Tag: Ludacris

The 10 Sexiest Women in Songs: Women in Songs Theme Week Day 2

<strong>10. Mary Jane from Mary Jane's Last Dance by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers</strong><br><br> Being from Indiana, I am biased to her growing up in Indiana town with some Indiana boys on an Indiana night. But what's objectively awesome writing is that, "She moved down here at the age of 18, she blew the boys was more than they'd seen".<br><br><iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aowSGxim_O8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Women in Songs Theme Week Day 1: Tragic Women This is pretty straight-forward so feel free to stop reading this part and get right to the 10 sexiest women in songs. If, however, you’d like a long-winded version of my criteria for this list, you can keep reading. These lists are about women mentioned in... Read more »

In honor of Nate Dogg: Six Great Hip-Hop Features

This one just missed the cut for a few reasons, the main one being I wanted a list of pure hip-hop features -- rappers rapping with rappers. It's too easy to stand out on an R&amp;B track as the song's lone MC. Also, I'm too old for this song. Were I 13 right now, forget about it. This song would have undoubtedly been introducing some kids at Haven (and many, many more at Wilmette) to Ludacris, whose involvement in this project impress on two levels. It is a spectacular business move for Ludacris, who gets however much money + the exposure (including nearly 500 million Youtube views). Secondly, it's an impressive showing of artistry, as Ludacris delivers all the usual Ludacris goods (speed, humor, tempo, hard syllables) while also giving a verse that is totally on target with the song. At 33, he dips back 20 years and paints the outlook of a 13-year-old in love. The epitome of the best-case scenario collaboration.
Today’s Six Songs for a Wednesday honors Nate Dogg, who passed away yesterday at the age of 41. Nate released three solo albums during his career, but is best known for his featured appearances, songs of other artists for which the Long Beach native provided his trademark silky-gruff vocals. The extensive list of songs with... Read more »