J Balvin

MMM Thoughts: Album Sales vs. The Quality of Music – Which Truly Measures Success?

Photo Credit: Collages via Billboard Most people will tell you that the only success that translates financially is “success.” In music, certainly, it’s thought to be almost entirely mathematical: the more records an artist has sold, the more “successful” they are (of course, in recent decades the number of downloads and streams would also have… Read more

Karol G: Breaking Barriers Across the Globe

Photo Credit: Alfredo Florez With a signature blend of reggaeton, trap and pop, this young Columbian singer is breaking barriers in music. Karol G is making a name for herself as a woman of many genres. After being told that women weren’t successful in the urban music scene, Karol G strove to reach celebrity in… Read more

J Balvin: The Prince of Reggaetón Continues to Flourish Internationally

Photo Credit: Alfredo Estrella With many albums, mixtapes, and hot collaborations under his belt, J Balvin is taking the music industry by storm. The hit-making musician has sold over 40 million single sales worldwide. When he entered the music scene, the artist was searching for a fan base, but after several years of work, J… Read more

Black Eyed Peas – ‘TRANSLATION’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Sarah Silver To be described as “on a spectrum” suggests qualities that are immeasurable to a specific point, or non-quantitative. Where on the spectrum exactly? Who’s to say, because that decision is another party’s responsibility entirely. Black Eyed Peas and their meandering catalog are “on a spectrum” – on one end are roots… Read more

Rosalía: The Flamenco-Infused Popstar

Photo Credit: Roger Kisby Rosalía is a singer and songwriter who gained popularity after producing music that brought a refreshing take to traditional flamenco. After several popular collaborations, the artist has gained international attention. Rosalía Vila Tobella was born on September 25, 1993 in Barcelona, Spain. No one in her family participated in any form… Read more

DJ Khaled – ‘Father of Asahd’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Sarah Bahbah “WE THE BEST!” is the motto and on DJ Khaled’s Father Of Asahd, he is absolutely that. Boasting a roster of twenty-nine total featured artists combined on fifteen tracks is the most we’ve ever seen from the former Terror Squad producer. Marking his eleventh album release in thirteen years, Khaled does… Read more