Where is Rockstar101?

June 18, 2010

While looking through the Billboard Hot 100 checking to see how Shontelle’s highest rising single to date Impossible is doing this week,

I noticed that I hadn’t seen Rockstar 101 by Rihanna (ft. Slash).

Usually, before the video even comes out, the song is SOMEWHERE in the Hot 100 but with the video out a couple weeks now, I’m shocked that it’s no where to be found. At least I was at first.
Then I gave it some thought… the song which stuck out to me the first time I heard the album when it was released, and in my mind, this would have been a power single, especially the way in which I invisioned the music video. So when I heard this was going to be a single I was all excited thinking oh yay! Another potential number one single, then I saw the video and my jaw dropped.

That video looks like how a ghetto person imagines Rock music to be, as opposed to some artistic representation of being a Rockstar. Then when she suddenly dresses up like an Eastern European dominatrix, I gave up on the video altogether. Sad to say, worst video to date by Rihanna. Colour me disappointed.

Oh by the way- why are they putting her in blackface? Just a question.


Guess Who’s Back! Teairra Mari

June 13, 2010

Since I participated in that SingersRoom Covergirl Next Diva thingie where I voted for Shontelle who subsequently won the most votes, I have  been receiving emails from SingersRoom with little snippets about artists and the goings-on in their lives. I was more surprised than annoyed and I decided to give a read and it’s actually insightful.

The second email I got was about Teairra Mari’s new project “At That Point” from which her latest single  “Sponsor” the Gold Digger anthem comes. The article made mention of the fact that she’s still touring promoting her single despite the video being banned on several stations. After watching the video 2 things came to mind, 1- she’s fat. 2- the video’s crap but nothing ban worthy… I think people are just on a hater binge now. I mean… ALL songs from Ciara of recent want banning from tv if they’re going to ban Teairra. Meanwhile, I’m actually a fan of Ciara (hey girl) but really she been trying too hard to act too loose and it’s coming across as desperate, but I digress.

Peep the video below and see for yourself.


On Beyonce

February 24, 2009

Well more so on her overexposure. People have been suggesting that being too out there may actually hamper your success. Now, that having been said, Beyoncé Knowles, the QUEEN of overexposure decided that having Bidet and Bidet Unflushed wasn’t enough saturation, she decided to just release a two-disc album I Am… Insane. Don’t get me wrong, I love I Am… Sasha Fierce. I think it’s her best album to date.
However, when she releases two singles within a week of each other, I have to draw the line and say hold up, slow down girlfriend!
She wants to be THE entertainer. I am sure she goes home, looks at billboard and spits every time she sees Rihanna at number one, and that’s a lot of spitting to do, but I digress. So when I Am… In Need of a Sanitarium was released, she had out If I Were A Boy and Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) which I have parodied on my myspace :).
At any rate, both did exceptionally well on the Billboard Hot 100 and of course her album debuted at number one. However, the steam is now letting up and she has out two MORE singles, Halo (one of my favourite songs on the album)
beyonce_halo
and Diva (a female version of A Milli by Lil’ Wayne).

beyonce_diva

Both great songs, but… too much of a good thing is still TOO MUCH! After going through the Hot 100 and seeing that both songs had peaked, Diva at number 20 and Halo at 44 and were on their way down, I snickered and said HA! That never happened to her arch nemesis RiRi. She must have wiped her ASS with that when she saw her singles slipping further below Rihanna’s singles from last year :D
Long story short, B, take my advice. Before you release the last 8 singles you have planned before summer, hold off until at least the middle of April before bringing out a new single. Promote Diva in high end areas and Halo in the sweet heart states.


Utah Saints – Something Good

January 10, 2009

This is the kind of stuff you wake up to on a Saturday morning. I fell in love with the beat and the video instantly, loving the concept as well. Hey, I may even start my own dance troop. Who knows…


It’s my birthday!

November 25, 2008

happy_birthday_by_polawat

It’s my birthday again people and I’d like to thank all my friends and everyone who made it special, especially the corporate people like
dB Clothing Barbados
Clint Gregory Productions
Taboo Events, Taboo Saturdays and Taboo Tuesdays Mardi Gras Style
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Commerce,
Scarlet Restaurant and Lounge.

Full list of sponsors to come. Thanks again to everyone, here’s wishing everyone a great day, and I drink to you all.

Cheers!

PS.
Someone sent me this around midnight. :)


The List ’08

November 21, 2008

My birthday, more commonly known as November 25th is Tuesday! (it’s also pay day so there’s no excuse) Thanks everyone that made last year so special.

I now present to you, the List.

+ Colognes: Bvlgari, Givenchy, Dior ‘Fahrenheit’ Gift Set (for Men), Issey Miyake

+ Cash: Always welcome and needed to maintain and improve the blog and yours truly of course.

+ Rent Money: Don’t ask why it’s separate and distinct from ‘Cash’, it just is.

+ Sunglasses: Dior, Prada, Burberry, Vogue, Versace, DKNY & Salvatore Ferragamo

+ Plane Tickets to varying destinations (Open Passage preferred)

+ Assorted Designer Clothing (The Website is just a suggestion)

+ Graphic T’s

+ Membership and passes at Gyms & Spas

+ Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners (November 24th-26th)

+ Digital Camera

+ Cell phone: Whichever latest gadget has the techs moist

+ iPod Touch

+ Laptop

+ Psycho Bunny Cuff links and ties from Saks Fifth Avenue

***Variations to the list are welcome:)***

Hope to see you this year!

Oh for those of you wondering what I’m doing this year since it’s my first year where I won’t have to worry about University, I’ll keep you posted, probably not throwing a big bash, but then again, I may very well be. :)


Today’s the day for Shontelligence!

November 18, 2008

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH

The album is finished, and as of November 18th 2008, Shontelligence the first studio album from Shontelle will be available for you eager beavers out there and I’ve listened to the album and it is DEFINITELY a solid album and is expected to have a shelf life similar to that of Fergie’s album The Dutchess. It is definitely worth the wait.

I hope the UK Deluxe version has on Filthy Rich a song she recorded during the initial stages of track selection for Shontelligence. Filthy Rich is a personal favourite of mine, but failed to make it onto the final pressing of the album (crosses fingers.)

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Get the album NOW!!!!

Everyone at Superlative1 wishes Shontelle great success and the best of luck for Shontelligence.


Danity Kane – Bad Girl

November 6, 2008

*Breaks into song*
Maybe I just have bad weave,
maybe I just have bad weave,
maybe I just have bad weave,
maybe I just have bad weave, bad weave.

I can’t be a prostitute with tacky ugly glued on weave
I I can’t be a prostitute with tacky ugly glued on weave

Maybe I just have bad weave,
maybe I just have bad weave,
maybe I just have bad weave,
maybe I just have bad weave, bad weave.

Shitty song: Check
Bad weave: Check
Drag queen inspired makeup: Check
P. Diddy’s Exes Gay looking guys: Check
Leather catsuits: Check

What do you have? A hot steaming pile of mess. The vid is shit, the song is shit, the weave is the star of the whole production and Skankity Lame prove once again, you CAN make a bad thing even worse.


Pan Yuh

October 8, 2008

So I have been watching this video for two days straight and it never gets old lol. Who are Hotta Claps and Danger? They sound contagious.

It is the tackiest, low budget piece of shit I have ever seen, the singing is awful, the production is worse and the music video is laughable. However, I must give them props for bravery to actually go out there and do something.


Brief Look at Doll Domination

October 7, 2008

Okay this is going to be short.

Initially I hated the album, actually no. I said it was far too average given their previous album. Sophomore curse? Anyway, immediately a couple songs jumped out at me. That war alarm song singing about them wanting to have boobies or something like that, then I gravitated towards Whatchamacallit, nothing off of the bonus jumped out at me. At all.

Then I gave it a few more listens and chose random songs to throw on the good ol’ iPod and my HTC Wizard  to listen to while I was out and about. The songs that really grabbed me were I Hate This Part which is such an acute look at that limbo feeling just as you’re about to break up with someone. Then Taking Over the World was a cool jam, nothing moving but take it as it is. Out of This Club is a good song as well but… it just isn’t moving me like it should, maybe if R. Kelly wasn’t in it, or it didn’t sound so much like Love In This Club by Usher I would have been more impressed.

Magic is another good jam, but Halo really spoke to me, you are who you are and there will be times when people will superimpose what they want you to be over the reality and it’s best to not even hurt your head trying to conform to their wish.

Last but not least is Elevator, another good jam, again, nothing earth shattering, but I mean, shoot, it’s the Pussycat Dolls or as I like to call them, Pussyslut Whores. All love ladies! Don’t get me wrong I’m a fan, but… well…

As for the other a hundred songs on the album/bonus, BOO!


Totally Gratuitous

September 30, 2008

For those of you who remember the post Wedding of the Year *Updated* this little tidbit might prove interesting.

Word has it that the former best friend turned arch nemesis of the Crimson Queen who also got married under somewhat spurious conditions was seen in Harbour Lights on Friday night with her new beau. That’s right, she has a new boy-toy.

Seems the rock solid foundation upon which the marriage was based has mysteriously crumbled like the Arch Cot disaster of last year. I suspect it too was unwittingly built upon a hollow cave’s roof. Our best… good… Our wishes go out with the once giddy couple during this obviously tough time.

Nothing like boys and booze to heal the wounds, isn’t that right Soon-to-be ex Mrs?


Exclusive! Pics of Rihanna and Chris Brown in Barbados

August 13, 2008

So I’m probably going to get a lot of heat for this so it may not be up for long, but what can I say, I’m a die hard reporter at heart. Besides, I don’t have much to take away lol.

Above are some pics of Rihanna, her brother Rorrey, Chris Brown and Rihanna’s sometimes best friend Blacklandra Leandra,. You judge the pics for yourself but to me it seems like a nice friendly trip to the island, despite making my blog and subsequently newspaper headlines, Slow news week that’s all I can say about that. I hope they continue to enjoy their trip and pump some change into the Barbadian economy. Commerce is as commerce does people.


Take A Bow Parody

July 20, 2008

I Don’t Know How by Superlative1
(Take A Bow by Rihanna Parody)

Why don’t you take off her draws,
Forget the libation.

You look so drunk right now,
pissing next to my house,
can’t mistake those bloodshot eyes,
drink that gin that i despise,
please, just shut ya mouth,

And don’t tell me you’re sober cuz you’re not,
baby when I know you could breathe fire, breath’s so hot

But you put on quite a show,
dancing on the table,
now it’s time to go,
you can’t drive you’re not able,
that was quite a show,
falling down the gable,
you’re not sober now,
Only served coke I don’t know how…

Grab your flask and get gone,
you better hurry up,
before my parents come home,
talking bout you’re okay and you feel fine,
nigga then walk this straight line,
please, you can’t stand up…

And don’t tell me you’re sober cuz you’re not
baby when I know you could breathe fire, breath so hot

But you put on quite a show,
dancing on the table,
now it’s time to go,
you can’t drive you’re not able,
that was quite a show,
falling down the gable,
you’re not sober now,
Only served coke I don’t know how…

Whoa and the award for the worst drunk goes to you,
For making your peepee,
On my tv
You S.O.B,
You’re so pissy now…

Why don’t you take off her draws,
Forget the libation.

But you put on quite a show,
dancing on the table,
now it’s time to go,
you can’t drive you’re not able,
that was quite a show,
falling down the gable,
you’re not sober now,
Only served coke I don’t know how…


Top Tracks for Summer 2008 *Updated*

July 17, 2008

This is a compilation of the songs I think are hot summer tracks. This isn’t based off Billboard’s Hot 100 or anything, just my recommendation of songs to set the mood for your summer.

Trina – I Got A Bottle (Feat. Missy Elliot)

Fergie – Labels or Love

The Pussycat Dolls – When I Grow Up

Rihanna – Disturbia

Lady Gaga – Just Dance (ft. Colby O Donis)

Keri Hilson – Energy

Katy Perry – I Kissed A Girl

Metro Station – Shake It

Panic! At the Disco – 9 In the Afternoon

Maroon 5 – If I Never See Your Face Again (ft. Rihanna)

Jordin Sparks – One Step At A Time

Shontelle – T-Shirt

Ne-Yo – Closer

Lil Wayne – A Milli

Wynter Gordon – Surveillence

Tami Chynn – Frozen (ft. Akon)

Danity Kane – Pretty Boy

Madonna – Heartbeat

Mariah Carey – Migrate

Taio Cruz – Driving Me Crazy

Young Hot Rod – I Like To Fuck (ft. Tila Tequila)

Alicia Keys – I Need You

Ashanti – The Way That I Love You

Britney Spears – Perfect Lover

Sam Sparro – Black and Gold

Lil Wayne – Lollipop (ft. Static Major)

and of course

Enur – Calabria 2008 (ft. Natasja)


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