Review: Beneficence – Basement Chemistry

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In the absence of published interviews, you can learn a lot about an artist like Brick City veteran emcee Beneficence by perusing his social media presence. The inspirational words of wisdom he leaves for his fans and supporters. Which book he’s reading for intellectual and spiritual development. Creative inspiration from … Continue Reading →

Review: Adele – 25

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Including just a short list of Adele’s accolades would go beyond the scope of reviewing her new album 25. If you haven’t heard of her by now, then a quick internet search will bring you right up to speed. When it comes to the life and times of Adele Adkins, … Continue Reading →

Review: Mozez – Wings

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It was the soul music and soft rock of American popular acts that had the biggest impact on London-based indie artist Mozez as a youngster. In his native Jamaica, however, roots, reggae and ska music nurtured a universally laid-back resonance to the landscape of music. He has often credited Marvin … Continue Reading →

Review: Ellie Goulding – Delirium

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Ellie Goulding, born in England in 1986, was discovered in a songwriting competition while attending university. She signed to management as a result and in 2009 released her first EP, An Introduction To Ellie Goulding. An avid runner, Goulding often uses her healthy hobby as a means of contributing to … Continue Reading →

Review: Seal – 7

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One thing is for sure when it comes to the album 7: it is quintessentially Seal. At first listen you are prone to wonder if the artist is simply comfortable with staying in his lane, musically speaking, of course. Teaming up with long-time collaborator Trevor Horn, the celebrated producer responsible … Continue Reading →

Brenna Whitaker: Life Is But A Musical Dream

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Earlier this year, Brenna Whitaker walked into Studio A of the legendary Capitol Records in Los Angeles to record her self-titled debut album produced by hitmaker David Foster. A long way from her native Kansas City, the golden-voiced blonde chanteuse has taken Los Angeles by storm with her vintage jazz … Continue Reading →

Review: The Game – The Documentary 2

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With the release of The Documentary 2, The Game has declared himself the King of California. This, you can imagine, is a tall order considering whose names tend to come up when talking about the throne of West Coast rap and who is positioned to take over. Fact is, most … Continue Reading →

The Game delivers Part Two of a Hip-Hop Classic

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Originally scheduled for release on January 18, 2015, exactly ten years after his much-hyped major debut, the sequel is finally here today. The Game returns with The Documentary 2 and the anticipation is that the follow-up to his classic LP will actually live up to the standard he set in … Continue Reading →

Review: Robyn Cage – Born In The Desert

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Singer and songwriter Robyn Cage, born under the name Robyn Kemp, was raised in the Utah desert. She trained in classical piano at The Boston Conservatory, performed at Boston Symphony Hall and soloed with the Boston Pops and Mormon Tabernacle Choir. After moving to New York City to pursue an … Continue Reading →

Review: Mic Donet – Rise And Shine

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Breakout sensation of The Voice of Germany, Mic Donet, the Munich-born R&B singer, was no stranger to the stage when all four judges spun around to enjoy his performance at the televised blind auditions in 2012. This is why internationally renowned German soul singer Xavier Naidoo remarked that there was … Continue Reading →

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