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What Happens When Linda Perry Brings Tough Love To VH1′s Offices?

Tonight marks the long-awaited premiere of VH1′s new series, Make Or Break: The Linda Perry Project. The show sees famed singer-songwriter Linda Perry steer young musicians toward their dreams of making it big. Of course, Perry’s known for her unique brand of, ahem, passion. She definitely wasn’t afraid to show our staff some tough love when she stopped by our offices.

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VH1 Has A Night Out With “Don’t Wait” Singer Mapei

By Christopher Rosa 

Singer-songwriter Mapei’s hit “Don’t Wait” is killing it on the airwaves thanks to its unique pop rap blend. So naturally we were stoked when the star agreed to show us around Brooklyn (her home for three years) and open up on everything -from what makes a good night out, to how she keeps her music fresh.

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10 Times When Auto-Tuning Totally Worked

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By Christopher Rosa 

It’s not hard to record a song nowadays—a laptop, GarageBand and microphone are all one needs to crank out a decent track. And with the magic of Auto-Tune, you can even sound pitch perfect. It’s no surprise that artists flock to this tool to amp up their game, some abusing it to disguise the fact that they can’t really sing at all. It’s like a pop P.E.D.! But music’s most notorious tool isn’t always used for evil.

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The Greatest Relationship In Drake’s Life Is The One He Has With Sports

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“I swear sports and music are so synonymous/Cause we want to be them, and they want to be us” – Drake, “Thank Me Now”

From his days playing basketball at Degrassi Community School to finding himself in the middle of the latest LeBron James decision, no one is more of a sports fan than Drake. He’s been called a “team-jumper” or “fair weather fan” based on his association with any athlete experiencing success. But he swears he’s not being opportunistic — they’re just all really good friends.

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