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Coolio's "Fantastic Voyage" came out in 1994, so Spin decided to include the 51-year-old rapper in their ongoing '94 celebration. Specifically, they played him a series of hits from that year and…   Read Story »
It's becoming more of an issue to include R. Kelly on your festival lineup because of his past sexual abuse charges -- just last week, Ohio's Fashion Meets Music Festival cut the R&B singer as a…   Read Story »
Columbus, Ohio's Fashion Meet Music Festival, which is scheduled to take over venues around our own Chris DeVille's hometown on Labor Day weekend, already had a pretty incoherent lineup: O.A.R.!…   Read Story »
Here in Columbus, people are always trying (and failing) to put together a major music festival. The latest attempt is the self-explanatory Fashion Meets Music Festival, which is set to go down Labor…   Read Story »
"Blurred Lines" did a lot of good for Robin Thicke. It made him a household name (and hashtag!), gave him his first #1 single, and basically secured his place in the fabric of pop culture for the…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, New York Magazine published a cover story titled "Is Terry Richardson an Artist or a Predator?" That question has followed Richardson for years now -- with some models accusing him…   Read Story »
"Don't chase the money," Aloe Blacc intones, in a Sam Cooke croon over a Stevie Wonder romp, about halfway through his new album Lift Your Spirit. "You can't chase the money," he pleads. What exactly…   Read Story »
We just anointed R. Kelly's Black Panties as Album Of The Week, and one of the best reasons to check it out is "Cookie," an absolute monster of an R&B song that compares cunnilingus to sumptuously…   Read Story »
Although his nearly singleminded fixation on sex has been a constant plumb line, R. Kelly's catalog is remarkably diverse. Stylistically, over the course of a 20-year solo career he's evolved with…   Read Story »
R. Kelly's 2003 single "Soldier's Heart" was originally dedicated to the actual soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. But when he visited South Africa for the 2010 World Cup festivities, Kelly visited…   Read Story »