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Madonna Vs. Rihanna: The Battle Of The DGAF Divas

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In a music industry full of dynamite female acts, who reigns supreme as the ultimate pop goddess? It’s a daunting question, but we are determined to find the answer. Let’s get ready to rumble, because the next round of VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff kicks off today! And it’s not going to be easy. We pit music’s biggest don’t-give-a-f—k divas — Madonna and Rihanna —against each other for one glitter-soaked cat fight. Who will come out on top? You decide!

[Artwork: Madelyn Somers]
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Rico Love Produced All Of These Hits And You Had No Idea

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-By Chris Carpenter 

It’s time to get to know the elusive Rico Love – the man responsible for producing some of pop, hip-hop and R&B’s hottest tracks.  He grabbed our ears a few weeks back with an incredible remix of Disclosure’s “Latch,” but that’s just the latest triumph in a career that goes back over a decade. After catching the attention of the almighty Usher (insert praise hands emoji), Rico was brought on to contribute to the diamond-selling Confessions album in 2004, and he’s been on a roll ever since! From writing, producing and guesting for a slew of popular acts—yes, even Queen Bey!—Rico is skilled at cranking out hit after hit. Heck, he’s won Grammy Awards, people! No wonder he won the heart of Love & Hip Hop Hollywood’s Teairra Mari

So now, let’s show some love to the great Rico Love by taking a look at some of his biggest smashes.

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by (@BHSmithNYC)

Power Ballads, Cult Bands And The Greatest One-Hit Wonders In Heavy Metal And Hard Rock

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Like a one-night stand, people love their one-hit wonders, and heavy metal and hard rock are no exception to the rule. A good one hit wonder takes you back to that time and place that you first heard it. When you sang it out loud, drunk at the bar, and didn’t care what anyone else thought about it. They carry none of the baggage of a more serious artist, whose music must be savored and mulled over like an overpriced bottle of wine. Like those in other genres, in most cases they are just dumb fun though several important bands have also snuck their way into the charts as well. Read more…

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These Ariana Grande “Love Me Harder” Covers Will Inspire You To Make Nice With Your Bae

The leaves are turing brown and cuffing season is here. Music has a magical way of helping you realize that you should talk to the girl you see at the coffee station every morning instead of walking by and thinking what could’ve been. These covers of Ariana Grande‘s “Love Me Harder” featuring The Weeknd make the perfect soundtrack to snuggling in the sheets and falling in love. Play these renditions on repeat and take the risk today.

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by (@JordanRuntagh)

Legendary Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead At 71

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Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist and singer for rock icons Cream alongside Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, died as his home in Suffolk, England today at the age of 71. His death was confirmed by his family via Facebook earlier this morning. “It is with great sadness that we, Jack’s family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and all round legend,” the statement read. “The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts.”

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October’s Very Own Drake Celebrated His 28th Birthday Like A Big Kid

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Last night, Drake celebrated his 28th birthday in the heart of New York City. Champagne Papi and a group of his closest friends took over Time Square’s Dave and Busters to party all night long. Drake hit the 28 club and said f-ck it, we’re hitting up the arcades tonight.

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by (@TaylorFerber)

These Outfits Prove Everyday Is Halloween When You’re Katy Perry

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By now, we can expect any given Katy Perry outfit to resemble rainbows, butterflies, traffic cones or all of the above combined. She makes it like your birthday everyday. But after taking a look back at some of the most ridiculous getups the pop star has worn, it seems like Halloween needs to be swapped into those lyrics pronto. Seriously, who would actually wear this stuff in public other than the one night it’s socially acceptable to? You’re a pop star, Katy Perry. Not a fairy. Not a sexy school girl. And most definitely not Miss Chiquita Banana.

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