Akii Butler

Artist: Aaliyah Album: Aaliyah Label: Blackground Records Date: 7/17/2001 Rating: It’s been 16 years since the release of Aaliyah’s third and final studio album before her death. Simply titled “Aaliyah,” the album was her most experimental effort blending together genres such as R&B, Neo- Soul, Pop, dance-pop and even adding in elements of rock and […]

By: Akii Butler Every year the BET Awards take place and every year we are for the most part, entertained. The BET Awards are known for a lot, recognizing black entertainers for their work, fun and energetic performances, and as a huge family reunion for black twitter. This year’s award show was full of some […]

By: Akii Butler Title: Down Artist: Fifth Harmony Record Label:Epic Records Release Date:June 2nd Rating: The ladies of Fifth Harmony are back and better than ever. On Thursday night, Normani Kordei, Lauren Jauregui, Ally Brooke and DInah Jane, released their lead single from their forthcoming third album. The song “Down,” is the group’s first release […]

By: Akii Butler Title: Dead Artist: Madison Beer Record Label: School Boy Records Release Date: May 19th Rating: June is right around the corner and it’s safe to say that pop music has been struggling this year. Katy has yet to release another song that is as good as Chained To Rhythm, and it seems […]

Images courtesy of Nubi Magazine, Vulture, Saint Heron By: Akii Butler We are currently five months into 2017 and I will be the first to say that the music we have been getting lately is very lackluster. Don’t get me wrong, I know we had all of our big releases last year but, I still […]

By: Akii Butler Spring Break is upon us all. The sun is out (unless you’re in Ohio), temperature is up (unless you’re in Ohio) and the semester is more than halfway finished. With that being said, there have also been summer early contenders for song of the summer, and while we aren’t on summer break […]

Image courtesy of Warner Brothers Records By: Akii Butler Artist: BeBe Rexha Album:All Your Fault Pt.1 Label:Warner Bros. Rating: Bebe Rexha has made quite a name for herself. In 2015, she was featured on G-Eazy’s “Me Myself and I,” and that same year her vocals could be heard on David Guetta’s “Hey Mama.” In 2016, Rexha […]

By: Akii Butler Cover image via: billboard.com 2017 is here and so is Fifth Harmony. The girl group gave their first performance as a foursome at the People’s Choice Awards, since Camila Cabello’s departure was announced and it was everything and more. For weeks the girls have been teasing their fans about the performance and […]

By: Akii Butler Today is the birthday of the late singer and actress Aaliyah, who sadly passed away at the young age of 22 in 2001. Though she had a short career of only seven years, Aaliyah was able to leave an impact on the industry and a void that no one has been able […]

By: Akii Butler 2016 proved to be an incredible year in music. Almost every major artist released their long awaited album and we saw new artists emerge as hitmakers. With that being said, we are one week away from 2017 and another year of great music. You may be a bit skeptical and doubtful over […]


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