Thoughts: Ricki-Lee.

Recently, I had sent my friends over at Popchops Podcast a question: “Why isn’t Ricki-Lee bigger?” Ricki-Lee Coulter is an Australian vocal powerhouse who has been active in the recording industry as a solo artist since 2005. If you take a listen to her discography, you will understand why I have such a dubious question. Her…

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Ella Mai – Sauce Her debut album is finally out. After the surprise success of her single Boo’d Up, Ella has finally delivered a full album which essentially states her purpose. IN all of the noise if trap beats, emo-rap, Ella came and brought back a romanticism to R&B that had been missing for quite…

Ralph: Good Girl

First, the skinny on Ralph. This Toronto bred musician is a trained vocalist who was inspired by the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Prince, David Bowie and The Temptations. Writing and recording as Ralph since 2015, the progression into her debut album has been a growth of sorts. Starting off with singles, releasing a self-titled EP…

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NMF! It’s Friday! A great day for multiple reasons and though the world is raining down with bad news, artists are releasing good tunes to keep us emotionally intact for another week. Let’s get to it. Mariah – With You No this isn’t a cover of Jessica Simpson’s biggest hit, With You (though that would…

Shakira: Donde Están Los Ladrones?

A little bit about me: I’m Hispanic. English was my second language, Spanish being my first. I grew up with my grandparents in a household where on Sundays Spanish was the only language spoken at the dinner table out of respect for our elders. English was spoken at our proper home with our parents and…

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It’s Friday all over again and I’ve been waiting for this Friday for quite some time. Let’s dive in: Cher – Dancing Queen (album) When I heard Cher was covering ABBA, I was overjoyed. I felt that she would do them justice, would make it fun, and bring these songs up to speed and to…

Just Shy: The Interview

Honestly, you’ve got to love gay twitter for so many reasons. Not only for the glitz and glamour of it all, but because the network is so connected to music that you stumble upon many great artists you may have missed if you relied only on the forces that are Spotify and iMusic. Just Shy…

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Team – it’s a big week. Avril returned, Cher continues unleashing her passion project of ABBA covers, Dinah Jane (1/4 of 5thHarmony) released her first solo single, Rita Ora finally finalized album plans, and I discovered my love for Grace Carter. Let’s dive in… Avril Lavinge: Head Above Water Immediate reaction: this sounds familiar and…

Carrie Underwood: Cry Pretty

Carrie Underwood’s new album is a triumph. There’s no other way to say that what she’s done is mature, classy, appealing, timely and extremely approachable. Serviceable to boot. This album is chockfull of massive songs and meaningful moments that let you into her state of mind, something she’s rarely done before. I’ve been listening to…

Mariah’s back (again).

Mariah deserves this. She deserves to slay with a vengeance. I still believe that Me. I am Mariah… the Elusive Chanteuse was criminally underrated by the streaming, purchasing and general public. Critically acclaimed, sonically appealing and quite triumphant, her nuances and persona eclipsed the music, and at the end, unfortunately, the joke was on her. The…