Drake – 0 to 100 / The Catch Up

June 4th, 2014 | Hip-Hop
Drake - 0 to 100 The Catch Up

  Sunday night, Drake dropped new music,  “0 to 100 / The Catch Up” on his website. On the two-part track, produced by Boi-1da, Noah “40″ Shebib and Nineteen85, Drake boasts that he goes, “0 to 100, real quick. ”   He actually goes 0 to 120 when he’s freshly lint-rolled.    

Jason Derulo ft. Snoop Dogg – Wiggle

June 3rd, 2014 | Pop
Jason DeRulo ft. Snoop Dogg - Wiggle

  “Wiggle” is the fourth single off of Jason Derulo’s Talk Dirty album. Speaking with Billboard, Derulo said about the song, “After I finished recording it I knew it would be a special record, so I reached out to the big OG homie, Snoop, and he blessed me with an incredible verse, and now the record is… Read more

May 2014 Playlist

June 1st, 2014 | Best of Month Playlist, Playlist

  May was going great until the very end when the new releases trailed off. But fear not, because both Danity Kane AND O-Town have re-united so the future is looking brighter everyday. Ladies and gentlemen, the best of TinaCast for May 2014…   50 Cent’s First Pitch   1. Jennifer Lopez – First Love… Read more

Mariah Carey ft. Rich Homie Quan – Thirsty

May 30th, 2014 | Hip-Hop
Mariah Carey ft. Rich Homie Quan – Thirsty

    “Thirsty,” Mariah’s first single from her latest album, Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse, is neither elusive, nor chanteuse-y really. However, it is in line with other Mariah singles like, “Touch My Body,” “Obsessed,” and “#Beautiful“, solidifying her reputation as “the Mother Teresa of pop music.”    …oh, whoops, that was supposed to be “the Teresa Giudice of pop music.”  … Read more

Nicki Minaj – Pills N Potions

May 21st, 2014 | Pop
Nicki Minaj - Pills N Potions

  After releasing, “Chi-Raq” and “Yasss Bish,” today Nicki Minaj released the first official single from her upcoming album, The Pink Print, due out later this year. The song, produced by Dr. Luke and co-written by Ester Dean, is a bittersweet pop ballad titled, “Pills N Potions.”   …which you just know is going to be the… Read more

Danity Kane ft. Tyga – Lemonade

May 15th, 2014 | Hip-Hop
Danity Kane ft. Tyga - Lemonade

  After announcing their reunion last summer, Danity Kane finally returns to their adoring public with a new single “Lemonade” featuring Tyga. The song also features production from The Stereotypes (who produced DK’s “Damaged”) and a sample from the The Clipse’s song, “Grindin.”   But perhaps the most intriguing detail of this comeback track is the absence of… Read more

Tiesto ft. Icona Pop – Let’s Go

May 14th, 2014 | EDM
Tiesto ft. Icona Pop - Let's Go

  “Let’s Go,” is the third single off of Tiësto’s upcoming album, A Town Called Paradise, due out June 17th.   In an interview with Rolling Stone, Tiësto said, “..to me, ‘A Town Called Paradise’ is a good way to describe Las Vegas.” I would say, to me, “A Town Where I Woke Up Wearing Nothing But Guy Fieri’s… Read more

So Fresh / So Clean

May 13th, 2014 | Playlist, Theme Playlist

  This time of year the flowers are blossoming, trees are blooming, and the grass is greener than ever. (The pollen makes allergies a nightmare, but that’s for another playlist.) In the springtime, everything feels brand new, and so do I ..and with this playlist (and some sunshine) so will you.  

Beyonce – Partition

May 12th, 2014 | Hip-Hop
Beyonce - Partition

  Beyoncé released “Partition,” as a single this past spring, but to much less fanfare than a typical Beyoncé single since her album debut sneak-attack in December.   I assumed everyone loved “Partition,” but it appears there’s at least one person who does not, Monica Lewinsky, who didn’t appreciate the lyrics, “He popped all my buttons and he ripped… Read more

T.I. – Turn It

May 9th, 2014 | Hip-Hop
T.I. – Turn It

    “Turn It,” reunites T.I. with DJ Toomp who has produced many cuts for him throughout his career including the timeless, “What You Know.” “Turn It,” is off T.I.’s upcoming album, Paperwork. Tip told XXL about the direction of his new album, “People forgot how fun gangster shit is. People forgot how exciting it is to really live on the dangerous side… Read more