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Album Review: OK Human by Weezer

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Weezer is a rock band from Los Angeles. While they have already been around for over a quarter of a century, they have definitely left a mark in the music world. Weezer was planning to release Van Weezer , which was originally set to release in 2020, but it was delayed to 2021. However, fans were surprised to learn about another album Weezer had in the works for 2021. OK Human marks Weezer's fourteenth studio album. The first track from the album is All My Favorite Songs . The first thing I noticed is that it is definitely toned down compared to some of their usual tracks. You are greeted with some woodwind

Album Review: Planetory Destruction by Doctor Destruction

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Album Review: DEMIDEVIL by Ashnikko

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Ashton Nicole Casey, or better known by her stage name, Ashnikko, is a songwriter and singer/rapper from North Carolina. While still being young and fresh in her musical career, she gained popularity through her track Stupid which went viral on several TikTok's. After some other musical endeavors, Ashnikko finally releases her debut mixtape titled DEMIDEVIL . The first track from the album is Daisy . The track opens up with some quick distorted horn noises. After a few seconds, it quickly cuts out and then we have more of a hip hop beat start to come in with the high pitched bell sounds. Her vocals seem to

Album Review: Nobody Is Listening by ZAYN

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Album Review: Heaux Tales by Jazmine Sullivan

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Album Review: Songs for the Drunk and Broken Hearted by Passenger

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Album Review: Bob's Son: R.A.P. Ferreira in the Garden Level Cafe of the Scallops Hotel by R.A.P. Ferreira

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Rory Allen Philip Ferreira, or better known by his stage name, R.A.P. Ferreira, is a rapper and producer currently based out of Maine. While taking on other personas such as Milo and Scallops Hotel, he finally settled on R.A.P. Ferreira in 2019 which is basically an abbreviation of his real name. R.A.P. Ferreira starts out the new year on the right foot with a new album titled Bob's Son: R.A.P. Ferreira in the Garden Level Cafe of the Scallops Hotel , or just Bob's Son . The first track from the album is battle report . You're greeted with a distorted piano sample that loops through the track. It def

Top 15 Albums of 2020

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   We made it. We survived 2020. Which seemed like a difficult task to many, the year is finally over and we can start looking forward to a new and (hopefully) safer year. With a new year, that means it is time to look back at 2020 and come up with the top albums of the year. While 2020 wasn't the best in music, I decided to bump up the count from ten albums to fifteen since there were a lot of decent albums. Since I am not the best at ranking albums, and since my mind will change five minutes after I create the list, I will just be listing the albums in alphabetical order based on the artist. Also, click on th