Tag: R. Kelly


Popblerd’s 2013 Grammy Preview & Predictions Part 4 : R&B

Prepare for Miguel's coming-out party. The singer/songwriter is performing on the Grammy telecast and has a slew of nominations in the...


Popblerd’s 10th Anniversary CELEBRATION of Chappelle’s Show

It was 10 years ago this week that "Chappelle's Show" debuted on Comedy Central. Let's take a look back at one of the most important...


Songs in the Key of Life 23: “Spirit”

Sometimes, all you need to regain perspective is to go away for a little while....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: November 30, 2012

The Friday Five: show us yours, and we'll show you ours!...


I Says Yes, You Says No, I Says Yes: The Genius of R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet”

Kells' ongoing opus is the most brilliant thing he's ever done. Here are five reasons why....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 44

Hide your teenage daughters. R. Kelly's paying a visit to Bottom Feeders this week. ...


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...


bLISTerd: The 100 Best R&B Songs of the ’90s (#30-#21)

The 8th installment of the best R&B songs of the '90s list features the breakout smashes for Jodeci, Boyz II Men, as well as a classic...


The Blerdist Podcast: July 2012, Episode 1

When you think summertime, you think DJ Jazzy Jeff...right? Well, our latest podcast also ensures that you'll be thinking about Dr Gonzo,...


Spin Cycle: R. Kelly, Write Me Back

R. Kelly is back with a brand new album entitled "Write Me Back." Is it a winner? Find out by reading our review!...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 29, 2012

What embarrassing tracks are lurking in your library? Hit shuffle and share with this week's Friday Five!...


Blerd Briefs: DMB, Jordin Sparks & Whitney Houston

Dave Matthews Band announce the release date and title of their new album, PLUS the new Whitney Houston video, in the latest Blerd Briefs....


New Release Report 6/26/12: Maroon 5 Overexpose Themselves

Adam Levine and his Merry Maroons are back for Round 4 with "Overexposed." It's the biggest release in a week full of biggies. Read our...


Music, When Good Albums Happen to Bad People

When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: R. Kelly, “R. Kelly” (1995)

Break out your umbrellas, ladies -- Matthew Bolin is back with a new column, and he's brought R. Kelly with him....


Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’90s

Welcome back to another edition of Jon Cummings' award-winning look at great #2 singles of the pop era! This week: hits from Sheryl Crow,...


Current Events, Film, Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Black and/or White

Writer-director Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing opened in theaters on June 30, 1989. “White people still ask me why Mookie threw...


Current Events, Music

Michael Jackson: Invincible

Stay tuned throughout the weekend as we continue our tribute to Michael Jackson, with reflections and remembrances from the Popdose staff....


Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Stryper, “Honestly”

Bands like Rush and AC/DC wear as a badge of honor the fact that they’ve never written or performed a power ballad. I love them both,...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 4/20/91

(This week, Ye Olde CHART ATTACK! is being taken over by none other than Robert Cass, my co-Managing Editor here at Popdose. Seems like it...