Album Review: Post Malone continues his dominance of pop music with ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding,’ takes successful musical risks

Nothing about Post Malone’s face tattoos, flashy jewelry and lyrics about drinking and drug use, indicate that he is a pop artist. However, with his unshakeable presence on the top if the charts and in pop culture, that is exactly what he has become. The success of his recent third studio album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” only […]

Album Review: Redefining pop music with unconventional style, Billie Eilish debuts album ‘When we all fall asleep, where do we go?’

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past week, you’ve probably seen or heard the name Billie Eilish. On Spotify’s United States top-50 chart, Eilish occupies seven of the top ten spots. Her rise to fame has been meteoric – at the young age of 17, Eilish boasts seven gold and two platinum singles, […]

Album Review: Solange Knowles makes ode to hometown, shows pride in southern black roots in ‘When I Get Home’

Three years after releasing her album “A Seat at the Table” (2016), Solange Knowles is back with a fourth studio album, titled “When I Get Home.” Solange journeys through time to tell a soothing story about her past, present and future in her hometown of Houston, Texas. “When I Get Home” has 19 songs, and […]

Album Review: Pittsburgh-based band Chase and the Barons’ debut album an impressive alternative feat

After releasing two EPs in the last two years, the Pittsburgh-based band Chase and the Barons are set to release their debut alternative-rock album titled “Live Wire Bed Fire” on April 6.  The album is a fun and well-rounded listen. I agree with their band bio when it states that the album captures “elements of […]

Album Review: ‘I Used to Know Her: Part 2’ is melancholic and introspective

Three months after dropping “I Used To Know Her: The Prelude,” H.E.R (Having Everything Revealed), returns with a sequel to her six-track project: “I Used To Know Her: Part 2.” The new album came out on Nov. 2 and includes eight tracks without features, allowing the R&B singer to explore new musical directions. Tracks that […]

Album Review: ‘On The Rvn’ uses “unconventional rhymes” as an art form

Young Thug’s latest EP, “On The Rvn,” is a short but no less satisfying journey where the Atlanta rapper takes a more mainstream route, featuring artists like 6lack, Jaden Smith and Elton John. It strangely works, but it still raises a question: where does he go from here?  Thug’s defining characteristic since his early days […]