[Review] May.J’s “Secret Diary”

Released: 1.25.2012

-Japanese R&B/Urban Pop singer May J. has unveiled her fifth studio album, “SECRET DIARY.” The title was enough to intrigue me into anticipating the album’s arrival but the short clips had me sold. In the entertainment business image is everything, even placed at a higher level than talent. In May’s case, it’s all about the talent, and of course her beauty is a wonderful addition. I had a good listen to the entire album and was well pleased with the songs. Diversity is very much emphasized; pointing out the singer’s ability to challenge herself in different genres. Whether it’s electro pop, r&b ballads, or bubbly dance, May J. has proven to me that there’s a wide range of ‘secrets’ in her ‘diary’. As for the story behind the new album, let’s look back on May’s description during our interview:

In this album, I’m expressing the inner side of me that I couldn’t show to other people. Such as: my worst relationship with my boyfriend or like a broken friendship with my best friend. I have also put lots of positive messages to this album.”

So, my fellow readers keep that in mind while I take you through my own interpretation of each song onSecret Diary.’ Continue reading “[Review] May.J’s “Secret Diary””

[Exclusive] May J.’s ready to share her “SECRET DIARY”

May J. is a multi-lingual Japanese pop and r&b singer, songwriter, and host of the internationally known TV show J-Melo. This super talented lady was destined to become a star; developing a strong interest in music at a young age, and even balancing her education and career in order to achieve both. It takes drive and determination to succeed, and this artist certainly possesses the will power and ability needed for the journey. May’s set to release her 5th studio album, “SECRET DIARY,” which she described as “expressing what was hidden” from her music before. One can definitely agree that this album will be her most personal to date, as she’s revealing her “real experiences” through the songs. It’s evident that the singer is working hard on getting her music to the world, and with her undeniable talent and captivating charms, I’m certain the rest of the world will be shouting her name in no time. And now, while we’re anticipating the release of her upcoming work of art, watch May J.’s latest music video “yozora no yuki (the night sky’s snow)” below and read the exclusive interview to learn more:

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