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Tinashe "Reverie" review

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Reverie is the second mixtape by singer Tinashe that was released on September 6, 2012. It was recorded in a home recording studio in her bedroom. Reverie is very different from Tinashe's first mixtape In Case We Die (2012). Musically, it does have the same PBR&B and alternative hip hop sound from In Case We Die, but instead touches on new genres like electronica, indie pop, glitch hop, post-dubstep and alternative rock music. 

Fear Not serves as the opening song for Reverie. It starts off with a sermon from Brian Houghston, the senior pastor of Hillsong Church. The song is about encouraging the whole world to wake up with the lyrics, "Tryna to live my life/ Working for a cause/ Chasing my ambitions/ Giving it my all/ How you supposed to lift your own feet off the ground/ When the whole world tryin' to bring you down?/ When the whole world tryin' to bring you down", and then she tell her listeners, "Just prepare cause I'm about to get the whole worl…

7 Upcoming Video Games That You Should Be Pumped Up For!

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I love to playing video games. It's one of my favorite things to do when I have some free time on my hands. But, did you that there are some upcoming PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC games that you didn't even know about? Well, I'm here to tell you about all of the upcoming games that you should be ready for when they hit the market in 2018:

1. Life Is Strange 2
The long-awaited sequel for the award-winning original game returns with a new five-part series. Life Is Strange 2 is set for September 27th with the first of the five episodes being released on the same day. The game will have a new location along with new cast of characters. It will also run on Unreal Engine 4, which marks the first time that a Life Is Strange game has ever used Unreal Engine 4. You can watch the video trailer for Life Is Strange 2 below:

And don't forget to pre-order the game on Steam, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to receive the "Mascot bundle" where you can customize your backpack wi…

Ariana Grande: 5 Years of Baby I

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On July 22, 2013, Ariana Grande released her second single for her debut album Yours Truly. The song was written and produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds along with Antonio Dixon. Fun fact: Baby I was originally written for singer Beyonce. Baby I is an R&B and pop with elements of drums, horns and a syncopated beat. Music critics praised the song itself for going "throwback" while saying that Grande's vocals reminds them of Mariah Carey. The song is about not being able to fully express your feelings towards someone you love. I remembered when I first listened to Baby I on Ariana's YouTube channel. The song was so good and I loved how Ariana used her whistle tones towards the end of the track.

Also, I watched the lyric video for the song as well. You can watch the lyric video below:

But then, when Grande released the music video for Baby I on September 6, 2013, I couldn't believe what my eyes were seeing that day. I felt like I was in the 1990s w…

Happy Birthday, Selena Gomez!

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On July 22, 1992, Selena Marie Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. She is an actress, singer and producer. She landed her first acting role on the children's television show, Barney & Friends when she was a little girl. After appearing on Barney & Friends, she starred in the lead role for the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place that ran from 2007 to 2012. She formed her own band called Selena Gomez & The Scene and the group went on to release three studio albums like Kiss & Tell (2009).

A Year Without Rain (2010),

and When The Sun Goes Down (2011).

After the band separated in 2013, Selena decided to still pursue her singing career, but as a solo artist instead. She released her debut studio album Stars Dance on July 23, 2013.

Then two years later, she dropped her second studio album Revival on October 9, 2015.

Both Revival and Stars Dance went to number one on the Billboard 200 chart giving Selena two number one albums as a solo singer. She is curre…

9 Singers That You Need to Listen To in 2018!

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I have done a lot of reviews of different artists over the last three months, but I feel like that they deserve a little more recognition than what they are getting not just on my blog, but also regarding their music. So, here is my list of 8 singers that you should been listening to:

1. Charlotte Day Wilson
Charlotte Day Wilson is a singer and producer who lives in Toronto, Canada. I learned about her from a friend. Her EP CDW was the very first thing that I listened by her. You guys should really check her out. Her music is very soulful, but with a mixture of pop and rhythm and blues.

2. Jhene Aiko
Jhene Aiko is one of my favorite singers. I like to describe her as "a hidden gem" because some people don't know who Jhene is or what her music is like. This same friend also introduced me to her. The first song that I listened to was The Worst from her Sail Out EP. I don't know that she even sung that song. From there, I have been a fan of Jhene Aiko ever since then.…

Tinashe Like I Used To review

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Singer Tinashe drops her brand new song by surprise titled Like I Used To. It is scheduled to be on her upcoming musical project called Nashe which could be released any day now. Like I Used To is a breezy R&B track with Tinashe taking a swipe at her ex-boyfriend Rookie of the Year Ben Simmons after he broke up with her and is now dating Kendall Jenner. She sings on the chorus, "Never be the same/ Won't trust you like I used to, yeah/ Never be the same/ Won't trust you like I used to, yeah/ Lay my top back, throw my problems out my coupe". Then she moves on to the first verse with, "I know everything, but they don't/ I've been on a wave they ain't on, no/ Swerving lane to lane and it's paid for/ I might do a whole dash, drive like I want to/ This is too easy like a free throw, yeah/ This is might blow up like C-4, yeah". On the pre-chorus, she is done with her ex with the lyrics, "I had to let go/ I'm in my bag, bro/ If it ain&…

Childish Gambino Feels Like Summer review

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I am so honored to be doing another review on Childish Gambino for his song Feels Like Summer. He released along with another song called Summertime Magic that was released on Spotify under the title The Summer Pack. I'll try to do a review on that one as well. Feels Like Summer tackles on some issues we face in the world today like the growing world population, climate change, artificial intelligence, water scarcity, air pollution and more. He opens the song with, "You can feel it in the streets/ On a day like this, the heat/ It feel like summer/ I feel like summer/ I feel like summer". On the first verse, Gambino references to the world population with the lyrics, "Seven billion souls that move around the sun/ Rolling faster, faster not a chance to slow down/ Slow down", then on the next verse he talks about the increase role of technology in this society singing, "Men who made machines that want what they decide/ They're just tryna tell the childre…

Ariana Grande "God Is A Woman" review

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I will be talking about Ariana Grande's new single God Is A Woman. God Is A Woman (stylized as God is a woman in lowercase) is the second single from Grande's upcoming Sweetener album. The song was originally going to be release on July 20, but the singer announced on July 12, 2018 that God Is A Woman would be released on July 13. It's all about female empowerment with the track being described as a "anthemic and sultry banger" with the lyrics, "You, you love it how I move you/ You love it how I touch you/ My one, when all is said and done/ You'll believe God is a woman", and then continues with, "And I, I feel it after midnight/ A feeling you can't fight/ My one, it lingers when we're done/ You'll believe God is a woman". Grande also raps on the pre-chorus of the song rapping, "And I can be all of the things that you told me not to be/ (Yeah)/ When you try to come for me, I keep on flourishing/ (Yeah)/ And he sees the u…

10 Popular Video Games That You Need To Buy!

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Whether you own gaming consoles like a PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch or a PC, here are some of the most popular video games that you should go and buy:

1. Fortnite
Fortnite is one of the hottest games out there today. Everybody is playing this game with celebrities like Drake and Odell Beckam Jr. of the New York Giants are getting in on the "Fortnite craze". Fortnite was released back in 2017, but it's only now becoming popular with a lot of players in this year alone. They have since made two different game modes that support the same gameplay and game engine. There are: Fortnite: Save The World and Fortnite: Battle Royale. Fortnite: Save The World is a shooter-survival game where up to four players can fight off zombie-like husk and defend objects with fortifications they can build. Fortnite: Battle Royale is a free-to-play battle royale where up to 100 players fight in increasingly smaller spaces to be the last person standing. Fortnite is out now for PlayStation 4,…