Posts By Rahsheeda Ali

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Miss Jackson If You’re Nasty: What Are Janet Jackson’s Most Sexually Empowering Albums?

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Janet Jackson began her solo musical career more than 30 years ago as the fresh-faced baby sister of her famous older brothers. But starting with 1986′s Control and reaching full flight with 1989′s Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this week, Janet matured into an artist equal to any elder Jackson and a grown women in full command of her status as a budding sex symbol. Read more…

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How Much Does Vance Joy Really Know About His Australian Homeland?


Besides being a totally cool, up and coming singer-songwriter, September You Oughta Know artist Vance Joy is one of many awesome musicians that hail from the “Land Down Under” A.K.A. Australia. But how well does he really know his native land? VH1 News correspondent Ellie Lee puts the singer to the test by quizzing him about all things Aussie. Read more…

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Solo Artists Who Got Their Starts In Now-Forgotten Bands

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Many artists are deep inside the music industry before the masses ever learn their names. Sometimes, future stars are hiding in plain sight while performing in mid-level music groups. Before Pink hit fame in 2000, she was in a girl group called Choice that was signed to LaFace Records. R. Kelly had hits with his group, Public Announcement, and Bjork was an indie rocker in the Sugarcubes before becoming an electronic phenomenon. Which other acts left bands behind to embark on successful solo careers? Read on for more!

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