Rihanna’s reign won’t let up. Her Black Panther: Wakanda Forever single, “Lift Me Up,” has been certified platinum in the U.S. by the RIAA, reaching over one million equivalent single sales. It marks Rihanna’s second RIAA award this month, following “Needed Me” advancing to 9x multi-platinum. She earned multiple RIAA honors earlier this year, mainly
K. Michelle brings feeling back to R&B with her new single “You,” produced by Hero. Within a melancholy setting, K. Michelle performs with an affecting, guttural soul as she laments about being unable to get her ex out of her head. Even if she gets under someone else, she still feels empty without him. K.
Singer Toni Romiti wants peace of mind on her new single “Leave Me Alone.” Over a bouncy beat, Romiti expresses exasperation with an unworthy suitor who’s wasted her time with lies and broken her heart too many times with misdeeds. Romiti wants this no-good ex to go about his business so she can move on
Baby Rose wonders how to apply pressure on her new song “Stop the Bleeding.” This heart-tugging ballad features one of Rose’s most affecting vocal performances. She desperately strives to mend what was left broken by a past lover before she’s left empty. She sings in the second verse: “Pain is at my window / The
Tamar Braxton is back. In celebration of her 46th birthday (March 17), the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter has released “Changed,” her first proper single in six years. The song was released under Braxton’s imprint Tamar Braxton Productions, in association with London-based indie label Platform Records. On “Changed,” which borrows the melody of SWV’s 1998 classic “Rain,” Braxton
Lucinda Williams is one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of the past few decades, known for her unique blend of country, rock, and blues. With a career spanning over four decades, Williams has released countless hits and has become a trailblazer in the music industry. Her emotionally charged lyrics and raw, gritty voice have made
Tim Buckley was a gifted singer-songwriter whose music defied categorization. Over the course of his short but brilliant career, he released nine studio albums, each one showcasing his exceptional vocal range, poetic lyrics, and innovative approach to songwriting. Although Buckley died tragically at the age of 28 in 1975, his music has continued to influence
Gorillaz, the virtual band created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, has been captivating audiences with their eclectic sound and innovative music videos since their debut in 2001. Combining elements of hip-hop, rock, electronica, and various other genres, the band has produced a vast array of songs that have resonated with fans across the globe.
Stan Getz was a pioneering jazz saxophonist who left an indelible mark on the genre with his soulful, melodic playing style. Known for his warm tone and improvisational skills, Getz was one of the most influential musicians of his time, and his legacy continues to inspire generations of jazz enthusiasts. Over the course of his
Fugazi is a legendary post-hardcore band that emerged from the Washington, D.C. music scene in the late 1980s. With their socially conscious lyrics, DIY ethos, and innovative sound, Fugazi quickly became one of the most influential bands of their generation. Their music has inspired countless musicians and fans over the years, and their legacy continues