Best Albums of 2017


Kendrick Lamar (DAMN.), Jay-Z (4:44), Lorde (Melodrama), Father John Misty (Pure Comedy), and The National (Sleep Well Beast) top ‘50 Best Albums of 2017.’ Source: 50 Best Albums of 2017 | Year in Review

Lorde, Melodrama | Highlights


Lorde returns after a four-year hiatus with her ambitious, highly-anticipated sophomore album, ‘Melodrama.’ The results are superb.

10 Hot 100 Takeaways: Drake Dominates


Ed Sheeran remains the one to beat on the Billboard Hot 100 as “Shape of You” spends its ninth week at no. 1. Drake sees multiple songs debut from ‘More Life.’

Disclosure, ‘Caracal’ – Review


Disclosure Nails It on ‘Caracal’ Disclosure • Caracal • Capitol • Release Date: September 25, 2015 In recent times, electronic music has seen its profile greatly elevated. In a time where all genres seem to blend with others, electronic music has fit right in without a hitch. Don’t get it twisted – the music has…

MTV VMAs: A Reflection


View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:01am PDT So on Sunday night, that famous (or infamous) show known as the VMAs took place on MTV. It’s sort of funny you know? At one time, MTV actually played true to its name – music television. Not…

August Alsina Finds His ‘Testimony’ Stuck Behind Frozen at No. 2


No one can stop the unstoppable Frozen Soundtrack – it grows sales to a whopping 259,000 copies! It’s nearly May, but the winter hit continues to be the much-needed gift that keeps on giving to the music industry, keeping it afloat.  August Alsina sells 67,000 copies of his full-length debut album, Testimony.  To be the…

Charts: Rick Ross Lands At Familiar Spot – No. 1


  Unsurprisingly, Rick Ross lands at a familiar spot on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart, no. 1.  Mastermind becomes the rapper’s fifth album to debut in the penthouse, selling a respectable 179,000 copies.  All of Ross’ albums have sold solidly during their debut week – totals include 187,000, 198,000, 158,000, 176,000, and 218,000 with prior…