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  • 10 years ago | Music News

    All hail "Love Rollercoaster," a sweet slice of funk brought to us by the Ohio Players. There is not enough funk in this world. So we welcome every bite of funk that has been fed to us and every band that cooks it. Oh, Ohio Players, the sins that ...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    All hail Boogie Down Productions! Their track "The Bridge Is Over" cemented the diss record and rap feuds as a legitimate branch of the art form! From 3rd Bass to Kool Moe Dee to 50 Cent, a rapper's best work will come in the form of a well-thrown...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    All hail Jurassic 5! They were a breath of fresh air, bringing pleasure and fun back to the type of hip-hop listened to by indie-rock fans. But they did not come alone -- and the group that came with them, Black Eyed Peas, has turned from a fun bi...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    All hail R.E.M.! They were the jingle-jangle morning of indie rock, and their latest albums are . . . not bad for a bunch of old farts. For all the great tunes, we have held our tongues in regard to goofy front man Michael Stipe. But no longer. Fo...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    All hail "Are You Gonna Go My Way." That slice of '70s-meets-'90s mass-market rock was a nice break from the sour-faced caterwauling of the "alternative" years. But Lenny Kravitz has far outstayed his welcome, and now he has debased himself for Ab...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    All hail Slayer! The monstrous sound of Reign in Blood inspires to this day. Unfortunately, much of what it inspires is adolescent claptrap such as the majority of death metal. Even though most fans of this "scariest" form of music are pimply dipw...

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