Jay-Z makes history with Songwriters Hall of Fame induction

Weekly Artist Spotlight: JAY-Z returns with 4:44

JAY-Z has been having quite the year. He made history as the first rapper to be inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, restyled his moniker once more, oh, and did we mention that he and Beyoncé welcomed two new heirs to music’s reigning royal family? On top of all that, he has finally gifted impatient fans with his latest full-length album, 4:44, which is quickly being praised as one of his best yet.  Continue reading “Weekly Artist Spotlight: JAY-Z returns with 4:44”

Song of the Summer 2017: All the Contenders

Today, June 21, marks the official start of summer, though in the music world the season is nearing its peak as a slew of artists across all genres are competing for the coveted Song of the Summer title. Every year it’s inevitable, as the radio plays an endless parade of dance-worthy, overly catchy earworms during each pool party, road trip, and practically every summer activity in between. With school out and summer officially in full swing, let’s explore the top contenders for Song of the Summer 2017.  Continue reading “Song of the Summer 2017: All the Contenders”