Review: Yuna – Chapters


The songstress Yuna hails from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where her singing career took form during the heydays of Myspace Music. Though she had plans to pursue a career as a lawyer, officially completing her law degree before moving to Los Angeles, it was the discovery of her songwriting abilities that … Continue Reading →

Review: Corinne Bailey Rae – The Heart Speaks In Whispers


Her roots are in 90s alternative rock, but singer and songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae has found her voice as a solo artist with more soulful undertones since the days with her female indie band Helen. She continues to be empowered by the many feminist artists across music and literature who … Continue Reading →

Review: Jessica Rotter – Plains


Entertainment is in Jessica Rotter’s blood. One could say that she was born for this moment, given that she is the third generation of her family to embark on a career in the music industry. Her grandfather is known for having written songs and performed with legendary members of the … Continue Reading →

Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of Pop Magazine


On the occasion of Pop Magazine’s second anniversary we want to give a shout-out to all musical artists working hard to deliver great music to the world. Pop music and culture are thriving because of artists that bring the novel, unique, remarkable, and meaningful to the table, with the power … Continue Reading →

Review: Mayer Hawthorne – Man About Town


Mayer Hawthorne’s new album is entitled Man About Town. A more appropriate title, for those unfamiliar with his work, may have been The Thief. The entire album dances the line between flattery and flat out copycatting. In the first three tracks you’ll hear Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Barry White’s Can’t Get … Continue Reading →

Abiah: An Artist Reimagined


It’s not often that an established artist gains the freedom to reinvent himself during the course of his career. Yet this is exactly what solo vocalist Jeremiah accomplished when he re-emerged onto the scene as Abiah in 2012. It is in the transformation from Jeremiah to Abiah that this story … Continue Reading →

Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – This Unruly Mess I’ve Made


“If you aren’t scared of what you’ve created, you aren’t done yet.” Words to live by from the rap artist Ben Haggerty, known professionally as Macklemore. On February 26th, he and musical producer Ryan Lewis released their second album, This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, a follow-up to The Heist. Though … Continue Reading →

Review: Kanye West – The Life Of Pablo


Kanye West is out of his mind. I know. You know. The Twittersphere and Obama know it. Interestingly enough, however, he’s always been the first to acknowledge it. Whatever you will say about Kanye, he, himself, will say about Kanye. Judging by his over-the-top behavior and highly controversial shenanigans, it’s … Continue Reading →

Review: Lissie – My Wild West


Lissie’s new album My Wild West may be her most honest piece of work so far. She mixes genres with fluidity, her vocals are stripped back to their true sound and it has lyrical importance. A nod to the world before singles, she has created a piece of art in … Continue Reading →

Foxes connects Two Passions through One Love


Singer and spokesmodel Foxes is a brand unto herself. Beyond her Grammy-winning music is her runway style, both inspired by her true love: film. Earlier this month, Foxes released her second album, All I Need. Recorded in the US, Sweden, and the UK, Foxes says, “I’m a lot more honest … Continue Reading →

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