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03.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A great day for new song leaks. First Method Man and Redman drop a long overdue new song, and it sounds like it was preserved in amber from 2000 (in a good way), and then Ghostface of all people emerges with a song that addresses the Rihanna/Chris Brown debackle. With unusual earnestness but no undue sentimentality, Ghostface shows his support for victimized women, including the pop star, encourag...
02.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I still vividly remember the time a decade ago when some friends accidentally pulled up a grotesque photo of the Chris Farley's corpse when doing an innocuous web search for the comedian. It was the day I realized that the Internet is fundamentally evil. It's in the spirit of of that crime scene photo that yesterday TMZ, a tabloid site notable for how it covers celebrities no...
02.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
First Wrigley gum dropped Chris Brown's promotional campaign yesterday, now the Milk Campaign has pulled Brown's "Got Milk" ads. But more troubling for the R&B singer: Radio stations have stopped playing his music, too. I called Kiss FM to ask about the absence of Brown from the station's playlists this afternoon and a DJ confirmed "he's done for now." (Rihanna is still in regular rot...
02.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Though the guy makes great summertime singles, Chris Brown has always seemed a fairly unlikable guy�kind of like a moody, faux-thuggish Nelly, without the wholesome core. Something about his omni-furrowed brow invites comparisons to the worst of the R&B singers from the New Jack Swing days, those who trumpeted their masculinity via crotch grabs and aggressive, take-what-I-want glares at sexual co...

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