Sanchez is the anti-Pat Boone.
Where the conservative crooner made early rock and roll "safe" in the '50s by taking all the edge of out of songs like "Tutti Frutti," Sanchez has made a career of refashioning the schmaltziest pop and R&B songs into dangerous, seductive dancehall and reggae.
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The battle of the mindless pop star drones is real and gory, and the bloody fields of war are found on constantly refreshing Twitter feeds.
Lady Gaga and her little monsters have just been unseated as the most obnoxious and numerous fans on the planet. Justin Bieber and his army of Beliebers have s ... More >>
Steve Berke is in the middle of an ardent conversation about the decriminalization of marijuana and the plant's medicinal benefits when he interrupts himself to ask, "Do you know anybody who doesn't' know someone who smokes weed?"
-Steve Berke: Comedian for Miami Beach mayor
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What you know about the science of marijuana?
We've been asking policy makers the same thing for decades, tirelessly fighting for a little leniency from the long dick of the law and its perpetual screwing-over of non-violent, tax-paying, responsibly recreational pot smokers around the country.
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Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS.
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As popular culture continues to be consumed by a seemingly inexhaustible inferno of idiocy - dubstep trickle down, reunion shows, Drake, the list goes on - the Recording Academy is putting on their best Nero costumes and getting their fiddles nice and tuned.
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Odd Future leader and notorious lyrical provocateur Tyler, The Creator recently explained to Spin Magazine that his signature hateful and sordid subject matter -- like rape and dismemberment -- "just doesn't interest me anymore."
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Armando Christian Pérez is a boss. El tipo es tremendo performer, Dr. Pepper's best bilingual spokesperson, y Miami's biggest act since Gloria Estefan.
Pitbull is undeniably one of pop music's favorite male artists. And no, not just in our Cuban-American eyes, but in the eyes of the 2011 Ameri ... More >>
Via gibborgreen.comGibbor Green may be only 13 years old. But this little crooner knows what he's doing and where he's going. With 8,961 likes on Facebook, this eighth grader is not your typical middle-school kid. Green is more stylish than a tiny Andre 3000, he's got a sweet set of pipes, and he's ... More >>
The MTV Video Music Awards are a sham.
Every year, the network interrupts its regularly scheduled scraping-the-barrel reality television programming to pretend that there are people over at MTV who actually listen to music.
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On Friday morning, Forward Motion Records CEO and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo got all hyped up about the supposedly undue attention that weirdo tuneage has been given lately by local music journos.
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Tyler the Creator isn't the limit of OFWGKTA.With the formal release of Tyler the Creator's first non-self-released full-length record, Goblin, the MC has been the focus of all the hype surrounding Los Angeles-based (and young as hell) hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All.
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Despite the fact that comedian and Miami Beach mayoral hopeful Steve Berke reminds us of all those cheesy South Beach bottle-poppers we try to avoid at all costs, we were down with most of his platform: legalization of medicinal weed, full rights for gay couples, and, importantly, the right to pa ... More >>
NOW That's What I Call Pop Appeal!If you're the kind of weirdo who still owns a "compact disc player," then you're probably also the kind of weirdo who still listens to "commercial pop radio." Well, amazing news for you! We're giving away two new CDs from the ubiquitous NOW compilation series.
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Straight from scoring a gold-plated gramophone statuette for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at last Sunday's 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, Hawaiian pop crooner Bruno Mars and his bouffant hairdo were pleading guilty to cocaine possession in a Las Vegas courtroom.
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Photo by wireimage.com via grammy.comCee Lo acid puppets = Fun!Did you waste three hours of your life watching the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards last night? Well, congrats ... You got almost 15 minutes of genuine entertainment out of the deal.
For one, Bieber took a beating at the hands of Best ... More >>
via eminem.comEminem was the name on everyone's lips during last night's Grammy nominations special.
The Detroit rapper stole the show with ten nominations. They included nods for Record of the Year (for "Love the Way You Lie"), Album of the Year (for Recovery),
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