Artist Spotlight: Fantasia – Ranking Best Songs and Albums


View this post on Instagram Pool Time with the Fam… Happy and NOTHING CAN TAKE IT AWAY👅 A post shared by Fantasia Taylor (@tasiasword) on Aug 10, 2014 at 12:19pm PDT Fantasia, in my honest opinion, was one of the best vocalists ever to win American Idol. In retrospect, Fantasia was one of the more…

R&B: The Good & Bad Takeaways So Far in 2014


2014 has been a mixed year for R&B.  There’s been some good and there has also been so bad.  Even though R&B is still struggling, 2014 has allowed for R&B to have its moments.  Then again, it’s also had its bombs…big time bombs.  The Good 🙂 Beyoncé gave R&B a shot in the… well she…

Thoughts on the 56th Annual Grammy Nominations


The Grammys are like a musician’s Super Bowl, even if the nominations and victorious artists are flawed.  I won’t lie to you, I complain every year that someone won a Grammy that didn’t deserve it while someone else was snubbed. Just last year, during the 55th Annual Grammys, I lobbied hard for Frank Ocean (looking…

Opinion: Has Fantasia Done Enough To Stay ‘Major’?


Fantasia is an exceptional talent, period. She has had a fair share of personal problems, that have  naturally been exposed given her ‘fame’. But, her personal shortcomings don’t compromise her talent.  That said, there are many talented people in the world, and only a few actually realize ‘their dreams’.  Speaking as a musician myself, ‘possessing…

Chart Moves, May 1, 2013: Michael Bublé, Fantasia


Chart Rewind Last week on the charts, Fall Out Boy and Kid Cudi saw their new efforts debut at no. 1 and no. 2 respectively.  Fall Out Boy scored a second no. 1 album with Save Rock and Roll with 154,000 copies sold while Kid Cudi’s Indicud scored a career high peak, selling 136,000 copies.  The Yeah Yeah Yeahs saw their album Mosquito bow at no….

Chart Moves Update, 4.24.13: Bublé and Fantasia Headed For The Top


          According to billboard.com (and my best guess via my former post found here), Michael Bublé should easily debut atop the Billboard Albums chart next week.  Fantasia should find herself in a familiar spot, no. 2.  Honestly, if Side Effects of You makes it to no. 2, it is a much better than expected showing from…