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Album Review: Life is Good (Deluxe Edition) by Nas

It’s hard to believe one of hip-hop’s greatest lyricists recorded his first classic album, Illmatic, at the age of 21. Queensbridge rapper Nas is 38-years-old now, but he hasn’t lost the rhyming skills or thought-provoking lyrics he’s always exhibited throughout … Continue reading

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Album Review: Channel Orange by Frank Ocean

Having worked with big names in the music industry like Beyonce, John Legend, Jay-Z and Kanye West, one would expect Frank Ocean’s major-label debut album, Channel Orange, to be nothing short of perfection. Well, if a combination of soul-stirring vocals … Continue reading

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Suzie Cracks the Whip by Blues Traveler

Pure nostalgia is the name of the game for Blue’s Travelers latest release, Suzie Cracks the Whip. Though certainly not a critically interesting piece, Suzie sounds like a warm summer night in a Massachusetts town. If nothing else, it makes … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco Releases New Single

At first glance, you might think the title of Lupe Fiasco’s newly-released single is just another vulgar track in hip-hop. “Bitch Bad”  has the Internet and hip-hop fans buzzing, because the rap legend in the making is not actually advocating … Continue reading

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The Client List: Season Finale

Saturday night, Lifetime’s steamiest new drama The Client List aired its season finale, leaving nail-biting fans with a drama-filled cliff hanger- including police sirens surrounding the Sugar Land Spa, and newly returned husband Kyle and Riley standing toe-to-toe in a heated discussion.

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Hunger Games Binge

I have RSVPed late to The Hunger Games. My apologies. There is no particular reason why. Back in ’01, I got on the Harry Potter movie bandwagon right quick. My tender age and eagerness to commemorate with peers justified standing solemnly in an … Continue reading

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NBC’s Up All Night Gets Parental Humor Right

All good actors must one day grow up. There isn’t a Neverland in Hollywood, unless you happen to be Michael Jackson. While demonstrating your age through natural physical degeneration (wrinkles, gray hair, cankles) is discouraged, celebrities are allowed to give … Continue reading

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Album Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers’ I’m With You

Before anything else, I’d just like to express my utter aggravation at how these guys (most of them anyways) are closing in on 50 years-old and they’re still more energetic than I’ve ever been in my entire life. The Red … Continue reading

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The Bad Teacher Paradox

If you haven’t seen Bad Teacher, the new R-rated comedy with a title that’s bound to skew your Google search towards uncomfortable pornos, let me give you a little glimpse into what awaits.  Cameron Diaz stars as a stoner in … Continue reading

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Viva Morocco: New York City’s Housewives Seek Foreign Heat

As the weather warms in the Big Apple, Bravo’s dwindling Real Housewives of New York City franchise offers its own semblance of heat. Of course, the epicenter of its entertainment value rests squarely on “housewife” LuAnn’s decision to take the girls to Morocco – … Continue reading

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