Album Review: Koda Kumi’s W Face ~Outside~

Gosh. I can’t remember the last time I listened to a Koda Kumi album. Actually, I think the last one I purchased and listened to was JAPONESQUE. For some reason, her music hadn’t grabbed my attention since then, but after catching snippets of her latest double album release, specifically the Outside version, I must say I’m loving the sound of Koda Kumi once again. Maybe it’s … Continue reading Album Review: Koda Kumi’s W Face ~Outside~

Stars face-off: Freida, Kumi & Ini

Freida Pinto in a Chanel iridescent confection and Roger Vivier peep-toe booties at the Chanel Paris-Bombay show. Kumi Koda in a black tiered dress, silver and gold jewelry, and a grey & red purse at the 2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards. Ini Edo in a vintage inspired peach dress with embellished gold belt, African printed pumps, and a light pink clutch at the 2011 AFRIFF event. … Continue reading Stars face-off: Freida, Kumi & Ini

[Winner] Koda Kumi CD Giveaway

We are happy to announce the winner of the Koda Kumi4 Times” CD Giveaway. Thank you to all the entries and remember if you’re not lucky in this contest there will be plenty more opportunities in the future, as long as you continue to support our site. Now, without any further delay, the winner is: Continue reading “[Winner] Koda Kumi CD Giveaway”

March is the month for big releases!

Britney Pre-order

Many big names in music are getting ready to release their new albums in March. From Britney to Avril, March seems to be the deadline for all. Among the many, some artists are making more highly anticipated comebacks, while others will end up being slept on. So just whose album are you anticipating the most? Here’s my list below:

 

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It’s “Dejavu” for Koda Kumi

“Sexy” Jpop and nail art queen Koda Kumi will be releasing her 9th studio album “Dejavu“, on March 2, 2011. The new album will be sold in two versions, limited and regular. The limited version is the audio CD and two DVDs, with her latest music videos and live performances. The regular on the other hand, you guessed it, is just the audio CD consisting of 15 songs including her latest releases “Pop Diva“, “Lollipop“, and “Suki de x3“. If you’re like me and would love to get your hands on the limited edition, make a pre-order now at cdjapan or yesasia.

Kumi has recently released a teaser of three music videos to be included on the limited edition. Watch the videos below : Continue reading “It’s “Dejavu” for Koda Kumi”

Spotlight – Koda Kumi

Meet Koda Kumi, a Japanese singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, fashionista, and nail art queen. She is widely known in her nation as a urban and r&b superstar; with 48 Singles and 8 studio albums, Koda is one of the hardest working females in Japan, and shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon.

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Music Is Universal

It’s amazing how music can break down walls and cross borders with the message it conveys, arousing different emotions inside each of us. Its this mere fact that allows musicians to develop a fan base and perform in different countries.

I’ve often asked myself, why is music so powerful? why am I able to be moved even by words I don’t understand? It all comes down to the fact that music is truly universal. Continue reading “Music Is Universal”