First Flops: 10 Classic Rock Debut Albums That Failed To Break The Band Into The Big Time

by (@BHSmithNYC)

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30 years ago this week a little known punk funk band from Los Angeles named the Red Hot Chili Peppers released their self-titled debut album. Following its release….they remained a little known punk funk band from Los Angeles. Gradually though, over successive releases and tours, they built their fan base and finally broke big with their fourth long player, 1989’s Mother’s Milk. Few artists have a hit record straight out the starting gate, and some rather noteworthy bands didn’t see success until three of four albums into their careers. Read more…

Drake + Chris Brown: A Timeline Of Their Tumultuous Relationship

by (@GeorgettePierre)

DRAKE_BROWN_ART Chris Brown and Drake’s friendship has seen some serious twists and turns over the years. Although they started off as friendly associates, their relationship began to sour in 2010 when the Toronto-based rapper was linked to Breezy’s ex-girlfriend, Rihanna. From social media jabs to the bar brawl heard around the world in 2012, it’s easy to forget that these two were friends before they were foes. And now it looks like they’re back to being friends again? It’s definitely hard to keep up with their saga! That’s why VH1 has broken it down for you.
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Top 20 Countdown: KONGOS Dish About Their Favorite Video Vixens



Top 20 Countdown host Jim Shearer was joined by the four brothers that make up the South African alternative rock band KONGOS and today’s chat was all about video vixens. Since Video Vixen month is in full swing, it was only right that Johnny, Jesse, Daniel and Dylan revealed who made it on their list of favorite vixens. From “Wicked Game” Helena Christensen to “Blurred Lines” Emily Ratajkowski, the list of vixens go from hot to hotter. Plus, did someone mention Katy Perry in “Dark Horse”?

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Justify Our Love: Madonna’s 25 Most Underrated Deep Cuts And B-Sides



By Christopher Rosa 

Madonna, the beloved single-monikered shape-shifting pop queen, turns 56 today! She’s been giving us hit after hit for more than 30 years, and her catalog is rich with everything from  sugary-sweet dance smashers (“Vogue,” anyone?) to moody ballads (“Frozen” lives up to its title). In addition to music, her fashion is iconic and certainly set the stage for future pop star get-ups (Cone bra, anyone?). But when you’ve got as many radio regulars as Madonna, there are bound to be a few gems that slip through the cracks.

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Battle of the Summer Jams: Redemption Round

by (@sllambe)


With summer drawing to a close, it’s time to figue out who had the song of the summer. But before we get to the final round, we need to let the losers of each of our previous battles have one more shot at the final brawl. A number of hit songs fell short based on your votes. So does Ariana GrandeCalvin Harris, or Magic! deserve another chance? Or has their time run out for good. It’s up to you to decide and vote now!

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Hunks in Trunks: 20 Male Video Vixens Too Sexy To Forget

by (@TaylorFerber)


As Jay-Z once said, “Ladies is pimps, too.” After watching our favorite leading ladies of music have their way with dozens of gorgeous guys in their music videos, we have come to find that this is indeed a fact. Music videos are meant to provide a mini escape, and looking into the dreamy eyes and chiseled abs of these hunks make us wonder where and how soon we can get our ticket.

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