Articles tagged chris brown

DJ Khaled: We the Best Forever

After a four year descent into superbly corny singles and disarmingly awful album cuts, DJ Khaled returns with a sequel to his best known and best received effort.

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17 Aug 2011 // 9:57 PM

Benny Benassi: Electroman

No number of star guest appearances can save the Italian DJ and producer's new record from the mediocrity of its fundamentals.

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When Did Trying to Be Good Start Feeling So Bad?

Now don’t get me wrong—of course I believe in saving the planet (at least until scientists determine if there are other inhabitable planets with better mobile phone service), but there's gotta be a limit.

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4 Feb 2011 // 8:00 AM

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.

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Two weeks ago, Rihanna delivered a brilliant album, “Rated R,” that doubled as a thinly veiled, emotionally turbulent reflection on her ill-fated romance with Chris

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‘Sick and Tired’ of wife-beaters: Pop violence against women

The audience interested in seeing a black drug-dealing, rogue cop trumps any audience interested in seeing an entertaining film with plenty of black characters about the birth of America's most revolutionary and transformative civil conflict of the century, challenging white supremacy. Yet, with Negroes like Nellie neatly assimilated into the hegemonic beat, white racism really does not have to exist for blacks to perceive and profess oppression.

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27 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Chris Brown: Exclusive

Chris Brown may be growing up, but with Exclusive he still comes across as a kid with a fake ID trying to blend in with the real adults.

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20 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

This Christmas

A typical domestic dramedy, This Christmas offers one exceptional moment: Chris Brown performing "Try a Little Tenderness."

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