Articles about: "music"

How your reaction to Lionel Richie’s “Hello” reveals with 100% accuracy whether or not you have kids

I'm Lionel Richie, and I am currently reading your mind.
I’m Lionel Richie, and I am currently reading your mind.

You know those online quizzes that ask you a bunch of questions so that they can guess your hometown, your age or what flavor of pie you should be?

Well we decided to make one of our own. Except ours is exactly one question long. Why only one question? Because that’s all it takes to positively, definitely determine whether or not you are a parent.

And here it is:

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Parental Rap Battle: Baby Swag vs. Swagger Wagon

In case y’all didn’t know it, there’s a straight-up gangsta’ turf war goin’ down right now in virtual suburbs all over the web.

This is East Coast vs. West Coast, Bloods vs. Crips, and Pampers vs. Huggies all rolled into one, yo.

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What we’re talkin’ ‘bout – of course – is The Mom’s View’s new Baby Swag rap video vs. the Toyota Sienna’s 2015 Swagger Wagon rap reboot.

So what do you say we get all 8 Mile on these parental rhyme spitters and declare ourselves a winner?

But check yourself: this shizz is definitely not safe for preschool.
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Product Review: ‘Alphabutt’ by Kimya Dawson

Ever since our kids first developed the ability to hear (by around 28 weeks after conception), the Doctor and the Dad have loved sharing music with them. There are lots of great scientific reasons to do it – music promotes kids’ language development, creativity and concentration, for example. But mostly we do it because it’s totally fun!

Amber’s favorite songs to lull the kiddos off to sleep with include a cheery jingle from an old M&Ms commercial, as well as a bleak, hopeless war protest anthem about Vietnam. Andy’s go-tos tend to include a lot of bizarre nerdiness from bands like They Might Be Giants and “Weird Al” Yankovic.

But our three-year-old daughter, Sammy, recently discovered her own new favorite artist while click-wheeling her way around Andy’s old iPod:

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I'll be with you in a minute, Mom and Dad. This song is totally my jams.
This song is totally my jams.

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The ‘Muffin Top’ rapper loves it when you call her Big Momma

First, a bunch of 19th-century British children asked, “Do You Know The Muffin Man?”

Then Seinfeld and friends wished everyone a fond “Top of the Muffin to You!”

And now, mother of two Erin Keaney adds to this rich muffin-related entertainment tradition with the “Muffin Top Rap.”

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