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.
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.
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.
35 Years Ago: Earth, Wind & Fire Reach a New Peak With ‘I Am’
We take a look back at Earth, Wind & Fire's classic 'I Am' 35 years after its release.
Sam Cooke’s ‘Portrait of a Legend: 1951–1964′ to Be Released on Vinyl
Discerning soul fans will have the chance to give their turntables a treat later this summer when Sam Cooke's 'Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964' makes its vinyl debut.