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Usher’s 10th studio album, Looking 4 Myself, takes you on a magical musical journey through every emotional stage of Usher’s love life. Released June 12, 2012, it’s an album of self-discovery. Usher reveals the pain, realizations, and love he’s been dealing with over the past few years. His powerful vocals capture the intensity felt in [...]
Julia Easterlin, one of the many talented artists performing at the upcoming Songs for Soldiers event, is just a year out of Berklee and already she has performed at SXSW and Lollapalooza. She is a singer/songwriter who does something with her music that I have never seen before: Easterlin is a loop-artist, and the two [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 26th 889@Night is highlighting Blu.
June is Black Music Month, on June 26th Rockers is highlighting Dennis Brown.
Produced by King Sound Music, the new Sign Up Riddim features a groovy old school sounding reggae backdrop for three talented MCs. Within it’s tight 3:27 run time, the riddim manages to fit in tracks by Jah Mason, Triston Palmer, and the title track by Rod Taylor, “Sign Up”. The first song, “Selassie I Bless Me”, [...]
West coast native Dom Kennedy blessed us recently when he dropped his new project, The Yellow Album. Dom Kennedy’s laid back style really helps him create great summer time music. The Yellow Album is easy to listen to. The project is perfect to listen to in eighty degree weather while cruising down the street with [...]
A slightly overweight teen and his mom stand at the front of the floor area at the House of Blues, and she was concerned. “Is there going to be shoving?” she asked. “Jumping?” She was not ready for the force of nature that was about to take the stage—Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist and the legendary Swedish [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 25th 889@Night is highlighting Kendrick Lamar.
June is Black Music Month, on June 25th Rockers is highlighting Richie Spice.
What’s the last album you bought where an artist produced and wrote every record? Well, now there’s an artist who knows how to spread his creativity thick without wearing himself thin. Big K.R.I.T. has been making his way into the underground hip-hop world since 2005 and made his presence known by dropping three album-worthy mixtapes, [...]