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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

Black Lives Matter: How the Music Industry Responds to Racial Injustice

Black Lives Matter also known as BLM is the response to police brutality and systematic racism against black people in America. Through the use of technology, citizens have captured footage and watched as black people have been killed at the hands of police officers across America. The phrase “Black Lives Matter” first appeared on a… Read more

Kehlani: She Was Good Until She Became Great

Photo Credit: Arturo Torres Oakland, California native Kehlani has dealt with the struggles of depression, homelessness, and being a parent; all while creating music that millions of people listen to and appreciate. She was born on April 24, 1995 as Kehlani Ashley Parrish, to an African American father and a Caucasian mother. She dealt with… Read more

Bryce Vine – ‘Carnival’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Juco via WB Records Bryce Vine is the modern day equivalent of an Outkast member and Childish Gambino musical love child. Vine, who adopted the stage name based on his love of “vinyl” jazz records is a self proclaimed “suave hippie,” and began garnering national attention after appearing as a contestant on FOX… 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