Articles tagged jermaine dupri

Their Mics Still Sound Nice: BET Puts Ladies First

Do women rappers have to shake it in our faces in order to get us to listen? As this doc. notes some, like Salt 'N' Pepa do it with sassiness and sex appeal "...you know, if I was a book, I would sell / 'cause every curve on my body got a story to tell".

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Janet Jackson: Regain Control

With the musical world filled with young "divas", there's little room for Miss Janet, an innovator who popularized the Sexy Diva With Choreography paradigm in the first place.

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30 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

Bow Wow: New Jack City II

That's a Big Bow for so Lil' Wow.

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20 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, PopMatters picks the best 60 albums of 2007.

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The Best Hip-Hop of 2007

From Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five to a dope album named Desire, hip-hop showed growth in 2007.

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8 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Jay-Z: American Gangster

American Gangster may never be seen as Jay-Z's defining moment, but it marks his comeback far more effectively than Kingdom Come ever even tried to.

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1 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

Chingy: Hoodstar

Hoodstar has no skits, so it's got that going for it...

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

In Too Deep (1999)

It’s for real: LL Cool J is a movie star. When he makes his entrance in Michael Rymer’s retread undercover cop movie, the

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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