Albums + Tracks


J. Cole’s “KOD” Album Review


Thursday, April 26, 2018

J. Cole hasn’t featured any artists since his 2013 release Born Sinner. His two most recent albums, 2014 Forest Hills Drive and 4 Your Eyez Only both topped the charts without the help of anyone else. This feat became a bragging point for several Cole fans, who may be disheartened to see that Cole opted ...

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Hot or Not? Cardi B’s “Invasion of Privacy” Review


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Cardi B is the true representation of starting from the bottom. Her rags-to-riches story begins quite conventional to the new age of fame. The Bronx-born rapper gained notoriety as a social media celebrity who posted funny videos of herself before landing a spot on Love & Hip Hop, where she used her screen time to ...

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Kississippi Dives Into Pop With ‘Sunset Blush’: Featured image courtesy of Kississippi

Kississippi Dives Into Pop With ‘Sunset Blush’


Saturday, April 21, 2018

Listening to Sunset Blush by Philadelphia’s indie darling Kississippi—otherwise known as Zoe Reynolds—feels like sitting shotgun in the summer, windows rolled down halfway, a lukewarm breeze passing by your shoulders. It gives the sonic effect of goosebumps. A fairly big step away from 2016’s EP We Have No Future, We’re All Doomed, this release has ...

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The Weeknd’s “My Dear Melancholy,” EP Review


Friday, April 20, 2018

My Dear Melancholy, is The Weeknd’s first work that is absolutely pure sex from top to bottom. It has its faults, but this five song EP offers a touch of nostalgia with a whole lot of sensuality and plenty of sensitivity. This EP feels like a bit of a regression to The Weeknd’s earlier work with ...

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Best Soundtracks of 2017


Monday, January 22, 2018

Warning, subjective post ahead! My determination for what makes a good movie soundtrack simply lies in its ability to return us back to special moments in the film, moments that were carefully thought out with music added to enhance its effect on us, the viewers. For some, even if the movie wasn’t too outstanding, the ...

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The Most Influential Album Releases of 2017: Image courtesy of Kendrick Lamar/Facebook

The Most Influential Album Releases of 2017


Friday, December 29, 2017

No matter how much hype an album gets in the moment, it’s easy to forget about it once the next one comes out. But here at Cliché, we are firm believers in giving credit where it is due. As 2017 comes to an end, it’s important to remember that in the midst of all the ...

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