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Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Story by Mary Claire Bennett / Contributing Writer More than a week after the death of 26-year-old rapper Mac Miller, fans and friends work to reconcile the loss through provocative dialogue about substance abuse and mental health. Miller, known for his transparency in discussing such issues, has left behind no shortage …

Photo courtesy of Ryman Auditorium Story by Ladiah Thomas / Contributing Writer Tori Kelly has come out of hiding with the release of her new gospel album, ”Hiding Place.” Three years after the last release of her pop album “Unbreakable Smile,” Kelly switches it up and takes us to church with her amazing vocal range and …

Photo and story by Toriana Williams / Contributing Writer Filled to the brim with vintage vinyls, aging books, classic movies and video games, Media Rerun, a local media shop, puts on several free shows a month with various artists, local and not. Saturday night, many had the luck to be a part of the energetic …

Photo courtesy of Stereogum.com Story by Naffie Njie / Contributing Writer “Room 25” pulls no punches and dives headfirst into sexuality, blackness, womanhood and identity. It is unlike any album we have heard in 2018. After more than a year of anticipation – two years if you consider the exact moment her previous mixtape dropped – …

Photo courtesy of The Music Network Story by Morgan Brantley / Contributing Writer Twenty-three-year-old Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan released his sophomore album, “Bloom,” on Friday, Aug. 31 and recently reached number four on Billboard’s top 200 albums of the week. Sivan gained a significant fanbase from YouTube, blew up in 2015 with his first single …

Photo courtesy of Capitol Records Story by Max Leach / Contributing Writer If there’s anyone who knows how to make an album, it’s Paul McCartney. A man who requires minimal introduction, McCartney’s 17th solo album, “Egypt Station,” is one that is both vulnerable and soul-warming. Leading up to its release, the three tracks that introduced …