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Mute R. Kelly

R. Kelly

Adrianne Kristianto

January 16, 2019

The person responsible for paving the path of the R&B world is now one of the most abhorred people just days after we welcomed 2019. Born Robert Sylvester Kelly, the R&B superstar had successfully dodged bullets after bullets of accusations of abuse, manipulation and inappropriate encounters wi...

Music needs our help

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Noel Montenegro

October 4, 2017

When words fail to describe the inexplicable, it is artistic expressions such as music that give insight into the deep and enigmatic aspects of being human. Music not only helps us understand other people, but also unveils our own souls. Maintaining and supporting the growth of music is imperative to...

Streaming: Spotify or Tidal

Ricardo Rodriguez

March 12, 2016

When Jay-Z first launched TIDAL, it was advertised as an enhanced music experience and better alternative to other streaming services such as Spotify or Apple Music. But charging $10 per month for music access on TIDAL is hard to justify when Spotify offers its music for free. In TIDAL’s defense,...