Reviews

Music Review: Leona Lewis “Glassheart”

Release date: October 12, 2012 Label: Sony/Syco Music Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Almost seven years in the biz and three years since her last  album ‘echoed’ in our ears,  with the exception of Hurt pleasantly filling the cold space in between, Leona Lewis has returned with her third [...Read More]

October 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

[Music Review] Brandy’s Two Eleven

Release date: October 16, 2012 Label: RCA [Sigh!] Where do I begin and end with this album review, hold on tight to your seats. This captain is pissed. I’ve been looking forward to Brandy’s album return. There are not enough adjectives in the Oxford dictionary to describe the atrocity [...Read More]

October 15, 2012 // 29 Comments

Music Review: A Fine Frenzy “Pines”

Released: October 9th, 2012 Label: Virgin Records Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Rating: 4/5 A Fine Frenzy releases the kind of music you’re not only compelled to listen but dared to feel in your soul. If an instant connection with her flawless piano melodies or dramatic strings isn’t [...Read More]

October 10, 2012 // 2 Comments

[Review]: Faith Evans “R&B Divas”

Faith Evans is back with a bang, or probably it is just me hearing it. Well, let me clue you in about this bang. She is currently starring in her own reality show, featuring other sanging have beens: Nicci Gilbert, Monifah, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt. [I have a problem with folks that are [...Read More]

October 8, 2012 // 6 Comments

Music Review: Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon”

Release date: October 9, 2012 Label: Interscope Records Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Rating: 5/5 Ellie Goulding is like  a sweet breath of fresh air to music since her debut. The talented European has undeniably shaken the industry with her enchanting and unique voice, soothing and thought provoking [...Read More]

October 3, 2012 // 3 Comments

Music Review: “Poison” by SECRET

Released: September 13, 2012 Label: TS Entertainment Purchase: Kpoptown | Yesasia Rating: 4.8/5 Don’t call them little girls, call them women. And SECRET‘S certainly portraying a more mature concept for their comeback EP. Their voices show significant growth, and their fierceness as [...Read More]

September 15, 2012 // 2 Comments

[Review] Trey Songz “Chapter V”

RTrey Songz has a new album out entitled, Chapter V. Kai succinctly sums it up as: lacking depth, showing no growth, if anything, regressing creatively as an artiste. Scathing review but, as a fan, probably even stan simply put, I’m beyond devastated by this lackluster release of an album. [...Read More]

August 23, 2012 // 9 Comments

Music Review: Che’Nelle’s Believe

Release date: 7.4.2012 Label: EMI Music Japan Purchase: CDJapan |  Rating: 4/5 I’ve never paid any attention to this artist before. But I’m so glad I finally did. Her music is awesome. Taking inspiration from uptempo genres like dance, electro, and dancehall, to midtempo pop, r&b, [...Read More]

July 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

Music Review: After School’s “Flashback”

Release date: June 22, 2012 Label: Loen Entertainment/Pledis Purchase: Kpopmart | Kpoptown | Yesasia *Your purchase from any of the above counts toward the Hanteo Chart. My thoughts: Is it me or has After School’s singing gotten even more sensual? I guess it’s a clear depiction of how [...Read More]

June 21, 2012 // 4 Comments

Music Review: B.o.B’s “Strange Clouds”

Release Date: May 1, 2012 Label: Atlantic Records Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Prepare to bob your head, rock out, stop and think, then bob your head again. “Strange Clouds” encompasses the most brilliant production a rap album has delivered all year. Are you convinced yet? Well, get to [...Read More]

June 8, 2012 // 1 Comment