Review: Trey Songz, Trigga (Link)


  We know who had the best R&B album of the week.  No it’s not Robin Thicke‘s Paula – it’s Trey ‘Trigga‘ Songz.  After teasing a written review and filming some video commentary , the official Brent Faulkner review for Trigga has arrive – “Applause” please! You can read the analysis of this lustful, salacious, libidinous, sensual, and sexual tour de force exclusively…

Mali Music Delivers on R&B Effort ‘Mali Is’


Mali Music • Mali Is… • RCA • US Release Date: June 17, 2014 Sometimes, R&B artists wish to record gospel, while gospel artists want to record R&B. Throughout history, there has often been this urge to oscillate between both genres. Mali Music, a contemporary gospel artist, joins the ‘dark’ side on his third album,…

Lana Del Rey Hauntingly Captivates on ‘Ultraviolence’ 


Lana Del Rey, Ultraviolence – a review Lana Del Rey • Ultraviolence • Interscope • US Release Date: June 17, 2014 “He hit me and it felt like a kiss.” Depressing, depressing, depressing! The aforementioned lyrics are the norm throughout alternative singer/songwriter Lana Del Rey’s latest album, Ultraviolence. The album is an incredibly moody affair…

Review: Meshell Ndegeocello, ‘Comet, Come to Me’


An underrated gem, Meshell Ndegeocello shines on Comet, Come to Me Meshell Ndegeocello • Comet, Come to Me • Naïve • US Release Date: June 3, 2014 Sometimes it is the most underrated artist who truly captivates the listener. So many talented musicians can lay claim to the characterization of being ‘underrated’, despite possessing magnificent skills….

Music Shopping List: 8 Albums To Consider Purchasing June 3, 2014


Perhaps the music industry was spoiled by May releases – perhaps that’s it.  The first week of June is loaded with releases, BUT only two seem like sure bets – Miranda Lambert’s Platinum and 50 Cent’s long-awaited fifth album, Animal Ambition.  The question seems to be, how much will either of these albums move?  Regardless,…