“The Meaning of Life” as told by Kelly

Haven’t we all contemplated the meaning of life? Every person has their own definition of a “good life” and “the perfect life.” Kelly Clarkson tells us her definition in 14 tracks. After listening, I wholeheartedly agree with her definitions of this complex question. I can’t remember the last time I’ve been so obsessed with an […]

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Winter 2017 Music Festival Guide

Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean music festival season is. If you want to venture to the Southern states, you can still attend a few festivals some of which are oldies and some of which are new. Voodoo fest just ended yesterday in New Orleans. I will be attending next year because the […]

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Fresh Music Friday – Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware takes us on an intimate journey for her third album, Glasshouse. The album is appropriately titled as she is honest, raw, relatable and vulnerable. Each song has its own foundation and stands alone and strong. It most certainly is a “let it ride” album that you can and will listen to all the […]

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Fly Away – Dominican Republic Travel Guide

“I want to get away. I want to fly away.” – Lenny Kravitz  Puerto Plata is one of the lesser known/visited cities in the Dominican Republic. However, it’s where I spent a full week in June and highly recommend it as an alternative destination. The weather wasn’t too hot and it only rained one day […]

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Fresh Music Friday – Shoffy

Spotify has Shoffy at the top of their Underground Hits playlist this week and for good reason. The low-key LA singer/songwriter just released his self-titled debut album “Shoffy” last month. He creates his own sound by mixing RnB beats, indie pop and underground dance vibes. It’s definitely something special and truly different. I found Shoffy […]

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We Need Music Festivals More Than Ever

“All we need is hope. And for that we have each other…We will rise” – Andra Day Sunday night, more than 22,000 music fans were enjoying the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. As the world now knows, by the end it had turned into the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. As of […]

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Life is Beautiful…in Vegas!

Life is Beautiful and So Are You I get targeted on social media for a lot of up and coming music festivals for obvious reasons. Life is Beautiful crossed my timeline earlier this year. It actually grabbed my attention unlike most and I had to learn more. Within 5 minutes, I was texting my best […]

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Wake Up & Dance with DayBreaker

We all have our morning rituals. On rough days, mine includes a Chai Tea Latte with an extra shot so I can make it to lunch. On good days, it includes my 6:00AM HotBox Nashville class. Today, it was a great morning. Why? Because I attended my first DayBreaker event in Nashville hosted by Nashville […]

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The Secret to Improving Your Spotify Playlists

I’ve had a few friends tell me their “Discover Weekly” playlist on Spotify is trash. My response, “Because you’re listening to trash!” Unfortunately, if you feel the same, I would have to say the same to you too. There are four types of Spotify playlists 1. Spotify People Curated – Hand-picked songs by their expert […]

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Fresh Music Friday – Elijah Blake

Last week, Elijah Blake blessed us with his new album, “Audiology” and it doesn’t disappoint. The modern R&B singer released his debut album in 2012, but didn’t receive industry recognition until 2015 with his singles “Everyday” and “I Just Wanna”. The singer/songwriter has written for Keyshia Cole and Rihanna. Now with his sophomore album, he […]

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