Stories

Emeli Sande’s new album REAL LIFE radiates infectious positivity

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In 2012, a few days before the release of her first album, British singer-songwriter Emeli Sande said in an interview: “These days nothing lasts. Music is like fast food – you’re in, then out.” However, throughout her decade-long career, Sande has shown that her own music is more like soul … Continue Reading →

Common allows Love to lead the way

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It’s been over 25 years since he released his debut album, “Can I Borrow A Dollar?”, and eleven albums later, Common doesn’t look like he is about to hit the brakes anytime soon. It’s hard not to pay attention to a Common song when it comes on. He has that … Continue Reading →

Grace Carter’s Music turns the Darkness to Light

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British singer and songwriter Grace Carter could be the “Saving Grace” in this topsy-turvy world. The songs she has published so far, like her 2017 debut single “Silence” and other piano-inspired releases like “Heal Me”, undress vulnerability to the bone, daring listeners to shed their worn heartache and beat new … Continue Reading →

Charlie Cunningham explores a Variety of intricate Emotions on his new Album

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In early 2017, Charlie Cunningham announced his presence as an inventive singer-songwriter to watch, with his debut album, “Lines”. The Bedfordshire-born and London-based artist captivated with intimate lyrics and agile guitar playing, using a unique guitar-tapping technique that he learned and perfected on a two-year sojourn in Spain. Cunningham’s impressive … Continue Reading →

Imagine Dragons – Unpredictable and Unstoppable

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The only predictable thing about Imagine Dragons is their unpredictability. From dropping surprise singles to animating their fans with cryptic tweets, the band knows exactly how to keep their fans on their toes. “I don’t think they really know what’s coming”, lead singer Dan Reynolds reflects. “We get a fair … Continue Reading →

Sabrina Starke: #BlackGirlMagic in The Netherlands

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Sabrina Starke is sugar and spice and everything funky as the Netherlands’ soul sista queen of #BlackGirlMagic. She is diasporic Black excellence with her signature manifestation music. Ten years ago, the Surinamese-Dutch singer-songwriter emerged as an award-winning newcomer to the music industry with the release of her debut album “Yellow … Continue Reading →

EVERYTHING IS LOVE – The Carters come full circle

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It all started with an infamous elevator ride at The Standard Hotel following the 2014 Met Gala after-party. Security cameras captured the wildly sensational footage of Solange lunging at her brother-in-law, Jay-Z, in a confrontational rage of kicks and punches. Beyonce, immaculately dressed, stands calmly off to the side as … Continue Reading →

Natasha Barnes: from Musical Theater to Recording Artist

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“I don’t think I’ve ever sung as Natasha Barnes before.” The musical theater starlet who shot to fame after taking over the role of Fanny Brice in West End’s Funny Girl always wanted to be a performer. She booked her first professional starring role in the BBC radio play of … Continue Reading →

Eric Roberson’s Earth, Wind, and Fire

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For over a decade, Eric Roberson has made the conscious choice to remain an independent artist. And, it’s not for lack of opportunity or opened doors toward respectable recording deals throughout his career. Given that indie artists usually hope to sign a recording deal after establishing their brand, ability to … 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 →

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