Monthly Archives: January 2014

Akon – Don’t Matter

First Hit #1: April 7, 2007 As I listened to Akon, I noticed that I liked it significantly more than his previous hit. At first I thought it was because he calmed down on the vocal processing – though it’s … Continue reading

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Fergie feat. Ludacris – Glamorous

First Hit #1: March 24, 2007 Glamorous simultaneously proves Fergie’s worth as a singer and continues to make a case for her as an annoying person. She actually sings here, and her voice is actually quite pleasant and appealing. She … Continue reading

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Mims – This is Why I’m Hot

First Hit #1: March 10, 2007 Mims says he could sell a million by saying nothing on the track, and proves it with the completely meaningless line “I’m hot because I’m fly”. Repetition gets kind of ridiculous in 2007, whether … Continue reading

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Justin Timberlake – What Goes Around… Comes Around

First Hit #1: March 3, 2007 FutureSex/LoveSounds, apart from having a terrible title, is an album that seems to set out to prove that lyrics don’t matter. It’s not to say that the lyrics of What Goes Around… are bad, … Continue reading

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Nelly Furtado – Say it Right

First Hit #1: February 26, 2007 The year 2007 has some of the worst songs in recorded history coming up, but it does start out fairly decent. Nelly Furtado’s collaboration with Timbaland did give her the first number one of … Continue reading

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Beyonce – Irreplaceable

First Hit #1: December 16, 2006 Beyonce knows repetition, and Irreplaceable is a masterpiece of saying the same lines over and over again. I don’t want to say it never gets old, because I did definitely get sick of it … Continue reading

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Akon feat. Snoop Dogg – I Wanna Love You

First Hit #1: December 2, 2006 Putting profanity in the title of a song is an instant way to get attention, especially if you’re planning to release it as a single. It’s so shocking, Akon is not only saying Fuck, … Continue reading

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