Music

Kanye’s newest project is in the works

Kanye West, expectedly, didn’t release his album on the day he announced that he would. His album, Donda, after his mother, Donda West, was set to release at 9 p.m. on Apple Music but was never actually released.

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A Review of Lorde’s Comeback

One major music headline is the fact that the young Grammy award winning singer, Lorde, is making a powerful comeback. Lorde took a break from the music world, leaving fans wondering when they would be able to indulge in more music. Now, she is back making music that already has people talking.

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NJ dance instructor on striving for greatness: “Salsa is my superpower”

From his humble beginnings, Mario “B” González has done well for himself as a Latinx dancer turned instructor, founder, and director of Salsa Fever On2 in New Jersey. In an exclusive interview with NYC Tastemakers, González highlighted his struggles, his accomplishments, and goals for his future and the future of dancing as a Latino.

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Big Time Rush Reuniting for Shows in December

2000s Nickelodeon kids unite!!! On Monday, the amazing boy band known as Big Time Rush announced on their official Twitter account (didn’t know they still had one) that they would be reuniting for two shows in December.

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Remembering Biz Markie, ‘The Clown Prince of Hip Hop’

Biz Markie, the hip-hop icon, who called himself ‘The Clown Prince of Hip-Hop,’ passed away this weekend at 57 in a Baltimore Hospital due to complications tied with Type 2 Diabetes. He was surrounded by loved ones as he took his last breath. This weekend, flocks of his admirers took to social media to reminisce on his impact as a person, and as an artist.

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Halsey Announces New IMAX for Her Upcoming Album

Singer-songwriter Halsey just released the trailer for If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, an hour-long IMAX film written and starring the singer herself and will feature music from her upcoming album of the same name.

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Does TikTok Make or Break Popular Songs?

A few months before I downloaded the TikTok app, I was driving to school with a few of my friends and ‘Make You Mine’ by PUBLIC came on the radio. Almost instantly, my friend asked to change the station because she was sick of hearing “TikTok songs.” I didn’t think much of the comment at the time, but after I downloaded the app at the beginning of the pandemic, I began to understand what she meant.

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky were spotted shooting a music video

Could Rihanna finally be releasing her long-awaited music? Who knows at this point? But many are speculating that a project could be in the works after she was spotted working on set with her boyfriend, rapper A$AP Rocky.

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2014 Anniesoundtrack (rightfully) blows up on TikTok

Just when I thought that my summer couldn’t get any better, songs from the 2014 version of Annie, starring Quvenzhane Wallis, went viral on TikTok. I’m glad to see this film getting the recognition that it deserves, and secretly, I’ve always preferred it over the original. While the tweaked plot and updated actors are stellar, one of the main reasons that I prefer this version is for its soundtrack.

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Halsey Announces New Album Coming Soon

Halsey has had quite a busy year even though she hasn’t released any new music since her 2020 critically acclaimed album, “Manic.” On Wednesday, the singer unveiled the cover art for her fourth studio album, “If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power,” on her social media. The cover photo taken by Lucas Garrido shows Halsey sitting on a golden throne, wearing a crown, holding a child with one of her breasts exposed.

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5 Underrated Pop Artists You Should Listen to Now

Here’s a list of my favorite underrated pop artists you should listen to right now:

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“Beggin” Makes Another Comeback

Måneskin’s rendition of “Beggin” has brought them to the No. 1 spot on the Spotify Global chart. In 2017, the Eurovision group performed the song for X Factor Italia, but never released it as a single. Now, it’s being widely praised, and the group was even featured on a Times Square billboard.

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