Trey Songz

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    ASU Students Hate Nickelback, Coldplay, and Miles Davis, Spotify Says

    Back in December, music streaming service Spotify offered students a discount on its premium service, offering college kids a rate ($5/month) half of what us older rubes pay. The company has crunched the numbers of the students who took advantage of that offer, and the results have Arizona State U ... More >>

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    May 23, 2014

    Five Must-See Concerts Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Memorial Day is when we, as a nation, proudly get together and celebrate the men and women of the armed services who have died in order to give us an extra day off. Bad joke. But the reality is so damned depressing it's hard to think of anything else. It might have vanished from our country's coll ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    2 Live Crew Live in Phoenix (in 1990)

    By Shea Serrano 8:45 p.m.: So here's what this is: More than 20 years ago, 2 Live Crew, one of rap's most notoriously offensive acts, performed in Phoenix. The concert was recorded and released as a live show album called The 2 Live Crew Live In Concert. It came out a few months after their Banne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Phlava on Changes to the Scottsdale Nightlife Scene, Spinning in Strip Clubs, and Why Paris Hilton's DJ Set Was Horrible

    If you miss out on Phlava's set tonight at Red Revolver Lounge in Scottsdale, don't fret. The renowned local hip-hop DJ will be cold kickin' it live at both Sevens Lounge in Glendale or Club Miami tomorrow, followed by his regular Sunday night slot at Amsterdam. Plus, he's one of two residents of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    What's Selling: Zia Record Exchange Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    ​Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. It wasn't so long ago that Jimmy Brooks and his best friend Spinner Mason walked the halls of Degrassi High School. In the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Ten Great Albums Overlooked in 2011

    When our sister paper The Village Voice publishes the results of its annual Pazz & Jop poll next February, there will be three or four albums that invariably get a nod on every ballot. See: Fleet Foxes' Helplessness Blues, Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne, and Girls' Father, Son, Holy Ghost. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Rihanna Gets Her Material Banned in 11 Countries

    ​Barbadian pop star Rihanna's music video for her song "S&M" has taken things too fa according to censorship guidelines and MTV News.Eleven countries, and possibly more to come, have already restricted any airplay on television. Even BBC 1 radio refuses to play Rihanna's song during most hours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 10/7 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. Did 50 Cent mean to say gay men should kill themselves?What are college football's most annoying fight songs?Wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Trey Songz and Nicki Minaj Celebrate Alcohol in "Bottoms Up"

    Who knows where Trey Songz' lips have been ​It's pretty sad when a guy has to rely on alcohol to have luck with the ladies, but here Trey Songz is singing "Bottoms Up" to potential hook-ups in the club. Never mind that alcohol-induced sex makes the line between rape and consent blurry--Songz just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Oct. 1 In Blogs: First Friday, Remix Contests, Coconut Water, and Machetes

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    The MTV Video Music Awards Get Worse Every Year

    ​MTV's annual Video Music Awards have been working their way steadily downhill for a few years now.This year's show was pretty damn near the bottom of the slope, one would hope. The 2010 iteration included predictable performances, a lack of pans to stars in the crowd, and a lack of award winners ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Christina Aguilera Promotes Tipsy Hookups on "Woohoo"

    Want to taste her woohoo?​Since musicians like Trey Songz are just not enough to send the message home that getting tipsy before hooking up is totally a great idea (and not risky at all), now pop music fans have Christina Aguilera to praise the virtues of getting drizzunk before getting physical i ... More >>

  • Music

    April 13, 2006


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