Album Review: BTS, ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’

BTS is back. The world’s biggest boy band has returned with the launch of a new album series. The Love Yourself series provided them with the platform to being their crossover into mainstream American music and pop culture. Glossy EDM-pop confections like “FAKE LOVE,” piqued America’s interest; and with the outstanding MAP OF THE SOUL…

Top 30 Hidden Gems of 2017

In addition to great singles and even greater albums, there were some truly amazing album tracks or standalone singles that deserve their recognition. Here I rank the top 30 album tracks of 2017. To be included on this list, the track must be a song on an album released in 2017 that was not promoted…

2018 GRAMMYs Predictions: The Pop Field

Now that the eligibility period for the 2018 Grammy Awards has officially ended, it’s time to discuss potential nominees. In this 8 part series we will discuss our predictions for the General field, the pop, rock, and rap categories, and one random group of categories. THE POP FIELD Some of the most coveted awards in…