Album Review

MMM Staff Picks: DeShonna Watson’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of the 2010s

As we move into a new decade, we felt it’s only right that we select a project that represents each year and made it POP! In whichever way possible. So without further delay, here we go! Drake – ‘Scorpion’ (2018) He said he was top 3! Then top 2. Aubrey Graham had a chokehold on… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Carlton Rolle’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Music has changed so much over the last 10 years. Many have heard and watched the degradation of genres fade away while other artists breathe new life in an overstuffed industry. Great albums come rarely, especially ones that became statements for the era or for the people living through that time. These are all albums… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Carlton Rolle’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2019

#10. Smif N Wessun – ‘The All’ Smif-N-Wessun comes back on the map with their sixth album, The All. This album brings a deep sense of nostalgia while listeners enjoy solid, soulful sounds. The Brooklyn duo dive into hip-hop to leave listeners feeling invigorated by the energy. The All is a well-rounded album that brings… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Richard John Cummins’ Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2019

#10. Sports Team – ‘Making Hay’ (EP) Following the playbook of bands like the Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand and the Kaiser Chiefs, these rookie rockers from Cambridge, England are almost as exciting as their name is boring.    #9. Lana Del Rey – ‘Norman F*cking Rockwell’ Giving her sixth album a title which can’t actually be said or posted on… Read more

Camila Cabello – ‘Romance’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Heather Hazzan For Variety Romance is the second studio album from pop singer Camila Cabello. Released on December 6, 2019, through labels Epic and Syco, Romance sets the stage for listeners and fans of the pop singer to dive into the depths of her personal life. The album covers the heart-gushing experience of… Read more

The Chainsmokers – ‘World War Joy’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Danilo Lewis The Chainsmokers consists of two guys, Alexander Pall and Andrew Taggart. Attending different universities, Alexander and Andrew met with the help of manager Adam Alpert. Andrew started the group with DJ Rhett Bixler. Bixler left the group and Andrew decided to join as he pursued his interest in DJing. In April… Read more

Coldplay – ‘Everyday Life’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Tim Saccenti Nearly four years of “everydays” have passed since the release of Coldplay’s last full-length studio album A Head Full of Dreams in 2015, so it might be easy to assume that with sixteen tracks clocking in at nearly an hour, the band’s new album Everyday Life is on some level an effort to make up for lost time. Either way, this new record is time well spent, as it’s got emotion, quality, diversity and,… Read more

The Who – ‘WHO’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images There’s a scene in the movie Mask where a doctor tries to inform the character played by Cher that her physically deformed teenage son doesn’t have long to live. She responds by pointing out that she’s been hearing exactly this “news” throughout the boy’s entire life, adding “If I dug his grave every time one of you geniuses said he was gonna die, I’d be in f*cking China… Read more

The Replacements – ‘Dead Man’s Pop’ Album Box Set Review

Photo Credit: Paul Natkin/Wire Image Leave it to the Replacements to use what’s probably their least-liked record as the centerpiece of their most elaborate and ambitious re-issue release to date. The new sixty-track behemoth Dead Man’s Pop is chiefly an attempt to breathe new life into their sixth studio album Don’t Tell a Soul, which when originally released in 1989 was if only by default a bright spot in an era dominated by hair metal, monotonous… Read more

Kanye West – ‘Jesus Is King’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter  Cynics will rejoice! Devout loyalists will waiver with indifference through brand ambassador Kanye West’s latest and most talked about effort of his career; Jesus Is King. “I am the greatest artist God has ever created,” boasts the brash veteran rap star at a recent gathering of his popular Sunday Service events…. Read more