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Gangs, Girls, and Good Ol’ Boys: Hot 100 Roundup—5/25/13

Mariah Carey featuring Miguel—“#Beautiful” #24 The guitar intro sounds off at first, like someone without chops trying to play the opening of The Temptation’s “My Girl” and having to cut large sections of it in order to stay on the … Continue reading

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Second Tier or Below
Hot 100 Roundup, 2/25/12

Meek Mill featuring T.I., Birdman, Lil Wayne, D.J. Khaled, Rick Ross & Swizz Beats—“Ima Boss” #51 His brief change in style having flopped, at least when compared to his earlier singles, DJ Khaled goes back to the bank on this … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—12/3/11

Drake “Take Care” (featuring Rihanna), #9 “The Motto” (featuring Lil Wayne), #18 “Hate Sleeping Alone”, #67 “We’ll Be Fine” (featuring Birdman), #89 “HYFR (Hell Yeah Fucking Right)” (featuring Lil Wayne), #92 “Shot for Me”, #100 It’s strange to think of … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—10/8/11

Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris—”We Found Love” #16 It’s not as great, but this may be Rihanna’s most enjoyable single since “Umbrella”. That said, I do worry, though it’s not surprising, that she’s still using her relationship with Chris Brown to … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—12/12/10

Glee Cast “Dog Days Are Over”, #22 “Hey, Soul Sister”, #29 “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”, #38 “Valerie”, #54 “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, #97 Coldplay—”Christmas Lights” #25 Even with Brian Eno producing, they’re still a bunch of … Continue reading

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New this week–2/14/10

P!nk—”Glitter In the Air” #18 Even aside from the impressive aerial ballet on the Grammies, this song has a lot of things going for it, all of which P!nk somehow manages to subvert well before it’s over. It’s frustrating to … Continue reading

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New this week—12/6/09

Lady GaGa “Telephone” (featuring Beyonce), #30 “Speechless”, #94 Despite it’s honest origins—GaGa says it was inspired by her father’s initial refusal to seek medical treatment for a heart condition—or maybe because of them, “Speechless” is a terrible song. If she … Continue reading

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New this week

Britney Spears—”3″ #1 There’s no doubt now that Spears is back in full control of her career, and the playful tease of this record even suggests that she’s enjoying herself again. But compared to songs like “Gimme More” or “Piece … Continue reading

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