From an Objective Angle: Taylor Bennett

From an Objective Angle: Taylor Bennett

It’s really hard to start without mentioning this… I’ve always thought Chance the Rapper was an artist with undeniable talent, regardless if you like his music style because objectively I think he can rap (as his name suggests). Despite Chance’s well-known talents, I honestly wasn’t too familiar with his younger brother, Taylor Bennett, initially. I […]

Why Haven’t We Heard of the Queen of Soul, NSTASIA?

Why Haven’t We Heard of the Queen of Soul, NSTASIA?

“Do you believe in heaven I got a new religion Cause I wanted something better now Then I found us together I’m living for the feeling” —From the song, “New Religion” As an avid soul searcher when it comes to music, I have realized that the last couple of years I’ve been listening to R&B/soul […]

Meet the Free Soul of Jesse Boykins III

Meet the Free Soul of Jesse Boykins III

“My signature sound is soulfully free, genre-bending vulnerable dance-in-your-bedroom-naked music. I am big on showing all the dimensions light. My fans know what I stand for and new fans will know once they press play.” -Jesse Boykins III Jesse Boykins III is a Jamaican-American singer-songwriter originally from Chicago, and he has actually been making music […]

Tobi Lou May Be Getting The Recognition He Deserves Soon

Tobi Lou May Be Getting The Recognition He Deserves Soon

For those of you who haven’t heard of Tobi Lou, he was born in Nigerian, but was raised as a Chicago artist. He’s a triple threat as he is a producer, songwriter, and rapper. Before he got into music, he played a couple of years for Minor League Baseball, and that is quite the career […]

Right in the feels with R.LUM.R

Right in the feels with R.LUM.R

“I started doing this as a side project, and I didn’t know people were going to react so strongly. But I really like lots of types of music. Why not explore them? There’s no reason to be limited.” – R.LUM.R Reginald Lamar Williams, Jr. is an alternative R&B artist who is actually uniquely known as […]

Saba’s New Vibes

Saba’s New Vibes

When I think of Saba… I think about how his R&B music was a bit more upbeat and lively. Whenever I watched him sing live, I was able to almost feel the excitement he felt when he would sing his lyrics. However, I’ve come to realize how he as an artist has more layers of […]

Raveena Aurora’s Romantic Vibes

Raveena Aurora’s Romantic Vibes

Raveena Aurora is an amazing R&B/soul artist based in New York City. All of her songs have this angelic and innocent airiness to it because of her featherlike, yet soulful voice. If I was dreaming, her songs would literally be the background music. Another reason why I love Raveena is because of how she brings […]

Ari Lennox #BlackGirlMagic

Ari Lennox #BlackGirlMagic

“Sometimes women are put in this box where we’re only supposed to talk about certain things. I want to be braver and riskier. I think people want to hear that kind of honesty and frankness.” -Ari Lennox Ari Lennox is sassy, sensual, and soulful. She just happened to be the first female artist signed with […]

Across Borders: Foreign Artists

Across Borders: Foreign Artists

Some people might think the flow is the most important element while listening to music, while others may feel like they need the lyrics to be profound or even to the point of being relatable in order for the music to be considered “good.” You might think different after listening to some of these foreign […]