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LUX: Amplifying Black Voices

LUX: Amplifying Black Voices

This was arguably the year of Beyoncé. Her visual album “Lemonade” was widely acclaimed for its originality. She dominated the headlines after announcing earlier this month that she is pregnant with twins. But when it came time for the Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, The Recording Academy passed up Beyoncé[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ALBUM: ’25’

ALBUM: ’25’

In the world of pop mega-stardom, there exists perhaps no greater challenge than the third studio album. While an artist’s first two albums lay the groundwork for a sound that will — hopefully — attract the masses, the third record is burdened with the task of evolving that sound and[Read More…]

Winning, Losing and Somewhere In Between

As Heidi Klum says, “One day you’re in, and the next day you’re out.” The model and “Project Runway” host was referring to fashion, but we music nerds know that a similar concept holds true in our world. The music industry, like fashion, is a cutthroat arena of artists constantly[Read More…]

by October 11, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Plus-Size Plots Minus Meaning

I am fat. I don’t say that in some self-depreciating way, hoping for pity or friends who will tell me, “No you’re not, you’re beautiful” (and for the record, fat and beautiful are not mutually exclusive). I say it because it’s an oft-quoted fact that the average American woman is[Read More…]

by February 22, 2012 0 comments The Guide

If You Can’t Say It, Sing It

My friend and I got into a fight about Adele. “Rolling in the Deep” or “Someone Like You” came on the radio, and I immediately began to sing along loudly. My friend said that he does not like Adele because she only writes love songs. At first I was outraged,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Soulful London Lady More Than Delivers in Sophomore Album

Radio stars create music that makes you bob your head up and down, while simultaneously beating your steering wheel like a drum and singing at the top of your lungs. But rarely does their music make you want to close your eyes and feel every beat and every word. That[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide