Review: First Aid Kit – Ruins

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Music is therapy, we all agree. And a classic breakup album proves to be as therapeutic for the songwriter as it is for the listener. In most cases, the cathartic release that an artist undergoes to even begin creating a work of art like a ten-track album commemorating a painful … Continue Reading →

Welcome to the POP AWARDS 2018, the first annual Pop Awards

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As the century comes of age at 18, and the month of January into full adulthood at 21, we celebrate the birth of the Pop Awards! With the power to melt speakers and enough depth to blow eardrums, Pop Awards 2018 is officially launched today! Presented by Pop Magazine, the … Continue Reading →

Review: Eminem – Revival

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When Eminem’s bar-for-bar freestyle obliteration of America’s Dotard-in-Chief went viral in October, the expectation was that his next album would be epic. Trading in his Slim Shady persona for more anti-Trump “Woke” Shady lyrics, Marshall Mathers seems to have found a worthy theme in the release of his ninth LP, … Continue Reading →

K. Michelle – Kimberly: The People I Used To Know

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K. Michelle releases her fourth studio album, entitled “Kimberly: The People I Used To Know”. Following the critically acclaimed release “More Issues Than Vogue”, the Memphis-born singer and songwriter delivers another strong LP with 21 tracks. And K. Michelle has a few things to get off her chest, speaking her … Continue Reading →

Review: Talib Kweli – Radio Silence

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CNN once labeled him a “thinking man’s rapper”. As a social activist and revered MC, Talib Kweli is definitely one of the standard bearers for conscious rap. Teaming up with his comrade in the struggle, Talib Kweli and Mos Def sealed their fate as hip-hop legends almost 20 years ago … Continue Reading →

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – The Rest Of Our Life

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Nashville’s most famous couple and two of country music’s biggest stars, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, have released their first collaborative album, “The Rest Of Our Life”. Hill and McGraw, who both turned 50 this year, have recorded several duets since they married in 1996, but this is their first … Continue Reading →

Review: Honey Larochelle – 11:11

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11:11 is not just titled like this in reference to the eleven tracks created for this album in eleven days. In numerology, these numbers have always been associated with mystical powers evoking synchronicity, higher vibrations, and a special spirit presence. The type of spiritual elevation in feel-good music served by … Continue Reading →

Paloma Faith – The Architect

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British recording artist and actress Paloma Faith releases her fourth studio album, entitled “The Architect”. After three successful LPs and corresponding tours, Paloma Faith was a coach on the UK version of The Voice in 2016, before giving birth to her first child in December. For her new album, the … Continue Reading →

Review: Taylor Swift – Reputation

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Hot on a mission for Beelzebub, Taylor Swift singes her wings and unleashes her fallen angel with new album, Reputation. The 15 tracks see the “Queen of Hearts” overthrown by the “Queen of Clubs”. And she enjoys swinging the weapon. From euphorically announcing her own death to the anthemic, sweaty, … Continue Reading →

Review: Yelawolf – Trial By Fire

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Most people will never know the difficulty of living in the public eye, and even fewer of us will experience having to endure the aftermath of a center stage public meltdown. But this would explain why Yelawolf has been off the radar for nearly a year following a disastrous string … Continue Reading →

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