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Review: Bibi Bourelly shines on ‘Riot’

Bibi Bourelly, the 20-year-old songwriter who is behind “Bitch Better Have My Money” (and the song Rihanna teased last month, “Higher”) has just released a track of her own called “RIOT,” and it’s definitely worth a listen. Both Bibi’s vocals and lyricism shine on “RIOT,” both raw and beautiful. During my first listen […]

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘All That’… Is it all that?

Carly Rae Jepsen just released her new single, “All That,” after performing the track on Saturday Night Live last weekend. The 80’s-laced R&B track was produced by the award-winning Dev Hynes and Ariel Rechtshaid. After the three took the infamous Studio 8H stage on Saturday night, Carly tweeted the official […]

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Rihanna’s ‘American Oxygen’ fails to live up to hype

Rihanna released a new track this weekend titled “American Oxygen,” and — to absolutely no one’s surprise — the accompanying music video is a Tidal exclusive. “American Oxygen” had previously been teased during a March Madness promo and was performed before its release on Saturday during a March Madness festival in Indianapolis. […]

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Review: Jason Derulo’s ‘Want To Want Me’

Jason Derulo released the impressive first single from his upcoming album today, called “Want To Want Me.” Derulo took over the radio stations last year with “Talk Dirty” and “Wiggle,” but will his latest track do the same in 2015? “Want To Want Me” loses the club-friendly vibes Jason had […]

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘I Really Like You’ review

The wait is over: Carly Rae Jepsen’s new single “I Really Like You” is out now! The debut single off of Carly Rae’s follow-up album comes three years after the insanely popular “Call Me Maybe” was released, and it was worth the wait. Listen here. The track has killer production […]

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Marina’s ‘FROOT’: A track-by-track review

If you aren’t anticipating the April 3rd release of the new Marina and the Diamonds album, FROOT, then you should be. This mellow follow-up to Electra Heart shows a less energetic, more personal side of the “How To Be A Heartbreaker,” and nearly every song has a chance to be […]

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Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’: A track-by-track review

Madonna’s upcoming Rebel Heart release leaked in full last month, so here’s my review of the album in its “super deluxe,” 25-track entirety. Enjoy! Living For Love – The first single and opening track of the album is an empowering hit. The overall theme, and part of the chorus, is […]

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