The Queen of Pop?

Last night at 1am my friend Jalani tweeted that MJ’s Thriller sold 32 million copies (it’s actually 29 million copies, AND that number is only in the U.S. making it that much more impressive). I promptly replied that while that number is extremely high, he’s also had almost 30 years to reach that mark, not … Continue reading

Keep Calm and Take Care: A Track-By-Track Review of Drake’s Sophomore Album

This may seem late; Take Care leaked a week ago and every website worth its server fees has posted a review or piece on the album, but I wanted to wait for two reasons. One, I wanted to wait for the actual release date so that the people who actually waited to listen to the … Continue reading

Hometown Glory

Turntables representing the Toronto music scene

As I set off for a weekend in Montreal, I loaded up my iPhone with a ton of great music from my hometown of Toronto. I finally got to buying Ian Kamau‘s EP and LP, Cocoons and One Day Soon, respectively. I haven’t had a chance to listen to the LP but an early favourite … Continue reading

You Wanna Be High For This

Screen grab from one of Sid Sriram's YouTube videos

I have a thing for people with great voices; not professional musicians, just talented individuals. I love when they take awesome songs, throw their own twist and make an entirely new product. It’s frustrating when I can’t follow the vocal tracks because they’re not what I’m used to from the original version but that’s why … Continue reading