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Blerd Appreciation: Meshell Ndegeocello

If anyone was to ask me who the most underrated artist of the past twenty years, there would be absolutely no hesitation in my response...

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Diggin’ In The Crates: Rebbie Jackson, Centipede

In 1984, it paid to be a Jackson-literally and figuratively. Katherine and Joe’s nine kids were in their glory around this...

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The Viewfinder: Andre Cymone, “America”

Andre Cymone continues his support of President Obama's re-election campaign by releasing a video for his song "America."...

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What The Hell Is…Twin Cousins Records?

New label alert! New campaign alert! Check out the minds behind Twin Cousins Records....

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The Viewfinder: Alicia Keys “Girl On Fire”

Alicia...your new video is REALLY confusing. REALLY confusing....

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New Release Report 10/22/12: Yep, On A Monday…

Guess who's got a new album coming out today?...

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Reading Is Fundamental: New Kids on the Block Five Brothers & A Million Sisters

I should take offense to the title of this book. I am-somewhat unashamedly-a New Kids on the Block fan. I am also a guy. A black guy,...

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The Viewfinder: Marsha Ambrosius, “Fuck N Get It Over With”

Soul songstress Marsha Ambrosius unleashes a provocative new video for her song "Fuck N Get It Over With." Sexy and sultry!!...

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We Saw It!: Ben Folds Five @ the House of Blues Boston 10/13/12

Having seen two Ben Folds performances prior to Saturday night’s show at the House of Blues in Boston, I knew I was in for a good time...

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The Viewfinder: Mean Creek, “Young & Wild”

Boston's indie rock favorites Mean Creek celebrate the release of their second album, "Youth Companion" with a release party and a new...

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UnSung Announces Season 6 (Sort Of…)

TVOne's hit documentary series "UnSung" has just announced some of their subjects for Season 6. Click to find out who made the cut!...

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Blerd Briefs: Rihanna & Nicki Lead The AMA Pack

The nominees for the 2012 American Music Awards were announced earlier today, and the 20 categories are dotted by the likes of Rihanna...

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New Release Report 10/9/12: Potpourri (Latest Version)

Albums by KISS, The Wallflowers and Meshell Ndegeocello cover the landscape of this week's new releases? Check out the complete list!...

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The Viewfinder: Solange Knowles, “Losing You”

Plucky…that’s the word I’d like to use in reference to Solange Knowles. She could’ve been content to bask in...

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Who The Hell Is…Pegasus Warning?

If you are starved for new music, boy, do we have a mother for you...check out Pegasus Warning!!...

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The Viewfinder: Christina Aguilera’s “Your Body”

Christina Aguilera wants to do things to your body. After viewing this video, will you let her?...

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Spin Cycle: No Doubt, Push & Shove

Gwen Stefani and No Doubt return with "Push & Shove," and although 11 years have passed, it's like they've never left!...

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 10/2/12: The Calm After The Storm

This week's new release schedule isn't as nutty as it's been the last several weeks, but there are still goodies from Muse, Miguel and...

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Blerd Briefs: The BET Hip-Hop Awards, Jack White & Foo Fighters

Drama at the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Jack White melts down, and the Foo Fighters call it quits? Here are today's Blerd Briefs....

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Blerd Briefs: Weezy Topples Elvis, The Beatles on Vinyl & “Always Sunny”

In today's Blerd Briefs: Lil Wayne topples a chart record, The Beatles arrive on vinyl, and...the "Always Sunny" cast changes?...

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Spin Cycle: Michael Jackson Bad 25

For its' 25th anniversary, Michael Jackson's classic Bad album gets the super deluxe treatment. Read our review to find out why you should...

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New Whitney Houston Compilation In The Works: Are We Excited Yet?

The first compilation containing the original versions of Whitney Houston's classics is scheduled for release in November, and we've got...

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The Singles Bar: Rihanna, “Diamonds”

Rihanna's back with the title track from her SEVENTH studio album-"Diamonds."...

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Spin Cycle: Nelly Furtado, The Spirit Indestructible

Six years is a long time. Can Nelly Furtado pick up where she left off with "The Spirit Indestructible?"...

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Popblerd New Release Report 9/25/12: Push & Shove Your Way Into Your Record Store

No Doubt will be competing with Mumford & Sons and Lupe Fiasco for the title of this week's biggest selling new release. Who will...

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The Blerd & Gonzo Cover Convo: “I Say A Little Prayer”

Blerd & Gonzo debate the merits of various versions of "I Say It A Little Prayer," but ultimately it comes down to two legends-Dionne...

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The Viewfinder: The Sheepdogs, “The Way It Is”

With the help of the good folks at Funny or Die, Canadian rockers The Sheepdogs deliver a ridiculously funny video for their latest single,...

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bLISTerd Presents: Back To School: The Honorable Mentions

Here are a few movies that just missed the cut on our best school movies list. Is your favorite still missing?...

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Blerd Radio: September 2012 Episode 1: The “Bad”Cast (Oh Yeah, And A Contest)

Who's bad? We're bad!! Check out the latest Blerd Radio podcast, which is a tribute to Michael Jackson on the 25th anniversary of the...

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Popblerd New Release Report 9/18/12: Holy Shit!

There's no maybe about the fact that this release date is packed to the goods with music. Everyone from Band of Horses to Michael Jackson...