Posts Tagged ‘Estelle’

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]

Grammys Golden? Not Quite.

When the Grammy nominations were first announced in January, Pitchfork dared to ask if the Grammys were finally becoming relevant? With the announcement of this year’s winner the answer is a resounding “slightly.” Yes, Sam Sparro, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Estelle, M.I.A., Danger Mouse, Robyn, Erykah Badu, Justice, Gnarls Barkley, Lupe Fiasco, Daft Punk, […]

Grammys Relevant?

Pitchfork seems to think the list of Grammy nominations this year are surprisingly relevant. They are right that BNW favorites like: Sam Sparro, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Estelle, M.I.A., Danger Mouse, Robyn, Erykah Badu, Justice, Gnarls Barkley, Lupe Fiasco, Daft Punk, Nas, Kylie Minogue, Kanye West, and T.I. are all up for awards but […]

BNW SMMR MXTPE.

1. Estelle – Shine Swizz Beats comes through with the soundtrack to your summertime rooftop party. Just add unexpected rain to banish the blistering heat and you have a definitive summer jam. “Just ’cause it glitters it don’t mean that its gold” 2. Danity Kane – Damaged (DJ Richie Rich X-Mix Remix) The guilty pleasure […]