Posted in September 2013

In Appreciation of Katy Perry

In Appreciation of Katy Perry

Before becoming a successful pop star, Katy Perry first appeared as a guest on P.O.D.’s album, Testify, for the song, “Goodbye for Now” and is also featured in the video here Two years later, she would release her first album, One of the Boys. The first single, “I Kissed A Girl” garnered much media attention … Continue reading

In Appreciation of Regina Spektor

In Appreciation of Regina Spektor

One of my favorite artists has been Regina Spektor. Her music is simply wonderful to listen to. The earliest song I have heard from her is “Us” from the album, Soviet Kitsch She would release her following album, Begin to Hope, with it’s debut single, a personal favorite, “On the Radio” Her next single would … Continue reading

In Appreciation of Janet Jackson

In Appreciation of Janet Jackson

I have loved Janet Jackson’s music for a very long time. Janet knows how to rock it. She is completely awesome! The earliest track from her career I ever liked was “What Have You Done For Me Lately” from her 3rd album, Control The next single I would come to love is “Nasty” Followed by … Continue reading

In Appreciation of Monica

In Appreciation of Monica

The first time I ever got introduced to the singer, Monica, was with her debut hit song, “Don’t Take It Personal (Just One Dem Days)” from her debut album, Miss Thang It’s still a personal favorite. The next song I would come to know would be, “For You I Will”, which is just such a … Continue reading

When I Became a Feminist

When I Became a Feminist

It’s really difficult for me to pinpoint the exact time I became a feminist. Growing up in the 80s and 90s, seeing women on television in powerful positions was becoming much more prevalent. The earliest known instance I can recall seeing feminism was from my favorite movie as a child, Mary Poppins. I watched it … Continue reading

In Appreciation of R. Carlos Nakai

Growing up, I was lucky enough to be able to have a chance to listen to the music of R. Carlos Nakai, a Native American flautist of Navajo/Ute heritage. Although I would like to go through his discography, in this instance I am simply going to have songs (esp. seeing as I never listening to all of … Continue reading