“The feel of your hands/ touching my waist” – 6/50, SNDTRK ’18

Give Victoria Monet all of the things. While Ciara is busy being a footballer’s wife; and, Tinashe is searching for a label; singer/songwriter Victoria Monet is penning her a lane of black pop superiority.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owS78G-N168 Flexing her versatility and dancing skills, Monet channels 90s “If” Janet in this ode to love in the visual for […]

“Diamonds and dreams come true for girls like me” – 12/50, SNDTRK ’18

Problema favorita Azealia Banks was set to deliver her highly-anticipated sophomore LP on the wings of this house-tastic track of new found love. “Anna Wintour” is Banks at her finest. Fast rhymes. Solid beats. And vocals that make you want to sing along with her. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au8QGTiPhEw But in same Ms. Banks fashion, her worst enemy […]

“If you’re livin’ for the moment” – 22/25 SNDTRK ‘18

https://youtu.be/seh_fZJqB94 Recently celebrating 30 years of Control, Janet Damita Jo Jackson – the youngest of the musical dynasty, returned to the charts and radio with her afrobeats hit “Made for Now.” The universal dance track featuring Daddy Yankee was a breath of fresh air and positive energy. It impacted the youth developing a series of […]

“I’m not far away!” – 24/50 SNDTRK ‘18

“Reach 4 Me” En Vogue, Electric Cafe My favorite girl group of all time returned with a new album for the game. Electric Cafe encompassed what we’d expect from an En Vogue LP. Solid vocals and mid tempo bops galore, Cindy, Terry and Rhonda delivered an album for true R&B fans. https://youtu.be/38JSkaCW0kU The standout track is […]

502017: 40-36

Like an episode of Scandal written by The Onion, season one of Trump is reaching its season finale. If nothing else positive occurred, 2017 was laced with a wonderful soundtrack. Featuring songs from artists for every mood and moment, follow me as I count down my favorite 50 songs of 2017. 40. “Want You Back” Haim […]