Your Life–Handled–Thanks To Lana Del Rey, Kelela And FKA Twigs’ New Music Videos

Lawd, I WASN’T READY, when I pressed play and watched Lana Del Rey‘s video for “High by the Beach” from her upcoming album Honeymoon (I am counting the days. I am a self-confessed Stan for the LDR). The song is her usual nexus of calming, laid-back vocals, challenged by tragicomic music that always seems prepared for the worst while still (somehow) singing in longing (case … Continue reading Your Life–Handled–Thanks To Lana Del Rey, Kelela And FKA Twigs’ New Music Videos

Tinashe’s 2015 MTV #VMAs Dress Is Similar to J. Lo’s 2003 Vibe Magazine Cover

Tinashe, on her Instagram page, posted a picture of her from the official radio bar red carpet of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Her houndstooth dress is a vintage Azzedine Alaia from 1991. But it was also extremely similar to an outfit Jennifer Lopez wore twelve years before on her second cover of the (then) print edition of VIBE magazine back in 2003. So technically Tinashe, or … Continue reading Tinashe’s 2015 MTV #VMAs Dress Is Similar to J. Lo’s 2003 Vibe Magazine Cover

From The ‘West Coast’ to A ‘Bed of Lies’: 10 Favorite Albums And Top 13 Singles From 2014

But January is here and I must say that looking back on 2014, musically, it was a great year. There are still many more albums I got to hear, but I’m going to be honest about the ones I’ve heard and loved, and here’s the shortlist. Continue reading From The ‘West Coast’ to A ‘Bed of Lies’: 10 Favorite Albums And Top 13 Singles From 2014