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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

Muluma: Latin America’s Rising Heartthrob

Photo Credit: Raynner “Phraa” Alba Maluma is a rising musician from Columbia. His style of music combines reggaeton with electronic, pop, and trap influences. With a long list of collaborations with Madonna, Ricky Martin, JLo, and more, this popular artist is creating music for the long-term. Maluma was born on January 28, 1994, as Juan… 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