Pop

ROLE MODEL: Oh, How Perfectly Imperfect

Photo Credit: Clare Gillen Tucker Pillsbury uses his voice as a means to express issues he has faced. With the combined efforts of quality production and heart-felt lyrics, ROLE MODEL jumps into issues such as relationships, self-doubt, and depression. From Portland, Maine, Tucker adopted his stage name from Paul Rudd’s part in Role Models. Originally… Read more

Betty Who: Pop Music and Self Empowerment at its Finest

Photo Credit: Gavin Taylor Jessica Anne Newham was born on October 5, 1991, in Sydney, Australia. Since she was four, Jessica trained as a cellist. In her teen years, she moved to Michigan to attend Interlochen Center for the Arts. Jessica taught herself to play the piano and guitar and after becoming comfortable with her… Read more

LovelyTheBand: Healing Emotional Scars Through Music

Photo Credit: Guerin Blask In the short time that this band has been on the music scene, they’ve created hit songs that listeners and music charts adore. LovelyTheBand is composed of three performers who are passionate about expression and connection. They skyrocketed in fame due to successfully relating on an emotional level to the masses…. Read more

Grace Potter: ‘Daylight’ Tour 2020

Grace Potter at The Fillmore 1/24/2020 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Website: www.gracepotter.com Photography By: Steve Trager

Selena Gomez – ‘Rare’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Matt Baron / Shutterstock Former Disney starlet Selena Gomez is beloved for everything she is, and everything she’s not. So much so, that her diehard fans dubbed the release of her latest solo album in over four years #Rareday. Short for the project’s official title, Rare. Battling everything from lupus, a kidney transplant,… Read more

Halsey – ‘Manic’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Aidan Cullen In less than five years Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, better known as Halsey, has gone from just another starry-eyed young music hobbyist uploading homemade videos to YouTube to one of the most revered and influential artists of the twenty-first century thus far. Audiences have responded not only to her subtle yet undeniably… Read more

Raffaella: Alternative Pop’s New Ballet of Irony

Photo Credit: Facebook @rafflalala All musicians hope for a captive audience, but New York City native Raffaella Meloni – known professionally by just her first name – decided from a very young age that she wouldn’t bother waiting for volunteers. “I used to force my family to congregate in the living room, so I could use the ottoman as my stage,” she tells us in our exclusive phone interview, “[and] I’ve been singing to strangers… Read more

Tones and I: Local Street Performer to International Success

Photo Credit: Elise Derwin From working retail, to full-time street performing, to creating music and gaining millions of streams within a year, Toni Watson has quickly amassed global success. Toni, professionally known as Tones and I, is an electro-pop singer and songwriter who is striving to connect with fans during her rapid rise to stardom…. Read more

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 12/11/19 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Lizzo     5 Seconds of Summer Niall Horan Monsta X Lewis Capaldi Website: www.iheart.com/jingle-ball Photography By: Steve Trager

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