Ayumi Hamasaki Speaks on Recent Health Issues

On May 20, 2017, J-Pop icon Ayumi Hamasaki announced that she is losing her ability to hear out of her right ear. This coupled with the loss of hearing in her left ear will slowly put Ayumi on the road to losing her hearing completely. Ayumi became ill and caught an ear infection. Despite the doctor’s warnings to keep away from loud noises, Ayumi continued with her tour, … Continue reading Ayumi Hamasaki Speaks on Recent Health Issues

Zion. T Announces His North American Tour

On Jan. 27, K-R&B artist Zion. T just announced the dates for his North American tour and the internet is casually freaking out. It’s finally here: Zion.T North American Tour 🇰🇷🇺🇸🇨🇦🔥🔥 – Ticket sale info coming soon! @kpopmeent – Which city are you planning to attend? #HiphopKR A post shared by HiphopKR (@hiphopkr) on Jan 26, 2018 at 9:24pm PST The twenty-eight-year-old South Korean singer … Continue reading Zion. T Announces His North American Tour

Emotions Run High at Ms. Janet’s ‘State of the World’ in Columbia, SC

There are few experiences in my life that I would call “life-altering.” Yes, I’ve been exceptionally blessed to be able to see some artists I adore and others I’m just discovering for the first time. Each of these experiences has enriched my life in some way. However, to be truly life-altering means I’ve been forever changed in a way that shifts my conceptions about life, … Continue reading Emotions Run High at Ms. Janet’s ‘State of the World’ in Columbia, SC

BoA Announces Japanese Tour & Albums For 2018

BoA has announced that she will be making a Japanese comeback in 2018. It has been three years since the singer released her album “Who’s Back?” which included chart-topping hits like “Shout It Out” and “Masayume Chasing.” Now, fans can expect to hear new music from BoA with her new mini -album “Unchained” and her ninth studio album “Watashi Konomama De Iinokana.” “Unchained” will be … Continue reading BoA Announces Japanese Tour & Albums For 2018

Mutemath Takes Us Far From The “Typical” with Play Dead Live Tour [Thoughts & Review]

Sometimes, music gets under your skin, grabs hold of your bones and refuses to let go. Seven years ago, before YouTube had ads, the music video for Mutemath‘s “Typical” was, without a doubt, the weirdest thing I had ever seen. On Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, I saw it performed live for the second time. The song remains one of the weirdest (and most brilliant) things … Continue reading Mutemath Takes Us Far From The “Typical” with Play Dead Live Tour [Thoughts & Review]

Rich Chigga – Come To My Party Tour

Brian Imanuel, an Indonesian rapper better known as Rich Chigga, is currently on his very first world tour. After the 18-year-old’s single “Dat $tick” became a hit among teenagers and young adults, the rapper quickly rose to international stardom. I had the pleasure to attend his concert in Houston, TX, on Friday, Oct. 21, 2017 at Warehouse Live. First, I would like to mention it is … Continue reading Rich Chigga – Come To My Party Tour

Ed Sheeran: “Divide” Tour Experience

Gingers rejoice! Singer-songwriter and recent “Game of Thrones” guest star Ed Sheeran brought a taste of England to Tulsa, OK, in August 2017 and we loved it. During the last month of a blazing summer, the heavily tattooed 26-year-old Grammy winner performed at the Tulsa BOK Center on one of many stops for his “Divide” (also read “÷”) tour. The singer, who was recently forced to cancel … Continue reading Ed Sheeran: “Divide” Tour Experience

Drummer Darren King Leaves Mutemath [Announcement & Opinion]

On Aug. 8, 2017 Paul Meany of New Orleans alternative group Mutemath released a statement bearing sad news. Darren King, drummer and a founding group member, has parted ways with the band and will no longer participate in Mutemath performances for the time being. This news comes as a most unexpected shock. Mutemath is currently gearing up for their latest tour, “Play Dead Live,” which … Continue reading Drummer Darren King Leaves Mutemath [Announcement & Opinion]

It’s a Cole World After All

In the world of K-pop, there is a certain expectation that comes along with attending a concert. It’s an expectation to be “wowed,” to be dazzled, to be blown off your feet, to have an experience that could cause a fan to label it as the “best concert ever.” It is a mighty expectation to live up to. Sometimes fans forget that the same standard … Continue reading It’s a Cole World After All

G-Dragon Introduced Fans To Kwon Ji-Yong At Houston Concert Stop

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Houston, Texas welcomed South Korean megastar G-Dragon at Toyota Center. Actually, fans sent off G-Dragon and welcomed Kwon Ji-Yong, the man behind the moniker, as he made his “debut” during the “Act III, M.O.T.T.E ‘Moment of Truth The End’ World Tour.” Since its start on June 10 in Seoul, the concert has schedules in Asia, Oceania and Europe, with the Houston tour stop … Continue reading G-Dragon Introduced Fans To Kwon Ji-Yong At Houston Concert Stop