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J Balvin Offers a Pop of Joy with “Colores”

J Balvin Offers a Pop of Joy with “Colores”

March 25, 2020

Balvin never fails to pleasantly surprise listeners.

Grouplove Acts as A “Healer” During Trying Times

Grouplove Acts as A “Healer” During Trying Times

March 25, 2020

Although we are facing unfortunate circumstances that are forcing the country to stay indoors right now, listening to “Healer” right now is a good way to stay in a positive headspace until life is back in order again.

Jay Electronica Comes to Full Fruiton on “A Written Testimony”

Jay Electronica Comes to Full Fruiton on “A Written Testimony”

March 25, 2020

He did the unthinkable, not only by finally dropping an album, but having a debut record with Jay-Z, something that is completely unheard of in hip-hop.

Ozzy Osbourne’s “Ordinary Man” Is Extraordinary

Ozzy Osbourne’s “Ordinary Man” Is Extraordinary

March 11, 2020

His 12th studio album “Ordinary Man” serves as a testament that after nearly five decades, Osbourne truly is an iron man.

Leaks and Labels Can’t Hold Lil Uzi Vert Back: “Eternal Atake” Is a Thundering Victory

Leaks and Labels Can’t Hold Lil Uzi Vert Back: “Eternal Atake” Is a Thundering Victory

March 11, 2020

The record is intimate, versatile and intriguing, all while exceeding impossible expectations.

Lil Baby’s Vulnerabilities Shine on “My Turn”

Lil Baby’s Vulnerabilities Shine on “My Turn”

March 4, 2020

Continuing to push his limits as a rapper, Lil Baby opens up and shows his vulnerable side on the album, particularly on “Emotionally Scarred” and “Can’t Explain.”

Bad Bunny Does What He Wants on “YHLQMDLG”

Bad Bunny Does What He Wants on “YHLQMDLG”

March 4, 2020

Every song on “YHLQMDLG,” whether it contains heartbreaking or playful lyrics, is danceable.

Nathaniel Rateliff Embraces Life on “And It’s Still Alright”

Nathaniel Rateliff Embraces Life on “And It’s Still Alright”

March 4, 2020

Rateliff cites this album as an important personal experience.

Young Nudy Continues Flexing on “Anyways”

Young Nudy Continues Flexing on “Anyways”

March 4, 2020

Towards the end of the album, the songs begin to sound more melodic, with Nudy experimenting with singing hooks.

$uicideboy$ Goes Through Identity Crisis on “STOP STARING AT THE SHADOWS”

$uicideboy$ Goes Through Identity Crisis on “STOP STARING AT THE SHADOWS”

February 19, 2020

Do not get me wrong, this LP does not make me any less of a $uicideboy$ fan.

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Lives Up to the Hype

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Lives Up to the Hype

February 19, 2020

The intricacy of the production on “The Slow Rush” is a marvel in itself.

Justin Bieber Celebrates Life On “Changes”

Justin Bieber Celebrates Life On “Changes”

February 19, 2020

Justin Bieber had nothing to prove on “Changes,” yet the statement that bleeds through is that he is happy in life and nothing will disrupt that.

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