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.
The Father of all holidays is approaching. This means brewing the old man who lent you a chromosome a fresh pot of coffee, handing him the Sunday paper and letting him recline while we whip him up some finger lickin’ BBQ. In light of this daddy-lovin’, vote to tell us if Usher’s “Hey Daddy” or Lil Wayne’s “Stuntin’ Like My Daddy” makes fathers look more badass. Read more…
Spring is here, but all these April showers may send me into a rage. Luckily our friend Meghan O’Keefe over at VH1 Celebrity reminded me that a little seasonal rain can be sexy. So today’s Face-Off is between Usher‘s “U Got It Bad” and Justin Timberlake‘s “Cry Me A River.” Read more…
So, we were sitting around the VH1.com offices, discussing the various merits of Britney’s bad-good hit “Till the World Ends,” when we remembered that pop tart Ke$ha actually wrote the song (yep, the gin-soaked starlet is a total wordsmith)! Which begged the question — how many other pop stars in their own right had penned huge smashes for other artists?
One of the men responsible for the best-selling album of all time (Thriller) is one year older today. We’re honoring the legendary Quincy Jones by taking a look at his legacy in the music industry over the years. Read more…