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Controversy: Hot 100 Roundup—4/27/13

As the weather warms up, so do the charts, and the result is weeks like this, with twelve debuts, and without even the excuse of a big album release or a TV singing competition (the pop-chart equivalent of steroids; they … Continue reading

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Red and m.A.A.d.
Hot 100 Roundup—11/10/12

Taylor Swift “22”, #44 “I Almost Do”, #65 “Everything Has Changed” (featuring Ed Sheeran), #67 “All Too Well”, #80 “Stay Stay Stay”, #91 Red see-saws between relationships in bloom and relationships that have wilted, with a couple of turns into … Continue reading

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Bubbling Under—7/30/11

DJ Drama featuring Fabolous, Roscoe Dash & Wiz Khalifa—”Oh My” #101 In which three guys who have never had anything to say say it together over a track that has nothing to say, either. At least DJ Khaled’s tracks are … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—12/26/10

Lil Wayne Featuring Cory Gunz—”6 Foot 7 Foot” #9 The background provided by Bangladesh is so stupid—and not in a good way—that it almost ruins the record for me. Wayne himself saves it. His gnomic notes to himself—you can almost … Continue reading

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Money the only morality

How do you commit the most heinous fucking crime you can in full public view and still maintain the support of the top players in your game? Have a number one R&B hit, that’s how, and they’ll all come running … Continue reading

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New This Week

Mitchel Musso—“Hey” #70 More Disney pop (cast member of Hannah Montana, brother in Metro Station): less punk than the Jonas Brothers, less pop than Miley Cyrus, more mature sounding and less interesting than both. Beyonce—“Ego” #77 This is the most … Continue reading

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