Akii Butler

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Aaliyah: The Album that Cemented the Late R&B Songstress’ Legacy

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 […]

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The Absolute Best Moments of the 2017 BET Awards

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 […]

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Single Review: Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane, ‘Down’

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. […]

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Single Review: Madison Beer, ‘Dead’

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 […]

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Best R&B Releases So Far This Year

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 […]

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The best bops for Spring Break: A BSR playlist

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 […]

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Review: BeBe Rexha’s ‘All Your Fault Pt.1’ Puts Her in Line for Pop’s Newest Princess

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 […]

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2017 will be a Harmonious Year for Fifth Harmony

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 […]

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Remembering ‘Baby Girl’ Aaliayah

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. […]

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10 Artists to Look out for in 2017

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 […]