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The Best Albums of 2016 & The Misses!

Here we are once again saying goodbye to another year.  Upon getting ready for what the New Year has in store for us, we must take the time to reflect on the music of 2016.  Although the year was off to an amazing start with projects from the industries elite, a few others still managed...


The 2017 Grammy Nominations Are In!

Music’s biggest night is just around the corner and the 59th Grammy Awards nominees list has been announced this morning on CBS Morning. This year also marks the first time in the show’s history that the Recording Academy has made streaming only recordings eligible for Grammy consideration. That’s good for Chance the Rapper who nabbed...

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Chance the Rapper “Coloring Book” Album Review

Previously titled “Chance 3” as mentioned on his infamous verse on Kanye’s opening “TLOP” track “Ultralight Beam” merely served as the prelude for Chance’s “Coloring Book.” Rich in production with colorful subject matter; you easily hear his church upbringing along with the influence of hip-hop, soul and gospel music.   Chance takes you on a...

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BJ The Chicago Kid “In My Mind” Album Review

Many became acquainted with BJ the Chicago Kid from his feature on Schoolboy Q’s hit single “Studio.” Following a series of mixtapes, and his 2012 indie album “Pineapple Now-Laters” the Chicago native presents his Motown Records debut “In My Mind.”   BJ captured listeners with the LP’s leading single, which has a subtle feature from...