Tag: Alicia Keys

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Alicia Keys, “That’s When I Knew”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Is a Sexist, Racist Pig!

Bob Lefsetz went beyond the pale in his column about Beyonce's performance at the Super Bowl. I respond with dick jokes....

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Lil Wayne featuring Babyface, “Comfortable”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

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Spin Cycle: Alicia Keys Girl On Fire

Alicia Keys returns, a mother, a wife, and a "Girl on Fire." Too bad her new album only sparks an intermittent flame....

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The Viewfinder: Alicia Keys “Girl On Fire”

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

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The Singles Bar: Alicia Keys, “Girl On Fire”

Alicia Keys returns, with Nicki Minaj in tow, for a new single entitled "Girl on Fire." Check out two of the three (!) versions here....

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The Singles Bar: New Music From George Michael and Alicia Keys

George Michael and Alicia Keys both return after lengthy absences with new music. Check out the new singles from the pop titans here!...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: New Year’s Edition

“This list makes me sad.” – Kelly Stitzel It started off as a good idea, doing a special FNV highlighting the top 100 of...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Drake, “Thank Me Later”

Drake’s full-length debut has already been dismissed by occasional Popdose correspondent and full-time idiot Jeff Vrabel, on the...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind”

The email came on a Thursday morning, as I sat at my desk, waking up. My friend, Nancy, was running the Santa Monica half marathon in three...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Alicia Keys, “The Element of Freedom”

Alicia Keys has shed her '70s soul inspired roots for more modern influences, but does it work? Michael Parr has the review....

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter from the Editor: My Favorite Songs of 2009

Alicia Keys, “Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart” from The Element of Freedom I find her albums awfully inconsistent, but Alicia...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Jay-Z, “The Blueprint 3”

“I’m talkin’ ’bout music, I ain’t talkin’ ’bout rap,” spits Jay-Z in the opening moments of...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … D’Angelo

Many thanks to Reader Jeff (an old pal from my Rutgers days) for reminding me about the time Uncle Donnie was invited up on stage at a...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Alicia Keys, “Like You’ll Never See Me Again”

Sitting on the patio at my brother’s house, as Sophie and her cousins laughed, splashing in the pool and Jacob glided though the air...

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DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “Quantum of Solace”

Quantum of Solace (2009, MGM/Fox) purchase this film from Amazon: DVD | Blu-ray Reboots and remakes have been all the rage in Hollywood for...