All posts tagged in pop

  • April 23, 2020By Mary Dodys

    If you’ve gone on TikTok in the past year, you’ve undoubtedly heard Mahogany LOX, if you somehow haven’t heard of her. She’s been a major influence behind some of the app’s boldest choreography, with her confidence anthem “Take Your Man” being used over 1.7 million times. Mahogany has been in the game much longer than TikTok, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/pop-princess-mahogany-lox-talks-new-music-and-inspiring-confidence/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 20, 2020By Federico Bongiorno

    If you’re a hardcore pop stan, you’ve most likely heard of Rina Sawayama by now. The Japanese-born singer first made waves with her debut EP Rina, in which she showcased herself as a fearless artist with the intelligence and creativity to successfully blend the best of the ’90s and noughties while creating a fresh sound, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/rina-sawayama-flawlessly-defies-genre-boundaries-with-her-debut-album-a-track-by-track-analysis/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 19, 2020By Daryl Perry

    18-year-old indie pop singer Lilac Spirit is not afraid to dig deep into her psyche for a song. She released “Nothing Is Real,” which questions reality and the value on what matters in our lives.  Music is not new to Lilac Spirit at all. She started singing since the age of nine, and in 2014, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/lilac-spirit-questions-reality-in-surreal-new-single-nothing-is-real/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 10, 2020By Daryl Perry

    The self-proclaimed “best boy band since One Direction,” Brockhampton, has released a remix to “SUGAR,” their hit from their fifth album, GINGER. The collective teamed up with frequent collaborator Ryan Beatty, Dua Lipa and Jon B. Brockhampton released the original video for “SUGAR” in August 2019, earning over four million views as of the publication of … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/brockhampton-releases-sugar-remix-with-ryan-beatty-dua-lipa-and-jon-b/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 16, 2020By Daryl Perry

    On Feb. 13, Billie Eilish released “No Time to Die,” the titular song to the 25th James Bond film, which has racked up over eleven million views in less than 24 hours. The cover for the song is simple—a black and white photo of Eilish with her eyes closed, which certainly gives off My Everything … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/billie-eilish-debuts-soulful-james-bond-single-no-time-to-die/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 24, 2019By Daryl Perry

    Pop star and fashion icon Billie Eilish has had an eventful week. In the span of the last seven days, she has been named Variety’s Hitmaker of the Year, released her BILLIE EILLISH KIDS clothing line, and released her latest single, “everything i wanted.” Oh, and she also managed to break Grammy nomination history for … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-importance-of-billie-eilishs-grammy-nominations/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 20, 2019By Daryl Perry

    Rex Orange County, aka Alex O’Connor, released the seventh track and third single, “Pluto Projector” from his upcoming album Pony. O’Connor’s been pretty tight-lipped about the project, only telling the news a little over a month before its release: My new album PONY will be released on 25th October pic.twitter.com/Od9fCqKJfi — rex orange county (@rexorangecounty) … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/rex-orange-countys-pluto-projector-is-the-ballad-we-all-needed/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 5, 2019By Savannah Mullings-Johnson

    It’s the music crossover I didn’t know I needed until now  — country duo Dan & Shay have teamed up with Justin Bieber to release their new song “10,000 hours,” the lead to their upcoming fourth album. The Pop infused Country track was written by Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, Bieber, Jordan … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/dan-shay-team-up-with-justin-bieber-to-release-heartfelt-track-about-their-wives/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 14, 2019By Daryl Perry

    Rex Orange County has not released solo music since Valentine’s Day of 2019—and before that, April 26, 2017, with his second album, Apricot Princess. If you had to categorize him, it would be impossible deciding between a neo-soul/alternative hip hop mix or indie pop. He breaks boundaries between all of these genres and manages to … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/rex-orange-county-debuts-surreal-music-video-for-single-10-10/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 27, 2019By Mary Dodys

    Not many teens have the courage to move to Los Angeles at 17, but up-coming popstar JUJ knew it was the only way she could pursue her music career. With her Gaga-strength voice and Khalid-like lyrics, her emotional songs embody the current youth perfectly. Fresh out of Philadelphia, she’s already on the rise with the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/juj-talks-mood-ft-vic-mensa-and-leaving-home-at-17/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 1, 2019By Daryl Perry

    Billie Eilish is a pop singer known for her breakout hit, “ocean eyes,” originally posted on Soundcloud. Eilish and her brother, Finneas, who helps co-write many of her songs, are a powerful duo. Eilish’s relatable lyrics and unique personality connect with many Gen-Z teens and young adults, especially with her debut album, WHEN WE ALL … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/when-we-all-fall-asleep-where-do-we-go-a-track-by-track-analysis-of-billie-eilishs-debut-album/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 7, 2018By Charlotte Yung

    If you tend to support pop artists on social media, Sebastian Olzanski’s name might sound familiar to you. In fact, this 19-years-old singer gained popularity through social media such as Vine, Youtube or Twitter. In an interview with us, he explained that his interest in music was born thanks to his mom, who brought him … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/how-sebastian-olzanskis-sold-out-his-own-show-at-just-19-years-old/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read