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January 4, 2019

There was a lot of great music this year. Artists pushed boundaries sonically and lyrically, exploring new genres and their own selves. This collection is by no means comprehensive, it is just meant to chronicle some of the best works and most notable music stories of...

November 25, 2018

WARNING: There are GRAPHIC IMAGES in the documentary.


PRESSING THE FUTURE DOCUMENTARY - Sam Seliger takes us through how Billie Holiday's rendition of "Strange Fruit" took a political stand against lynching in the 1940s.


Strange Fruit Lyrics: Southern trees bear strang...

November 11, 2018

                                                                 Photo courtesy of Fortune.

Americans went to...

September 11, 2018

On their first full-length album, Australian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Tash Sultana came to play, not just on one instrument, but on all 15 that can be heard on the album. The Melbourne artist honed their sound busking on the city streets after going into...

August 23, 2018


At first glance, pairing Ariana Grande with Pharrell Williams seems like a good idea. With his hit single “Happy,” the Robin Thicke collaboration “Blurred Lines,” and going back further to his work as part of the production team The Neptunes, Williams has develop...

August 1, 2018

“This is so sad, Alexa play Despacito:”

“This is so sad, Alexa play Despacito” has been huge this month, and has spawned various interpretations, parodies and copies (as memes tend to do). It originated from a Tumblr post in June, reading “this is so sad, alexa play des...

July 28, 2018

On July 13, Ariana Grande released “God Is a Woman,” the third single from her upcoming album “Sweetener.” The song features a mildly sparse pop backing that utilizes an Atlanta trap-style beat, simplistic pop synthesizer lines and reverb-soaked guitar. This instrument...

July 26, 2018


For the 2018 batch of albums from his G.O.O.D. (Getting Out Our Dreams) Music Label, Kanye West holed himself up in Wyoming with a large group of label mates and collaborators. He planned to release the five albums he made there one at a time, on...

July 23, 2018

Ye: 6.4/10

By this point, everybody is familiar with Kanye West’s antics leading up to the latest run of albums from his G.O.O.D. Music collective. West hid himself away in the mountains of Wyoming, surrounded by his collaborators then emerged on Twitter, to support Pre...

July 2, 2018


Two decades in, the G.O.O.D. Music president shows he’s still got it.

Warning: Profanity

REVIEW- Kanye West has had a wild last couple months. First, West announced the release of five albums he was producing, the first of which would be Pusha T’s. Next there were...

June 26, 2018

Photo courtesy of Hollywood Gossip

On Monday, June 18, rapper XXXTentacion (real name Jahseh Onfroy) was shot while leaving a motorcycle dealership in Broward County, Florida. According to Broward County Police, Onfroy was shot by two men in a dark SUV, possibly in an a...

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