Ariana Grande "imagine" review

imagine (stylized in all lowercase) is a song by singer Ariana Grande that was released on December 14, 2018, through Republic Records. It serves as the first promotional single for her upcoming fifth studio album titled thank u, next. The lyric video for the song was released on the same day.

The song is lyrically about Grande’s denial of failed relationships. imagine is a R&B song with a trap-inspired beat and a pop ballad all in one. It also features multiple whistles notes from the singer that will leave you speechless.

It is rumored that the inspiration for imagine was inspired by Grande’s ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, who died of a drug overdose in September of 2018.

She begins to makes two references to Mac Miller's 2016 song “Cinderella” from his album The Divine Feminine. Here are the lyrics to Cinderella:

"And when you hungry, I can chef you up some stir fry"

Now, compare that to Ariana's interpolation of the song on imagine:

"Staying up all night, o…

H.E.R. "I Used To Know Her: Part 2 EP" review

I Used To Know Her: Part 2 is the fifth extended play by R&B singer H.E.R released on November 2, 2018. It serves as a follow-up to her previous EP I Used To Know Her: The Prelude. This is also H.E.R's final EP project as she prepares to release her upcoming debut studio album. 

Carried Away
Carried Away is the opening track for the EP. It's a guitar driven song as H.E.R. talks about being sad and lonely while also wanting to be taken and doesn't want it to be for nothing. She sings on the first verse,
 "Stare at the window All by myself
Jaded and waiting for some kinda miracle, yeah
Love doesn't live here
And I've gotta love tears
Sorry if I can't imagine that you care, oh,"

and goes on to the chorus with, 
I never saw it coming
You wanna take me away
So please
Don't let it be for nothing before we get carried away, yeah"

Tinashe: 5 Years of Black Water

On November 26, 2013, singer Tinashe released her third mixtape titled Black Water. It served as a follow-up to her 2012 mixtape Reverie. Black Water carried the same sound PBR&B and alternative hip hop sound from her debut mixtape, but it also touched on new genres like electronica and neo soul.
It was preceded by the lead single "Vulnerable" featuring rapper Travis Scott on November 20, 2013.
I remember when I first listened to this mixtape way back in 2017 on Tinashe's SoundCloud page.
From the title track "Black Water" to the closing song "Ain't Ready", Tinashe has proved to me that she is a force to be reckoned with. I love all of her mixtapes dating back to In Case We Die!
And the fact that she made these mixtapes in her home recording studio, just makes me love her even more as a fan.
My favorite songs from Black Water are 1 for Me, Midnight Sun, Secret Weapon and Black Water.
Thank you, Tinashe, for this wonderful mixtape of yours. I …

Check Out "Half Life" on Wattpad!

I have been writing a lot on Wattpad and I thought that you would love to check out my new story called Half Life. It's currently ongoing and it features both poetry and song lyrics in each chapter of the book. I hope that this story will take you an adventure in Penny's world. Here's the link:

Ariana Grande Thank U, Next review

Thank U, Next (stylized in lowercase) is the lead single from Ariana Grande's fifth studio album of the same name that was released on November 3, 2018, through Republic Records.
On November 2, 2018, Ariana tweeted some lyrics to the song on Twitter, her ex-fiancé Pete Davidson joked about their broken engagement on Saturday Night Live. The song was released by surprise on November 3, with no prior announcement. It was also released thirty minutes before Saturday Night Live came on. Coincidence? Maybe.
 It is described as a self-empowerment song that talks a lot about some of Grande's past relationships.
She begins on the first verse with, "Thought I'd end up with Sean/ But he wasn't a match/ Wrote some songs about Ricky/ Now I listen and laugh/ Even almost got married/ And for Pete, I'm so thankful/ Wish I could say "thank you" to Malcolm/ Cause he was an angel".
But then, on the chorus lyrics, Grande is very thankful that all of her failed re…

Check Out This Is My Story on Wattpad!

So excited to announce that I have just finished publishing my first story on Wattpad! It's called This Is My Story and tells the story of a 17 year old boy named Tyler Johnson who has autism. He then finds that he has been given a chance to let his voice be heard after winning a writing contest. It talks about diversity, acceptance and being true to yourself.
You can check out the first chapter right now. Here's the link:

Artist on the Rise: Lauren Daigle

Have you heard of Lauren Daigle before? For those of you who don't know who she is, then let me  tell you more about her. Lauren Daigle is a contemporary Christian music singer who was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. She grew up in an environment filled with zydeco, blues and Cajun music. Lauren made a name for herself when she released her debut EP How Can It Be in 2014 and the album of the same name in 2015. She has been signed to the label Centricity Music since 2013.

Daigle was named one of Christian music's break-out artists, and her first single How Can It Be was named by iTunes as one of the top Christian songs in 2014. The album peaked at number one on the Billboard Christian Albums Chart for six weeks. Eighteen months later, it achieved a Gold Record Status. Additional singles from How Can It Be like First and Trust in You was at number one on the Billboard Christian Airplay Chart for seven and eight weeks, respectively. 
She would go on to win six Dove Awards in both …