How Nicki Minaj Actually Made A Good Point About The VMAs

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‘Beef’ in music has been a reoccurring theme this summer, with the Meek Mill and Drake controversy being one of the largest. There was even the beef between Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj, but that was quickly squashed when Swift realized she was in the wrong. However, this past Sunday, the Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj took the forefront. Read more ›

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Track-By-Track Album Review: Badlands by Halsey

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With a quick rise to the top in just a little over a year, Ashley Frangipane, better known by her stage name, Halsey, has kept her audience on their toes in anticipation of her first full-length album Badlands.

In her short time in the spotlight, Halsey has opened up for The Kooks, Imagine Dragons and has even headlined her own mini-tour earlier this year after an incredible run at SXSW. Now with a new album this New Jersey native will embark on an almost completely sold out headlining tour.

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MTV Video Music Awards 2015: Recap and Winners

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No matter how much shade the public tries to throw every year about how the MTV Video Music Awards are “not worth watching anymore,” this iconic award show always finds a way to do something to prove all the doubters wrong. Granted, it’s really subjective what “worth watching” really is, but nonetheless this year’s VMAs gave viewers plenty to talk about the next day. Whether it was Taylor and Nicki’s beef being squashed, Miley and Nicki’s beef (very publicly) beginning, the eclectic performances, Kanye’s self-indulgent Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech (shocked?) and announcement of his plans to run for presidency in 2020, or Miley’s equally surprising announcement of her new free album, it was good TV all the way.
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Track-by-track Album Review: Beauty Behind The Madness by The Weeknd

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“All of my music is honest. When I write, I write about my surroundings. Sometimes it’s light and sometimes it gets very dark. With this album I’ve learned to balance them out and evolve my sound.” – Abel Tesfaye

Almost two years after the release of his debut studio album Kiss Land and a huge feature on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd finally gave the public what they wanted; his sophomore album, Beauty Behind The Madness. We hear a new sound and vibe from this album, with more pop and funk beats compared to his previous projects. Grab some headphones and listen along with the track-by-track review of BBTM below!

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Artist Spotlight: Gemini Club

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Another band to get stuck in your head, coming up! This week: Gemini Club.
This four piece from Chicago might be a little different from what you’re used to as their electronic rock style is hard to duplicate and therefore pretty contagious. Read more ›

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Goodbye Summer Playlist: Shut Up and Dance With Me

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With less than a week until Fall 2015 semester begins, we have to come to terms with the fact that summer is over and we have to cut back on our weekday nights out, impulsive road trips, partying and even late-night Netflix marathons.

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