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"Scream & Shout" and will.i.am's Big Problem

"You're gonna turn this shit up," Britney Spears claims on will.i.am's umpteenth attempt at a solo hit, completely unaware that lot of people will actually be turning this shit off for one very simple reason...

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'Stones In Exile': An Autobiographical Rock 'n' Roll Bible

By exiling themselves to small-town America's "Main Street", the Rolling Stones began serving up a rich, steamy gumbo of sounds they certainly didn't invent, but undeniably put their stamp upon.

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David Guetta: One Love

"One Love" is the kind of dance song that makes listeners forget troubles and believe in the beat, if only for the duration of the song.

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Black Eyed Peas: The E.N.D.

The E.N.D. speaks to the booty, but not the brain.

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Scary as Hugh Jackman's vascular body may be, it's also perfectly appropriate as a visual extension of the weaponization of Wolverine.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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John Legend: Evolver

Evolver is one of the better R&B albums of 2008, and Legend goes a long way towards proving himself as a jack of all trades.

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Sergio Mendes: Encanto

Mr. Brasil '66 returns in '08 with some old tunes and some new friends, bringing bossa-nova up to date again.

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Chrisette Michele: I Am

On her debut, Michele's voice is fitted to production that simply does not compliment her style.


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