Why, Why, Why: Lil' Kim Beheads Nicki Minaj on Black Friday Cover

During an interview in November, Nicki Minaj called rapper Lil’ Kim a “has been” -- among other things. Clearly Kim isn’t taking the jab well. On the cover of her new mixtape Black Friday, released on Valentine's Day, is an image of a beheaded and dismembered Minaj in a pool of blood with an obviously victorious Kim holding a bloody sword. ...more

Hip hop hasn't been the same since the days of YoYo, Salt and Pepa and Latifah. Line crossed. ...more

Side B: Continued from Love Songs, Part 1; Q & A

Side B: Continued from Love Songs, Part 1; Q & A Q & A One of my favorite Current...more

Side A: Love Songs, Part 1

If music be the food of love, play on....more

Forget about it, Enrique

What the f--? New Iglesias song with the F-word. Sells b/c we've failed to teach girls this is not OK. Allie http://24inmymind.blogspot.com...more

The Music Video, Soft Porn And As It Relates To Our Children

While we were busy bycotting channels and passwording anything remotely unsuitable for our children’s young eyes and ears, did anyone think to shut down the music channel?  No, me neither. By no means a prude, some of the ‘uncut’ license I see being granted though in the name of the Music Video is nothing short of pornographic.  ‘Sex sells’ as a mantra has been embraced wholeheartedly and shows no sign of waning....more

Love Music: Songs as an aphrodisiac and using music to talk about healthy relationships

Every Valentine’s day, one of my dearest friends, also a music therapist, Darci Fontenot, puts together a list of love songs for her friends to listen to get in the “Lovin’” mood. As the day grew closer this time around, I found myself waiting with excited anticipation of what auditory aphrodisiacs the list would have on it this year. And, I thought it would be a cool way to share the love if I asked other friends about their favorite love songs....more

Grammy Highlights, Lowlights, and a Gaga/Madonna Mashup!?

Last night's Grammy show was a musical knockout. There were stars galore, one bang up performance after another, and oh yeah, a couple of awards thrown in. Christina Aguilera nearly fell on her face, Mick Jagger proved age ain't slowin' him down and Esperanza Spalding proved that Bieber fever isn't as deadly as it seems. ...more


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A quick post today.  The youngest is pushing hard the music career so if you have a Facebook page you can follow her here at ...more

Pregnancy Music Playlist

I've talked about the benefits of listening to music with your bumpkin on my website before and the benefits seem so good to me that I took out all the hard work for you! For those who aren't in the know, some believe listening to music while your baby is in the womb can help boost your baby's IQ up to the age of five. (Especially when the same songs heard repeatedly in the womb are heard on the outside of the womb and throughout the first five years of life). This is known as the 'Mozart Effect'....more