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Story by Nicolas Jones / Contributing Writer Haim’s latest album “Something to Tell You” has been long anticipated following their last release, “Days Are Gone” in 2013. As their second album, “Something to Tell You,” Haim takes a journey through the sounds of the prior eras with a deeper message. The sister trio made up …

Photo courtesy of Elle Story by Barbara Sherman / Contributing writer The past couple of weeks have been nothing short of wild for hip-hop’s reigning princess Nicki Minaj. In the midst of a breakup with famous rapper Meek Mill and a heated beef with female rapper Remy Ma, Nicki Minaj dropped three new songs in one night: …

Photo and story by Wesley McIntyre / Contributing writer Once again, The Acorn People have outdone themselves with their newest album, “Way Out.” The Acorn People are a local rock and roll band, and this is their first album since their debut, “Secrets,” released three years ago. The album features everything that people love about …

Story by Ladiah Thomas / Contributing Writer UK rapper Michael Omari Jr., known more popularly by the stage name Stormzy, recently released his 16 track debut album “Gang Signs & Prayer.” Stormzy performs a unique style of hip-hop that is influenced by electronic music. This style is commonly referred to as “grime” in the UK, …

Photo Courtesy of STRFKR.com Story by Steve Barnum / Staff Writer Indie rockers STRFKR released their compilation album “Vault Vol. 1” last week. The album is a 20-track psychedelic journey through the group’s b-sides and unreleased material. Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Josh Hodges, Keil Corcoran and Shawn Glassford make up the trio. The band’s music is an acquired …

Photos by Hudson McNeese / Contributing Photographer Story by Megan Loveless / Contributing Writer Homeshake released his third studio album, “Fresh Air,” last Friday with more mellow, bass-driven R&B vibes than ever. Peter Sagar is the mastermind behind the project. He writes and sings the bulk of the material, and friends Greg Napier, Mark Goetz …