Review: Macklemore – Gemini

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A year before he would meet longtime collaborator Ryan Lewis, Macklemore released his first solo album, The Language Of My World, while building a name for himself around Seattle. He and Lewis would go on to become the four-time Grammy Award winning hip-hop duo, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, known for … Continue Reading →

Fergie – Double Dutchess

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Fergie has published her second solo studio album, titled “Double Dutchess”. After two highly successful LPs with hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas which sold over 18 million copies worldwide, Fergie released her first solo album “The Dutchess” in 2006, spawning a number of hit singles, including three #1s on … Continue Reading →

Ledisi – Let Love Rule

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Ledisi releases her seventh studio album, entitled “Let Love Rule”. The soul singer and songwriter from New Orleans had her most successful release in 2011 with the critically acclaimed “Pieces Of Me”, a top ten album on the Billboard charts, and during the Obama administration she was invited several times … Continue Reading →

Review: Wyclef Jean – Carnival 3: The Fall And Rise Of A Refugee

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It’s difficult not to compare all of Wyclef Jean’s solo albums to his ‘97 debut The Carnival. I remember when it hit the streets midsummer following the Fugees’ last studio album, but for me The Carnival really represents the end of the Fugees era, more than 1996’s The Score. I … Continue Reading →

Foo Fighters – Concrete And Gold

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Hard rock band Foo Fighters has released their ninth studio album, entitled “Concrete And Gold”. Since Dave Grohl wrote and recorded the Foo Fighters’ debut almost all by himself as a way of coping with Kurt Cobain’s death in 1994, the band went on to win eleven Grammy Awards, including … Continue Reading →

Lizz Wright – Grace

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“Grace”, sixth studio album by jazz and gospel singer Lizz Wright, is released today. Wright, who was born 37 years ago in a small town in the US state of Georgia, recently made a road trip through the southern state, reconnecting with people and places to gain inspiration for her … Continue Reading →

The Script – Freedom Child

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Irish pop rock band The Script has released their fifth studio album, entitled “Freedom Child”. The trio formed in 2001 in Dublin and is based in London since recording their debut album which was released in 2008. All four of The Script’s previous LPs have topped the charts in Ireland, … Continue Reading →

Kim Tibbs: A Woman of Faith and Musical Manifestations

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Songwriter Kim Tibbs is a woman of faith and manifestation. Therefore the imminent and anticipated success of her newly released debut album, Kim, which she calls a “solid soul punch of 12 songs”, will be anything but shocking for the talented vocalist. Hailing from Huntsville, Alabama, as a professional musician … Continue Reading →

Brian McKnight – Genesis

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Soul singer and songwriter Brian McKnight releases his 13th studio album, titled “Genesis”. The 48-year-old recording artist celebrates the 25th anniversary of releasing his self-titled debut album which earned him a platinum plaque and sparked the hit single “One Last Cry”. With “Genesis”, Brian McKnight returns to his classic sound, … Continue Reading →

Steven Wilson – To The Bone

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British rock musician Steven Wilson is set to release his fifth solo record, entitled “To The Bone”. Wilson, a self-taught producer and multi-instrumentalist, became known as the lead singer and guitarist of Porcupine Tree, the band he founded in 1987. With “To The Bone”, Steven Wilson delivers a versatile album … Continue Reading →

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