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Sam Smith: Why He Is Music’s Newest Superstar

Sam Smith is sitting at the top of the music world. After winning big at the Grammy Awards last night, Smith has become one of the most recognizable names in American pop culture. Smith, whose four Grammy Awards included Record of the Year and Best New Artist, wasn’t afraid to give credit to those that […]

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Kid Ink goes “Full Speed” in Newest Release

It was nearly a year ago that Kid Ink dropped the album “My Own Lane” which had the hit singles “Show Me” and “Main Chick.” Both songs are still getting played on the radio but Kid Ink must believe in striking while the iron is hot, because he has prepared his newest album “Full Speed.” Kid Ink’s […]

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Tetsuo and Youth Album Review: Lupe Among Lyrical Elite

Lupe Fiasco has had an interesting ride in his career.  In the early goings he was looked upon by many to be “the next big thing.”  He is without a doubt one of the more lyrical rappers of the last decade and has a confident approach on the microphone. He has worked with the best in […]

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Uptown Special Album Review: Awkward Mix Of Songs, Kills Originality

It’s been five years since Mark Ronson released a studio album but that doesn’t mean the DJ/producer/singer/musician has been laying low doing nothing.   He has put his production onto albums by Lil’ Wayne, Paul McCartney and Lana Del Rey – to name a few.   His resume is packed with names like Nas, Wale, […]

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Entertainment: Why Meghan Trainor Is Music’s Next Big Thing

If you weren’t hip to Meghan Trainor before, it might be time to take notice, as the 21-year-old “All About That Bass” songstress, is here to stay. Like many musician’s Trainor got her start at a young age, writing songs at the age of 11. She was a member of her High School’s local jazz […]

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“Sremmlife” Album Review: A Lot Of What’s Wrong With Today’s Hip-Hop In Debut

The youth movement in today’s hip-hop has come under heavy scrutiny.  Most of it is unfair though.  “Old School vs New School” is a topic that will never go away in any genre of music. Depending when you grew up and the sound that was popular during your adolescence all the way through your adult […]

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“Title” Album Review: Meghan Trainor Delivers on Debut

When doo-wop music hit the mainstream in the 1950’s, it displayed mostly teenage love and heartbreak to the tune of vocal harmonies and melodies that are still marveled at today. Doo-Wop is unquestionably one of the finest eras in music history.  Back when studios couldn’t fix a voice to sound a certain way – these artists practiced […]