Monica‘s previous album ‘Still Standing‘ left me with such a rush that I had big expectations for the next. I’ve always been a fan of this talented lady and my loyalty only strengthened upon hearing that the singer will never abandon her r&b roots in the name of conformity.
‘New Life‘ is Monica’s seventh studio album and boy have I heard plenty of mixed reviews about this one. Well, I’m not one to base my opinion on what others say so I believe a fair track-by-track review is necessary to put the critics to rest, or maybe learn if they have a point on this one. Join me as I evaluate Monica’s ‘New Life’ and see what this journey unravels: Continue reading “[Music Review] Monica’s “New Life””
Leave it to Monica to give us some thought provoking and never changing r&b music. In her music video for “Until It’s Gone,” the singer invited actors Brian White and Malinda Williams to portray a couple on the edge because of Brian’s infidelity. The Missy Elliott and Jazmine Sullivan penned single had me emotional but also encouraged me to be more appreciative of every single thing I have now before it’s too late. What I’ve always loved about Monica is how real she keeps it real; this woman sells music and not sex. Her songs have substantial meaning and I’m sure some other singers can take a page out of her book. Anyways, “Until It’s Gone” is the second single from Monica’s upcoming seventh studio album “New Life.” Check out the video below and tell us what you think: Continue reading “Monica gets deep in “Until It’s Gone””
A question that has always been on my mind for years: why do artists sexify themselves in order to sell music? Females show a lot of skin in barely there outfits, and perform provocative dance moves, while the males sing about sex, sex, and more sex.
Is that what a musician have to do in order to become a “superstar” so to speak? Is that why artists like Vivian Green, Heather Headley and Jazmine Sullivan are underrated, because they are more ‘conservative’?
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Meet Miguel, an American r&b/hip hop artist and producer from Los Angeles, California. He became known for his hot breakthrough single “All I Want Is You” ft. J Cole. Miguel worked with a local production duo Drop Squad in 2000, before being signed with independent record label Black Ice in 2004. He is currently signed to Jive Records.
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Jazmine Sullivan gives her guy “10 Seconds” to get out of her life. This is the second single following “Holding You Down (Goin’ in Circles)“, from her sophomore album “Love Me Back“.
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