The busiest sales period of the year is about to begin! Many of the most renowned names in Urban music are preparing to release new albums in a effort to capitalise on the fourth quarter – October to December – sales rush, fueling what will likely be one of the most exciting eras of 2011. Yet, who [...]
Beyonce shocked the world last month when she announced her pregnancy at the 2011 MTV VMA. Following her galvanizing performance of ‘Love on Top’, where she revealed her growing stomach, both her fans and her peers welcomed the news with excitement. However, motherhood brings change.
Brandy experienced several career setbacks in the last five years but now that she has finally secured a new record deal, the singer seems set for her long awaited comeback. However, despite exciting her fans with claims that she will be reinventing herself on her new album, many remain perplexed as to how will achieve [...]
Lil Kim entered the new millenium as one of the dominant forces in Hip-Hop and was primed to rule the charts in yet another decade. However, following her arrest in 2005, countless plastic surgery procedures that dramatically altered her appearance and a bitter feud with Nicki Minaj, Kim’s career has disintegrated to an all time low.
Since Nicki Minaj exploded onto the charts in 2010 she has been lauded for reviving the female Hip-Hop movement. Regarded as much more than just a rapper, Minaj has been categorised by her peers, including Lil Wayne and Kanye West, as a crossover artist who has the potential to take the Hip-Hop genre to new heights. However, [...]
Mariah Carey has sold over 200 million records worldwide, scored 18 #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the top-selling artist of the last 20 years. However, despite her countless commercial achievements and awards, there are many who discredit her impact on the music industry.
The 2011 MTV VMA will air this Sunday at 9pm ET to celebrate some of the great music videos of the last year. However, it would be impossible to enjoy the present winners without acknowledging some of the best videos of all time!
Destiny’s Child will be remembered as one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. However, despite being marred by internal tensions and eventual scandal, the most successful incarnation of the band comprised the quartet of Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, LaTavia and LeToya.
Girls groups have been integral parts of the music industry for decades and many of them are listed amongst the most successful acts of all time. However, regardless of sales, critical acclaim or cultural impact, many people have yet to name the definitive female band that has defined this movement.