A couple from Minneapolis decided to rewrite a popular tune. Now we can all celebrate this season with consent. … More Christmas Songs Are Better with Consent
I might be a tad biased, because this poem was birthed out of an event I coordinated college, but it is one of my favorites. I’d asked Justin to perform some poetry for the upcoming Rock Against Rape event, held at the University of Missouri through the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center. He told me he’d … More Justin McCain: Monster
I’m ecstatic! I have discovered a new anti-street harassment song. Recently, I came across “No” by Meghan Trainor. It’s surprisingly a non-segregated-60s-diner pop song about rejecting the advances of some random creep attempting to get her name and number. I’m kinda hoping someone will do a trap cover of this one soon – maybe Kehlani or … More No. Just No.
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Mimicking the sounds of musical instruments like Ella Fitzgerald, fusing the nostalgic feelings of genres like R&B and Soul with Jazz and Gospel, while captivating the hearts and genius minds of legends like Prince. Y’all, meet singer, songwriter and composer, Eryn Allen Kane, hailing from Detroit. Her music is timeless (Is it too early to tell?), innovative and truly … More Tuned In: Eryn Allen Kane
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” – Elf Squad I live by this mantra…at least I used to before the hot Florida December played with my wintry emotions. Christmas in Florida almost seems wrong, but I’m making the most out of it by blasting my favorite Christmas … More Tuned In: Christmas Playlist
Here’s another British singer for you to become obsessed with. Everything about this performance moves me. I hope to hear more from Kwabs – Check out his website for more music and check out a live performance of Perfect Ruin below!
I promise I’m not becoming a “Belieber” – I don’t even know if I spelled that correctly. The allegiance will always be to the original Justin – Timberlake, of course. But some of my friends might have had slightly compelling reasons to become a fan and since then this song has found a comfortable spot … More Tuned In: Purpose
Not every song on this list is new, but nothing like a video still of Diddy and classic hip hop song/iconic video reference to drag you into this new post. This is the music I’m repeatedly vibing to at the moment: 1. American Dream – John Givez….Because he’s an excellent lyricist and poet. 2. Luxury – … More I’m Kicking New Flava in Ya Ear…
The official video for Alessia Cara’s single “Here” is finally, well, here. The 18-year old singer-songwriter is signed to Def Jam and if no other song sums up my entire social life – at least throughout college – this one surely does. To all the introverts/outcasts/non-party-goers out there, this one is for you. Alessia Cara, … More Tuned In: Alessia Cara
Stevie Wonder or Stevland Hardaway Morris (Judkins) was born in Saginaw, Michigan on May 13, 1950. He began playing instruments at an early age, including piano, harmonica, drums and bass. Berry Gordy signed him on to Motown records in 1961, where he was known as “Little Stevie Wonder”. A prominent figure in popular music during the … More Tuned In: Stevie Wonder
When simple words can’t seem to sum up my thoughts, I always know there’s a song out there for everything! New York City born and bred singer/songwriter, Emily King, wrote the perfect song to help me out. Again, simple words or a written explanation can’t articulate it all, but the struggle to stop living to … More Tuned In: Ordinary Heart