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So I Listened To “Everything Is Love”…

my cousin hybrid said it was “noise with a bass line”.
the foxhole was split down the middle.
some liked it; others gave it a hard pass.
when someone told me it was on spotify today,
but under “the carters”,
i said i’d give it a listen.
i wasn’t with the tidal shits.
so i listened to “everything is love”.
twice.
lunch break and on the way home.
foxhole…
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FOR THE RECORD: (12)

tumblr_mmjd2uWKjs1s107yso1_500since i’m in a heavy mood,
i wanted to lighten up the foxhole.
go back to when you first stepped on the scene.
way back when.
you are excited at what you are about to present the world.
now look at who you are.
what has changed from then to now?
do you like it?
are you still likeable?
well this round is called:

THEN/NOW: THE MUSIC VIDEO DIVA EDITION

lets take a look at the contestants…

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FOR THE RECORD: (11)

we haven’t done one of these in a while…

cassette-tape-1i am a huge,
no gigantic,
music junkie.
i’m starting to think music is my addiction.
when i’m going through it,
i run to good music.
you’ll know i’m sad or stressed if i’m playing this…

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FOR THE RECORD: (10)

the popstar vixen.
she makes music that is pleasurable to listen to,
but most of the time,
she is also lacking artistic depth.
you know a pop act when you see one.
the following pop chicks have evolved from typical pop acts to rulers of their kingdoms.
one has proven she is not that innocent,
the other strips herself down on every release,
and then the last just don’t give a fuck.

this round?

THE POP PRINCESS

VS

THE VOICE OF POP

VS

THE ONE WHO POPS BOTH THEIR BUBBLES

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FOR THE RECORD: THE SING OFF (9)

an f-bi sent me an email with an interesting idea for a challenge.
i felt this would truly get the discussion flowing.
i know my boys make me proud.

we like to compare the singers who are out today.
we pick them apart by talent,
record sales,
even stage presence.
but who is really the winner?
today’s round:

POP…GOES THE DIVAS?

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FOR THE RECORD: (8)

hip hop.
it can be inspiring,
thought provoking,
story telling,
or all of the above.

these albums launched the careers of the legends.
some are not with us anymore.
others are still ruling,
and the rest have fallen off HEAVY.

i listened to all of these albums for the first time last week.
i’m sure i am super late.
i gotta say,

music was so much better in the 90s, wasn’t it?

either way,
this quick round is:

THE HIP HOP CLASSICS.

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