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Modern, popular, and iconic pop culture moments in music. From current events, to trending topics and more.

E.A. Forster3 days ago
Everyone Hates Country
If you ask someone what music they like, they might easily answer “anything but country.” Unless a person explicitly likes and often listens to country, then they probably detest it. It’s incredibly c...
Sara Al Mahdy13 days ago
This Is the New Shit
In recent years, music has almost experienced a paradigm shift. From the 50s to 2016, rock was the zeitgeist of music, from the Beatles to rock infused pop music (ie. Elton John and others). It was in 2016 that it was officially announced that tastes have shifted from rock to hip hop, a departure that was, while a necessary one, a surprise all the same. Kurt Cobain himself said in a 90s interview that he believed besides punk rock, the most important genre of music was hip hop and rap. This was ...
robert massimi2 months ago
'Rock of Ages'
Robert Massimi. After a long run on Broadway, Rock of Ages returns to the New World Stages. If you love rock comedies with a lot of humor then Rock of Ages is for you. The show is a typical boy meets ...
Azaria Brown2 months ago
Vic Mensa's "Camp America"
Vic Mensa’s name has been in headlines for lots of reasons: some good, some bad. I’ve known about Vic Mensa and his presence in music for the better part of five or six years, but I’ve never felt inclined to listen to his music, for whatever reason. However, I think his latest release and comments on CNN are not being talked about nearly enough in the music commentary sphere. Recently, Vic Mensa released a track called “Camp America,” which makes a commentary on the conditions of immigration det...
Nadya K2 months ago
What Rico Nasty Means to the Music Industry
"Hey, you're being really aggressive right now. Is it possible for you to just relax?" I am sure that most black women, if not most, then all of us have had encounters in which our directness or our b...
uncia desu2 months ago
K-Pop, Your Kinks Are Showing
As a fanfic writer, I try to keep up with what the fandoms like, dislike but mostly get horny for. By doing that, I have realized that a lot of their main fetishes have already been shown in one of th...
The Amore3 months ago
Music Healed Me
I am not sure how to start this because I know the word "clout" has been thrown around lately for lots of people that write about the boys. I have been a fan of the South Korean group BTS since 2013. ...
"California"
"California" is about living in a small town that you dream of escaping. I wrote this song when I was in a time in my life where certain friends had completely changed and became people I did not want...
Edward Anderson4 months ago
Comeback Needs to Be Retired
"This is for the best, my reputation has never been worse..." Taylor Swift croons on her hit single "Delicate." This is not a true statement, much like Mickey Mouse, Swift seems immune to any kind of ...
Azaria Brown4 months ago
'When I Get Home' Is Just a Vibe
On March 1, 2019, Solange released When I Get Home, her fourth studio album. In 2016, Solange surprised the world with her album A Seat at the Table, that had neo-soul, funk, and RnB touches. The albu...
Sumai Abdirizak4 months ago
Why Is Brockhampton Important to Teenagers?
Brockhampton is the the hip-hop boy band taking the music industry by storm. With most of the members originating from a quiet and conservative suburb in Texas, every fan can relate to at least one of...
Mac 783214 months ago
Michael Jackson's Music
Whether you are a Michael Jackson fan or not, saying you should never be able to listen to his music is a bit too far, don't you think? Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indi...
Winners Only5 months ago
All Genres Allowed - Adina Howard's 'Unsung' on TV One
Most of you know Adina Howard for her provocative 1990s hits "Freak Like Me" and "T-Shirt & Panties." I, however, have gotten the rare opportunity to work with Adina as a filmmaker over the past five ...
Mauri Cadena5 months ago
Will Musical Biopics Become the New Superhero Movies?
In late 2018, the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody hit theaters. The snowballing excitement made it clear that the film would do well, but the exact impact the film would have was harder to anticipate. ...
Iggy Paulsen6 months ago
The 10 Best Udemy Courses for New DJs
For many of us in love with the electronic music scene, nothing is quite as magical as being able to plug in some USB drives to a pair of CDJs and spin to our heart's content. It's a feeling of satisf...
Pierre Roustan6 months ago
4 Reasons Why the Horror Genre Jams for the Music Industry
When you think about it, it makes perfect sense: music sets the mood. And there's nothing moodier than a good, sultry, sick horror film! Or horror TV series, for that matter. When looking at the thema...
Alma Luna6 months ago
The Way BTS Made Me a Fangirl Again
So, let me just start by saying that I've been a fangirl of many bands ranging from Van Halen to All Time Low. But as I got older, my respect for them never went away, but the necessity to buy merchan...
Skunk Uzeki7 months ago
10 Mistakes Fyre Festival Promoters Made
When Ja Rule and a hot new entrepreneur teamed up to create a new festival, the world went crazy. The two claimed to buy a private island that once belonged to Pablo Escobar, and were ready to put on ...