rss Email Author Julianne Shepherd

2005 Stories by Julianne Shepherd

Archives: 2005
  • 50 Cent

    published November 3, 2005

    Hustler's ambition or gangsta's therapy? Fiddy's heart's on his sleeve: "I need you I need you to hate me," he admits, his doom-low voice... More >>

  • Dirty featuring Bun B

    published October 27, 2005

    A stripper's ode that slithers like its namesake, "Rolie Polie" won't land in rap's lyrical pantheon -- "If her ass was a rapper/I'da signed her"... More >>

  • Ne-Yo featuring Peedi Crakk


    published September 22, 2005

    Twenty-two-year-old Ne-Yo scored this summer after scribing Mario's "Let Me Love You," but Ne-Yo's own love-longing single "Stay" is far more... More >>

  • Sharissa featuring R. Kelly

    "In Love with a Thug"

    published September 22, 2005

    "Sometimes I hate being in love with a thug," laments Sharissa, her power croon quavering. Meanwhile, Kells is getting really good with... More >>

  • Mazel Tov over Miami

    published September 8, 2005

    Irving Fields, pianist, still had a few months left in the army when he landed his gig at the Versailles Hotel in Miami Beach. The year was 1945.... More >>

Archives: 2005