Video Premiere: Gwen Stefani – Baby Don’t Lie

by: Taj | October 21st, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Gwen Stefani is wasting no time promoting her new single “Baby Don’t Lie“. Check out the just released music video for her solo comeback single…

New Music: The Chemical Brothers Ft. Miguel & Lorde – This Is Not A Game

by: Taj | October 21st, 2014 | No Comments »

The Chemical Brothers have reemerged to deliver the first offering for the The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack titled “This Is Not a Game“. The new electro-urban cut (is that even a genre or did I just make that up?) features a little help from Miguel & Lorde… Actually what I should say is this: The new electro-urban cut features a lot of help from Miguel & very little from Lorde. I mean, why even list her as a featured artist when she says no more than 3 words in the entire song! If you can get past that part, the song is actually really worth a listen or two! I actually love it! Take a listen and decide for yourself…


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New Music: Calvin Harris Ft. Ellie Goulding – Outside

by: Taj | October 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

They’re at it again! EDM royalty, Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding has teamed up again on a new single titled “Outside” which is lifted off of Calvin’s forthcoming album, Motion. I already instantly like this one right off the bat more so than “I Need You Love” which took a few listens to even warm up to. Check it out….


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Sneak Peek: Gwen Stefani – Spark The Fire (Clip)

by: Taj | October 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

Shortly after debuting her new solo single “Baby Don’t Lie,” Gwen Stefani made a promotional radio show appearance where she teased fans with a clip of another cut off of her forthcoming album titled “Spark The Fire“. The Pharrell produced teaser will definitely appease fans of Gwen’s more urban-pop influenced singles such as “Holla Back Girl“. It will probably also play in the soundtrack of almost every cheerleader routine in the western-hemasphire as well. Press play and get ready to shake them pompoms!


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New Music: Gwen Stefani – Baby Don’t Lie

by: Taj | October 20th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

What a great way to start off your monday! Platinum blonde shell Gwen Stefani has decided to end her 8 year hiatus from her solo music career and has just gifted us with a brand new single titled “Baby Don’t Lie“. At first listen, the mid-tempo offering sounds like it could have been written and produced by Sia and Avicii. (What an awesome combination that would be!) But in fact, the song was the handy work of Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic), Benny Blanco & Gwen herself. Does Gwen have a new hit on her hands?! Take a listen and let me know…


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Throwback Thursday: Whitney Houston – All The Man I Need (Live)

by: Taj | October 9th, 2014 | No Comments »

Well it’s #TBT and I’m in a Whitney Houston kind of mood today, so let’s relive her incomparable performance of “All The Man I Need” which was recorded live at the Welcome Home Heroes concert in 1991. We really lost a national treasure when we lost Whitney. Maybe she wasn’t capable of giving us this kind of flawless vocal performance in her later years but man do I miss her!


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Video Premiere: Jessie J Ft. 2 Chains – Burnin’ Up

by: Taj | October 9th, 2014 | No Comments »

This is the pop music I’ve been missing!!! Thank you Jessie J for bringing the FIRE, EDGE and DIVA VOCALS back into pop! Check out the music video for Jessie hot new single “Burnin’ Up“! I cannot wait to get some club mixes for this one to drop in my sets!


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Mary J Blige Collaborates With Sam Smith & MJ Cole On New Tracks…

by: Taj | October 2nd, 2014 | 3 Comments »

Mary J Blige’s forthcoming London Session album is shaping up to be one of my most anticipated releases of the year! After spending a good chunk of the year recording this concept album in the UK, Mary has been dropping some pretty amazing teaser tracks to get fans like myself thirsty for this album!! The latest two were both co-written by this year’s breakout crooner Sam Smith and one in particular titled “Nobody But You” was produced by the legendary UK garage producer, MJ Cole.

While “Nobody But You” features MJ’s signature upbeat garage house sound (as well as backing vocals by Mr. Smith himself) the second Sam Smith co-write titled “Therapy” finds Mary in a Doo-Wop kinda mood very reminiscent of Amy Winehouse’s musical legacy!

“Nobody But You”

“Therapy”

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Mary J really should hang out in London more often… Or just move there all together!

And just in case you missed my first post about it, check out the HOT Disclosure produced single “Right Now“…


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Remix Treatment: Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj – Bang Bang (Kat Krazy Remix)

by: Taj | September 30th, 2014 | No Comments »

The POWER POP GIRLS (A.K.A. Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj) have just received a massive remix treatment by Kat Krazy! “Bang Bang” has been dominating the radio but will it dominate the clubs with the remix treatment? You be the judge…

New Music: Avicii Ft. Robbie Williams – The Days

by: Taj | September 30th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Avicii has just unleashed a brand new collaboration with the one and only Robbie Williams!! Being that I am a humungous fan of the “Angels” singer, I was ecstatic to see his name alongside Avicii’s… But after first listen, I’m left feeling a little bit underwhelmed. I mean, it’s a good song… No, a GREAT song.. It’s just that it sounds more like a typical Robbie Williams song than it does an Avicii collaboration. I guess I was really hoping to hear Robbie in more of an EDM style record but I think once I get over that fact, I will grow to really love this song! Take a listen…

New Music: Fergie – L.A. Love (La La)

by: Taj | September 29th, 2014 | No Comments »

Fergie is back after taking a very loooooong hiatus to make babies with her hubby Josh Duhamel. I mean, can we really blame her?

Exactly…

Anyhow, Mrs. Fergalicious is ready to trade in the moo-moos and baby bottles for her ‘glamorous’ ensables and a microphone to make her big comeback in the pop music scene! As a matter of fact, she has just dropped her first single titled “L.A. Love (La La)” from her forth-coming sophomore solo album… Her first in almost a decade!

She’s going the urban-pop route with this one so I’m confident that fans of her Black Eyed Peas years will enjoy this single. Check it out..

 

Kylie Minogue Drops 4 FREE New Songs!!

by: Taj | September 24th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Aussie pop goddess Kylie Minogue has just treated fans to not one… but FOUR new songs that she’s offering as free downloads! The tracks where all produced by Fernando Garibay and are featured in her Kiss Me Once world tour which just opened today! While there are no major ‘hits’ in the bunch, these songs weren’t really intended for any kind of radio play and serve more as experimental musical gifts for hardcore stans! Well don’t just sit there, hit the ‘download’ buttons!!

Remix Treatment: J Lo Ft. Iggy Azalea – Booty (Barry Harris & Division 4 Remix)

by: Taj | September 19th, 2014 | No Comments »

Speaking of “Booty“… On the same night that J Lo dropped her bootylicious music video for her latest single, rockstar DJ/producer Barry Harris also dropped his booty-bangin’ Division 4 collaboration remix of the song!! Press play and get ready to RAGE!!!

Video Premiere: J Lo Ft. Iggy Azalea – Booty (Remix)

by: Taj | September 18th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Finally J Lo has dropped the music video for her Diplo produced single “Booty” which also features an ass-tastic cameo by Iggy Azalea. The steamy video is pretty simple and cuts right to the chase… J Lo and Iggy are faux lezzies that are really into  anal.…  At least I think that’s the point of this video. Right???


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New Music: Cash Cash – Surrender

by: Taj | September 16th, 2014 | No Comments »

First, EDM-pop trio Cash Cash ‘took you home’ and now that they have you there they’re asking you to “Surrender” to their hot new single!! This new song by the world-renowned DJs/producers will likely become another massive mainstream crossover hit for the boys from Jersey! I’m definitely hooked, now it’s your turn…