Janae McKenzie

  • April 21, 2017By Janae McKenzie

    Kendrick Lamar’s fifth album, titled DAMN., was released on April 14. Like any Kendrick masterpiece, the album must be listened to at least four times before reaching even the surface themes. A week after its release, the following is a track-by-track review and analysis of DAMN. BLOOD.  The album opens up with haunting vocals, singing “Is

  • April 1, 2017By Janae McKenzie

    On Thursday, March 30, Kendrick Lamar dropped his new single “HUMBLE.” along with an accompanying music video (below). The video has earned over nine million views since its release and is currently #1 on the iTunes charts. The track covers nostalgia, describing Lamar’s roots that he hasn’t lost sight of, even as he climbs the

  • March 29, 2017By Janae McKenzie

    Lindsey Stirling (above) Breakout hip-hop violinist Lindsey Stirling jumpstarted her career as a quarter-finalist in the fifth season of America’s Got Talent. Despite her elimination, Stirling continued composing and posting videos of her choreographed performances to her YouTube channel. Stirling was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Music in 2015. Her single “Shatter