music reviews

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    Music review: J. Cole feat. TLC "Crooked Smile"

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    5
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    It could be a mole, a discoloration in your eye, or a gap between your teeth ― your flaws are what J. Cole and TLC want you to...
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    Music review: Miley Cyrus "We Can't Stop"

    Move over Ke$ha, Miley Cyrus wants to be the new all-night party girl as she explains in her new single, "We Can't Stop."
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    Music review: Jessie J feat. Big Sean & Dizzee Rascal "Wild"

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    5
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    Jessie J is no longer the raven-haired firecracker we once knew; she's now a blond, bald firecracker we love, and shows it off in...
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    Music review: Ciara feat. Nicki Minaj "I'm Out"

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    4.5
    My Rating
    Ciara and Nicki Minaj pair up for a collaboration that is not nearly as dramatic as has been reported.
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    Jewel: Greatest Hits album review

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    5
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    Hey '90s girls! You need the new Jewel album. It's probably the soundtrack to your life.
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    Music review: Robin Thicke "4 The Rest of My Life"

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    3.7
    My Rating
    Robin Thicke is back to his old ways with his sizzling single, which has our computer screens fogging up from its heat.
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    Music review: Kanye West "New Slaves"

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    4.7
    My Rating
    He is, after all, the guy who said former President George W. Bush doesn't care about black people. So is anyone surprised Kanye has...
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    Music review: Emblem3 "Chloe (You're The One I Want)"

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    5
    My Rating
    Sporting yet another positive message, California-cool and laid-back trio Emblem3 melts our hearts with the charming single and...
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    Music review: LL Cool J Authentic

    LL Cool J's last studio album was released five years ago. Now, the NCIS: Los Angeles star is back in front of the mike with his...
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    Music review: Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull "Live It Up"

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    4.4
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    Pairing up for yet a third time, Jennifer Lopez and "Mr. International" Pitbull collaborate for a new single and try to strike when...
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    Music review: Lauryn Hill "Neurotic Society" (Compulsory Mix)

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    5
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    Lauryn Hill releases a new track and proves yet again that she's not afraid of authority.
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    Music review: Chris Brown "I Can't Win"

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    4.7
    My Rating
    Chris Brown debuted this introspective track that highlights the pitfalls of a dwindling relationship. It doesn't take a genius to...
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    Music review: Mariah Carey and Miguel "#Beautiful"

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    2.4
    My Rating
    Mariah Carey's new song, "#Beautiful" could just be the comeback we all were waiting for.
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    Music review: Daft Punk feat. Pharrell "Get Lucky"

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    3.4
    My Rating
    Daft Punk is back and bigger than ever with "Get Lucky," which is only a taste of what's to come for their momentous album release...
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    Music Review: Fitz and the Tantrums More Than Just a Dream

    L.A. indie-pop band Fitz and the Tantrums is about to release its sophomore effort More Than Just a Dream — and oh, what an effort...
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    Music review: Imagine Dragons "Ready Aim Fire"

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    3.8
    My Rating
    With a soundtrack that does justice to the action-packed flick Iron Man 3 , Imagine Dragons' "Ready Aim Fire" achieves what it set...
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    Born Ruffians emerge with mature new album Birthmarks

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    4.8
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    This Toronto-native trio-turned-foursome has quite the story to tell — one of ups and downs, rocky relationships and eventual growth...
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    Music review: Brad Paisley "Beat This Summer"

    This less controversial single from Brad Paisley's album "Wheelhouse" proves to be a beaming summer anthem that raises spirits and...
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    Music review: Jessie Ware "Taking In Water"

    This late 20s singer is heading straight to the Top 10 if she keeps up her modern take on soulful R&B. Her captivating sound is...
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    Music review: Vicci Martinez feat. CeeLo Green "Come Along"

    The Voice has raged onward, showing no mercy to the competition. It has cultivated budding talent into stars like Vicci Martinez,...