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Tinashe: 5 Years of Black Water

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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!

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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: https://www.wattpad.com/story/165653258-half-life

Ariana Grande Thank U, Next review

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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!

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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: https://www.wattpad.com/642971823-this-is-my-story-chapter-1-this-is-tyler

Artist on the Rise: Lauren Daigle

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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 …

Tori Kelly "Hiding Place" Devotional review

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Tori Kelly is a California-based singer who has made a name for herself with her debut album Unbreakable Smile in 2015.

She has also released two extended plays titled Handmade Songs by Tori Kelly in 2012

and Foreword in 2013.

Not only can she sing pop and acoustic music, but she can also sing gospel. On September 14, 2018, Kelly released her second studio album titled Hiding Place. It is Tori's first ever gospel project.

Then on September 28th, two weeks after the release of her album, she unveiled the Hiding Place 8-day devotional plan for the Bible app. This plan was written by Tori Kelly herself and it's based off of the songs from her album of the same name. I started on this plan by Tori on September 29th and completed it on October 6th. Each day as you read her devotionals, you will see a different song by Tori that is featured on her gospel album. Then, she goes into some very personal details about herself like how she dealt with not knowing who she is as far as her …

Anxiety & Depression: Finding Hope with Michelle Williams review

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Michelle Williams is probably best known for her rise to fame as a member of the girl group Destiny's Child, but what you didn't know is that the singer found herself paralyzed with "What's next?" anxiety. But God still had plans for Michelle. Williams has since continued to receive critical acclaim, honors and awards in her solo career so far. She is a singer-songwriter, Broadway actress, designer, entrepreneur, TV host and more. In this exclusive 3-day devotional plan on Bible, Williams will inspire you with three pillars of biblical truth that helped lifted her out of that anxiety and depression - into the abiding faith, hope and joy that she enjoys today.
I read this plan by Michelle Williams on September 17th and finished on September 20th while also giving it a rating of five stars. I don't know that Michelle went through anxiety and depression like she talked about on some of the video devotionals before she starts to share some of her favorite script…