Best of Music 2015 (So Far) Roundup


Ah, its nearly August my friends and if you were wondering why the Best of 2015 (So Far) roundup articles have been so few and far between, that’s because there have been an assortment of them featured on starpulse.com. The only “best of” features that graced Brent Music Reviews were chart- and sales-oriented posts, which…

Playlists For All Occasions!


Are you getting bored of listening to music the same way? Well, there’s a playlist for that – well most likely there is! This year, yours truly has penned all sorts of playlist evergreen posts, some of which appeared on the brentmusicreviews.com and some that appeared on Starpulse.com. Since the brentmusicreviews.com playlists posts are, well…

Evergreen In February – Your Prescription For Coldest Winter


When I’m not fostering the youth of America in the music classroom or cheering on my beloved Kentucky Wildcats, I’m usually somewhere on my MacBook Pro penning blog entries, reviews, and various articles. I love to write and my workaholic nature naturally makes me prolific in the writing realm. One day I aspire to write…

3 Takeaways From Estelle’s ‘True Romance’


Estelle • True Romance • Established 1980 / BMG Rights Management • US Release Date: February 17, 2015 After a three-year break, Estelle returned with her fourth studio album, True Romance, released via Established 1980 / BMG Management Rights. Estelle’s claim to fame stateside has been one particular song, “American Boy,” from her sophomore album…

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…

Best Of 2014 Roundup!


Sam Smith’s In The Lonely Hour and D’Angelo’s Black Messiah were among the albums that truly “tickled my fancy” in 2014. Of course, it takes more than just two exceptional albums to make up the 25 Best Albums of 2014 that yours truly penned for Starpulse.com. Similarly, it takes more than Nick Minaj’s raunchy “Anaconda”…

Lyric Analysis: Examining Favorite Lyrical Moments From D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’


It’s no secret that I’m high…off of D’Angelo’s Black Messiah that is! No only did I speak upon its triumphant nature here at brentmusicreviews.com (D’Angelo’s Triumphant ‘Black Messiah’ Reenergizes R&B), I also penned a review on Starpulse.com (Review: D’Angelo Unveils Another R&B Masterpiece With ‘Black Messiah’), praising the effort. And if that wasn’t enough, the…

One Direction Time – Dedicated To Everybody’s Favorite Boy Band


What’s one of the few things that can divert attention away from Taylor Swift? That would be One Direction, those British-Irish twenty-something heartthrobs that have the girls going crazy. Sure, Ms. Swift won’t lose her locked-down position on album sales among other crowns, but these “Steal My Girl” dudes are legit – well as far…

Too Much Taylor Swift? Methinks Not!


Everybody has been spending a lot of time talking about Taylor Swift. Yes, I’d be totally lying if I said I hadn’t written one thing about Queen Swift – it’s the fashionable thing to do! No, it’s not because I’m the ultimate fan girl; I’ve had plenty of criticism towards Ms. Swift (those live performances…