Ari Bradshaw (Street Articles Author)
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Is Nicki Minaj's Lookin' Ass N*gga Offensive?
Recently, pop/rap superstar Nicki Minaj released a new track called "Lookin' Ass N*gga" (yes the * is in the actual title) and it is quite a trip! The song features no hook, is less than three minutes long, and features a simple black-and-white video similar to that of BeyoncĂ©'s recent…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Feb 13, 2014  
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Why Are Humans Bipedal?
There is something quite peculiar about how humans transport themselves. We use two feet whereas most of our fellow apes use four. Humans have arms and feet that cannot take the place of one another, apes could use their limbs as both. So how is it, and why is it,…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Science   Sep 03, 2013  
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What is Music?
I recently had a conversation with a friend regarding what exactly "music" is. The conversation began with him critiquing my favorite album of the year, Kanye West's Yeezus. He said that due to it lacking much melody (as also confirmed by Kanye, he said he wanted his producers to stray…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Aug 05, 2013  
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Profanity In Pop Music
Obscene language in pop music - especially in the title - doesn't usually get attention. Radio stations are hesitant to play it and DJs usually pass mass profanity off as obnoxious or uninsteresting. So why is it, then, that songs like "F*ckin' Problems" by A$AP Rocky and "F*ck You" by…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Jul 20, 2013  
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What Jay - z's Magna Carta Holy Grail Means for the Music Industry
Jay-Z recently released his album Magna Carta... Holy Grail which was preceded by a massive shipment of one million copies to Samsung. Samsung bought each copy at $5 and was going to distribute the album as a free app to the first million people who download the app. What does…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jul 20, 2013  
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When/why to Use Fl Studio Over Other Daws for PC
There are a lot of rumours about the digital audio workstation known as FL Studio (formerly Fruity Loops Studio). Many people say that the sound quality isn't top-notch, it's a beginner's program, and it's laughable when doing larger projects. All of these assumptions are completely false, and I'm about to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Jul 11, 2013  
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10 Innovative, Unique, And Odd Pop Songs
Often pop music seems to follow a similar formula. Insert a generic chord structure over a 4/4 beat and write some catchy lyrics over it then call it a day. Such an easy task for the more successful artists to do in order to obtain just one more hit, right?…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Jul 09, 2013  
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