Review of A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

  A Tribe Called Quest really made an impact in '90s rap music. To wait 18 years between albums may leave some fans wary of what is to come, but We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service does not disappoint. On Nov. 13, 2015, the group performed on the same night as … Continue reading Review of A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

Skeleton Tree proves to be a stylistic shift for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. The album is heavily influenced from the death of Cave's 15-year-old son Arthur, who died from an accidental fall off a cliff. In later recordings, the album had lyrics amended to capture the ideas and themes of death, personal grief … Continue reading Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

City Lights: Back to Pop-Punk Basics

When you hear the term pop-punk, you either think “what does that even mean?” or you think of bands like blink-182, All Time Low or Sum 41. But sadly, you never think City Lights. City Lights is one of the most underappreciated bands of the genre. Their sound defines pop-punk, yet they continually fly under … Continue reading City Lights: Back to Pop-Punk Basics

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight Review

On Sept. 2, Travis Scott released his album Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight. The album first premiered in full on Scott’s show, .wav radio, on Beats 1. Scott had originally teased the album through social media, but had deleted the tweets about the album while he was on tour. The album features a jam-packed … Continue reading Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight Review

It’s On Us – Lady Gaga and Joe Biden Combat Sexual Assault

Since its 2014 kickoff, President Obama’s “It’s On Us” initiative has led to over 350,000 people pledging to actively combat sexual assault on college campuses nationwide. Now, with a little star power serving as a catalyst to the campaign’s incentive, it looks like “It’s On Us” is headed for continued success. Fighting against the No. … Continue reading It’s On Us – Lady Gaga and Joe Biden Combat Sexual Assault

Ariana Grande is one “Dangerous Woman”

Ariana Grande’s new track let fans know her man makes her feel “dangerous,” and it’s a safe bet that her chart-topping status does too. The 22-year-old singer’s forthcoming album Dangerous Woman isn’t set for release until May 20, but her promotional tracks’ successes have already suggested her next installment will be another Billboard triumph. The … Continue reading Ariana Grande is one “Dangerous Woman”

Dolly Parton – Here She Comes Again

Here she comes again. Despite her signature sparkles and fervent vocals, Dolly Parton explained the Pure & Simple approach to her upcoming North American tour earlier this week. On Monday, March 7, Parton took to Twitter and her official website, teasing the release of her new double-disk record – a clear affirmation that age won’t … Continue reading Dolly Parton – Here She Comes Again

Demi Lovato’s “Stone Cold” Music Video Leaves us with Chills

Demi Lovato's power ballad "Stone Cold" and its frostbitten music video have left us all with goose bumps, and not just because of the video's arctic feel. The fifth track off the 23-year-old singer's fifth studio album Confident is arguably Lovato's most vocally impressive track to date. Featuring cinematic breaks in emotion-heavy lyrics, wedged between … Continue reading Demi Lovato’s “Stone Cold” Music Video Leaves us with Chills