Just a few days after the release of Born This Way’s country music version, Team Gaga contacted Indian music producers Salim-Sulaiman to freshen things up by making a Bollywood version of the hit song.
Speaking in an interview with MTV News, one half of the Indian composing duo, Sulaiman Merchant, said that the job entrusted to them was a bit difficult in the beginning, considering the aggressive nature of the song and its huge popularity. Continue reading Indian Music Producers Say Born This Way’s Bollywood Version Sounds Magical »
Recently, some paparazzi took pictures of Taylor Swift doing something extremely uncharacteristic. She wasn’t being arrested by police, nor did she come out of a night club without her underwear.
The shocking action in question? Buying stuff from Target.
While a guest on Jay Leno’s “The Tonight Show,” she explained that because of a video shoot, she is spending a few weeks in Los Angeles. Since she’s in LA, she doesn’t have her at-home necessities and had to pick some up, like a record player.
Someone told her that Target carried quality record players and she said she’s “been listening to a lot of music on vinyl.” Naturally, a trip to Target was in order. Continue reading Taylor Swift Likes Hip Hop; Listens to 50 Cent, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj »
The arrival of podcasts revolutionized radio for many of us. Aspiring and even established comedians have created hundreds of free podcasts for their fans that breathed a new life in comedy radio online.
The rise of stand-up comedy began in the early 1980s and lasted till the early 1990s, but the trend has been revived in recent times.
New recording facilities and the proliferation of smartphones has enabled up-and-coming comedians to broadcast their own comedy radio shows without incurring any major costs. The small cost associated with these shows also allows the comedians to be free from all the advertising and sponsorship matters. This all means, most importantly, that they can their shows free for everyone.
Here is a careful assessment of online comedy shows that are worthy of your time: Continue reading Things to Know About Online Comedy »
If you’re in your 30s, chances are that you are familiar with ‘90s music. The 1990s was dominated by pop and R&B music, where artists such as MC Hammer, Boyz II Men, Paula Abdul and Britney Spears all thrived.
Not everyone is a fan of this music, but whether you like it or not, ‘90s music will soon be making a comeback on your local radio stations.
The first three years of the last decade of the 20th century belonged to Bryan Adams, Mariah Carey, Madonna, Paula Abdul and Vanessa Williams, all of whom possessed and used a very adult sounding voice in their content as compared to the pop music produced in the late 80s. Continue reading ’90s Music – A Decade in Review »
Keri Hilson’s car broke down in her latest “One Night Stand” music video and guess who was very keen on being her mechanic and fixing whatever needed to be fixed? Chris Brown! The Collin Tilly-directed video features unnatural blondes Hilson and Brown giving each other very sexy looks. Once they meet up in the clip, both bring their own dancing styles, combine them and present a dancing feast.
The steamy clip starts with both Brown and Hilson lying on the ground, with the Kiss Kiss singer on top of her touching her very passionately over and over again. After they embrace each others hands, the next scene quickly sets in where Hilson can be seen with a leg on each side of her on-camera love interest. Continue reading Keri Hilson Releases New Saucy Music Video Featuring Chris Brown »
Britney Spears’ album Femme Fatale is a saucy but dark LP that has everything to do with club and dance music. One of the less talked about songs, which holds the essence of the whole album in it is the fiery self explanatory song ‘Gasoline,’- a Claude Kelly written song. According to Kelly, he wrote this song while focusing on the sexiest moments of Britney’s career.
Talking in an interview with MTV, Kelly said that when he was writing the song, the theme he wanted to emulate was that of the one displayed in previous Britney songs such as ‘Toxic,’ ‘Slave 4 U’ and ‘Boys.’ he said that Britney in the physically hot club with guys around her is a very popular theme and he thought that revisiting it once more would be a lot of fun. He said that even though some may think that Britney would not have been able to recreate the kind of ‘man-eater’ persona that she was once known for in her raunchy songs, she actually pulled it off without breaking a sweat, proving that she still has what it takes to do whatever she wants. Continue reading Britney’s Songwriter Claude Kelly Explains ‘Gasoline’ »
Nas and Prodigy’s relationship has seen everything from fiery dis records to friendly collaboration projects, so it wasn’t a surprise when the Mobb Deep rapper reserved a part of his latest book to discuss how such frost developed between the two over the years.
In a recent interview with MTV, P touched the subject again and explained his first meeting with Nas, which took place during a battle rap in Queens- the area where both the MCs hail from. He further revealed that after his three year stint behind the bars, he called Nas to mend broken relations and end the feud once and for all. Continue reading Longstanding Feud Finally Over Between Nas & Prodigy »