Tag: Rick James

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: February 7, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 7

Funk, power pop, adult contemporary, Eurodisco — there’s a little something for everybody this week! Or, as Dw. Dunphy (who is never at...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party: Special Labor Day Edition

You work hard for your money. So relax and dance this weekend! Kelly Stitzel brings you a special Labor Day Weekend '80s Dance Party....



Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1985

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not while the...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Mishka, “Talk About”

Two weeks ago Jeff Giles asked me to review Talk About, the new album from Mishka, the first — and so far only — artist signed...


Music, Way Out Wednesday

Way Out Wednesday: Big Daddy, “What Really Happened to the Band of ’59?”

I’ve written previously about the novelty group Big Daddy. In case you’ve slept since then, here’s the concept for the band:...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “1981 (Part Three)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE As I wrap up this little musical tour of 1981, our last stop will really make you want to dance (or so I...


Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … Rick James

Just because you extol the virtues of super freaky girls...and you're dead...doesn't mean Uncle Donnie can't give you a little advice, does...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Lindsey Buckingham, 12/10/92

I was beginning to think I’d never find a tough lawman to clean up Bootleg City, especially after my faux pas-filled interview with...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Mashups”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last week, I was trying to figure out the awkwardly titled decade called “The 2000s.”  Yes,...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 45

As I promised, no more Jacksons this week, but we will keep plodding through the letter J as we continue to take a look at songs that...


Music, When Good Albums Happen to Bad People

When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Rick James, “Street Songs”

When thinking about Rick James nowadays, it seems easy to slip into one of two moods: One is the enjoyment of the way Dave Chappelle...