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Can You Guess Theses Famous Afros Of Hard Rock And Heavy Metal?

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Since it first came screaming out of the electric womb, hard rock has been a place where musicians let their freak flag fly, from their amped up anthems of abandon to their risque clothing and wild hairstyles. Long flowing hair became de rigueur for members of the ’60s counterculture and there’s no hairstyle as wild and evocative of the era than the Afro. Read more…

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Happy Earth, Wind & Fire Day!

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Hey, did you forget what day it is? Yeah, sure, it’s Earth Day, but it’s also VH1′s Earth, Wind & Fire Day! Some of you might be asking yourselves why VH1 is celebrating the legacy of Earth, Wind & Fire today. To put it quite simply: Earth, Wind & Fire rules!

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The 20 Biggest Musical Acts Of All-Time Who Hail From The A.T.L.

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The premiere of CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story on VH1 last night got us thinking about what a musical hotbed the city of Atlanta is. As we learned, they don’t call it “Hot-Lanta” for nothing! So we decided to do a little bit of research to determine who, along with TLC, are the biggest musical artists to emerge from the A.T.L.

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Listen To Our Playlist From The Latest Episode Of That Metal Show

Stone Sour members Corey Taylor and Josh Rand stopped by That Metal Show this past week, talking about everything from their new album to weighing in on metal’s most underrated guitarists.

And to keep the action going all week long, check out our Spotify playlist, featuring some of the band’s favorite tracks.

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32 Essential Neo Soul Artists (On 1 Playlist)

The return of Erykah Badu on Janelle Monae‘s new song, “Q.U.E.E.N.“, reminded us of a genre that hasn’t seen much love in the past few years: Neo Soul. In the late ’90s, it seemed like everyone was exploring a world of retro R&B influenced by soul and hip hop but these days, the artists channeling this vibe are far and few between. We rounded up 32 artists that helped define this genre of music. Read more…

by (@megsokay)

“Here Comes The Sun”: 20 Songs For Spring’s Sunshine-y Days

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Winter is finally over and spring is officially here! The sun is out and temperatures are rising. It’s going to be 80 degrees in New York City today and we couldn’t be happier to see the sunlight after so many cold and dreary months. To celebrate the return of sunlight and sunshine and general good cheer, we’ve put together a playlist of our favorite songs (including tracks from Weezer, Lily Allen, Natasha Bedingfield and Stevie Wonder) that look on the “sunny” side of life.

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#RANKED: Mariah Carey’s 43 Best Songs

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Today is Mariah Carey‘s birthday, and as a companion piece to Mariah’s 43 best facial expresions, we wanted to celebrate this glorious occasion by counting down her 43 all-time best songs. Since her debut LP, Mariah Carey, dropped back in 1990, no other artist has had the kind of chart success that Mimi has enjoyed: 27 Top 10 singles —18 of which went all the way to #1— and six albums that topped the Billboard 200. So, what we’re saying is that there was a lot of debate about what songs from her amazing catalog should make the list. Read more…

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20 Songs To Help You “Hit It And Quit It” This Valentine’s Day

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No, you’re not having a nightmare. Valentine’s Day is officially here, a day when we’re encouraged to binge on cutely shaped chocolates and cry into our wine glasses. Don’t have someone special lined up this year? Me either… but we could! It’s never too late to snag someone for the night–sorry, Mom–and Usher, One Direction, Madonna, and JC Chasez are among the many famous friends who are going to show us how it’s done.

Behold a powerful playlist curated by your Tuner Valentines, featuring 20 songs geared to help you gather your mojo and make the most of the next 24 hours. Because as Pitbull, Drake, Ke$ha, and Future have taught us, we might not get tomorrow to only live once so we should find L-O-V-E-E-E before we die young.

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40 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of the ’90s (COMPLETE LIST)

Whenever anyone brings up hip hop’s golden era, chances are they’re talking about the ’90s. Originating in the Bronx in the 1970s, the genre that would later become a global phenomenon grew substantially in the ’80s and, by the time the ’90s rolled around, had fully matured both artistically and commercially.

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