Corinne Bailey Rae and Esperanza Spalding: Two soul sisters with new albums

What better way to start off Women’s History Month than to highlight some of the most distinguished young female artists of our generation. And no I’m not referring to Beyonce or Taylor Swift. Yes, they are talented, but when it comes to true artistry, which is stripped of commercial imitation and celebrity fanfare, then musicians like… Read More Corinne Bailey Rae and Esperanza Spalding: Two soul sisters with new albums

Pharrell Williams gives girls around the world a reason to be happy

If 2014 did not start out great and optimistic for you, then there is one song that can definitely boost your mood. The simplistic, yet catchy funk tune “Happy” by Pharrell Williams is one of the most cheerful and positive tunes that has gotten air play in a while on both pop and urban radio… Read More Pharrell Williams gives girls around the world a reason to be happy

Toni Braxton and Babyface give tender touch to the pains of divorce

On the record, “I Wish” Toni Braxton, in a deeply heartbroken state, croons “I wish, I wish, I wish she’d break your heart like you did me/I hope you’re unhappy/I hope, I hope, I hope she gives you a disease/so that you will see/Not enough to make you die /But only to make you cry, like you… Read More Toni Braxton and Babyface give tender touch to the pains of divorce

Gregory Porter bridges soul and jazz on new album Liquid Spirit

Gregory Porter is the man. And I’m not just saying that because of his vocal talent. It’s obvious he’s got some chops and after listening to one record, you’ll be hooked on his lush, baritone voice. But, his humble presence and spiritual outlook are also traits that further reflect his star power. And with his… Read More Gregory Porter bridges soul and jazz on new album Liquid Spirit

John Legend takes a peek into the distant on “Love in the Future”

In an age where technology dominates our lives (whether we like it or not), and there is a constant obsession with revamping traditional values, musicians are left with the daunting task of creating art that reflects this progressive society. So when you happen to hear your favorite artist incorporating completely different sounds into their music,… Read More John Legend takes a peek into the distant on “Love in the Future”