I have the pictures of Olly Murs I bought, in frames on a door in my lounge. I have the cup,T-shirt, the CDs and even playlists of his work on Spotify. I cannot get through my week without a song or seeing him on television. So, what is it about this singer I love?
Music is an art form, a captivating lens in which we can gain insight into the inner psyche of its artists, a gaze into the world we live in through differing perspectives, or simply just a form of recreational relaxation. It’s a complicated thing to master, but every once in a while a musician comes along that completely flips any and all preconceived constructs or definitions on their respective heads, and redefines what it’s like to be an artist.
BROTHERS Ankit and Sanchit Balhara, who recently scooped the best background score award for the blockbuster movie Padmaavat at the Radio Mirchi Awards in India, have strong links to Fiji.
Leaving Neverland, a two-part HBO documentary that chronicles the stories of two men who report they were sexually assaulted by legendary pop star Michael Jackson, is a story that may have needed to be told by some, but for others, may only pour salt in a lifelong wound.
There once was a Douglass High School principal in Atlanta, Georgia who encouraged his students to employ a sophisticated vocabulary in their speech. He walked the hallways like a southern Joe Louis Clark whose sections of his life made it to the big screen as played by Morgan Freeman in Lean on Me (1989). Enter Clifford Harris. A young knucklehead who was as backward as his hat in his ways. Even though he would drop out of high school eventually, he never forgot the teachings and lessons that he learned from this Atlanta principal. Fast forward about twelve years and one of the hottest MC’s to ever come from the womb of the South, T.I./TIP emerged with a flow and a unique way of expressing his music like the blues. He picked up the slang of the streets and called it trap music, stylized as TRAP MUZIK. After a slew of altercations with the law, T.I. would be a number one best selling artist while contending against the clutches of the carceral system.
It’s February 18th, meaning that one of the BTS boys is turning 25. J-Hope is one of BTS’ older members, the third oldest after Jin and Suga. Despite this fact, it’s hard to pinpoint this at times. J-Hope is known as the group’s sunshine. His energy and fluid dance movements are near impossible to miss and make him stand out in a crowd. His stage name comes from this fact, that he wants to be the one inspiring smiles and hope in others. His message is doing its work; J-Hope is my favorite, and my one of my role models. There are many things to appreciate about BTS’ dance machine, but for the sake of not writing a whole essay, I can keep it to five.
"If I can't find the cure, I'll fix you with my love," Lady Gaga sings on her hit single "The Cure." It's such a sweet sentiment that it's hard to recognize the impact that the song had on pop culture, but rest assured the song, like the diva who sings it, changed the way the highest tier of pop divas release songs for consumption by the masses. However unintentional it was, Lady Gaga was ahead of her time when she dropped this song on the unsuspecting audience.
They called him Mister Fahrenheit. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 Freddie Mercury moments.
Every musician has a world inside them that's worth exploring. They have imaginations unlike any other, and view music as the highest form of communication there is. As an electronica fan, I've always admired DJs of all walks of life.