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“Purple Rain” – An American Classic

“Purple Rain” is an American rock movie released originally in 1984 and was directed by Albert Magnoli. The movie showcases the acting and music of American legend Prince. With a budget of $7.2 million, the movie grossed $68 million in the United States and $80 million worldwide. It won an Oscar for “Best Original Music [...]

“Purple Rain” – An American Classic2019-07-25T23:10:36+00:00

How Madonna Became “the Queen of Pop”

Madonna, the undisputed Queen of Pop, was born Madonna Louise Ciccone August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan. She became an international icon in the ’80s with her hit songs, style trends and controversial music videos. Known for pushing boundaries and reinventing her music and image, she was considered a controversial figure in the ’80s. [...]

How Madonna Became “the Queen of Pop”2019-07-25T23:00:47+00:00

Great American Songstress: Roberta Flack

When people think of famous female singers from the ’70s, most think of Donna Summer and Gloria Gaynor, but there’s another artist who is sometimes forgotten but needs her due. Roberta Flack had three hits songs and was a platinum-selling artist in the ’70s, and her influence is still powerful today. Early Career Roberta Flack [...]

Great American Songstress: Roberta Flack2019-07-11T03:02:32+00:00

Story Behind the Song: “Layla”

Eric Clapton is known for one of rock’s most riveting guitar licks from the intro of his song 1972 hit song “Layla.” The song has an impressive pedigree. It was written with by Clapton along with his bandmate Jim Gordon of Derek and The Dominoes. The famous piano solo was written and played by Gordon’s [...]

Story Behind the Song: “Layla”2019-05-29T13:28:29+00:00

Best Cannabis Ice Cream Recipe

At Pop-Daze, we love a good time. Hanging out with friends, listening to music, and, if it’s legal in your part of the country, enjoying a little puff, puff pass action. But edibles are big business, too. According to Green Entrepreneur, “In 2016, over $180 million was spent on weed-infused food and drinks in California [...]

Best Cannabis Ice Cream Recipe2019-05-29T13:17:16+00:00

The Best Shows of the 1990s Pt. 2

Welcome back! In our previous article, we began highlighting our favorite shows of the 1990s. Ranging from the camaraderie of Friends, to the cynicism of Seinfeld and adventures into the unknown with The X-Files, the 1990s saw television creators take familiar concepts and push them into edgier regions not touched upon in previous decades. Join [...]

The Best Shows of the 1990s Pt. 22019-03-29T17:53:40+00:00

The Best Shows of the 1990s

We’ve combed through each decade to highlight some of the best television shows of the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and now the 1990s! With this installment, we’ll focus on an era of television where producers began employing new and experimental concepts that would change what could be done with the format forever. Buffy the Vampire Slayer [...]

The Best Shows of the 1990s2019-03-29T17:58:13+00:00