Marvin Gaye's What's Going On, Stevie Wonder's Innervisions, and Prince's Sign O' the Times. Below I have ranked her songs from the... Read Full Post »

NBC's The Wiz Live!

Posted by Shaliah on December 4, 2015 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

                                                  

Ever since it was announced that NBC was doing a live verison of the hit legendary and iconic musical "The Wiz", there has been a lot of controversy. P...

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Happy Birthday Missy Elliott!

Posted by Shaliah on July 1, 2015 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Today is Missy Elliott's 44th birthday. She's wrote and produced for most of your favorite artists with her longtime friend and musical partner Timbaland. They were first put on the map when they worked with Aaliyah on her classic sophmore album "One In A Million".   Ever since then they've worked with everyone from Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, B...

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Black Music Month

Posted by Shaliah on June 30, 2015 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Ok. Well this is the second time I'm going to try to do this. I just spent about 2 hours doing this same entry, but it got erased. So I'm going to give you just a very short version:

June is Nation Black Music Month. In honor of Black Music Month, I'm going to countdwn my top five favorite artists of all time. I'm going to start this off a little different with number 4. The one artist who truly speaks to my soul.

4. Sade

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The Queen Is Back!

Posted by Shaliah on June 29, 2015 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love Janet Jackson. She is on my list of top five favorite artists of all time along with Stevie Wonder, Prince, Aaliyah, and Diana Ross. She just released her new single "No Sleeep" and is excellent.  It sounds like a mix of of Anytime, Anyplace, That's The Way Love Goes, and I Get Lonely. It almost sounds like an outtake from "The Velvet Rope" album which is among one of my favorites of...

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