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Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘Dedicated’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Getty Images Carly Rae Jepsen is still the poster child for pop fanatics everywhere! After competing on Canadian Idol in 2007 and placing a respectable 3rd place in the finals, the fresh-faced phenom discovered by entertainment mogul Scooter Braun (who launched the careers of other stars like Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson, The Wanted… Read more

Bryce Vine: A Rising Chart-Topping Star

Photo Credit: Lindsey Byrnes Born as Bryce Ross-Johnson, Bryce Vine is sharing with the world his ideas on life and music. Known as a singer and rapper, this young artist is generating faithful fans with his good looks, personal charm, and smashing vocals. Bryce Vine was born in New York City to Tracey Ross and… Read more

Queens County Roots at Shrine World Music Venue 5/25/19

Queens County Roots Jesse Perez (lead vocals), Marlon Hurt (guitar/vocals),  Chris Glover (drums) & Hope Johnson (keyboard) Website: www.queenscountyroots.com Photos by: Lisa Holahan

Hozier – ‘Wasteland, Baby!’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Rachael Wright In 2013, when Irish musician and songwriter Andrew Hozier-Bryne a.k.a Hozier pleaded “Take Me to Church” on his debut single, the effect proved to be the reverse, as legions of music listeners around the world made him the new rock deity. The song topped multiple international charts, and in the U.S…. Read more

SONTALK – ‘Stay Wild’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Dustin Condren Comedy legend Carl Reiner used the term “The Hey May” to identify the moment at the beginning of a half-hour sitcom where they would introduce the episode’s premise and (hopefully) compel viewers to stay tuned (i.e. men who saw it would yell “Hey May!” to their wives and invite them to… Read more

Ady Suleiman: A Neo-Soul Creative

Photo Credit: Ady Suleiman / YouTube Ady Suleiman is a British neo-soul artist making headway. Born on July 1, 1992 to a British mother and Tanzanian father, this neo-soul artist uses life experiences to cultivate creatively produced music. His soulful music has skyrocketed him to stardom in the ranks of artists like Chance the Rapper,… Read more

Jessie Reyez: Unapologetically Authentic

Photo Credit: Mabdulle Jessie Reyez is a Canadian singer-songwriter who draws inspiration from different influences. She mostly expresses her musical talents in both R&B and pop. Fresh to the music scene, Reyez has generated millions of streams across music platforms and hasn’t even released a full-length project yet. Reyez embodies the spirit of an empowered… Read more

Pink – ‘Hurts 2B Human’ Album Review

Photo Credit : Pink / YouTube Alecia Moore, otherwise known as Pink, is not your typical pop star. Whether she is pushing boundaries for the die-hard rebels, getting sentimental with suburban soccer mom’s, or being an activist for LGBT rights, she is that girl! Fresh off of being honored with a star on the coveted… Read more

Mabel – ‘Ivy To Roses’ Mixtape Review

Photo Credit: Hayley Louisa Brown London, England singer Mabel McVey is United Kingdom’s sweetheart! Giving off the ultimate femme-fatale vibe, her pouty gloss lips and bad girl attitude has landed the Swedish born beauty right on top of the European charts. Consistently. Still coasting off of the success of her breakout 2017 debut mixtape Ivy… Read more

MARINA – ‘Love + Fear’ Album Review

Photo credit: Marina / YouTube If you aren’t an indie pop fan, Marina Diamandis might be the girl to make you one! Hailing from the goldmine of British pop stardom, London, the Welsh born triple threat singer-songwriter and producer, is finally making her way to the U.S. mainstream. After simmering for a few years locally,… Read more