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Music Review: Nick de la Hoyde – ‘Passion’ EP

Sydney, Australia’s 21-year-old Nick de la Hoyde brings together the sounds and vibes of hip-hop, pop, soul, R&B, and spoken word, creating a collection of songs both unique in their breadth and depth, yet approachable and radio-friendly. His debut EP, Passion, features single “The Longest Way”, the result of a collaboration with Chicago-based hip-hop producer… Read More Music Review: Nick de la Hoyde – ‘Passion’ EP

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Music Review: Delta Deep – ‘Delta Deep’

Delta Deep is a project headed by Phil Collen of Def Leppard. Collen brought together Rob DeLeo (bassist for Stone Temple Pilots), Forrest Robinson (drummer for TLC and India Arie), and Debbi Blackwell-Cook (background vocals for Michael Bublé and Gregory Hines). Their self-titled album, released June 23, 2015, features special guests Paul Cook (drummer for… Read More Music Review: Delta Deep – ‘Delta Deep’

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Music Review: Klassik – ‘Spring’ EP

Milwaukee hip-hop and R&B artist Klassik released last month the EP Spring, the second installment of a project titled Seasons following his January 2015 EP named, you guessed it, Winter. The season’s new life, emerging after a cold, hard winter, is reflected in the themes touched upon in the three tracks of this EP that… Read More Music Review: Klassik – ‘Spring’ EP

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Music Review: Mary J Blige – Stronger With Each Tear

It wasn’t easy for Mary J Blige to ascend to the position of “Queen of Hip-Hop Soul,” but she does make it sound easy to remain there. Her ninth studio album is filled with yet another set of solid tracks that are sure to make her fans and fans of meaningful music alike happy. Even… Read More Music Review: Mary J Blige – Stronger With Each Tear