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East Atlanta Love Letter Album Review

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“Hope my mistakes don’t make less of a man / But lately it feel like them shits really can” opens 6lack’s second studio album East Atlanta Love Letter. The introspection and lack of self-trust are motifs littered throughout the record creating the perfect winter sound of sorrow and loneliness. Despite the title, the record is ...

‘War & Leisure’ Album Review: The State of Miguel

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War & Leisure marks Miguel’s fourth album, two years after his critically acclaimed Wildheart. Upon news of an upcoming release, I expected nothing but consistency and something that will always be great to listen to. For some Miguel fans, Wildheart was too ‘classic’ but a departure from the Miguel they knew. For others, it showed his capabilities in reaching the artists influencing Miguel’s artistry. War & Leisure is an interesting title, but with changes regarding its initial single line-up, and hoping to speak more on the state of us and beyond, Miguel marks this piece a balance between the two spaces.

TIDAL: Making Waves in Streaming Music

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Following the 57th Grammys back in February, Kanye West voiced his opinion that today’s music industry does not respect artists or their work enough. Just over one month later on March 30, Jay-Z launched his new music streaming service, TIDAL, which aims to give the power back and “to create a better service and experience ...

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