H.E.R.

H.E.R. – ‘Back of My Mind’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Shane Adams Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, who goes by the stage name H.E.R. (pronounced “her”), has been releasing singles and individual tracks going as far back as 2014, thus it’s a bit surprising that she’s just now coming out with her first full-length release. If making up for lost time was any part of… Read more

Maroon 5 – ‘JORDI’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Wex & Alex Maroon 5 has become well-known for their singles, but virtually forgotten when it comes to their deep tracks. Songs like “Moves Like Jagger” and “Payphone” dominated the airwaves due to their generic pop sound and easy-to-sing-along lyrics. None of their songs would be out of place in 2012 or 2021…. Read more

2021 Grammys: Highlights & Navigating COVID-19

Photo Credit: Getty Images for The Recording Academy (All Photos) The 2021 Grammy’s were one to remember. During the COVID-19 pandemic, award shows like the Oscars, Emmys, and Golden Globes were struggling to adapt to a blend of in-person and virtual acceptances, and pulled off their respective shows with varying degrees of success. The Grammys… Read more

Jhené Aiko – ‘Chilombo’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Isaac Sterling Chilombo is Jhené Aiko’s third studio album. The title comes from Jhené’s last name, which is not Aiko, – her father called himself Chilombo, and his children took it as their last name. It means “wild beast” in African. Starting with a meditative piano intro on the track “Lotus”, the album… Read more

Chris Brown – ‘Indigo’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Prince Williams/Wireimage By the time you read this, Chris Brown will have notched another #1 album to his belt for his latest release, 2019’s Indigo. The “Loyal” singer dropped the double-sided 32-track LP on June 28th. We all know Brown is an unparalleled vocalist and by far, one of the best of his… Read more

H.E.R. : A Lifetime of Preparation as R&B’s Hottest Commodity

Photo Credit: Victoria Will / Invision H.E.R. is the artistic moniker of the GRAMMY Award winning contemporary R&B artist, Gabriella Wilson. An acronym for: Having Everything Revealed, H.E.R. signifies the “evolution of woman” and represents a nameless, pure message of womanhood. Gabriella, a child prodigy, competitor on Radio Disney’s The Next BIG Thing, and premiere… Read more