Posts tagged "Poison"
bLISTerd: The 100 Best R&B Songs of the ’90s (#10-#1)

bLISTerd: The 100 Best R&B Songs of the ’90s (#10-#1)

It’s finally here! The top ten R&B hits of the Nineties! There’s a Janet Jackson song in here!

The Blerd Interview: Bleu

When interacting with power-pop artist/in-demand songwriter/mutton-chop maestro William “Bleu” McAuley, one thing comes into crisp, refreshing focus: Bleu is one nice dude. You see, a few weeks ago, Bleu was nice enough to set some time aside to talk to us; when a technological failure resulted in an entire, story-packed interview getting lost in space, I was awfully glum. As an avowed and longtime fan, it was disheartening to lose so much interesting material, and to waste a favorite artist’s […]

Blerd Appreciation: Bell Biv DeVoe (Word to Jimmy Fallon)

New Edition was the first (and really only) group of black American kids making music in the public spotlight during the early and mid-Eighties. I spun my “Is This the End” and “Popcorn Love” 45s like they were going out of style and looked up to Ronie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike and Ralph like big brothers. By the time I was a teenager, although I was still a huge N.E. fan (Heart Break is an amazingly underrated album from the New […]

Chart Stalker 6/3/10: Yawns All Around

So some musical stuff happened last week and no one cared. Want proof? Just look at this week’s Billboard charts. Once upon a time, Stone Temple Pilots were one of America’s hottest rock bands. Their first three albums all sold over a million copies. After lead singer Scott Weiland left the band, he joined the all-star supergroup Velvet Revolver, and THEIR debut album went multi-platinum. After leaving VR, he then rejoined STP. Their latest album came out last week, and…sold […]

Never Trust a Big Butt & a Smile-"Poison" Turns 20

Don’t you hate it when you read a blog and the blogger just directs you over to ANOTHER website? Well, check out my review of Bell Biv DeVoe’s “Poison” (which celebrates its’ 20th anniversary this week) on Popdose . When I can get my shit together and start doing artist guides, New Edition will be one of the first acts that I tackle.