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The Master, the General, The Gatlin

The Master, the General, The Gatlin

Over two dozen live performances, twenty music videos, six albums, a diss track/diss video combo, and a partridge in a pear tree later, Greg King, aka The Gatlin had one hell of a 2018. The culmination of it all came with the last minute, final quarter surprise release of ...

Olivia Monahan

January 25th, 2019

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Lauren Ruth Ward: The Old Soul of Valhalla

Lauren Ruth Ward: The Old Soul of Valhalla

Have you ever wished you were born in a different time? A different era? When I was a kid, (I won’t lie to you, even sometimes to this day) I used to dream about being around during the 60s. The times were tumultuous of course, and as a Latina woman it wouldn’t ...

Olivia Monahan

January 23rd, 2019

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Sade has a new song! I repeat, Sade has a new song!

Sade has a new song! I repeat, Sade has a new song!

This is not a drill people. You are not dreaming this. Feel free to pinch yourself if necessary. Don’t worry. I’ll wait … via GIPHY For the first time in 8 years, and implicitly at the request of director Ava DuVernay, the literal Gawdess herself, Sade, has

Olivia Monahan

February 20th, 2018

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Stevie Nader is keeping me Occupied with his new single

Stevie Nader is keeping me Occupied with his new single

On May 5th, 2017 I posted something on my FB page. It was a simple statement, with an important message. Stevie Come back ——- Well, it may have taken a little over 6 months, but the universe, the music gawds, heard me. Sacramento artist Stevie Nader has released ...

Olivia Monahan

February 16th, 2018

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Cash (Campain) Rules Everything Around Him by Fighting for Love

Cash (Campain) Rules Everything Around Him by Fighting for Love

“Let this video be motivation for everyone. To be more present. More vulnerable. More in love with the moment…” It seems like such a simple statement. A statement that should be easy to abide by. As anyone reading this blog can probably tell you, that shit ...

Olivia Monahan

January 19th, 2018

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Put Your Lips on Tree…. Thomas

Put Your Lips on Tree…. Thomas

You like that title don’t you? I can’t help it, I do too. It’s a lyric from one of Tree Thomas’ new songs off his latest release ‘Tree is Love” EP, which is a partner project produced by Trippy Sanders, artist and all-around weirdo (in the

Olivia Monahan

October 27th, 2017

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#StylerSoundtracks — Daniel Caesar Edition

#StylerSoundtracks — Daniel Caesar Edition

Daniel Caesar dropped some new-new last night with ‘Freudian’ and I haven’t stopped listening. ————— You guys have probably heard me say that I am not always the biggest fan of R&B/Soul type jawns. I have to really be in ...

Olivia Monahan

August 25th, 2017

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The Autobiography of Vic Mensa – An Album in Review

The Autobiography of Vic Mensa – An Album in Review

“She mean mugging like Frida Kahlo”. It’s lines like this that show the cleverness and uniqueness of the man known as Vic Mensa. An artist from the tough inner city streets of Chicago, whose vision far surpasses the everyday musings of the average rapper ...

Antoine Hopkins

July 28th, 2017

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All that Glitters is GOLDEN — That New New — The Nanna.B Edition

All that Glitters is GOLDEN — That New New — The Nanna.B Edition

I used to pride myself on always being on top of music. Whether it was new releases, new artists, or the next “big thing” on someone’s radar, I used to devour music as though it was my life force. Then I had kids. Then I got older. Then I had to adult and ...

Olivia Monahan

July 25th, 2017

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