Zayn Malik is Great

Can I just talk to you about Zayn Malik for a moment? No, this isn’t going to be a self-indulgent love letter to Zayn where I declare my un-denying love for him and speak about my plans to leave my family in hopes that he will follow suit and join me as we see the…

Britney’s 9th Studio Album Is A Lot More Important Than You Think

Britney Spears is almost 20 years deep into her music career. A career that has seen the little girl from Kentwood, Louisiana become one of the most celebrated and recognisable artists of our time. With a career spanning almost two decades, what more does Britney Spears have left to prove? Her impact on pop culture…

So.. Is Ariana’s Dangerous Woman Album Any Good Then?

The third album a female pop sing is always an interesting one. Traditionally it’s the album they flex their artistic muscles and demonstrate some control over their image and sound. The third album was where Beyoncé introduced her alter ego Sasha Fierce, where Rihanna reinvented her image and became the Good Girl Gone Bad and…

Introducing…Nao

Last Wednesday in London’s hipster haven, Shoreditch, I was invited to a gig that featured an up-and-coming artist by the name of Nao at Village Underground. I say up and coming because the East London songstress has already released a couple of Eps on iTunes (February 15 & So Good) as well as being play-listed…

5 Reasons Why Alessia Cara Should Be On Your Radar

There must be something in the water over in Canada because over the past few years we have seen some of music’s most talented and celebrated new artists emerge from the country. Joining the likes of Drake, The Weeknd, Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber and PARTYNEXTDOOR, as one of Canada’s next great musical export is Alessia…

M.I.A completely misses the point of #BlackLivesMatter

  In a recent interview with the Evening Standard, M.I.A expressed her disdain at the Black Lives Matter movement, or more so how much publicity it gets compared to the plight of those in Syria, Pakistan or Muslims across the world. She feels the Black Lives Matter movement isn’t anything new to her and wants…

10 Years on from The Hills & it’s still great.

Against my better judgement today, though I do believe it was one of the greatest decisions I have made in a long time, I watched the entire second season of MTV’s The Hills online today. And as I watched each episode with the same excitement and emotion that engulfed me when I first watched The…

Kelly Clarkson’s OTHER Great Live Performances

  It has almost been a full week since Kelly Clarkson’s E •MO•T•ION-al performance of her latest single ‘Piece By Piece’ on American Idol left audience members, viewers at home and myself in a flood of hysterical tears. It has since become a viral sensation garnering over 10 million views on YouTube and has reignited the public’s…

The trouble with Tinashe.

We haven’t even made it to the end of January yet and already we have our very first pop crisis. Who is the one causing turmoil a mere 20 odd days into 2016? That would be the painfully reluctant next-big-popstar Miss Tinashe. Tinashe is so close to becoming music’s next big star but seems to be…

THE 20 BEST SINGLES OF 2015 (+ 4 HONOURABLE MENTIONS)

  I tried to keep this short and sweet but 20 singles plus 4 ‘Honourable Mentions‘ is the best I could do okay? 2015’s Honourable Mentions Britney Spears ft Iggy Azalea ‘Pretty Girls’ Britney should never have been made to work with Iggy. EVER. But the music video saw Britney give us a dance break which…

Colour Offensive’s 21 Top Songs of 2014 [From 21-11]

Lets call a spade a spade here. 2014 was a terrible year for music. After 2013 which saw Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Drake, Jay Z, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West all release new albums along with Beyonce’s surprise album at the end of 2013, I think I was spolit for choice musically…