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Blerd Radio Travels To 1990 (Part 2!!)

Blerd Radio Travels To 1990 (Part 2!!)

(2015, Episode 4) Last week, I posted the first portion of our 2-part series celebrating all that was great (and a few things that weren’t) about 1990. While the first part focused heavily on film and TV, most of this second part is dedicated to our bread and butter-music. Here’s some of what gets discussed by  Big Money , Michael Parr , Dr. Z and The Packet Man (Michael Cunningham) in this episode: The Milli Vanilli Lip Sync Scandal: And how no one thought it odd that people who barely […]

Random Thoughts: Ferguson Edition

Random Thoughts: Ferguson Edition

I’ve been thinking recently about thought suppression. I’m pretty sure anyone who has been through a traumatic incident has done it, even if they’re not aware of it. Something painful or uncomfortable pops into your head, you reflexively think of something else to try to eliminate that painful feeling as quickly as possible. What may seem like general absentmindedness to the casual observer may actually be a lot more involved than that. What’s my point? I’m not sure, actually. (updated: […]

Some Way Out Funk Courtesy Of The Legendary Steve Arrington

Some Way Out Funk Courtesy Of The Legendary Steve Arrington

Have you had your funk today?

Michael Jackson Talks Quincy, "Ben" & Perfection In Rare 1980 Interview

Michael Jackson Talks Quincy, “Ben” & Perfection In Rare 1980 Interview

A rare interview given by Michael Jackson during his first blush with adult solo success has surfaced. Give it a listen.

Flashback: The Popblerd Staff Remembers 9/11 (From 2011)

Flashback: The Popblerd Staff Remembers 9/11 (From 2011)

Alan Jackson famously asked “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” in a hit single, and while the world didn’t come to a full stop on September 11th, 2011, we did witness the largest-ever full scale attack on America. 10 years later, much has changed beyond the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. Long lines for security at airports are the norm these days. Muslims have become Public Enemy #1. The terror alert system instituted immediately after the […]

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (150-141)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (150-141)

Luther, I don’t know how exactly to tell you this; but there is a REALLY weird forest scene behind you.

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The '80s From Worst To First (223-221)

Jheri Curl Special: Ranking Every #1 R&B Hit Of The ’80s From Worst To First (223-221)

Surface showers you with 4 minutes of awful, as we count down each song to hit #1 on Billboard’s R&B chart during the ’80s.

Flyte Brothers #19: New Edition's "If It Isn't Love"

Flyte Brothers #19: New Edition’s “If It Isn’t Love”

YOU LOVE HER?? WHAT??????

Hitch A Ride Onto Me'shell Ndegeocello's Comet

Hitch A Ride Onto Me’shell Ndegeocello’s Comet

The amazing Me’shell Ndegeocello releases her 11th album, and it (surprising no one) is a keeper.

Flyte Brothers 15: Cherrelle & Alexander O' Neal's "Saturday Love"

Flyte Brothers 15: Cherrelle & Alexander O’ Neal’s “Saturday Love”

Sh-Sh-Sh-Sh-Sugah! Sugah!

Don't Actually "Turn Blue": It's Just The New Song By The Black Keys

Don’t Actually “Turn Blue”: It’s Just The New Song By The Black Keys

More brand new music from Dan & Patrick. Check out the title track to the Black Keys’ new album.

Will You Soon Want To Xscape From The Latest Posthumous MJ Release?

Will You Soon Want To Xscape From The Latest Posthumous MJ Release?

More posthumous Michael Jackson material is coming your way soon.