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A Brief Picture of Eminem

Written by Phineas Upham

Born just outside of Kansas City, Marshall Bruce Mathers III never knew his father. His mother raised him along with his half-brother on her own. Mathers was blessed with a kind of lyrical talent, which was recognized by kids he went to high school with.

Eminem attempted the ninth grade three times, but after failing his third time he decided to drop out to pursue music on a more serious note. …

John Williams: The Composer of Film

This article was written by Samuel Phineas Upham

When people think about favorite film scores, chances are good that they are humming a John Williams tune. Williams has been one of the most active and well-known composers in the film scene, but he’s not limited to film work alone. His five Academy Awards are only the tip of a long and illustrious career as a composer.

Perhaps best known for his work on Star Wars, …

The Mystery of Robert Johnson

This article was written by Samuel Phineas Upham

Robert Johnson would become the King of the Delta Blues well after his death in 1938. What actually happened to him remains a mystery. He was enigmatic, often playing in front of a wall or away from the audience to hide his style of playing guitar. He was also a known womanizer, which may have had some hand in his death. The trouble is that it’s next …

Psy Hits #2 on Billboard US Pop Charts

If you haven't heard Psy's Gangnam Style yet, then you are probably an old fart that does not watch any TV or read news on the internet or have a social media account or listen to pop radio. So in case you have not heard, Psy is Korean and this song is performed in Korean, but the vidow on Youtube has gone viral and now it is the most liked video ever online and is currently #2 in teh US Billboard pop charts and has a good shot at becoming #1 next week. Currently Maroon 5 is at #1.

Madonna Offends French by Baring Nipple & Swastika Image at Concert

madonna8The Material Girl notorious for her risqué behavior is in trouble again. ABC News reports that Madonna could get sued by a right-wing French political party because she played a video of the party’s leader with a swastika on her forehead while performing in Paris last weekend. The video shows a montage of famous faces including party leader Marine Le Pen. After Pen’s face comes up in the video, it features the Nazi swastika on her forehead; then Madonna’s face shows up wearing Hitler’s mustache.[READ MORE]

Whitney Houston Dead at 48 – RIP

Whitney Houston has been found dead today at Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she was staying to attend the Clive Davis pre-grammy's dinner gala. The cause of death has not yet been determined yet, but Polic has said it is probably not drugs or foul play. The medics arrived at the scene at 3:55pm today and tried to revive her, but they were not unable to do so.[READ MORE]

Top Music Artists of 2011

adeleBillboard recently released the year end charts of 2011. Below we bring you the top 10 artists of 2011 as published by them. The rankings are based on Top 200 weekly chart performance of their songs. [READ MORE]

Billboard Names The All American Rejects as Having the Most Played Song of 2009

Billboard names the rock group, The All American Rejects as having the most played song in 2009. Their hit song “Gives You Hell” spent 13 weeks on the Billboard Top 10. It has sold over 3.3 million digital copies. The song is off their current album, When the World Comes Down. They beat out competitors like Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas and Taylor Swift.The song was the first number one for the band on …