R&B

Self-Taught Violinist, Vocalist, & Producer Sudan Archives Reimagines Violin On “Come Meh Way”

//VIOLIN REIMAGINED// Sudan Archives is a musical project by the self-taught violinist, vocalist, and producer Brittney Denise Parks. Growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio Parks was blessed with a rich musical experience early on in life. At just eight years old she began playing the violin in a variety of choirs for school and church. Her […]

Jhené Aiko Does It Again With New Single “While We’re Young”

“While We’re Young” Miss Aiko got her big break in 2013 when she appeared on Drake’s Nothing Was The Same. Since then, she’s released her own hit EP Sail Out and made a name for herself with her distinct, powerful voice. This girl has raw talent and she shows no signs of slowing down anytime […]

[REVIEW] Bryson Tiller Drops Lackluster Sophomore Album, True to Self

[5.5/10] Bryson Tiller‘s latest album, his sophomore release, True to Self, was surrounded with anticipation, and for good reason: Tiller, a Louisville native, exploded onto the scene with his 2014 Soundcloud drop, “Don’t”, which peaked at 13th on the Billboard Hot 100 and would ultimately serve as the premier single on his first studio album, […]

[THOUGHTS] Frank Ocean’s Recent Withdrawals Lead to Recollections of Inconsistency

In the months following Frank Ocean’s critically acclaimed Blonde album, he has been, contrary to the past, in line with what is now expected, if not demanded, of popular artists in contemporary times: a continuous stream of releases, consistent and thorough tour dates, and a general transparency and communicability with one’s audience are about all it takes […]

[POP] Lady Gaga’s “The Cure” Is Safe But Feels Genuine

Lady Gaga is probably the most polarizing artist of our time. I myself, often struggle with the love/hate relationship I have with her artistry, her ever-changing image, and at times, strange personality. It seems that one minute she is full of poise, intelligence, and self-control, fighting for social justice and warning young people of the […]