A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
LL Cool J Takes Back the Crown with ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’
LL Cool J 's 'Mama Said Knock You Out' album signaled a rebirth of sorts for the rapper. Just don't call it a comeback.
Ernie Isley and Chris Jasper Look Back on Classic Isley Brothers Albums in Honor of ‘Album…
In honor of the 'The RCA Victor & T-Neck Album Masters (1959-1983),' a beautifully compiled 23-disc box that gathers 21 of the group's earliest bestselling LPs while tacking on a healthy array of previously unreleased bonus material, the Isley Brothers' Ernie Isley and Chris …
Louis Johnson, Legendary Bassist, Dead at 60
Louis Johnson, the bassist who scored a string of hits as one-half of the Brothers Johnson, has passed away at the age of 60.
Ice Cube ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ Was a ‘Sink or Swim’ Album for Him
The Boombox takes a look back at his classic rap album and its significance in Cube's storied career in hip-hop.
35 Years Ago: Kool & the Gang Release ‘Ladies’ Night’
Revisit the legendary group Kool & the Gang's platinum-selling album 'Ladies' Night.'
20 Years Ago: Boyz II Men Release ‘II’
Boyz II Men avoided the sophomore jinx with their Grammy-winning album, 'II.' The Boombox takes a look back at the project's success for its 20-year anniversary.
40 Years Ago: Commodores Release ‘Machine Gun’
Revisit the Commodores' 1974 debut album, 'Machine Gun.'
40 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Releases ‘Fulfillingness’ First Finale’
Revisit Stevie Wonder's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale' album on its 40th anniversary.