Interview: Rising Singer Shaima Discusses Channeling Her South Asian Roots Into Her Music, Leaving A Career In Finance To Pursue Her Dreams, Her Single “Girl Gang” and more

Interview: Rising Singer Shaima Discusses Channeling Her South Asian Roots Into Her Music, Leaving A Career In Finance To Pursue Her Dreams, Her Single “Girl Gang” and more

Building a bridge between worlds hasn't always been the easiest - just ask Jay - Z - but rising singer Shaima is more than familiar with this idea. The British and Pakastanian bred artist has been working to find that perfect balance between two vastly different sounds as she creates her own path while being [...]

Interview: Meet R&B’s newest crooner KVNG

Interview: Meet R&B’s newest crooner KVNG

When it comes to artists from overseas making an impact that has no choice but to be felt by everyone including here in the States, there's no denying what the UK has brought to the table over the years. The legendary Sade Adu has had a career that's spanned for more than 30 years, Marsha [...]

Interview: Cimo Fränkel discusses being inspired by Michael Jackson, what drove him to release his own music, his plans for his future debut project and more

Interview: Cimo Fränkel discusses being inspired by Michael Jackson, what drove him to release his own music, his plans for his future debut project and more

European musicians are often plagued with the notion that in order to "make it big" you have to crossover and appeal to what's currently popular in the American music scene; well Dutch bred singer Cimo Fränkel addresses these pressures while also giving us insight on what it's been like embarking on his own musical journey. [...]

R. Kelly x I Admit: The Acceptance of Pedophilia Within The Black Community

R. Kelly x I Admit: The Acceptance of Pedophilia Within The Black Community

When you discuss musicians, or creatives in general - especially ones with dark pasts or secrets, often times the quote “separate the art from the artist” will be brought in to play in order to downplay or disregard any negative allegations an artist has surrounding them. Some choose to look past certain shortcomings while appreciating [...]

Mismanagement and Missed Oppurtunities (Part 2): June’s Diary

Mismanagement and Missed Oppurtunities (Part 2): June’s Diary

In 2018, it is more than obvious that the climate for girl groups/duos has altered immensely. There used to be a great deal of diversity and acceptance when it came to allowing new groups to make their own mark on the industry; the 60s had The Supreme’s, the 80s had Vanity 6 (assembled by Prince) [...]

Mismanagement and Missed Opportunities (Part 1): Luke James

Mismanagement and Missed Opportunities (Part 1): Luke James

This affair between myself and Luke James began six years ago during an episode of 106 & Park (R.I.P). The music video for “I Want You” was premiered and immediately, I was hooked. This newfound obsession came with the wanting for him to gain as much exposure and success as possible, but, things haven’t quite [...]

Album Review: Sabrina Claudio x About Time

Album Review: Sabrina Claudio x About Time

(Released October 5th, 2017) Before we get into the review, "About Time” is categorized as a “mixtape” rather than her debut album, but the Drake rule still stands, once a project is placed on digital/physical platforms for sell, to me, it’s an album. “In the life of a rose I've lived and died 100 times [...]