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  • Jheri Curl June: Pebbles’ “Mercedes Boy”

    Jheri Curl June: Pebbles’ “Mercedes Boy”

    We’ve spoken briefly about Perri “Pebbles” Reid before, in the context of our 2016 profile of her ex-husband and producer, L.A. Reid, as well as our 2018 profile on André Cymone, who co-wrote her contribution to the Beverly Hills Cop II soundtrack, “Love/Hate.” But part of the point of Jheri Curl June Ladies’ Week is…

  • Jheri Curl June: The Gap Band’s “Disrespect”

    Jheri Curl June: The Gap Band’s “Disrespect”

    Last Thursday, June 7, would have been Prince’s 60th birthday had he: a) not passed away in April 2016, and b) believed in concepts as prosaic as “birthdays” and “years.” Last week also happened to mark the underwhelming conclusion of the beef between rappers Pusha T and Drake, which just a few short weeks ago…

  • Dystopian New Year’s Party Podcast: Our Favorite Songs of 2015

    Dystopian New Year’s Party Podcast: Our Favorite Songs of 2015

    https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_dystopian_dance_party/dystopiandanceparty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ddp3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | iHeartRadio | Blubrry | RSSWell, here we are, at the cusp of the New Year: that sacred time when bloggers from all over congregate for one last chance to opine about the pop culture year that was. And we’re no exception–even though,…

  • Introduction to Jheri Curl June 2: Electric Boogaloo

    That’s right, folks, it’s finally here: Jheri Curl June has returned, and this year it’s going to be even better than before. For those of you new to the party, I wrote an introduction last year that I highly recommend, as it provides a definition and brief history of the genre we like to call…