Category Archives: Music

Cyclical Resilience

Lil’ Wayne released his 9th album Tha Carter IV this past Monday August 29, 2011 immediately after The MTV Video Music Awards.  The rapper’s first post-prison album was met with lofty expectations, and lackluster reviews.  Some even go as far … Continue reading

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Pretentious Entertainment

Kanye West and Jay-Z released their collaboration album Watch The Throne earlier this month and followed it up with a surprise VMA performance.  To promote the record, the dynamic duo recently announced a north-american tour cleverly titled ‘The Throne’.  Seeing … Continue reading

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Hard-Knock Craftsmanship

Jay-Z and Kanye West performed the song “Otis” off of their new collaboration album Watch The Throne Sunday at the MTV Video Music Awards.  Shortly after her husband’s performance, Beyonce Knowles announced the couples pregnancy on stage after a performance of her … Continue reading

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Effervescent Promotion

Katy Perry won Video of the Year (among others) Sunday at the MTV Video Music Awards for her inspiring music video Firework.  Naturally, she did so with Pink Hair and a cube on her head.  The bubbly artist acquired one other … Continue reading

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Provocative Composition

Lady Gaga dressed as a man Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards.  The man is named Joe Calderone, her ‘alter ego’ for her new single “You and I” which she performed live at the awards.  She however gave … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Artisans

The MTV Video Music Awards will be airing tonight, hosting a plethora of talented Artisans.  The VMA’s will be without a formal host for the first time ever this year, and will simply be announced by a variety of celebrities. … Continue reading

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