What a crazy playoff picture! There have been some unexpected turns no one thought would happen. The Cleveland Indians were projected to win the World Series, having the best record in Major League Baseball, but failed to the New York Yankees (91-71) in the American League Division Series (ALDS). The Indians led the series with … Continue reading Predicting the Unpredictable
Demi Lovato dropped her sixth studio album, Tell Me That You Love Me, near the end of September. Her first single, “Sorry Not Sorry,” is a mediocre pop anthem, only thriving off of boss women who were bored with every other mainstream song. While there are a few good songs on the album, some of … Continue reading Demi’s Daddy Issues?
On the night of the 2017 Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift introduced the world to new music and a new voice. She dropped her first single off of Reputation, “Look What You Made Me Do,” and, shortly after, she dropped another song called “Ready for It?” Swift’s sound has changed over the years from country … Continue reading Taylor Swift’s unsuccessful sassy side
In 2012, Las Vegas locals The Killers released Battle Born, an album which didn’t quite meet the quality their previous albums possessed. This album preceded a five-year hiatus for the band. During that time, Brandon Flowers, the lead singer, branched off to release music of his own for a solo career. Flowers has stated that … Continue reading The Killers Return with Wonderful Wonderful
Chances are if you have ever listened to any strand of early 2000s emo music you probably know all the words to “Hands Down.” Fronted by Chris Carraba, Dashboard Confessional are more acoustic rock with influences ranging from Bruce Springsteen to Weezer. They were a pretty popular band back in the 2000s, releasing their last … Continue reading Who Says 2000s Emo Bands Are Dead?
After watching the trailer for The Young Pope on YouTube, I had to ask my uncle for his HBO login. Pope Pius XIII, AKA Lenny Belardo (Jude Law), the youngest pope and the first one from America, deeply intrigued me. The College of Cardinals voted for Lenny as they believed he would be easy to … Continue reading The Young Pope is witty, ruthless, and thrilling
Migos is back with their sophomore album, Culture, after a break from producing studio albums. Between their debut album Yung Rich Nation, there wasn’t much fanfare on the mixtapes No Label 2 and Y.R.N. 2. The tapes did not feel full with only a few hit-singles coming out of those tapes. Culture is the culmination … Continue reading Migos’ Culture: Raindrop, drop top, chart top on Billboard Hot 100
Seldom do I shy away from debate — because as my grandmother avidly preaches, “All you’ve got are your convictions.” So, I like to think that’s the notion that prompts my back-and-forth debauchery, or maybe I just revel in the discourse of it all. Either way, it seems my more progressive arguments are too casually … Continue reading Special snowflakes: An unfair descriptor
Kehlani, also referred to as "Lani Tsunami," happens to be exactly that — a force of nature. The 21-year-old R&B siren puts fans in a auditory trance with tunes on her highly anticipated major-label album. SweetSexySavage is Kehlani's shining, artistic moment — evidenced by the time she took with this project. In a time where artists are flooding the … Continue reading Kehlani Connects with Fans on New Record
I first heard of the NBC hit show, This Is Us, from my mother in September. She told me it was an amazing show and I should watch it. Hearing this from her and seeing the commercials for the show, my immediate thought was, “Oh, this a mom show.” I thought it would be like … Continue reading This is Us: Watch with Caution