Fun With Jazmine Sullivan and Meghan Trainor!


Sometimes I like to have a little fun – have you noticed that? Anyways, I consider the week of January 13, 2015 one with some excellent albums. Two excellent albums came at the hands of ladies – Meghan Trainor (Title) and Jazmine Sullivan (Reality Show). While comparing a pop vocalist and an R&B powerhouse seems…

Rankings: Best R&B Albums of 2014


Ranking things is hard – understatement. So look, there were many sound R&B albums in 2014 – don’t let the abysmal sales dissuade you. That said, there were only a couple of truly great ones – led by one unopposed homerun – that sit atop the standings. Here are the 25 26 Best R&B albums of…

Keyshia Cole’s ‘Point Of No Return’ Falls Short Of Best Work


Keyshia Cole • Point of No Return • Interscope • US Release Date: October 7, 2014 One of the most frustrating things when one is the ultimate fan of an artist (‘fan boy’ or ‘fan girl’) is when that artist totally lets you down. Keyshia Cole, as sad as it is to report, has committed…

Review: Bleachers (Jack Antonoff) Delivers on ‘Strange Desire’


Bleachers • Strange Desire • RCA • US Release Date: July 15, 2014  “I didn’t know I was lonely, ‘til I saw your face.” With alt-pop band Fun. working on a new material, member Jack Antonoff releases his side project, Bleachers.  Where Nate Ruess serves as the front man of Fun., Antonoff handles those duties…