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Ukulele Mad: 11 Facts On The Ukulele Fad

Introduced from Hawaii it was an icon of the jazz age. So sexy it got banned, it was once even accused of murder – here are some iconic ukulele moments: #1 All ...

9 Reasons The Boss Rules

When they said sit down, Bruce stood up. Always a free-thinking rule-breaker here are some top facts: #1 His questioning nature brought Bruce into trouble with ...

The History of Rap: Facts About the Music
June 26, 2015

Rap has become one of the most popular and ubiquitous forms of music today, but it started out without any of the prestige of today. Check out these facts about the ...

11 Famous Musicians Who Quit Their Bands To Go Solo
June 25, 2015

Sometimes good bands break up because sometimes one of their members wants to go it solo. Here are 11 examples. 1. Beyoncé. Destiny’s Child broke in 2006, so ...

The King: Essential Elvis Facts
June 22, 2015

Everyone knows that the king had some amazing hips and that he exploded the world of rock’n’roll, but do you know what his favorite food was? What about ...

The Story Of NWA, And The Birth Of Gangster Rap

NWA is considered the pioneer group of the gangster rap game. The group’s name, which stand for N***az With Attitudes, cut to the core of African-American ...

A 600 Year Long Song and Other Weird Musical Performances
June 10, 2015

Most of the time music makes sense in some intuitive ways. There are instruments that go together, time signatures, typical lengths of performances, and some sort of ...

“Why Is She Such A Nightmare?” – A Guide To Madonna’s Many Celebrity Feuds
June 2, 2015

Madonna has been making pop music hits for over 30 years, and in that time, she has butted heads with a fair share of celebrities. Sometimes, they started with a bad ...

7 Of Lady Gaga’s Weirdest Red Carpet Looks And What They Meant
June 2, 2015

Since exploding on the music scene with 2008’s The Fame and 2009’s The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga has established herself as a major influence in music, but she has ...

11 Things To Know About The Legendary Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac is one of the most popular bands in the history of rock and roll. What is so unique about them is the fact they are still together (after splitting up ...

16 Quotes From The Troubled Mind Of Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain was never cut out for the superstardom that hit him after his band, Nirvana, changed the landscape of music in the early 90s. The troubled rocker never ...

The Wild World of Air Guitar
May 22, 2015

Most of us think of air guitar as something you do during karaoke while you’re a bit tipsy with your friends. But air guitar is a serious pastime for many ...

Kurt Cobain’s Idols

Now an idol to millions, Kurt Cobain’s childhood idols were stars who represented risk, danger and opposition – Evel Knieval, Iggy Pop and John Lennon. ...

11 Tidbits on Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”

Tragically Ben E. King passed away last week and now a hole remains in the lining of good music. King lead a life of music and got his big break with the band The ...

11 Things About The Dave Matthews Band – Facts You May Not Have Known

Like them or not, The Dave Matthews Band remain one of the most popular touring shows in the world year in and year out. Matthews and his band mates have gone ...

What You Need to Know About Wu-Tang Clan
May 8, 2015

One of the flagship hip hop groups, the Wu-Tang Clan holds a special place in popular consciousness. There’s a lot to know about the group after a career ...

5 Classic Songs Too Scandalous For Today

Political correctness has never been more dominate in society and for better or worse, we can’t deny that these catchy songs deliver an awkward message. ...

NASA Geek, Devout Vegan & The New Joker: 10 Jared Leto Facts

Jared Leto shall soon grace the big screen as the third actor to portray a live-action version of The Joker in Suicide Squad. His version of this iconic supervillain ...

Friend of Bowie & (Former) Foe Of Depp: 10 Iggy Pop Facts
April 22, 2015

When one thinks of Iggy Pop, the image of an often shirtless imp leaping around onstage comes to mind. I’ll spare you the actual visual here (you’re ...

You Won’t Believe Why These Punk Rockers Injected Themselves With HIV

Who would ever willingly inject themselves with the AIDS virus? What could push an individual to take on a terminal illness? It’s not unheard of. In the late ...

9 Bands Named After Video Games
April 20, 2015

While musicians and recording artists draw their inspiration from virtually anything, sometimes they get inspired by merely playing Nintendo or Playstation video ...

8 Popular Songs (Probably) About Real People
April 16, 2015

Taylor Swift has built a career around writing songs about people (mostly ex-boyfriends), and we have come to expect it from her.  I mean, Taylor is collecting ...

12 Bands That Changed Their Name Just Before They Got Famous
April 15, 2015

While we might know some popular bands by one name, they often times went by another name earlier in their careers. Here are 12 bands that changed their name just ...

9 Rap Stars Who Faded Away From The Public Eye
April 14, 2015

While popular rappers are one of the most successful recording artists in music, sometimes their stars fall and they’re unable to recover. Here are 9 rap stars ...

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month With 15 Eclectic Quotes

Jazz appreciation month lasts for the entirety of April, but it’s never too early for some musical reflection. Here are 15 quotes about the meaning of jazz. ...