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Albums To Check Out This Week

7/14/2015 10:27am EDT
Future Leads Albums To Check Out
The second week of a new era has commenced! Yes a friend, that is the epic global music release day that has thrown everybody for a curveball! Last week saw new releases from R5 and Tyrese among others. This week, the releases aren’t necessarily blockbusters either, but anyone in hip-hop circles is familiar with Future and Alan Jackson is the crème de la crème in country music. No, another Meek Mill sized debut isn’t among us at this time, but there are a number of interesting albums to check out.

1) Future, DS2 (Epic)

Autotune-loving rapper Future returns with his third studio alb...
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Meek Mill Makes It Two Weeks In A Row

7/13/2015 10:21am EDT
Meek Mill, Dreams Worth More Than Money © Atlantic
Ricky Ricardo said it best on I Love Lucy – “Ay-yi-yi-yi-yi!” The mouthful of a title should explain it all – all the confoundedness that is. Apparently an updated Billboard chart is upon us already… HUH? How? WHY! Well, good old Billboard essentially released their first chart of their new tabulation cycle.

Basically, to recap, all new music releases across the world are embracing a global release day – Fridays. Because the former new release day was Tuesday, the Billboard charts were centered around that particular day to accurately tabulate sales and streams so on and so forth. So to...
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Rumor Patrol: Snooki Joining 'RHONJ' & More

7/11/2015 9:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Snooki Joining 'RHONJ,'  Jessa Duggar Fakes Instag
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Snooki Joining "Real Housewives of New Jersey": In 2014, right before Season 5 of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" premiered on Bravo, the buzz on the internet was that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi would be starring on the show, however the rumors never came to fruition, but what about season 6?

Verdict: Maybe! Snooki was spotted out on a lunch date with "RHONJ" stars Melissa Gorga and Traci Lynn, Tiki Ba...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Dead Bang'

7/10/2015 12:20pm EDT
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Things were beginning to feel a little too well known in recent selections of the end of the week featured film, so we’re heading back into unfamiliar movie territory – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s hidden gem is a product of an 80’s TV icon looking to do more work as a leading man in feature films. And said gent could not have picked a better starring vehicle with a great story, cool character and a director known for his stylistic action savvy. It’s an action detective yarn that has the captivated audience…"Dead Bang!"

Jerry Beck is a man whose life is currently in ...
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Meek Mill's 'Dreams' Come True

7/9/2015 9:56am EDT
Meek Mill Tops The Billboard 200 With 'Dreams Worth More Than Mo
So the music industry is changing once again – SHOCKER! New albums now are being released globally on Fridays. Since new albums are being released on a new date, the ever-changing Billboard 200 will have to shift its window of tallying ‘multi-metric consumption’ aka album sales, streams, and overall impact. What does all this mean? Well, this is the last Billboard chart update that takes place on Thursdays. So let’s all celebrate the final Billboard 200 update on Thursday with yet another artist celebrating his first #1 album.

Meek Mill put up some excellent numbers with his sophomor...
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New Album Releases To Check Out This Week

7/7/2015 8:49am EDT
R5 And Tyrese Among Albums To Check Out This Week
Music lovers everywhere, we are in new, unfamiliar territory– there is a new global music release day! No longer is Tuesday THE new music day, *sigh. The new global music release day that has been adopted is now Friday – that’s right, go on and crank up Rebecca Black. So those of you who anticipate spending your hard earned money to enhance you music collections on Tuesdays will now have to get use to shopping on Friday.

Now the question is, will Friday’s releases be worthwhile? Well, there’s a lack of big names/highly anticipated releases you might say. Is there a reason for this? May...
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Rumor Patrol: New Theory Emerges On Ben And Jen's Breakup And More

7/4/2015 10:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Josh Duggar Sued By Victim, Ben Affleck's '50s Mar
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Josh Duggar Sued By Non-Family Victim: The "19 Kids and Counting" star is reportedly being sued by the fifth victim of his molestation scandal, the only non-family member Duggar inappropriately touched. But, will the reality star have to take the stand in his own defense years after the alleged abuse?

Verdict: True! According to a new story published by InTouch Magazine, Duggar, along with his parent...
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5th Album Is A Charm For Breaking Benjamin

7/2/2015 8:56am EDT
Breaking Benjamin Becomes The Latest Musicians To Score First No
2015 must be the year of chart dreams realized – at least for some artists. Not everybody can boast of the chart glory (looking at you Ciara). For Breaking Benjamin, a band on their fifth album, reaching the penthouse on the Billboard 200 had eluded them four times before. Finally, the fifth time proved to be charm and Dark Before Dawn earned the band their first #1 album. The numbers are rock solid, as Dark Before Dawn shows no darkness whatsoever with 141,000 units, most of which were album sales. BB is certainly doing its thing – kudos boys, kudos.

Being the jam-packed week it was...
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Some New Music Releases For Everyone This Week!

6/30/2015 8:45am EDT
Miguel & Meek Mill Among Albums To Check Out
June 2015 goes out with a bang! You know what that means don’t you? Hot new music releases with everybody and his brother (and/or sister) in mind! There’s a mix of R&B, rap, country, and rock to pick from. Among the most anticipated new releases hail from Miguel and Meek Mill, with newbies X Ambassadors and Vince Staples getting in on the action. Here are eight albums to check out this week.

1) Miguel, Wildheart (RCA)

After a near three-year hiatus, contemporary/alternative R&B singer/songwriter Miguel returns with his third album, Wildheart. Wildheart follows up Miguel’s critically ...
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Rumor Patrol: Check Out What Rumors Were True Or False This Week

6/27/2015 2:01pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Nick Jonas Bitter Over Olivia Culpo Split, 'Scream
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

"Scream Queens" Set "Filled With Divas": The hotly anticipated Ryan Murphy series "Scream Queens" has been plagued with so many rumors regarding the diva behavior of stars Ariana Grande and Lea Michele that production has come to a screeching halt as Murphy and the producers figure out how to handle this precarious situation.

Verdict: False! Reportedly, things are going swimmingly on the set. The ser...
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