Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryder's First Lady (1999)
FIRST LADY is the debut album from Eve, a self-described "pit bull in a skirt" and the only female MC in the Ruff Ryders crew. Though she was first signed onto Dr. Dre's Interscope-funded Aftermath Entertainment, her deal expired before ...
Straight Outta Cashville: G Unit Collectors Edition Vol. 2. (2004)
STRAIGHT OUTTA CASHVILLE lives up to the N.W.A. reference in its title. Like N.W.A., Buck delivers lyrical blows--sudden, blunt, and ruthless--without forgetting the importance of a powerful hook to seduce the listener into his murky world, particularly on the hit ...
Shine a Light: Original Soundtrack (2008)
Several things are clear from watching Martin Scorsese's concert movie SHINE A LIGHT. One is that the Rolling Stones are old. Another is that they're still able to play with a tightness and vigor that stands up to the music ...
We the People (2005)
Mixing hip-hop, rock, and Latin influences, the music of this Oakland-based outfit is a unique and infectious testament to the rich rewards of our multicultural times. By blending the rhymes of the politically motivated MC Piper, the vocals of Southerner ...
"Be With You" was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
"Bailamos" was nominated for the 2000 Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Pop Track Of The Year.
Enrique Iglesias does his illustrious family proud with the spirited, dance ...
Ryde or Die, Vol. 3: In the "R" We Trust (2001)
Additional personnel includes: Petey Pablo, Bubba Sparxxx, Yung Wun, Ludacris, Tha Eastsidaz.
The Dirty South collective known as the Ruff Ryders brings its third collection of bangin' and ballin' rhymes, from the lightning quick raps of Drag-On and Petey Pablo's "Dirty" ...
Audio Mixer: Ken Andrews.
Recording information: Morning View Studios, Malibu, CA.
Illustrators: Jamison Covington; Cyril VanDerHagen.
Photographers: Susanna Howe; Robb Epifano.
JamisonParker: Jamison Covington (vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer, programming, loops); Parker Case.
Personnel: Jamison Covington (vocals, guitar, piano, synthesizer, drum machine, loops); Ken Andrews (guitar, ...
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Space Heater (1998)
On his fifth album, the reverend of warped rockabilly takes his reverb and tremolo-drenched guitar down a road that leads dangerously close to radio-ready modern-rock. Whether this is a good or a bad thing will depend on your particular purity ...
Coming on the scene like a whirlwind of Santigold, Nicki Minaj, Grace Jones, and that killer remix of the Jungle Brothers track "I'll House You," Harlem rapper, singer, and "Liquorice Bitch" Azealia Banks made every "cool," "one to watch," and ...
Born This Way: The Remix (2011)
Born This Way: The Remix features remixed dance versions of tracks from Lady Gaga's 2011 studio album. Included are remixes by such artists as house music DJ Gregori Klosman and Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp, as well as Two Door Cinema ...
Power in Numbers (2002)
The chorus of "What's Golden," the first single from rap collective Jurassic 5's second record POWER IN NUMBERS, talks of going "back to the days of yes y'allin" and "holding on to what's golden." "A Day at the Races" features ...
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Doll Domination (2008)
The Pussycat Dolls' smash-hit album DOLL DOMINATION has been repackaged to include the English-language version of the Oscar-nominated song "Jai Ho," as well a few more tracks. Fans of the sultry singing group will not want to miss the extras ...
Kiss of Death (2004)
KISS OF DEATH balances street knowledge with humor, and serves up robust beats and guest shots by a legion of hip-hop luminaries. Jadakiss brings together both American coasts, as well as years of history, on the groovy, 1970s-tinged "Shine," with ...
Captain & the Kid (2006)
This 2006 sequel to Elton John's revered 1975 outing, CAPTAIN FANTASTIC & THE BROWN DIRT COWBOY, finds the erstwhile Reginald Dwight (the Captain) looking back on the decades between the two albums with his longtime writing partner, Bernie Taupin (the ...
Fine Mess (2009)
Limited Edition version includes a bonus CD with four additional tracks. Universal. 2009.
Catch Without Arms (2005)
Early on, critics often described Dredg as a metal group. However, the quartet has since matured into a hard-edged indie-rock ensemble that seeks diversity and refinement in its music. On CATCH WITHOUT ARMS, the band favors highly orchestrated parts, dense ...
Sweet Escape (2006)
The sophomore solo effort from No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani capitalizes on the qualities that made her debut, LOVE ANGEL MUSIC BABY, a success, namely the hip-hop-infused club sound she laid down on that album's smash single "Hollerback Girl." As ...
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Worlds Apart (2005)
With its surging rhythms, angst-ridden vocals, and showers of distorted guitars, And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead combine the muscle of heavy rock, the sonic swirl of shoegazer bands, and a touch of emo sensibility into ...
Hunger For More: G-Unit Collector's Edition (2004)
This Limited Edition of "The Hunger For More" includes a bonus DVD.
Queens, New York-born Lloyd Banks couldn't have asked for a better stage on which to emerge. With 50 Cent's sudden ascension in 2003, his band of longtime mixtape stars, ...
Thoughts of a Predicate Felon (2005)
On 50 Cent posse G Unit's platinum first release, 2004's BEG FOR MERCY, Tony Yayo appears as a ghost, pictured in the flap but unable to rap on the record due to his incarceration on a weapons charge. When Yayo ...
As one of the biggest selling pop artists in the world, Enrique Iglesias has made a name for himself by combining the sensual, overtly romantic crooning style of his legendary father with throbbing dance beats and distinctly 1980s hard rock-influenced ...
Rebel, Sweetheart (2005)
If there was any question that Jakob Dylan is more than merely the progeny of his legendary father, REBEL, SWEETHEART, the fifth album by The Wallflowers, should put those questions to rest. Produced by Brendan O'Brien, (who also toured with ...
||Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: Original Songs from the Motion Picture (2012) |
Recording information: 5 Cat Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Henson Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
Arrangers: Beth Caucci; Michael John Mollo; Victor Chaga; Paul Mounsey.
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax: Original Songs from the Motion Picture, not to be confused with composer John Powell's ...
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Over the Years and Through the Woods (2005)
Filmed at Londons infamous Brixton Academy and Kokos. Over The Years And Through the Woods takes you through a visual and audio journey that includes new songs, hidden gems from Queens related projects, special guests including original member Nick Oliveri, ...
||Real Steel (2011)
The non-score soundtrack for Real Steel, director Shawn Levy's surprisingly emotive sci-fi family action film about boxing robots, opens rough and ready with "Fast Lane" from Bad Meets Evil, which features Royce da 5'9" and Eminem. What follows is a ...