#FlashbackFriday Jukebox: MC Lyte, MTV’s Year In Rock 1997 + Sneaker Pimps’ “6 Underground”

Flashback Friday Jukebox: a weekly roundup of music videos and news clips of a bygone decade, year or era! “Poor Georgie” by MC Lyte from her 1991 album Act Like You Know.   The Year in Rock, a year-end, hour-long documentary special, that looked back at everything music during year of 1997, compiled by MTV “6 Underground” by Sneakers Pimps from the debut album Becoming X, released … Continue reading #FlashbackFriday Jukebox: MC Lyte, MTV’s Year In Rock 1997 + Sneaker Pimps’ “6 Underground”

Belated #FBF: Watch Episodes Of ‘Loveline’ From MTV, Featuring Your ’90s Teen Idols Danielle Fishel + Andrew Keegan

From 1996 to 2000, MTV aired the televised version of the relationship/sex/self-love/self-help radio show Loveline on its cable network. Originally airing 11PM on weeknights, it was controversial in that listeners and viewers would call in and ask hosts (sex, mental health and addiction specialist) Dr. Drew Pinksy and comedian Adam Carrolla (who provided the opposite of Drew’s calm, textbook wisdom with tell-it-like-it-is polemics) incredibly honest … Continue reading Belated #FBF: Watch Episodes Of ‘Loveline’ From MTV, Featuring Your ’90s Teen Idols Danielle Fishel + Andrew Keegan

Why The So-Called Nicki Minaj vs. Taylor Swift “Twitter Beef” Was a Complete Social Media Trap

As I was informed by social media about the quarrel (I haven’t used that word in, how long?) between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift over the MTV VMA nominations for Video of the Year, I really could have cared less. But I’ll proceed to explain why I am writing about it anyway. I felt that for starters, their whole exchange derived out of an event and show that … Continue reading Why The So-Called Nicki Minaj vs. Taylor Swift “Twitter Beef” Was a Complete Social Media Trap