Gaining exposure as a popular cast member of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: New York, rapper Cardi B is also a raw and aggressive rapper in the style of Lil’ Kim and Foxy Brown. The former stripper and social media star made her television debut on the reality show inContinue Reading

Without question the most intelligent, artistic rap group during the 1990s, A Tribe Called Quest jump-started and perfected the hip-hop alternative to hardcore and gangsta rap. In essence, they abandoned the macho posturing rap music had been constructed upon, and focused instead on abstract philosophy and message tracks. The “suckaContinue Reading

A talented actress and singer, Sabrina Carpenter was born in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania on May 11, 1999. Carpenter began her acting career in 2010 with a guest role on the NBC drama Law & Order: SVU. Two years later she was cast as the best friend of Rowan Blanchard onContinue Reading

Shadz & YS are both members of south east London rap and hip hop collective MCR. Shadz is the harmony master and sing a long rapper while YS would be considered more the hype man of the two. Shadz and YS had a successful 2017 with a good number ofContinue Reading

Also known as SuperDuperKyle or K.i.D., Ventura-based MC Kyle is heavily influenced by the ’80s, and not just the decade’s brand of hip-hop, but that era’s video game music as well. He debuted in 2013 with Beautiful Loser, a record that featured guest spots from G-Eazy and was released byContinue Reading

Swedish trio NoNoNo make bright, melodic, dance-oriented synth pop. The group features the talents of keyboardist Michel “Rocwell” Flygare and guitarist Tobias “Astma” Jimson, otherwise known as the production duo Astma & Rocwell. After meeting vocalist Stina Wäppling via mutual friends in 2012, they formed NoNoNo. A year later, theyContinue Reading

One of the most admired guitarists of the early 21st century, Jack White helped restore the popularity of punk-blues as the frontman of the White Stripes. Meanwhile, he widened his reach by participating in a range of other projects, including the Raconteurs, the Cold Mountain soundtrack, Loretta Lynn’s comeback vehicleContinue Reading

Songwriter and country singer Kacey Musgraves was born in East Texas, and made her stage debut at eight years old. One year later, she was writing her own songs and learning to play several instruments, including guitar, harmonica, and mandolin. She self-released three albums before catching a break when sheContinue Reading

Christian rock and worship group Hillsong spun out of Australia’s Hillsong Church, a Pentecostal ministry based in northwest Sydney. Founded in August 1983 by New Zealand natives Brian and Bobbie Houston, Hillsong Church was first known as Hills Christian Life Centre. At launch, the congregation counted just 45 members, butContinue Reading

1 Rocket Man Little Big Town 4:47 2 Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters Maren Morris 5:04 3 Sacrifice Don Henley & Vince Gill 5:27 4 Take Me To the Pilot Brothers Osborne 3:55 5 My Father’s Gun Miranda Lambert 4:39 6 I Want Love Chris Stapleton 4:32 7 Honky CatContinue Reading