Usher: Numb…and Cheesy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHqjZD3lb4M

Ya’ll know I love me some Usher, but he is getting soo cheesy. 🙂 Still, props for trying out some new concepts and getting away from the many times recycled and horribly typical – girls in the club or- sexy and you know it type R&B hype.

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The Return – Nas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTElCXrYdo0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Life’s Good for Nas. He’s back with the new album, got the confessional hit-in-making going with Bye Baby about ex Kelis. Notable, in the end he says he would do it again, only next time it will be better because he will choose better. Also, notable, it’s not bash the ex into the ground music. There’s some sadness to it, reminiscing on the good times that just…ended. Nice.

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Gaga, That Voice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9ss_pLYmIs

This video is shaky, but just close your eyes and listen. Gaga’s voice is amazing. This songwriting reminds me of the FAME album. Sadly some silly young person will probably use this song’s subject matter as an excuse to do something unfortunate. But knowing Gaga she’s not the least interested in suicide, she’ll be making some commentary on fame, being a celebrity and the death of art in the 21st century. LOL

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