Burna Boy – Twice As Tall

On the eve of K-pop sensation BTS dropping their first sure-to-be-massive English single, here we have yet another example of the internet making popular music an increasingly global affair. Nigerian artist Burna Boy is one of the most popular musicians in Africa, and has since become known across the world for his blend of Afrobeats … Continue reading Burna Boy – Twice As Tall

John Legend – Bigger Love

Passionate veteran R&B vocalist, former GOOD Music signee and EGOT winner John Legend is now seven studio albums and nearly two decades deep and still doing numbers. After taking a bit of a darker turn than usual on 2016’s inconsistent Darkness and Light, which examined some of the more distressing and negative thoughts associated with … Continue reading John Legend – Bigger Love

Rapid Fire Reviews (The Decemberists, Jack White, Diplo)

The Decemberists - I'll Be Your Girl The Decemberists return with a delightfully melodic and cynical take on the state of the world, taking a much more electronic path than their previous works and relying more on synths. The band named New Order as a major influence for the project and it definitely shows. While the … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (The Decemberists, Jack White, Diplo)

Rapid Fire Reviews (Vance Joy, Tory Lanez, Tech N9ne)

Vance Joy - Nation of Two Indie-pop singer-songwriter Vance Joy returns with his second studio album, almost 4 years after the runaway success that was “Riptide”, a song which was run into the ground to a rather annoying degree for this reviewer personally. Joy’s sentimental songwriting and catchy falsetto melodies are back on this project, and … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Vance Joy, Tory Lanez, Tech N9ne)