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Declan Powers2 years ago
The Day I Found Nirvana - A Tribute to Kurt Cobain's Enduring Legacy
(This tribute was originally written on what would have been Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday). I originally wasn't going to wish Kurt Cobain a happy 50th birthday today, because I've grown out of Nirvana ...
Matthew Sullivan2 years ago
'The College Dropout' Review
Before I was put on to this album by my friend Jay (Jimmy), R.I.P.; I had heard very little from Kanye (Like most everyone else at the time). After hearing the album for the first time I had concluded...
Ninfa Bi2 years ago
Rihanna Takes Revenge On Love
Rihanna (29) finally found love. The Barbadian beauty fell in love with Hassan Jameel (29), a Saudi mogul. Before finding the perfect man for her, RiRi suffered many disappointments of love. The major...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
#OverloadMondays: Kendrick Releases New Visual, Jay Z Drops 4:44, and More
Okay so here's what happened last week (6/26-7/2). I go back into the week before because there were some releases I missed that should be covered.
Matthew Sullivan2 years ago
Eminem Show Review
Opening Opinion: 9.3/10 It’s no secret that The Eminem Show, released back in 2002, is my favorite Eminem album. I actually only bought it about 3 years ago. I know, that doesn’t make a lot of sense, ...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Review of 2 Chainz's 'Pretty Girls'
Pretty Girls Like Trap Music serves as a follow up to his 2016 ColleGrove. Debuting at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, Pretty Girls is his second highest ranking album. His first album, Based on a T.R.U. ...
Clara Cook2 years ago
7 Day Theory Update
For most of us, the 7-day theory isn't a new term. It's been around since Tupac's murder in 1996. Yet, a brief introduction for those who might not know. The 7-day theory is a set of clues some fans b...
Shivani Agrawal2 years ago
Louis Tomlinson Talks About Being the 'Forgettable' Member of One Direction And New Music
When One Direction announced their infamous and indefinite hiatus in December 2015, the industry was abuzz in anticipation of the new direction each of the band members will choose after. Zayn Malik, ...
Clara Cook2 years ago
Eminem Grew A Beard
Over the last week, we've sat in silence watching as the internet has blown up over what they are calling Eminem's "New Look." I'm not staying silent any longer. This is the classic case of why Celebr...
Jordan Catto2 years ago
Akala, Illa State, Hip-Hop Shakespeare and the Rise of Conscious Grime
As a white, working class British man in his 20's from the rolling hills of Surrey, Grime Music is not something I claim to own any rights to. At an early age I became a huge fan of Eminem and always ...
Bob Robertson2 years ago
The Greatest Music Man You Have Probably Never Heard Of
So, what you do if you're a scion of one of the richest dynasties in America? Well, you turn to music, of course. John Henry Hammond, Jr., born in 1911 into a branch of the Vanderbilt family, was neve...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
#OverloadMondays: New Releases from DJ Khaled, the OVO Clan, Diddy and more.
Before I start, I of course have to address the loss in Hip Hop we had to face this week. Prodigy of Mobb Deep passed away at 42 last Tuesday. The news came suddenly and was just overly shocking. I re...
German Country Singer Gunter Gabriel is Dead!
Germany's Johnny Cash is dead. As a pioneer of the German country music scene, singing in German and therefore connecting directly to the blue collar masses, country music and especially trucker-song-...
Eric Allen2 years ago
Prince: Purple Rain (Deluxe Expanded Edition)
In 1984, Prince became a household name when his popularity soared into the stratosphere upon the release of his film debut and its accompanying soundtrack, Purple Rain. Eventually selling over 25 mil...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Gary Puckett Remembers Union Gap and Young Girl
As musicians themselves, the parents of Classic Rock Icon Gary Puckett made sure their children grew up in a home where music was often played and listened to. His dad played the sax and sang in Barbe...
J.R. Gonzalez2 years ago
Must Listen: Jay-Z Greatest Songs
"... First I snatched the streets then I snatched the charts/First I had they ear, now I have they heart..." These lines could summarize Jay-Z's career but it hardly covers everything that Jay-Z has a...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
Review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming The Beatles: 7 of X
Been a bit since I posted a review of Rob Sheffield's Dreaming the Beatles, mostly because this is not a book to be rush-read or even normally read (whatever pace that might be), but savored, and also...
Ryan Cole2 years ago
Dua Lipa "Dua Lipa" - An Album Review
'Having answered her calling as a musician, [Dua Lipa] is poised to become a dangerously exciting pop star.' The words of NME's Thomas Smith, describing one of the UKs hottest new talents in July last...