Music

Jesy Nelson accused of ‘blackfishing’ after release of new music video “Boyz”

October 27, 2021

First of all, the author of this article is a mixed-race woman, therefore I am very knowledgeable about racism, cultural appropriation and blackfishing, as it affects me every single day. I logged onto Twitter one day, to see that Jesy Nelson decided to go solo and released her first song as a solo artist. I enjoy Little Mix’s music and always felt sorry for Jesy Nelson as she struggles a lot with her mental health.

Music

The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival to Return to the City

October 13, 2021

The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is set to fill the city with sound this bank holiday weekend from October 22 to 25.
This news will be music to jazz lovers ears as the 2020 dates for the festival had previously been cancelled in line with the Governments Covid-19 guidelines.

Music

New Lil Nas X single stirs up controversy

April 14, 2021

“i spent my entire teenage years hating myself because of the shit y’all preached would happen to me because i was gay. so i hope u are mad, stay mad, feel the same anger you teach us to have towards ourselves,” 21-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and openly gay cultural icon Lil Nas X tweeted on March 27.

Lifestyle

How Tiktok has changed the music industry

April 1, 2021

Ever since its release in 2019, Tiktok has had a massive impact on the way we look at videos. From celebrity impersonations to cooking videos, it’s quite easy to go viral within a few seconds.

Music

Women reign supreme at the 2021 Grammy Awards

March 24, 2021

Beyoncé broke the record for the most Grammys won, bringing her new total to 28 awards after Sunday night. This surpasses the record previously set by bluegrass singer, Alison Krauss.

Music

The evolution of rap over the last decade

March 24, 2021

Prominent female rappers of today, such as Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion, have continued and adapted Nicki Minaj’s powerful stage presence by reversing gender roles within rap.  

Music

The backing track to Dublin City

November 13, 2019

A new wave of young buskers have taken over the streets of Dublin. Competing for peak times and areas could cause busking wars but they are all part of a supportive community, says singer songwriter

Music

The unpredictability of Ms Lauryn Hill

December 12, 2018

Hill is not one to shy away from a bit of preaching. She closed the show with a reminder to “spread that vibration with love,” a sentiment echoed various times throughout. “We can resonate the frequency of love,” she said earlier in the performance.

Music

Best album of the year: No Shame by Lily Allen

December 12, 2018

Allen lures her listeners in even more with the soft childlike tone she uses throughout the album which juxtaposes the strong adult topics she is singing about and the subtle electronic dance sound in the background, making her latest collection of music truly unique.