‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Digs On Every Nostalgia Point You Can Think Of


If you’re a child of the ‘80s and ‘90s, you’re going to ask yourself why exactly are we getting another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. The better question you should ask yourself in regards to that is, “why not?” The current era Hollywood is engulfed in is all about remakes, no properties of sheer originality […]

“Get On Up” Shines Light Into The World Of James Brown [@simplycecilia]


A relatively small genre, biopics are essentially a hit or miss. Some are simply not interesting enough to support a film, while others are so larger than life that it’s nearly impossible to accurately depict them on screen. Get On Up, the latest entry into the genre manages to steer clear of all of those […]

Album Review: Trey Songz – TRIGGA [@TreySongz]

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Trey Songz – TRIGGA 2014; Songbook/Atlantic Records Day & A Dream Rating: 3.5 out of 5 BUY:iTunes Deluxe Edition| Amazon If there’s anything you can say about Trey Songz, it’s that he never strays from his formula. The Virginia-born crooner who occasionally freestyles from time to time doesn’t fix what isn’t broke, and it’s that […]

EP Review: Jack Freeman – Bliss [@_jackfreeman]

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Jack Freeman - Bliss EP Independent; 2014 Day & A Dream Score: 4.0 out of 5 Buy: Bandcamp | iTunes   Jack Freeman’s just having fun for a change. That’s the main takeaway from Bliss, the Houston crooner’s new EP which serves as part re-introduction of the singer and part appetizer to Freeman’s upcoming album slated for later this […]

Review: Robin Thicke – ‘Paula’ [@robinthicke]


Robin Thicke – Paula Star Trak Entertainment/Interscope Records Day & A Dream Rating: 2.0 out of 5 BUY: iTunes | Amazon To a fault, Robin Thicke simply cannot win. He’s 37; his creative peak is instantly drawn to a Marvin Gaye record which he flipped into a worldwide, ubiquitous smash hit single and the greatest […]

Review: Transformers: Age Of Extinction [@transformers @simplycecilia #transformers]


Sometimes change is good, sometimes it’s simply frustrating; and somehow Michael Bay’s latest incarnation of Transformers manages to do both. Rather than reboot the entire franchise Bay instead opts to move forward with a new cast. Megan Fox and Shia Lebouf’s characters now a distant memory as Mark Walberg steps in to fill their shoes. […]

Review: Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour [@samsmithworld @theblackicarus]

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Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour Capitol Records; 2014 Day & A Dream Rating: 4.5 out of 5 BUY: iTunes I’m breaking an unspoken yet very understood rule when it comes to Sam Smith’s much-anticipated debut LP. It’s the same rule that should all but have been a warning that Smith – were he […]

EP Review: SZA – Z EP [@justsza]


epSZA – Z EP Top Dawg Entertainment Day & A Dream Rating: 4.0 out of 5 BUY: iTunes | Amazon STREAM: With an often-maudlin yet relatable trip through the woes of love and growing up, SZA makes a solid and aesthetic commercial debut with Z. On the surface, SZA’s third project might lack variety of […]

Album Review: Future – Honest [@1future]

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Future – Honest A1/Free Bandz/Epic Records Day & A Dream Rating: 4.0 out of 5 BUY: iTunes | Amazon STREAM: Some two years ago, I wrote that Future fell in line with a more Andy Kaufman approach to autotune. That he was not as finessed as T-Pain’s drawings of excess that dripped into lovelorn moments […]

EP Review: Big K.R.I.T. – Week Of K.R.I.T. [@bigkrit #weekofKRIT @reginathepen]


Big K.R.I.T. – Week Of K.R.I.T. Self-Released; 2014 Day & A Dream Rating: 4.5 out of 5 DOWNLOAD: Audiomack Big K.R.I.T. will forever be married to making southern rap music that bubbles and pops, and that’s perfectly fine. While others in his class may create southern rap music due to its poverish nature and societal […]



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