Review: Donald Glover Releases ‘Guava Island’

When Donald Glover said that his next album would be his last and that he would be retiring the Childish Gambino alter ego, things changed. What would have been a normal album cycle turned into an elongated farewell to one of the most fascinating musical acts of the decade. Gambino released the controversial “This Is…

30 Most Anticipated Albums of 2019

Happy New Year! While 2018 was a stellar year for music (read my best albums and best songs lists), I’m even more excited for what 2019 has in store. From the blockbuster soundtracks to the grand return of some of music’s biggest names, 2019 is sure to be a huge year for music. So, without…

2018 VMAs: Who Will Win and Who Should Win (Part 2)

Here is the second part of my 2018 Video Music Awards (VMAs) predictions, you can find part one here. My list of the worst snubs at the 2018 VMAs can be found here. Best Collaboration The Nominees: “Meant To Be” (Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line), “Finesse (Remix),” (Bruno Mars & Cardi B), “APESHIT” (The…

Movie Review: ‘Ocean’s 8’

Ocean’s 8 is the perfect summer movie. Given the cast (Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, and Awkwafina) and the iconic franchise (this is an all-female remake of the original in which George Clooney starred), this movie had no choice but to be enjoyable at the very least. *Mild…

SINGLE REVIEW: “Lemon (Drake Remix)”

Yikes. I ranked the original “Lemon” as the seventh best single of 2017, a remix wasn’t necessary at all. Alas, on the night of OVO Sound Radio’s return, Pharrell debuted this new remix featuring current chart king, Drake. Drake has been on a hot streak of sorts in 2018. His anthemic “God’s Plan” is currently sitting…

Every Grammys Performance, Ranked

#20. Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris, & Eric Church – Route 91 Harvest Festival tribute I applaud the emotional and genuine nature of this performance, although it would have been nice for Manchester to get some love too. That being said, the performance was kind of messy; I don’t find their voices meshed well together and…

Is Relatability Killing The Music Industry?

All too often, I hear people say that the music industry is dead. Now, maybe that is due to the decline of digital/physical sales, the profitability (or lack thereof) of streaming, or the greed of record labels. I argue that we, as consumers, may have killed the music industry. In past eras we looked to musicians…

The Top 25 Singles 2017

2017 has been a great year for music and the rate of diversity of the tracks that penetrated the mainstream was admirable. Here we’ll list the top 25 tracks of the year, feel free to tear it apart! In order to be eligible for this list, the track must have been released as an official…

2017 American Music Awards: Predicting the Winners

The American Music Awards are fan-voted and based on chart success so they should be fairly easy to predict, let’s get going! NOTE: After each artist’s name will be a fraction denoting the amount of AMAs they’ve won out of their total amount of nominations not including nominations achieved this year. Artist of the Year…

2018 GRAMMYs Predictions: Record of the Year

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. RECORD OF THE YEAR One of the most coveted awards…