Tag: Jay-Z

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Music, Podcast, Popdose

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 20 (Re-Post)

To celebrate the twentieth episode of The Popdose Podcast, Jeff, Jason and Dave are joined by music industry veteran (and longtime...

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Books, Music

The Popdose Book Club Presents: Our Favorite (And Least Favorite) Rock Books

Put down your iPod and pick up one of these Popdose Staff endorse books....

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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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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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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 … Donny Osmond

It's time for more unsolicited career advice from Don Skwatzenschitz, and this week, he's trying to help a furloughed Soldier of Love....

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Jennifer Lopez

Wasn’t aware that Uncle Donnie had a hand in the movie business until I found this missive.  Of course, the...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Beyoncé

For someone who doesn’t know a lot about hip-hop (as we surmised from his memo to the late Tupac Shakur), Uncle Donnie does seem to...